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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

#36: Self. Help?

July 24th, 2019 · 33 minutes

We tried reading a book and gave up. So we talk about self help or inspirational books, and about giving up.

#35: Merlin Mann and Vulnerability

July 10th, 2019 · 71 minutes

We get a visit from Merlin Mann, and talk about - well, a lot of stuff. What to call yourself, tall poppy syndrome, and micro-creativity.

#34: Be Nice To Your Past Self

June 26th, 2019 · 43 minutes

Why are we mean to our younger selves, when they were trying out new things? Can we be nicer to our now-selves by being nicer to our then-selves? Also, did Julia ever really like hockey?

#33: And All That Class

June 12th, 2019 · 39 minutes

Julia is very excited about some workshops she’s been taking lately, and we talk about the ups and downs of taking different kinds of classes to try new things or improve your craft.

#32: Failing Forward

May 29th, 2019 · 39 minutes

Some followup, some crap news, some Pollyanna attitudes. We discuss how we’re dealing with some failures and frustrations.

#31: What’s Your Type?

May 15th, 2019 · 34 minutes

We took a quiz on creative types, and it spun into a discussion about what that actually means. And if it matters.

HOMEWORK: How would you describe yourself as a creative person?

#30: I Know You Are But What Am I?

May 1st, 2019 · 24 minutes

We tricked our respective husbands into joining us for a conversation about being creative and not, and putting up with us. (And by tricked, we mean we asked them.)

#29: Reunited And It Feels So... Good?

April 17th, 2019 · 36 minutes

We met up in Atlanta and talked about being good and feeling not good. And how to take a compliment.

#28: "The Artist Is Resident"

April 3rd, 2019 · 48 minutes

Julia has Done A Thing, and so we’re talking about artist residencies and creative retreats, and what those can mean.

#27: Take The Cake

March 20th, 2019 · 54 minutes

We are celebrating our one year podiversary! And what better time to talk to Tiff’s bestie Tanya about the ups and downs of being a cake artist. (Though she might object to that word. )