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This is a podcast about drawing on location, with host Nishant Jain. Nishant speaks with other artists and urban-sketchers about the things that motivate them to draw their world, and the different ways that it enhances their lives.

Jun 24, 2022

Montreal-based artist Marc Taro Holmes (Citizen Sketcher) speaks about two art challenges organizes for thousands of artists around the world - “OneWeek100People” and “30x30 Direct Watercolor”. They discuss the value of compounding good ideas through a daily practice, and the benefits of participating with...


Jun 17, 2022

Matthew Cruickshank (Art Director at Google Doodles) speaks about his sketchbook-ing road-trip down historic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles to create a … doodle!

The question that drives the conversation is this - How far will a Doodler go for a Google Doodle? The answer ~2500 miles! But another answer -...


Jun 3, 2022

Mike Shisler speaks about leaving home and career to cycle across the US, work as an artist, and live out of a van. Next week, Mike begins a 4000mi bike-packing trip from the northern tip of Alaska to San Diego, California. He speaks about the incredible physical and mental endurance required for the solo journey,...


May 27, 2022

The second half of the conversation with Florida-based artist, educator, author and architect James Richards, about traveling the world as an architect and as an educator, the concept of “stealing like an artist”, and Jim’s decision to pick creativity and autonomy at various stages of his professional life.

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May 20, 2022

On his website, James Richard says - "I never saw myself as Monet in the studio. I wanted to be Anthony Bourdain with a sketchbook." What was the meaning of art in James’ life? How far was Monet, and the world of fine art, from the world in which he grew up? What did it mean to be like Anthony Bourdain … but with a...