BIG IDEAS & SHARED RESOURCES FOR MAKERS

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SHOWCASING AND INSPIRING AN INTERGENERATIONAL COMMUNITY OF MAKERS

A portfolio in action: photos, videos and quotes about inspiring Maker creations.

How on earth did she think of that? Where did he find that crazy material? Who helped them get that thing into the gallery, the store, that magazine? We tell the stories - and offer the insights & tips - that inspire your own success!

  • RUSSELL MCDOUGAL: TRANSFORMING FOUND OBJECTS INTO INSPIRATIONAL ART

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: Artist Profile, CONTESTS

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    Artist Russell McDougal in Studio with Found ObjectsYou’ve been pressed into action to help a friend clean out their grandparents basement.  At the bottom of the stairs, you stop and stare. It’s like stepping back in time almost a hundred years.  Do you turn on your heels, gasping for air, seeking escape?  Or, taking in the abundance of musty treasures, does your mind start to race with all the creative possibilities ?  Well, if your fingers are tingling at the mere thought of sorting through that chaos of found objects, you may just find a kindred spirit in Artist, Russell McDougal. (more…)

  • PRODUCT TO MARKET: ARE YOU READY?

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: Commercialization, Marketing

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    Don Greenfield_Maker Therapy_Product to MarketSome “makers” simply enjoy getting their hands dirty – literally and figuratively. Others want to make money with their product.  If that’s you – here are 10 questions to explore where you are on the product-to-market continuum. Keep in mind these are not start-up questions.  You’ll need to be mindful of these core issues throughout the life of your product and venture! (more…)

If you design, craft, build, transform and fix. And if you thrive on creative chaos, love problem-solving and live to brighten the world with your creations - this Maker community is for YOU! I'm Skrappy showcases your ingenuity and connects you with kindred spirits.

  • PEOPLE

    I’m Skrappy is the “brainchild” of Alyson Miller and Don Greenfield, Founders of PivotGuild. The partners in business – and in life! – have been supporting entrepreneurs, inventors and artists through the commercialization process for 20+ years. We’re passionate about bringing your gifts to market!

  • PARTNERS

    No one can do anything worthwhile in this world alone. We believe in the power of collaboration! We look forward to connecting YOU with the hundreds of creatives in our community and helpful resources all across the country.

  • CALENDAR

    Keep your eye here for current & future events that specifically support the Maker community. Inspire, showcase & celebrate your creative expression!

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  • IDEAS

    We creatives can’t ever stop the wheels from turning! We draw inspiration from everything we see, hear and experience. Check out the SHOWCASE & BLOG where we’ll share a broad range of ideas and references to inspire YOUR next creation!

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