The Drawing Inspiration Podcast

Each week, Mike Hendley explores all forms of drawing.  Graphite, coloured pencil and digital are all covered. Mike talks about his own journey in becoming an artist and shares some of his tips and tricks along the way.
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All Episodes

41: Drawing on the Positive After Surviving Cancer with Andrea Ross

Mike gets down to some graphite pieces with the new Pentel Canada Orenz Nero. Mike is then joined by Andrea Ross who talks about her journey from software developer...

40: Feeding the Soul and Publishing Your Passion Project with Jo Brown

Mike welcomes graphite back in his life and makes some Patreon changes. He also talks about doing some more live draws and has new products to test. Jo Brown...

39: Reflecting on a Successful Inktober 2020

Mike talks about what’s on his reading list and the value of Patreon with some changes to come. Mike then reflects on his Inktober experience and reviews some of...

38: Exploring the Melody in Painting with Artist Cornelia Hernes

Mike continues his Inktober project and talks about his workflow and a few of the prompts. Mike shares a couple of books and then explores a video to help...

37: Building a Supportive and Creative Online Community with Artist Sarah Burns

Mike begins Inktober and talks about his first four days. He is then joined by artist Sarah Burns from the picturesque highlands of Scotland to talk about her creative...

36: Keeping Your Head Above Water

Mike reflects on the work from a previous guest, LightBox Expo, and the upcoming release Procreate 5X. Mike then explores the controversy around Inktober and how to remain focussed...

35: Patreon is Live, Inktober Prep and Creative Writing

Mike takes a staycation and was able to finish the grasshopper, begins a butterfly and spots a stoat. He talks about the upcoming LightBox Expo and some work Max...

34: From Graphite to Glass with Artist and Teacher Jill Quinn Babcock

Mike does more work with his pond inspired graphite pieces with a toad, dragonfly and grasshopper. Patreon is around the corner as well as a new video course. Mike...

33: Star Trek, Zombies and Procreate with Storyboard and Concept Artist Rob McCallum

Mike finished some more graphite work with a focus on depth and reflection. He then tries some plein air painting on the water without falling overboard. Rob McCallum is...