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

#23: It All Sparks Joy, OK?

January 23rd, 2019 · 43 minutes

Konmari mania makes it into the Make Do studio, as we discuss if and when you should take a long hard look at your stash of craft supplies.

#22: We Need A Resolution

January 9th, 2019 · 52 minutes

Welcome to the distant future! We’re talking about goals, aims, resolutions, and intentions, and what they can mean. (And which of them sends Tiff hiding under her desk.)

#21: 2018 - That Was The Year That Was

December 26th, 2018 · 40 minutes

We do a little end of the year wrap-up and talk about things we’ve learned and things we’ve tried. We’d love to hear your thoughts - and we want to know your goals and resolutions for next year!

#20: Happy handmade!

December 12th, 2018 · 48 minutes

Makers gonna make and makers gonna give. What kind of value and values do we place on homemade and handmade gifts?

#19: Studiomate Jamie in: ”Let’s Not Make This About Boats”

November 28th, 2018 · 58 minutes

Tiff has lured Jamie from one studio into another and we talk about finding your voice — more than once — and about her winding path with and without art.

#18: The Myth of the Tragic Artist

November 14th, 2018 · 53 minutes

We do some final Inktober check-in, but mostly we talk about the idea that real art comes from pain and real artists don’t dull their pain.

#17: Words, Words, Words

October 31st, 2018 · 40 minutes

We calm some fears about X-acto knives, and talk about writing as a creative pursuit. Do people treat it differently from painting or knitting?

#16: Spoopy Decorations, Do-overs, and Some Fun News!

October 17th, 2018 · 45 minutes

Noisemakers and party hats - we’re now part of the Relay FM family! Also party hats and decorations because we’re talking about Halloweeny crafts and such. Plus some inktober check-in.

#15: Inktober

October 3rd, 2018 · 33 minutes

We answer a couple of listener questions, and then chew on Inktober, a 30-day inking challenge. What’s the deal, how do we feel about it, what are our strategies?

#14: Doodles, Self-Worth, and Inspiration, Question Mark?

September 19th, 2018 · 36 minutes

It can be hard to separate your sense of self worth from your output – either quantity or quality. But that’s probably not the best way to handle your identity as a creative person. (Or is it? Julia briefly plays devil’s advocate.) Also: Spaghetti-Os.