December 7, 2022

095: The Frugal Crafter


On today’s podcast I’m talking to Lindsay Weirich, The Frugal Crafter, about Prismacolor pencils, who should be called an artist, critique club, and so much more!

Lindsay is a multi-media artist living and working in Maine.


Her artwork and craft tutorials have been published in dozens of books and magazines including The Decorative Painter, Scrap and Stamp Arts, Bead Trends, Just Cards, Just Steampunk, Pack-o-Fun, Crafts ’n Things, Rubber Stamp Madness, The Stampers Sampler and other American and international publications.


Lindsay has illustrated two childrens books: The Rainbow Pants and Sea Glass and the Lighthouse.


She has several online classes in her own school at and at Craftsy/Bluprint in watercolor, drawing and mixed media.
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She also runs a popular blog and YouTube channel called The Frugal Crafter which boasts thousands of free projects and video tutorials on the subject of painting, crafting and cardmaking.

Before jumping into online teaching Lindsay ran The Art Studios of Bangor and taught watercolor, drawing, oil painting and mixed media to students of all ages.

You can keep up with Lindsay on her various social media accounts and her website: the

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3 thoughts on “095: The Frugal Crafter

  1. I believe it it makes us feel or gives joy, it’s art.

    I had a customer who made 4’ x 8’ art pieces using a huge “spin art” set up and house paint for backgrounds with paintings on top of them. They were beautiful and valued at $10s of thousands. However he started by donating them for charity auctions and selling for $10,000 and up at auction. That is how he made a name for himself. Does that make him less of an artist? His work was still beautiful and he sold many pieces.

  2. I love Lindsay, she gives everyone the freedom to be creative, without judgment. We all need that, especially now Because deep down we are all artists! We all need to express ourselves, visually, audibly, verbally, physically in every way. I

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