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

19: Plans for 2020 and Questions & Answers

Mike reviews some of his recent pieces and talks about challenging yourself and being comfortable with the result. He then answers questions from listeners covering his mobile podcast setup,...

18: The Journey to Dinotopia and Beyond with Artist, Writer and Illustrator, James Gurney

Mike finishes a watercolor piece with new brushes as well as some sketches, including a very special one for Australia. Mike is then joined by artist, writer, and illustrator...

17: Two Artists in a Truck Urban Sketching, with Captain Tom

Mike continues working with graphite but has time to test out the new Paperlike 2 screen protector for his iPad Pro. He also talks about a video everyone should...

16: Making Movies and TV Shows with Storyboard and Concept Artist Rob McCallum

Mike has follow-up about a recent guest and talks about some graphite sketches. Mike is then joined by storyboard and concept artist Rob McCallum to discuss his art journey...

15: Tiff Arment on becoming an artist and #WeDrawWednesdays

Mike continues sketching into November and talks about WWII sketchbooks. Mike is then joined by Tiff Arment to discuss her journey in becoming an artist which includes her favourite...

14: Final Inktober reflection and your creative plan for 2020

Mike does a review of his final Inktober images and a reflection on the whole experience. Mike then spends the rest of the show talking about planning for a...

13: Mushrooms, journals and Inktober with Jo Brown (aka @bernoid)

Mike does a quick review of his recent Inktober drawings. He then speaks to Jo Brown (aka @bernoid on Twitter) to understand the passion and motivation behind this incredible...

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.

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...