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.

All Episodes

100: A Palette of 100 Episodes: The Journey of Drawing Inspiration

Marking a major milestone, Mike revels in the 100th podcast episode by reminiscing over past shows and introducing fresh clips. A special giveaway by Etchr can be found inside...

99: Artful Balance: Mastering Motherhood & Painting with Sarah Mckendry

Mike has had an exciting year developing outside his comfort zone and is nearing the completion of several works. Sarah Mckendry then joins the podcast to discuss her exciting...

98: The World of Urban Sketching: Architecture, Art, and Travel with Stephanie Bower

Mike has been busy with the road to 100 episodes but found time to create a cute baby sea turtle painting. Stephanie Bower joins the podcast to talk about...

97: Wild Inspiration: Exploring the World of Animal Art with Kathryn Hansen

Mike shares a new course coming in the fall and a little ink work. Renowned colored pencil artist Kathryn Hansen then joins Mike to discuss her career. Kathryn’s incredible...

96: The Unlimited Art of the Limited Palette with Hazel Soan

Mike talks about a subject he rarely draws or paints and then practices some urban sketching. Hazel Soan stops by to talk about her new book “Art of the...

95: Painting Hope and Peace: Dr. Marisa Azad’s Vision for the Future of Art and Medicine

Mike launched his first drawing course and brought some blues into his recent pieces. Mike is then joined by Dr. Marisa Azad, who is an infectious diseases orthopedic physician...

94: Painting the Town: Exploring Urban Scenes with Shari Blaukopf

Mike talks about a new app helping with his art and how you can be part of upcoming episode 100. Mike is then joined by Shari Blaukopf, a Montreal-based...

93: Textures of the Natural World: An Interview with Artist Melissa Cormier

Mike begins 10 YouTube videos in 10 weeks and discusses recent pieces. Artist and fellow Pentel Canada Ambassador Melissa Cormier joins the show to discuss her journey from printmaking...

92: Becoming an Artpreneur with Artist, Author, and Art Business Coach Miriam Schulman

Mike talks about his theme for 2023 and how it will impact all areas of his art. Miriam Schulman then joins the podcast to discuss her journey from Wall...