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

#53: Stu-stu-studio

April 1st, 2020 · 44 minutes

A whole room? A rented space? A tiny corner? There are lots of ways to set up a studio for the stuff you make. Not everything will work for all people, but there are a lot of things that can be good to think about.

#52: Give In, Give Up, Let Go.

March 18th, 2020 · 49 minutes

When do you give up on things? Or entire crafts? Basically, we try to answer the fundamental question: ”What IS fun?”

#51: Thank... You?

March 4th, 2020 · 49 minutes

We follow up on leaning into pretention, and then try to figure out how to accept compliments gracefully. Or at all.

#50: To Write With Light

February 19th, 2020 · 52 minutes

Photography! We talk about Tiff’s path to becoming a capital P photographer - and, of course, if photography is Art. Also why pictures with that white frame around them felt so much more fancy when you were a kid.

#49: Little Boxes, All The Same

February 5th, 2020 · 46 minutes

”Your brain is infinite, but your space is limited.” Tiff gets deep when we talk about organizing your materials. By function? By craft? By color? Bye bye?

#48: The Not-So-Distant Future

January 22nd, 2020 · 36 minutes

It’s time to dream and plan for 2020. Not in hindsight. Foresight.

Also: How do you find a new hobby?

#47: Brain Potatoes

December 25th, 2019 · 44 minutes

We talk about our year and what we’ve maybe learned. Sort of.

CW: This episode contains some discussion of mental health.

#46: A No-Good Heartbreaker, A Liar And A Cheat

December 11th, 2019 · 48 minutes

It can be hard to get over the feeling that you’re cheating somehow, if you’re not doing Art exactly the way you think it ought to be done. Why is that?

#45: A Safe Place To Get Lost

November 27th, 2019 · 59 minutes

Studiomate Jamie is back to talk about her year of boldness and about vulnerability. Also: Borrow other people’s stuff!

#44: Keeping It Cosy

November 13th, 2019 · 45 minutes

It’s time to put on comfy slippers and do some nice, cosy, undemanding crafts. (Or is it?)