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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12: Managing time and expectations around Inktober

Mike talks about having is art banned as well as more ink and brush pen talk and starting to draw at later in life. Mike then talks about his Inktober set-up, his first few sketches and the reflects on the stress as well as the benefits of Inktober and just drawing everyday.

Episode 11: Inktober and Gouache with Myriam Tillson

Mike finished his new urban sketching easel, does a couple more quick sketches and tries out some new inking solutions. Myriam Tillson then joins Mike to talk about her...

10: Watercolor with Anna Bucciarelli

Mike does some more outdoor watercolor work, prepares a new set of painting kits and finds out he may breathe like a creative. Mike is then joined by Canadian...

09: Capturing and printing your art with Sam from Shoebox Studio

Mike provides updates on face painting, finding inspiration in PEI, Paperlike 2 and Inktober 2019. Mike then sits down with Sam from Shoebox Studio to talk about capturing and...

08: Sketchnoting with Mike Rohde

Mike tries watercolor, talks about the Linea Instagram contest and watches makeup videos on YouTube. Mike then talks with the designer, illustrator and author Mike Rohde, the creator of...

07: Are you a hobbyist, artist, student or teacher? Struggling with labels when you may feel like an impostor

Mike starts planning for a summer vacation, enjoys a meetup with local artists and does a live draw at an Apple Store as part of #TodayatApple. He also explores...

06: Creativity on the Go – My Drawing EDC

Mike attends a launch party, has a live drawing session coming up at an Apple Store (#TodayatApple), talks about his recent pieces, putting together a drawing EDC and shares...

05: Drawing Rainbows! It’s Time to Talk Colored Pencils

Mike talks iPadOS 13 beta, nail colors, drawing with an iPad Air 2, bunnies and flowers. He then does a deep dive into all things colored pencil from the...

04: Finding Inspiration

Mike begins by talking butterflies and touches on some of his recent sketches. He is pretty excited about what is coming in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. Mike then...