Podcast Interviews

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

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!”

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Talking with Kathleen Nowak Tucci

Episode #196
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Today I talk with artist Kathleen Nowak Tucci. You’ll love hearing how Kathleen approaches her work and what’s going on in her studio. Plus what’s new in the CRAFTCAST studio; moving, new classes and all the normal creative insanity! Get inspired to start creating in a medium that you might of over looked. The full […]

Talking with Robin Kramer from Flourish & Thrive Academy

Episode #195
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Today I talk with Robin Kramer from Flourish & Thrive Academy. You’ll love hearing the insights Robin shares about the ins and outs of having a successful jewelry design business. Plus what’s new in the CRAFTCAST studio, some techie stuff and my favorite new book.

Talking with Sage Bray

Episode #194
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Today I talk with artist, writer and publisher of The Polymer Arts, Sage Bray. You’ll love hearing what inspires her to create and her passion for all things polymer. Plus some updates on how 2016 is unfolding in the CRAFTCAST studio and some other crafty goodies I think you’ll love.

Talking with actor, Erich Bergen

Episode #193
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Today I talk to actor Erich Bergen. You can see him on CBS’s Madam Secretary and the movie Jersey Boys. Oh so fun! Plus, all kinds of news. Guess who got married??? and make sure and register for the upcoming FREE webinar, I LOVE Tools, on October 28th, 7:30pm ET. If you missed it, the […]

Talking with, Marney K. Makridakis, author of Hop, Skip, Jump

Episode #192
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Today’s guest is Marney K. Makridakis, author and creativity coach. Learn all about how to add creative play back into your life. Perfect as spring approaches and we need a creative boost. Also, some new software and apps I love.

Talking with creative coach Jonathan Tilley

Episode #191
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Today’s guest is Jonathan Tilley, author, speaker and creativity coach. Such an “creative” talk and important information if you are thinking of switching careers from 9 to 5 to freelance. Listen in to some great advice! Also, some new craft products I love.

Talking with Carol Allen, Astrologer and Relationship Coach

Episode #189
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Today’s guest is Carol Allen, a Vedic Astrologer and Relationship Coach. Such a fun talk and I learned, among other things, all about “highly sensitive people”. I bet a lot of you will relate! Also, some great craft books to share and an app that’s a must have.

Talking with Bruce Metcalf, artist, teacher and author

Episode #188
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Today I talk with Bruce Metcalf. We dive into some pretty touchy subjects. You’ll want to hear Bruce’s opinion on all of it! Also, some books, tools and apps I’ve discovered that I think you will enjoy!

Talking with Sam Bennett, author

Episode #187
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Today I talk with Sam Bennett, author of “Get It Done” and the creator of The Organized Artist Company. Lots of great tips and ideas for getting done what’s most important to you instead of leaving last on the list.

Talking with Matthieu Cheminee

Episode #186
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Today’s guest is Matthieu Cheminee, a goldsmith, teacher and author. Matthieu has some interesting stories to share that you won’t want to miss.

Talking with Merrie Buchsbaum

Episode #185
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Today’s guest is Ms. Merrie Buchsbaum, a polymer clay artist. She has a lot of advice to offer for artists starting out, good production tips and other eye openers. Plus lots of news about the new craftcast website!

Talking with artist and art historian, Rachel Carren

Episode #184
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Today’s guest is Ms. Rachel Carren, an artist and art historian. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did!