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

#13: Sew, Sew, Sew Your Coat

September 5th, 2018 · 39 minutes

Dedicated follower of fashion or not – sewing is an amazing maker-skill to have, and we talk a little bit about why.

#12: Paint With All the Colors of, You Know

August 22nd, 2018 · 48 minutes

There is no reason to stop asking people what their favorite color is, right? It turns out Tiff and Julia have the same one – but we also talk a lot about all sorts of colors and how color theory, -psychology, -philosophy, and -blindness might work.

#11: Posers and Impostors – Looking the Part

August 8th, 2018 · 37 minutes

Can an artist wear khakis? Do tattoos make someone cool and creative? What stereotypes do we have working for or against us, as creative and makey people?

#10: Ready, Set – Challenges

July 25th, 2018 · 42 minutes

Challenging yourself is good. We think. But what about specific challenges, like doing something every day for a month, or making a hundred of something? Also: Naked dude report.

#9: Content and Intent – Being Political

July 11th, 2018 · 53 minutes

Is art political – and does it have to be? Do you have a responsibility to make with issues and values in mind? Is crafting as post-apocalyptic life skill a political statement? Either way, we have a lot of feelings on the subject, and on current events.

#8: Figuring out our Feelings

June 27th, 2018 · 45 minutes

Touchy feely touching base time. How are we feeling about our creating? Is talking about it making it better or worse? And is it OK to do a thing just because it’s fun?

#7: Too Cool for School

June 13th, 2018 · 36 minutes

#6: ”Give Me Worth” – selling your art

May 30th, 2018 · 49 minutes

When do you decide you feel good enough about your art to start charging for it? And how do you put a value on it? We discuss the commercial side of creating. We also check in on our homework progress, and sing the praises of professional framing.

#5: Baller at Whales – Social Media, Inspiration, and Fails

May 16th, 2018 · 33 minutes

Social media is your friend. Except when it isn’t. And when it comes to creativity, that is very much the case. So how do you use it to your advantage?

#4: From The Pen Show – Double Broad, Double Feature!

May 2nd, 2018 · 80 minutes

Together at last! We met up at the Atlanta Pen Show to talk to some amazing creative friends, and try to figure out what a creative community means to us.