Tiff Arment and Julia Skott talk about art and making. They won’t teach you how to turn your creativity into a business. Or how to do anything, really. They just want to talk about doing stuff.



Latest Episodes

#72: 2020 Visions

January 13th, 2021 · 39 minutes

Well, that was a year. We discuss things we made and what we're - maybe, possibly, carefully - planning for 2021.

#71: John Siracusa and the Game Loop of Art

December 23rd, 2020 · 59 minutes

John Siracusa comes on to talk about the skill tree of art and making, over-encouraging, and lots of different things.

#70: Gift Guide!

December 9th, 2020 · 42 minutes

'Tis the season to stare desperately at your empty list! We suggest some fun things and some boring but very practical things, and possibly share a sneaky tip for the people in our lives who have to figure out what to get us.

#69: Commission, Commission, What's Your Mission?

November 25th, 2020 · 42 minutes

How do you take a commission? Should you? We try to figure it all out.

#68: Losing An Identity?

November 11th, 2020 · 30 minutes

Julia has been thinking about what it would be like to lose pottery entirely; she and Tiff cheer each other up.

#67: More A's To Your Qs!

October 28th, 2020 · 54 minutes

We take on some great listener questions about important topics like retreats, planning and overplanning, and desserts.

#66: Done Is Beautiful; Simple Is Hard

October 14th, 2020 · 35 minutes

Tiff reports on her stained glass and Inktober adventures, and we talk about the magic of simplicity.

#65: Glass and New Things

September 30th, 2020 · 41 minutes

We get into Tiff's new hobby, and talk a little bit about getting into new things.

#64: Keeping It Real

September 16th, 2020 · 49 minutes

Is realistic art better than not? Is it important to be able to draw or sculpt with a realistic result? How many times can Julia say "yes and no" in one episode?

#63: Getting Good as Heck

September 2nd, 2020 · 44 minutes

It's OK to not want to be super best - but if you WANT to get really good, how do you do that? We discuss motivators, tips and tricks, and plain ol stubbornness.