Episode #15: Stories Of Inspiration

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Sketching Stuff
Sketching Stuff
Episode #15: Stories Of Inspiration

In this episode I’ve collected a few stories about the things in life that have inspired me over the years. For me, I find that inspiration can happen at any moment and be triggered by some of the simplest things in life. Things I wouldn’t have even guessed would be so inspiring.

When it comes to painting and sketching each day, even though I’ve been doing so for well over 3 years now, there are still some days when I feel a bit blocked. I’m waiting for that glorious moment of revelation and nothing seems to be rushing to mind. But, I always find that if I simply pick something to sketch and start thinking about the memories it evokes, I’m suddenly energized again and though I don’t know how things will turn out, I’m at least excited to try. So, I hope you’ll enjoy this little set of tales, and that they make you think of your own memories as we explore some of those stories of inspiration.


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    1. Aww thanks so much, Neetu! ???????? I’m so thrilled you enjoyed the podcast! And also happy that you’ve learned things from me. I’m not a traditional teacher, but I hope that a bit of wisdom comes through!

  1. Another amazing podcast with words of encouragement. As I listened I could vision your wonderful artwork, each piece coming alive in the moment.

    1. Wow, thanks, June!! ???????? That makes me so happy to hear! These podcasts were a bit of an experiment because they don’t really follow the proven form. I’m so thrilled to know you’re enjoying them!!

  2. Thanks for another wonderful podcast, Charlie! I especially enjoyed hearing about your plaid shirt and early days with Philippe. The romantic in me, I guess.

    1. Thanks, Sandra! ???????? hehe… yay… I’m glad you liked that one. I’m kind of romantic myself if you haven’t guessed by now. Love is always a good story.

  3. I was actually hearing you podcasts for the 1st time… And you were true you are hopelessly an optimistic… But on a serious I just enjoyed your podcast… And honestly you inspired me a lot…

    1. Thanks so much, Dhanya! ???????? Yeah, I’m totally an optimist, but also think it’s just a happy and inspiring way to live in general! 😉 So thrilled you’re enjoying the podcast! It’s not you’re usual sort of art podcast, but I hope people find it inspiring!