You Tube Channel Favorite

Frugal Crafter - Lindsay WeirichThe Frugal Crafter – Lindsay Weirich…
Lindsay’s channel is easy-going and chocked full of knowledge and information. Lindsay has an outgoing personality that allows her to come across as friendly and helpful. She has an extensive background and her teaching style is easy to follow. I’ve learned so much from Lindsay’s channel and always look forward to the next published video.

The videos on her channel are a mixture including watercolor, cardmaking, art journaling, jewelry making and so much more. I actually started watercoloring after watching several of Lindsay’s watercolor tutorials.

In addition to her tutorials, Lindsay presents a show called Ask A Crafter once a week. Viewers are given an opportunity to ask Lindsay crafting questions and she answers them during the show. This is one show I never miss because the questions and answers are so informative!!

If you haven’t visited The Frugal Crafter’s You Tube Channel, you must give it a try. You won’t be disappointed!!!

Flowers in Pot Canvas

Flowers in Pot CanvasCompleted another canvas project. Applied Faber-Castell Gelatos to the 6 x 6 canvas to create the background.  Then I used modeling paste through a dotted stencil. Once the modeling paste dried, I used a dark Gelato to tint the dots. The flowers and butterfly are a Stampendous stamp set called Lovely Garden. I watercolored the flowers, leaves, and butterfly. I created the flower pot and watercolored it also.

Bev’s dragonfly…

dragonfly_colored pencilsBev’s daughter, Wendy, asked me to create a dragonfly in Bev’s memory. It was my honor to work on this piece! I have to thank the Frugal Crafter (Lindsay Weirch) for supplying the beautiful digital stamp of the dragonfly. It is part of her digital collection called Winged Things. I actually followed a tutorial by Lindsay to color the dragonfly with Prismacolor colored pencils.

Butterfly Canvas

Butterfly CanvasThe background for this mixed-media canvas was done with Faber-Castell Gelatos. Art Impressions Chicken Wire was lightly stamped on the background with My Favorite Things Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. Modeling paste was applied to the canvas through The Crafter’s Workshop, Balzer Designs Mini Tiny Circles stencil.

The butterflies were cut out of 140 lb. Strathmore watercolor paper with an EK Success Butterfly punch. The coloring of the butterflies was done with Derwent Inktense pencils and a mixture of water and Ranger Perfect Pearls.

This canvas was inspired by a Jill Foster You Tube video.