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

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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.

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Stuff that comes up:

XOXO Fest  (and previous years’ talks on YouTube)
NaNoWriMo
Julia’s NaNoWriMo tips video
Captain Planet intro
Top Four School Supplies episode
Sheryl Crow, If It Makes You Happy

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Episode 13: Sew, Sew, Sew Your Coat

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

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Stuff that comes up:
Making It
The Great Pottery Throw Down
XOXO Fest
Bon Appetit – Pastry Chef Makes Gourmet Lucky Charms

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

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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.

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Stuff that comes up:

What color was the sky before the word”blue” existed – an article
Fewer words for colors means that men ”see” fewer colors – one article (and some suggest it actually is perception)
I Love Hue
Black-and-white yarn trick – some examples
The Addams Family set was pink (not the Munsters, sorry)
Sam Chapman’s ”black-and-white tutorial”
Still Processing podcast about the Obama Portraits
Beyoncé’s Vogue cover photographer
Pantone’s color of the year 2018 (and previous years)
Millennial pink – Guardian article
The Devil Wears Prada blue sweater scene
Orange and turquoise in movies (and some more poster info)
Colorblindness glasses from EnChroma and some video examples ,
Quora on why don’t superheroes wear purple

Episode 9: Content and Intent – Being Political

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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.

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Stuff that comes up:
Tiff’s ’Resist’ shirts
Oliver Jeffers on Twitter and Instagram
”Plastic bracelets that help whales”