Join the Art and Science Punks as they reflect on their latest art, science and tech projects, gadgets, and experiments. Rob and Kate are lifelong learners with kids exploring and sharing creativity, sometimes with great success and sometimes with great failure, but always with laughter (and occasionally tears).
March 19th, 2022 | Season 5 | 44 mins 28 secs
art, creativity, games, goals, journal, moon, science, tiktok
This week Kate and Rob discuss what we're doing with the podcast for season 5 and how our schedule is now based literally on the full moon.
We ask what do we love about our recent individual projects and what do we find challenging.
February 16th, 2022 | Season 5 | 29 mins 43 secs
art, blogging, breast cancer, cancer, creativity, healing, journal, passion projects, science, writing
This week Kate and Rob discuss how we've been away from this project for a while, piecing together a little over a year hiatus. We talk about Kate's battle and overcoming/survivor-thriver outcome with breast cancer and how writing when you give no effs was a powerful outlet for her.
We're starting a new season of the show, ready to explore and see what shape it takes now, and are glad to be back sharing our stories with you.
December 14th, 2020 | Season 4 | 35 mins 22 secs
art, clipstudiopaint, goals, illustration, indoor gardening, nasa, planning, science, workbook, workshop
This week Kate and Rob discuss getting ready for our yearly goal planning. Before we do the actual planning, it's helpful to remember why and how we use goal planning and share encouragement.
For some holiday season fun, we have twice the art and science picks this episode and a few are gift ideas!
November 2nd, 2020 | Season 4 | 27 mins 31 secs
art, bats, celebrating, covid19, design, family, halloween, holidays, iot, research, science, splatoon, video editing
This week Kate and Rob discuss our approach designing different ways to celebrate Halloween. Also: it's looking like be applying this approach to the next few holidays.
This week's art and science picks: one is about a flying creature, the other is about video editing.
August 30th, 2020 | Season 4 | 41 mins 18 secs
3d, 3dprinting, art, cancer, cooking, design, donuts, family, future, makers, science, writing
This week Kate and Rob discuss our slow skill building to using our 3D printer: from modeling with Tinkercad to slicing with Cura and even learning a little Gcode. Also: we talk about how we recently learned Kate has breast cancer and she's begun chemotherapy.
This week's art and science picks: one is about crafting delicious donuts, the other is about writing positive futures.
August 4th, 2020 | Season 4 | 45 mins 24 secs
activities, art, covid-19, crafts, creativity, kids, mars, moon, nasa, parenting, quarantine, rona, science, space
This week Kate and Rob discuss and react to a variety of exciting NASA news. Also: we talk about how we're managing and planning along with ambiguity brought about by the COVID-19/'rona' pandemic.
This week's art and science picks: one about a cool slimy project, the other a printable art activity.
July 5th, 2020 | Season 4 | 41 mins 30 secs
art, business, covid, creativity, drawing, family, games, goals, planning, science, shelterinplace
This week Kate and Rob discuss goals looking at the year so far. How do our goal processes work this year, both the process and results so far must be different than other years, right?
This week's art and science picks: one about photos of our nearest star, the other is part game part art activity.
June 22nd, 2020 | Season 4 | 44 mins 57 secs
art, coaching, collaboration, covid19, creativity, family, minecraft, science, videogames
This week Kate and Rob share a some stories about our quarantine experiences. The main topic: playing Minecraft as a family.
This week's art and science picks: one is a drawing collaborative drawing tool, the other is a series of ancient historical buildings with an awesome theme.
May 5th, 2020 | Season 4 | 34 mins 8 secs
arcade, coaching, coding, comics, creativity, illustration, science, teaching, workshop
This week Kate and Rob talk about what they've been working on, creative projects and products wise. One made an in person workshop work as a virtual event, the other illustrated an arcade cabinet. Also, Rob is just really into journaling.
This week's art and science picks: one is a coloring activity from a science comic and the other is a creative way to make music with code.
March 31st, 2020 | Season 4 | 57 mins 31 secs
art, coding, creativity, nasa, quarantine, science
This week Kate and Rob discuss extra picks for things we found fun and educational in art and science in recent weeks. Also, we talk about what we're learning so far by sheltering in place for the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week's art and science picks: a friendly browser coding tool, an ephemeral event, a gassy planet situation and more space learnings.
February 24th, 2020 | Season 4 | 57 mins 31 secs
art, creativity, encouragement, health, heart, science, technology
This week Kate and Rob discuss Kate's recent heart surgery. We talk about her journey from finding out about AFib, the key events, feelings, and science all without too many gory details.
This week's art and science picks: one is a wearable computer, the other is an encouraging play-along podcast.
February 11th, 2020 | Season 4 | 38 mins 50 secs
art, crafts, creativity, knitting, nasa, science, space
This week Kate and Rob discuss being stuck creatively and how they each try to find a way forward with stuck projects. Also: Rob likes RSS feeds and readers. Also also: be on the look out for spending too much time on getting unstuck!
This week's art and science picks: one is about an exciting space photo, the other is a very hands-on craft activity.
January 12th, 2020 | Season 4 | 1 hr 46 secs
art, couples, creativity, family, goals, philosophy, planning, science
This week Kate and Rob discuss goal planning processes, demonstrate one of our activities in the Where Next Journal and talk about when big feelings help with goals. Also: getting stuck in the process of goal planning. Also also: Happy New Year!
This week's art and science picks: one is about archival quality art materials, the other is a messy and fun activity.
December 29th, 2019 | Season 3 | 47 mins 42 secs
art, command line, philosophy, science, social media, technology
This week Kate and Rob discuss comparison, ups and downs in the social media spaces feeling like you measure up or feeling like you don't measure up. Also: what do we intend to change about our social posting. Also also: super fun to be back even though Kate had a sore throat when we recorded this!
This week's art and science picks: one is a tough looking puzzle, the other is a very flexible tool and environment for solving all kinds of problems.
November 10th, 2019 | Season 3 | 52 mins 32 secs
art, coaching, costumes, crafts, creativity, halloween, science
This week Kate and Rob discuss props and costumes we made for Halloween this year. Also: why not all the projects got finished. Also also: it's good to be back doing the show!
This week's art and science picks: one is a creative challenge, the other is some chilly machinery.
October 8th, 2019 | Season 3 | 54 mins 38 secs
astronomy, coaching, couples, creativity, family, goals, science, workshops
This week Kate and Rob discuss starting a business and how it began with Kate training for a 10k run. Also: it's a bit meta that Kate's coaching couples who start businesses. Also also: metaphorical rodeo clown.
This week's art and science picks: one about measuring gravity, the other is a sort of chill creative challenge.