By Sydney McFerron
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Whatcha Makin is a podcast about Oklahoma City's artists and makers. I'm your host Sydney and we'll be getting to know some of your favorite local artists through relaxed interviews and fun challenges. We'll also be covering topics like dealing with your inner critic, finding your own unique style, and making a living as an artist.
||CleanSide Hustles with Amy Lamb||Do you have a side hustle or business idea percolating in the back of your mind? Special guest Amy Lamb and I talk about the ins and outs of side hustles, how to get started on the right foot, and what could be holding you back. We are here to cheer...||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDismantle Convention with Katie Baker||Today on the podcast my dear friend Katie Baker discusses how the art of the past shapes the art that we see today. We also discuss which contemporary artists will likely be remembered by history and how our generation focuses on dismantling the...||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpeak Your Truth with Gregory II of Poetry and Chill OKC||On today's episode Gregory II and I chat about poetry and how it's relevant today. We also discuss a mural by Tatanya Fazalizadeh that was taken down in 2016, the labels others might use to define us, and the words we choose for ourselves.||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobots, Ghosts, Existentialism with Tiffany McKnight||Today on this special Halloween episode, Tiffany and I talk about what scares us... robots, ghosts, existentialism. Also, everything you need to know about Factory Obscura opening the final door of BEYOND on Halloween Night! What scares you?...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan't Stop, Won't Stop with Aditi Panchal||Today on the podcast we dig into "imposter syndrome" and how to overcome the feeling that you aren't qualified or good enough. You are totally qualified to live the creative life you want. Aditi talks about how she took the plunge and started her hand..||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecret Sauce with Natalie Kent||On today's episode, local illustrator, Natalie Kent and I talk about how to find your "special sauce" as an artist. These days, artists have to be photographers, marketers, and social media gurus just to keep up. It may seem daunting, but we get into...||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdventure Is Out There with Virginia Sitzes||One today's episode, Virginia Sitzes and I talk about Art Group, the enneagram test, and how having adventures helps us to be better artists and better people. Invest a little time into yourself today, grab your art supplies and let me...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfinity and BEYOND with Factory Obscura||Today I'm talking with members of Factory Obscura, the OKC art group that brought you SHIFT last November. Will Walker Larason (The Paper King), Erin Lantham (The Wealth of Knowledge) and Sheridan McMichael (The Voice), give us an inside look into...||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRecovering Perfectionist with Kasie Sallee||Kasie Sallee and I are both recovering perfectionists. Can you relate? Today on Whatcha Makin we talk about how we let go of perfection and just create stuff. We also talk about stress' long term effects and how we each used art as an outlet to be...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMake All The Things with Cecilia Otero||Today on Whatcha Makin we talk about making all the things! You can apply your artistic eye to all sorts of mediums. You might learn technique that you can carry over to another project. We also answer questions like, is art school right for you? And...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLike What You Like with Abby Storie||I personally love this episode of Whatcha Makin! I'm joined in the studio with Abby Storie of Amelie's Anomalies. She makes upcycled art from doll eyes, ethically sourced taxidermy, and crystals. This episode is all about allowing yourself to like...||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinding Your Why with Bek Barkocy||I'm so excited to share these interviews with you guys. Like so excited. Bek and I have been friends on Instagram for a while now, but this was our first time meeting in person! We talk about finding healing and purpose in your art. We were both...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhatcha Makin Trailer||Whatcha Makin OKC? This is a podcast about Oklahoma City's artists and makers. We'll be getting to know local artists through relaxed interviews and fun challenges. It will be like grabbing coffee with a new friend. We will also cover topics...||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Highlighting Connections in Our Community
This is essential listening for anyone involved in the arts in or around the OKC area. If you're not geographically connected, there is still a signifigant gain from listening to these interviews with artists and makers in this community.
LOVE this podcast
Sydney has such a gift for interviewing creatives and having interesting, fun and important conversations. Each podcast has SO many fun wisdom nuggets & takeaways. I’m looking forward to more episodes!
Fun but meaningful
This podcast is the perfect blend between a hangout podcast and a more focused podcast. Conversations are very casual, but they cover deeper topics relating to art, life philosophies, and experiences. And it’s a great way to find interesting artists to follow!