Episodes

  • Mike talks about a few art updates and announces some YouTube videos are coming soon. Mike is then joined by Alyssa Doggett to talk about her creative journey. As an early career artist, Alyssa has found her creative path lined with watercolor, gouache and acrylic. She has leveraged social media to share her artwork which highlights the beauty of Nova Scotia and its surroundings.

    Etchr

    Mike on Youtube

    NSCAD University

    Wedding piece

    Argyle Fine Art in Halifax

    Arches

    Saunders Waterford paper

    Rosemary and Co

    Pentel Aquash Water Brush

    Da Vinci Eye App

    Splice app

    Masterson stay wet palette

    ===== How to reach Alyssa Doggett =====

    Instagram - @watercolorsmakemesmile

    TikTok - @watercolorsmakemesmile

    Website - http://www.watercolorsmakemesmile.ca/

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Etchr Lab use the code ‘mikeh’ for 10% off

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike announces the winner of the Etchr sketchbook giveaway. Mike also has some conference tickets to share. Zoe Fitchet joins the podcast to talk about her journey from being the arty one to designer and then pursuing her dream. She talks about her early works and then they explore her love of animals and how her artwork is supporting conversation worldwide. From miniature drawings in colored pencil to larger acrylic pieces, Zoe is exploring it all. Her homework will challenge you in a couple of ways.

    Etchr (use the code ‘mikeh’ for 10% off your purchase)

    Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Giveway (Google form)

    Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference 2022

    Black raspberries

    Tiny graphite rabbit

    Tiny Deer

    Groundhog

    Painted turtle

    Jessica Lennox (IG)

    Daniel Fisher (IG)

    Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils

    Fabriano Artistico hot press paper

    Miniatures (IG)

    Cape Buffalo (IG)

    Asian Water Buffalo

    Somali Ostrich

    Dog’s Trust

    African Cat Project

    Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

    Bella Mandl interview (IG)

    Art the Science

    Zebra

    Super tuskers 

    ===== How to reach Zoe Fitchet =====

    Website - ZoeFitchet.co.uk

    Instagram - @zoefitchetart

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Etchr Lab use the code ‘mikeh’ for 10% off

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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  • Mike announces a new partnership with Etchr and talks about the upcoming Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference. Mike is then joined by Mesa Schumacher who talks about her career in medical and science illustration. Mike and Mesa discuss her educational background and her ability to find success in creating stunning representations of the natural and biological world. She not only shares her tools and experience but she also provides advice for the artist interested in starting their own business or bringing it to the next level. She also speaks to the power of the iPad providing the opportunity to create while managing a young family. Her homework may involve something about sea cucumbers :-)

    Etchr Lab use the code ‘mikeh’ for 10% off

    Etchr on Instagram

    Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference

    Tattoo 

    TattoosbyZu on Instagram

    Larry Gonick

    Chavín de Huántar in Peru

    Lithic analysis

    Obsidian

    Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI)

    Gage Academy Atelier School

    Johns Hopkins Medical Illustration Graduate Program

    August University Medical Illustration

    University of Illinois Chicago

    University of Toronto

    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Fernando Baptista Graphic Editor (National Geographic)

    Stephen Sondheim - “Look I made a Hat”

    Robert Bateman Interview

    Micron (Sakura)

    Animalia

    ZBrush

    Cinema 4D

    Manga Studio

    Monoprinting

    Wacom intous 5

    Max Brodel

    Sea Cucumber

    Honey pot ants

    ===== How to reach Mesa Schumacher =====

    Website - mesaschumacher.com 

    Twitter - @mesabree

    Instagram - @mesabree

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Etchr Lab use the code ‘mikeh’ for 10% off

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike creates some more watercolor on black paper. He then shares his plan for a solo art retreat. Cassy Draws joins the podcast to share her creative journey from being an early creative to graphic design, Twitch streamer and fine art. She talks about her recent experiences and videos around acrylic painting by sharing her process, tools and her approach to new pieces. Mike and Cassy explore the business side of being an artist as well as managing social media and spam commission requests. Her homework will certainly keep you moving,

    Deer

    Samsaras

    Hyacinth Macaw (IG Reel)

    June bug

    Prismacolor

    Faber-Castell

    Caran d’Ache

    Lisa Lachri (YT about colored pencils)

    Chartpak

    Grumbacher

    Pentel Canada

    ArtToolkit

    Legion Paper (black)

    Fibromyalgia

    Masterson Sta-wet palette

    Mijello Fredi Weber Peel Palettes

    Wildlife References Photos

    The Lion King

    Robert Bateman Podcast Episode

    Blender at Michael’s

    Logitech C920

    Logitech Brio

    OBS

    Stream Elements

    Streamlabs

    ShareASale

    Etchr

    ===== How to reach Cassy Draws =====

    Web site - CassyDraws.com

    Twitter - @cassydraws

    Twitch - @cassydraws

    YouTube - @cassydraws

    Instagram - @cassydraws.art

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike reflects on a small flood as well as some recent artwork. Hannah Shand then joins the podcast to talk about her journey from fashion design to a becoming successful artist with a focus on rendering birds in ink. Mike and Hannah explore her art, inspiration, tools, and also talk about photography. Hannah drops some golden nuggets of advice for all creatives and she provides two homework exercises.

    Feeding bitterns (YouTube)

    Paper sizes A1-A6

    Staedtler Pigment liners (0.05)

    Staedtler Mars Lumograph 2B pencils

    Fabriano Artistico hot press extra white

    Staedtler Mars Matic 0.13 

    Ian de Hoog

    Bird in a flower (hiding feet :-) )

    ’Whisper’ owl

    Face to face with a toutouwai

    Panasonic G9

    Lumix 100-400

    Nikon P950

    Huia (extinct) Wikipedia

    Huia ‘A Lost Harmony’

    Huia video link found on this page

    Charcoal work (on IG)

    Cole LaBounty McNair

    Making a Time capsule

    ===== How to reach Hannah Shand =====

    Instagram - @hannahshandart

    HannahShandart.com

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike Hendley shares a sketchbook tour on Instagram and talks about some of his entries in his perpetual journal. Mike visits a local tulip festival to create some sketchbook entries outside. Inspired by the outdoor experience, Mike does an overview of his current plein air/urban sketching set-up. He covers everything from where to sit, what tools work and how to set up the best creative experience outdoors. Easels, sketchbooks, paints and brushes and so much more are covered in this episode.

    Sketchbook tour IG reel (part 1, part 2)

    Magnolia 

    Fiddleheads

    Tulips

    Canadian Tulip Festival

    Christel (@artsbychristel on IG)

    Bee

    Umbrella (on Amazon)

    Walkstool

    James Gurney Easel

    James Gurney on Drawing Inspiration

    Manfrotto Tripod

    Stablo

    Etchr sketchbook

    Hannemuhle watercolor book

    Pentalic

    Casein paint

    Pentel Graphgear 1000

    Tenwin eraser

    Tombow Mono eraser

    Blue tack

    Sailor pen

    Carbon ink

    France van Stone on Drawing Inspiration

    Rosemary & Co

    Escoda Versatil

    Pentel Water brush

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Buy Me a Paintbrush if you like the show or my work

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike has a productive couple of weeks and is set to appear as a guest on another podcast. Google Art Director Matthew Cruickshank joins the podcast to talk about his latest Google Doodle exploring Route 66. Matthew talks about his early days with Warner Brothers and Disney and how his sketchbook brought him to Google.

    Make Do podcast

    Frog and butterfly 

    Mouse in tulip

    Butterfly

    Firefly larva

    Sea turtle (image, IG reel)

    Pussy willow

    Pasque flower

    ===== Interview Notes =====

    Tom and Jerry

    WALL-E

    Frank Espinosa

    Ye Crooked Leg (Matthew’s blog)

    Mike Dutton

    Rodin Google Doodle

    Submit your own ideas via the Google Doodle page

    Stephen Hawking birthday Doodle

    Dr Who Doodle

    Earth day with Jane Goodall

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez (100 years of solitude)

    Cintiq

    Route 66 Video Doodle

    Route 66 Wikipedia

    Celebrating Georges Méliès

    Oscar Grillo 

    ===== How to reach Matthew Cruickshank =====

    Twitter (@MatthewCruicks4)

    Blog

    YouTube “Smiles per Gallon”

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike continues with his entries in his perpetual journal and some other studies with ink and watercolor. Mike also creates an alternative for those interested in supporting him and the podcast. Paul Heaston sits down with Mike to talk about his journey from drawing whales to his MFA and now urban sketching. He talks about his teachers' powerful influence on his creative journey and how he sought creative inspiration from his interests. Paul talks about his tools, approach, and experimentation driven by curiosity. His homework will offer you a different view of the world.

    Buymeacoffee (Buy Me a Brush :-) )

    Live draw (spider - coloured pencil on black paper)

    Owl (coloured pencil)

    Perpetual journal (common hooded merganser, painted turtle)

    Milkweed, lily of valley, blue jay feather===== Interview Notes =====

    Calvin and Hobbes

    The Far Side

    The Simpsons

    Tom & Jerry

    The Voyage of the Mimi

    California Gray whale

    Alice Neel (artist)

    Chuck Close (artist)

    Philip Pearlstein (artist)

    Sliding tile puzzle

    Ed Ruscha and “Every Building on the Sunset Strip”, 1966

    Gabi Campanario 

    Urban Sketchers (Instagram, Web)

    Liz Steel

    Everyday Matters (Danny Gregory)

    Creative Talent Network  - VizDev show

    Lamy Safari

    Alvin Wong

    Hero M86 Fude Pen (The Pen Addict Review)

    Stillman & Birn - Epsilon Series

    Etchr

    Hahnemuhle Nostalgie

    Platinum Carbon Ink

    De Atrementes Document Ink

    Ed Mostly

    Noodler’s Lexington Gray

    Gelly Roll White Pen

    Signo white pen (Uniball)

    Posca paint pens

    Molotow white paint marker

    Deleter White 2 for Manga

    Artgraf Watersoluble Graphite

    Urban Sketching Summer Retreat - Madeline Island school of the Arts

    ===== How to reach Paul Heaston =====

    Instagram (@paulheaston)

    Facebook

    Twitter (@paulheaston)

    TikTok (@paulheaston)

    Blog

    YouTube

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike talks about his recent perpetual journal entries, an Instagram reel, and celebrates some friends who have reached 100 episodes of their podcast. Mike also talks about his live draws, being kind to yourself, and using social media for your own needs. Mike is then joined by Craig Williams. Craig has an interesting story from a science degree to illustrating some interesting animals in his home in Tasmania. His use of graphite is incredible, and his journey to acrylic has produced some incredible bird illustrations on the pages of vintage books.

    Make Do Podcast 

    Live draw/paint (dragonfly)

    Mike Hendley Fine Art on YouTube

    Perpetual journal entries (daffodil, rose hips)

    Rose Hip Reel on Instagram

    Happy Pencil Day

    Tasmania Devil

    Wombat

    Astacopsis gouldi (giant fresh water crayfish)

    Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

    Peter Trusler

    Carbon dust on clay board

    Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

    Thylacine

    Golden Open paint

    “Talent is Overrated” by Geoff Colvin

    Biz Buds Podcast

    ===== How to reach Craig Williams =====

    Instagram @cswilliamsart

    Website cswilliamsart.com

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike reflects on some recent live draws, discusses reference photos, and is ready for acrylics. Mike is then joined by Lara Call Gastinger to talk about her journey from nature to science and art. She talks about her award-winning botanical work as well as her interactions with her followers via Patreon and live draw events. She covers her process and speaks to some of her recent work. She also talks about how she developed The Perpetual Journal and why everyone should try it. Her homework will leave you wanting more. 

    YouTube (Mike Hendley Fine Art)

    Pixabay

    Unsplash

    Claire Walker Leslie

    Roger Tory Peterson

    Piedmont Region of Virginia

    Echinacea 

    Milkweed

    Peony

    Bee balm

    Fabriano Artistico Hot Press

    Schmincke

    Winsor Newton

    Daniel Smith

    Pigma Micron

    Winsor Newton series 7 brush

    Patreon (Lara Call Gastinger)

    Perpetual Journal

    Lindsey Mears handmade books

    Lara Call Gastinger Pandemic Print

    Tattly

    ===== How to reach Lara Call Gastinger =====

    Instagram @laragastinger

    Website laracallgastinger.com

    Perpetual Journal

    Patreon

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike continues his live draw sessions on Instagram and talks about how to become a guest. Mike is then joined by Glen Southern who has been working in 3D modeling for over 20 years. He shares his journey and then they dive deep into the hardware and software that allows for the magic to happen. They cover desktop apps but spend much more time on the iPad as a creative tool. They also touch on 3D printing. Glen’s homework may leave your favourite character exposed.

    Eastern Bluebird - Mike

    Raccoon - Mike

    Autodesk 3ds Max 

    Maya

    Creativity Inc

    ZBrush

    Blender

    Penny Dreadful

    Adobe Substance

    Fusion 360

    Rhinoceros 3d

    YouTube channel

    Nomad Sculpt

    Forger

    Adobe Medium 

    Gravity Sketch

    Oculus Quest 2

    Adobe Medium video

    Qlone 

    Creality Ender

    Elegoo Mars

    Phenom 3D printer

    Vertex Show in UK

    ===== How to reach Glen Southern =====

    SouthernGFX on the web

    SouthernGFX on Twitter

    SouthernGFX on Instagram

    SouthernGFX on YouTube

    SouthernGFX courses web site

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike creates a 3D render of his art for a visually impaired friend and continues his live draws. Mike is then joined by artist, poet, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor to talk about her creative journey. They explore her early interest in science and nature and how her career in science led her to unleash the artist and poet within. Dr. Proctor shares her experience as an artist and poet in space and also talks about her new book. Her homework involves the exploration of the concept of JEDI. \

    Mushroom in graphite

    Mushrooms in mushroom ink

    Snow Leopard in ink

    Spider in ink

    Inspiration4 supporting St. Jude

    “Space2Inspire: The Art of Inspiration” (Amazon)

    Seeker

    Richard Garriott (Explorer’s Club)

    Challenger Deep

    Marinas Trench

    Cinquain poem

    NFT.goingtospace

    Netflix series “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space”

    Polaris Program

    Space2Inspire video

    YouTube video of painting in orbit

    STEM vs. STEAM

    Patreon

    Foundation series

    Hari Seldon

    Man from Atlantis

    Stargate SG-1

    Battelstar Galactica

    Star Trek Discovery

    Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

    ===== How to reach Dr. Sian Proctor =====

    Instagram - @DrSianProctor

    Twitter - @drsianproctor

    Web - DrSianProctor.com

    Space2Inspire - myspace2inspire.com (shop)

    “Space2Inspire: The Art of Inspiration” (Amazon)

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike talks about his new role as an Artist Ambassador for Pentel Canada. He also talks about his recent works using a mix of different media including 3D printing. Mike is then joined by self-taught artist Eric Romero whose representational style embraces work that reflects the influences from New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment. His influences from the old masters are evident in his work. They talk about his journey in becoming a self-taught artist, working with grants as well as pricing your art. The homework will elevate your creativity.

    Pentel Canada Artist Ambassadors

    Frog

    Tiger

    Black Stonehenge watercolor paper

    Thingiverse (3D Printing Plans)

    Lithophane Creator

    Caravaggio 

    Artemisia Gentileschi

    Albrecht Dürer

    Michaelangelo 

    Lapis Room

    Sandro Botticelli’s - The Birth of Venus

    ”Mestizaje” by Eric Romero

    Silver Brush

    Williamsburg Oil Paints

    ”Belemente Dolorosa” by Eric Romero

    Gesso

    Eric Romero’s Digital Afterlife NFTs on OpenSea

    Tiledo

    Sara Jessica Kollig 

    “Imperfect Perfection” by Eric Romero

    “Art Imitating Art” by Eric Romero

    Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

    Retablo by Eric Romero

    Nicolas Otero

    ===== How to reach Eric Romero =====

    Instagram - @ericromeroart

    Web - ericromeroart.com

    TikTok - @ericromeroart

    Lapis Room Gallery - Lapis Room

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike plays with colored pencils on black toned paper and revisits graphite with a wonderful photogenic gecko. Mike is then joined by Shima Star who is an amazing artist he met through Clubhouse. They talk about her journey from exploring creativity in secret to creating and then following her own path. Shima talks about her inspiration for her work and mediums. She also speaks to building a large community on Clubhouse and how to foster acceptance as well as empowering and celebrating women and people of color. Her homework will provide you with a vision.

    Mushroom solo (Coloured pencil on Strathmore black 400 series)

    Mushroom with webs (Coloured pencil on Strathmore black 400 series)

    Gecko (Graphite on Strathmore Bristol Smooth)

    Cole (@Tropicol on Instagram)

    David Hockney Polaroid collage of grandmother

    “Quiet” by Susan Cain

    Bipolar 

    Queen Shima Kali

    Kiki

    Art Club on Clubhouse

    Paula Rego Studio

    Frida Kahlo

    ===== How to reach Shima Star =====

    Instagram (@shimastar)

    Web site https://www.shimastar.com/

    Twitter

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike reflects on 2021 and the success of the podcast. He also touches on some recent watercolor and colored pencil pieces. Cole LaBounty McNair then joins the podcast to talk about his journey in art from a young age to where he is now. They talk about education, skill, inspiration, and building your brand. Cole shares some insights around his success and his approach to running a creative business. Cole’s homework will give you pause.

    Bison

    Black swallowtail

    Dragonfly

    Monet

    Rembrandt

    Vermeer

    The Cooper Union (New York)

    Maryland Institute College of Art

    Art Institute Chicago

    Vanessa Foley 

    Eurasian Buzard on tree stump

    Tricoloured heron

    Faber Castell Polychromos

    Caran d’Ache Pablo

    Staedtler Lumograph black

    Afmat sharpener

    Tombow mono zero

    Arches hot press

    John Singer Sargent

    Fabriano Artistico

    Max Packs (Retro Maxpack)

    Aaron Blaise brush sets

    Nomad Sculpt

    Epson P900

    Hahnemuhle William Turner printer paper

    Wolf

    Squarespace

    Shopify

    Da Vinci app (iOS)

    Etchr Sketchbooks

    The Last Vermeer (movie)

    Sylvie Mahdalova (artist)

    Hannah Shand (artist)

    ===== How to reach Cole LaBounty McNair =====

    Instagram (@clm.artistry)

    Web site https://www.clmwildlifeart.com/

    Tiktok @clmartistry

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com 

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

    ===== Support the Podcast =====

    Become a patron of the show

    Rate and Review on Apple Podcasts

    Share the podcast with friends and family

    Podcast theme music is “Acid Jazz”

    By Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Mike talks about a recent course, some new pieces in his online store as well as revealing his 2022 theme. Mike is then joined by Marta Witkiewicz who talks about her journey from the forests and meadows to Poland to a world of magic and fantasy. Marta talks about her demons and how art has provided her with a safe harbor. She shares her technical skills, her love of writing, and her thoughts about social media. Her homework will leave you wondering, why?

    Dog and chickadee

    Dragonfly

    Art vs artist

    Eating Disorders (WebMD)

    Stanislaw Witkiewicz

    Salvador Dali

    William-Adolphe Bouguereau

    Pre-Raphaelites 

    Art Renewal Center

    Academy of Realist Art in Toronto

    Barcelona Academy of Art

    Arantzazu Martinez (Atelier in Madrid)

    Ear, eye and nose

    ”Daughter of the Night Sky”

    Canson Bristol

    Fabriano paper

    Strathmore 400 series Bristol

    ”The Keeper”

    “Distractions”

    Alla Prima

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    Web https://martawitkiewicz.com/

    Twitter 

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    Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

    Twitter @MikeHendley

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  • Mike talks about a change to Patreon, some new artwork, and setting your theme for 2022. Mike is then joined by artist and educator Ian de Hoog who shares his creative journey that involves music and art. Ian goes into detail about his tools and his approach to creating. They explore his recent works and talk about his current course on watercolor. Ian also shares homework that will provide you with an easy opportunity for improvement into 2022.

    Mushroom Recursion Collection

    Hahnemühle William Turner Inkjet Paper

    Patreon

    Chickadee

    Stoat

    Victoria BC

    University of Victoria

    Pentel 3 mm and 5 mm pencils

    Staedtler 2 mm leadholders 

    Nobel 2mm sharpener

    Etchr course (Introduction to Watercolour for Animals)

    Arches Cold Press

    Saunders Waterford paper

    Fabriano Artistico

    Daniel Smith Watercolor

    Working with a Split Primary Palette (Daniel Smith)

    Neutral tint (payne’s grey)

    Downy woodpecker

    Happy Dot Brush

    Flow Brush

    Sumie style painting

    Paperlike (iPad screen protector)

    Sketchboard Pro

    Blue Heron

    Winslow Art Center

    ===== How to reach Ian de Hoog =====

    Instagram (@iandehoogart)

    Web (iandehoog.com) 

    Youtube

    Etchr video - Definition, Control and Consistency with Watercolours

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley

    Twitter @MikeHendley

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  • Mike brings some snow and talks about Nomad Sculpt for iPadOS. Stephanie Darlene Greenwald joins the podcast to talk about how she recently rediscovered her art again after spending two decades as a graphic designer. She shares her expertise as an artist/illustrator as well as a businesswoman and a single parent. She talks about how she creates, what inspires her and some things she has learned along the way. The homework is something we can all identify with so have fun! :-)

    Drawing Inspiration Playlist on Spotify

    Nomad Sculpt

    The 100 day project (#the100dayproject)

    Portfolio

    Caran d’Ache

    Procreate

    The Create! Podcast by Ekaterina Popova

    ===== How to reach Stephanie Darlene =====

    Instagram (@stephaniedarlene.art)

    Web (stephaniedarlene.com)

    Facebook (@stephaniedarlene.art)

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

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  • Mike talks about his recent mushroom ink piece and shares a view into his pencil case. Mike is then joined by Stephen Silver to talk about the creative journey that has allowed him to work at Disney, Nickelodeon, and many others. Stephen shares what inspires him and how he arrived at the point of being an artist as well as a teacher. He talks about what he has learned as a teacher and he shares what we can learn from having a positive creative mindset.

    Large mushroom piece

    What’s in my pencil case

    Tom and Jerry

    The Flintstones

    Norman Rockwell

    Mort Drucker

    Jack Davis

    Al Hirschfeld

    Famous Artists School

    J. C. Leyendecker

    Silvertoons

    ArtStation

    Titmouse

    Clerks: The Animated Series

    The Weekenders

    Kim Possible

    Danny Phantom

    Cintiq (by Wacom)

    Workshop November 12-14, 2021

    Wallace Wattles

    Gorilla Marketing (book)

    Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines (book)

    ===== How to reach Stephen Silver =====

    Instagram (@stephensilver7)

    SilverDrawingAcademy.com

    Silvertoons.com

    YouTube

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley

    Twitter @MikeHendley

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  • Mike takes an episode to reflect on being a creative over the last couple of months. He explores some of the challenges we experience and considers how to build a recipe for recovery for your creative practice. He then answers questions about creating mushroom ink and then painting with it and ends with what a short shutdown of Facebook and Instagram means for creatives.

    Tree frog in ink

    Sam Gillett episode

    Sam Gillett

    Greydiance

    Raven in pencil

    Jo Brown on IG

    Shaggy mane ink cap

    First Ink cap pic

    Solitary ink cap

    Mushroom on a tree

    WIP of mushroom on forest floor

    IGTV of making ink

    Arches cold press

    Rosemary & Co (here and here)

    Micro.blog

    ===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====

    MikeHendley.com

    Instagram @Mike_Hendley

    Twitter @MikeHendley

    Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

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