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The Draw Pod

The Draw Pod

By Elyse Andrews
The Draw Pod is a visual podcast created by Elyse Andrews, an art major who needs to keep up her drawing skills while rambling about her postgrad life. You can find the videos on her YouTube channel- Elyse Andrews. Thanks for listening!
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art goals for november, canyon lake, and an update on inktober
Hello and thanks so much for listening to this week's episode of the Draw Pod! In this slightly shorter episode, I draw a still life from the @stillherestilllife prompt that I ALSO apply to my Peachtober/Inktober drawing series. I have had a great time working on these drawings, and I look forward to using them to help me understand my illustrative style. I want to explore this more in November, and in the episode I discuss my art goals for the month. I also mention that I hit 400 sales on Redbubble, and I also am so close to 500 subs on youtube! Thank you for all your support.    Books I talked about: Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert   Here's a wikipedia article on Canyon Lake Gorge, if you're interested.  --- Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
18:25
October 24, 2020
my relationship with social media + minimalism, The Social Dilemma, and I am BURNT OUT !!
Hey guys thanks so much for listening to this podcast about social media, the social dilemma netflix documentary, dark patterns, and how I am BURNT OUT! from working too much. Gonna try and fix that. Anyway, yeah.  In this video I mention a few books about the topic & an app so here they are: Irresistible by Adam Alter, Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport. And here's the app Moment.  Oh and here's my Goodreads account.  Thanks for listening! Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
29:25
October 17, 2020
Bugs, sour nerds, giving netflix a chance, and art projects to try
Thanks so much for listening to this week's episode of the Draw Pod. In this episode I talk about butterflies, sour nerds, emily in paris, netflix, inktober / peachtober, and Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport. I also dive into some new art supplies you should try, and some fun projects to go along with them.   Supplies I mention:   Colored ink | Gouache | Ink pens | Daniel Smith Watercolor | Angora Watercolor --- Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
28:46
October 10, 2020
Staying BUSY post-grad! What I do, how I do it, how I keep up with everything
Heyo thanks so much for listening to this week's episode of the Draw Pod where I talk about myself a lot and what I have been doing to stay busy over the past several months post-grad. I spill deets on how much I make from selling on Redbubble each month, how I manage to run my YouTube, how job apps are going, and even a SECRET about why I started this podcast! Spilling all that tea, along with updates on my life, my CRAZY week of reading Hank Green's new book, and more. I recorded this episode before bed and honestly that's kind of a move. ANYWAY! See you next week. - Trello is the awesome project management software I use to organize my life LIBBY is the BEST thing to happen to me. Read more books from your lib Books I talked about:  A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green | Belle of the Brawl by Lisi Harrison | Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport | Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug - Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
25:50
October 3, 2020
Hiking, running, fun facts, making pasta, and my favorite college meals
Thank you so much for tuning into this episode of the Draw Pod. In this episode, I talk about a recent hike to Mount Bonnell, my new adventures in running, making homemade pasta, books, hitting 300 subscribers, and my favorite college meal ideas. I hope you enjoy, and have a great week ahead! - Things I talked about Leuchtturm1917 Bullet Journal "In Montmartre" by Sue Roe - Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
22:21
September 26, 2020
Beavers, books, gouache and getting out of the house
Hello and thank you for listening to this episode of the Draw Pod! Look, I finally got a mic! I'm professional now! Anyway, I hope you enjoy this episode about parachuting beavers, jeopardy, books, gouache, painting and getting out of the house. And a lot of other things. Subscribe to my podcast on apple podcasts, spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Leave a rating if you feel so inclined :3 Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
20:24
September 19, 2020
Drawing puppies, pursuing illustration, greeting cards & why I like waking up early
Thanks so much for listening to this week's episode of the draw pod. I am going to be getting a mic soon! LOL! Get excited. In this episode I talk about walking my dogs, deciding to pursue illustration, funny greeting cards, self care, YA novels, being a "Renaissance Soul" and why I like waking up early. I gotta say, this one was a bit all over the place too, but I enjoyed recording it. As always, if you have any suggestions or recommendations for this show, please leave me a comment. Have a wonderful week! Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
19:37
September 12, 2020
Watercolor, cooking fails, cuban coffee, and 6-toed cats in Key West
Thank you for listening to this week's episode of the Draw Pod where I talk about a recent ish trip to Key West, Florida. I talk about some life updates, new things I learned about cooking, book updates, 6 toed cats, writers, cuban coffee, and more. Key West is an awesome place and I can't wait to explore more of the Florida Keys in the future! Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
18:40
September 5, 2020
Stuffed animals, YA novels, and getting job-scammed
Hello and thank you so much for listening to this week's episode of The Draw Pod! In this episode, I discuss my love of stuffed animals, my recent interest in YA novels I read in middle school, and telling the tale of how I almost got scammed by a fake job interview. This week was pretty crazy, and I have to say this is probably one of my favorite episodes I have made so far. Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
21:42
August 29, 2020
Drawing my college apartment and I am ALL over the place
Thanks for tuning into this week's incredibly all over the place episode about my college apartment/dorm. This is a really special and awesome place! From now on I am ORGANIZING each episode so stay tuned for that lol. Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
14:45
August 22, 2020
Drawing a still life & a chat about how I ended up pursuing art
Hello and welcome back to the Draw Pod! In this episode, I draw a still life from the page @stillherestilllife on Instagram and chat about my journey as an artist. When I started, why I create work, and how I ended up here, pursuing a creative career. I hope you enjoyed, and I will see you next week!
20:22
August 15, 2020
Fun Plant Illustrations!
Hello and welcome back to the Draw Pod! In this week's episode I doodle some plants using the blind contour drawing method, and I make a fun and colorful plant illustration. I also talk about my post it note I titled "Weekly Wellness" and share what I plan to do this week to take care of myself.  Watch the Pod on my YouTube Channel Check out the final drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws.    Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
14:47
August 8, 2020
Colorful Beach Houses
Hi thanks so much for watching this episode of the Draw Pod. In this episode I draw some beach houses I saw on a recent trip to Galveston and share some life updates ALONG with a chat about my experience growing up going to the beach there. I love the old buildings in the city, the fun architecture of beach houses, and the amazing flora and fauna of the gulf coast. I hope you enjoyed!  Thank you to Grace Usleman for the intro and outro music of this podcast. Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
19:16
August 1, 2020
Draw Pod Trailer
Thanks for checking out the Draw Pod! This is a weekly visual podcast hosted by Elyse Andrews, an artist, visual designer, and recent college graduate. If you prefer to listen, it's available on any podcasting platform. If you prefer to watch, check out my YouTube channel, Elyse Andrews. It is linked in every podcast.  Grace Usleman is an amazing creator who made my podcast intro and outro. Please check out these links, and follow her on all her platforms!  Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
00:40
July 28, 2020
A Week In Berlin
Hello and thanks for listening to this episode of Draw Pod. In this episode I draw some memories of my week in Berlin during Summer 2019. I studied abroad in Madrid, then traveled to Berlin for a week to see some friends and get to know the city. I had a fun time eating food, walking around, enjoying museums, and having some fun nights out. In the video I tell some stories from my time there, and compare my experiences in Madrid and Berlin. Hope you enjoyed, and make sure to check out the video on my channel. You can see the finished drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. My YouTube Channel  Grace Usleman is an amazing creator who made my podcast intro and outro. Please check out these links, and follow her on all her platforms!  Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
19:23
July 25, 2020
Maximalist Fashion Drawing!
Hi, welcome back to another episode of the Draw Pod. In this episode I am going to be doing some drawings based off of images I find on Pinterest and collaging some images for a sketchbook spread. I really enjoyed making this, and I LOVE MAXIMALISM. AND PATTERNS. Anyway. Enjoy my drawing and rambling, and if you prefer to watch this podcast, you can find it on my YouTube channel. Thanks! Grace Usleman is an amazing creator who made my podcast intro and outro. Please check out these links, and follow her on all her platforms! ' Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
16:56
July 18, 2020
Madrid Memories 3: A Trip to Toledo
Hi welcome back to another episode of the Draw Pod. In this episode I actually talk about my experience studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. I go on to talk about two trips I took to Toledo, Spain. Delicious (and not so delicious) food, yummy wine, and old cities. I hope you enjoyed listening and watching, and you can see the finished drawing on my instagram @elyse_draws. My YouTube Channel. I want to give a special shoutout to Grace Usleman, an amazing creator who made my podcast intro and outro. Please check out these links, and follow her on all her platforms! Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
15:19
July 11, 2020
Madrid Memories 2: A Trip to Malaga
In this visual podcast, I continue my "Madrid Memories" series, where I draw moments from my study abroad in Madrid, Spain a year ago. This week I focused on some imagery I took from photographs in Malaga, which is in the south of Spain. In the episode itself, I talk about more post-grad updates, my job search, the importance of stretching, routine, my new computer, and a book I'm reading. Thanks so much for listening, and I hope you have a great day! Watch this podcast on my YouTube channel I want to give a special shoutout to Grace Usleman, an amazing creator who made my podcast intro and outro. Please check out these links, and follow her on all her platforms! Links to Grace's Info: YouTube | Instagram | LinkedIn | Others
17:34
July 4, 2020
Madrid Memories
Hi, welcome back to another episode. In this visual podcast I color an illustration I did based on my memories and photographs from parque del oeste, which is in Madrid, Spain. I have very fond memories of resting in the grass and listening to the city. In the podcast itself, I talk about a variety of things that I've been thinking about, including books and the job app process. Thanks for listening!
16:34
June 27, 2020
Grandma's Flowers Part 2
Thanks for listening to this week's episode! In it, I talk about being in Dallas-ish, yoga mats, drawing, job applications, vitamin D, and vegan chicken nuggets. Quite a large range of topics as usual, but I hope you enjoy listening to me ramble about the thoughts floating around my head this week.  BLM RESOURCES: How to contribute if you can't donate | Donate | Big list of resources | Petitions 
19:35
June 20, 2020
Monstera Bullet Journal Weekly Spread
This week I chat while planning my week ahead in Dallas. I'm doing a monstera Bullet Journal weekly spread for this week! I use crayola markers that I LOVE and my Leuchtturm1917 bullet journal I have been using for the past school year. I hope you enjoyed and got some good advice/ideas for job searching, job applications, and building your personal brand. I'm really enjoying making these podcasts every week, and I hope you enjoy listening to them as well. Have a great week! BLM RESOURCES: How to contribute if you can't donate | Donate | Big list of resources | Petitions |  Bailing out protesters in Bexar, Dallas and Harris counties
19:58
June 13, 2020
Grandma's Flowers
In today's podcast I discuss plant thieves, cover letters, freelancing, and patreon. Thank you for listening, and if you'd like to watch here is the link to the video ------ How to contribute if you can't donate | Donate | Big list of resources | Petitions |  Bailing out protesters in Bexar, Dallas and Harris counties
22:19
June 6, 2020
Planning this week
Thanks for listening! I am excited to launch this new weekly series on my channel- short 10-20 minute long podcasts chatting about whatever while I draw, plan, or just create! In this podcast, I bullet journal to plan my week ahead, and chat with you about what's been happening this week. I think that this short podcast is a good way to get started. If you have any suggestions or feedback on this episode please send it to the comments! Is there anything new that you learned this week? Lmk. Irresistible by Adam Alter: http://adamalterauthor.com/irresistible
12:55
May 30, 2020