Find Creative and Artistic Inspiration from 2019's Best Crafting Podcasts and Interviews

Best Podcasts 2019 - Creative and Artistic Inspiration for Crafting Metal, Paper, and Clay - CRAFTCAST with Alison Lee

Best Podcasts 2019 - Creative and Artistic Inspiration for Crafting Metal, Paper, and Clay

CRAFTCAST with Alison Lee was first heard in March, 2006. Since then there have been almost 1 million downloads. Host Alison Lee talks to a well-known artist in their field and gets right down to the how, what and why behind each artist's works. Thousands of listeners have written in to share how listening in to Alison's interviews has sparked creative and artistic inspiration in their work. From paper to metal clay crafts and creations, Alison surely inspires creativity to her listeners. As Alison says at the end of every show, "Get Your Butt in the Chair and Keep Crafting!"

Joan Dulla combines different media with emotion and thought. I create pieces of “Art” jewelry. Many of my works can be perceived as sculpture, rather than adornments.

Jane A. Sassaman is a contemporary quilt artist, fabric designer, author and teacher whose critically acclaimed work inspires creative confidence in aspiring artists of all backgrounds.

The vast bulk of my professional work as an artist metalsmith is the creation of decorative vessels. In my mind they divide up into 3 main categories. The first is what I just think of as vessels.

Hadar Jacobson is a jewelry artist and instructor specializing in metal clay. She teaches classes at her studio and workshops around the world.

Keith Lo Bue's work with found objects gave rise in October of 1989 to his first solo exhibition, entitled Oddments.

Bruce Metcalf is an American artist who uses different materials like wood, metal, and plexiglass. With these materials he uses diverse techniques for the jewelry, sculptures, and wall reliefs that he creates. Many of these works are whimsical yet restrained works that comment on the human condition.

My name is Jennifer Ackerman-Haywood and I’m a 33-year-old, married, working mother of two sweet girls.

Diana Trout trained as a painter at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  Trout exhibits her mixed media artwork at galleries and shows.

Christine Dhein is an educator, author and jeweler. Many of her innovative designs combine precious metals and gems with recycled rubber.

Maggie Macnab is a designer, educator and author. She founded Macnab Design in 1981 and received highest honors from the American Advertising Federation ADDY for logo design in 1983.

LINDLY HAUNANI’s work has appeared in more than fifty invitational and juried shows and was awarded a prestigious Niche Award.

Sheri Gaynor LCSW is a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist, a transformational life coach and the internationally respected author of “Creative Awakenings: Envisioning the Life of Your Dreams Thro