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By Kris Hurst I have so enjoyed working with the young makers who have joined me for my Ignite Kids Virtual Series that I've added three new classes! The Ignite Kids Virtual Series is programming that uses basic materials that families have at home to make projects....

By Sydney Brink [caption id="attachment_823" align="alignright" width="300"] Karen Arp-Sandel, Traveling Route 20[/caption] Hi all! For today's drop in, we will be doing another fun and easy bookbinding activity—a pocket accordion book. This craft is customizable—you are in charge of how your new book will function! Will you...

By Amanda Sabo Ignite is open with limited services! We are so thrilled to see you all again. As I write this, we have our first patron back in the space, using the laser engraver. I imagine our equipment as the furniture in Beauty and the...

By Alyssa Dyar Summer is nearly here which means more outdoor time! We’ve all become experts at going on walks lately so here is a new challenge to make walks even more fun: take a nature walk! You can venture into a park or your neighborhood...

By Sydney Brink Welcome back to Ignite’s plein air series! In part one, we introduced plein air contour drawing and explored positive and negative shapes in nature. In part two, we will use a monochromatic ink wash to practice with value as a precursor to using color...

By Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! Welcome back for this week’s virtual drop in: DIY bird feeders. Last year I purchased a new house, and the previous homeowner was big on birds. His yard was full of the little guys and had plenty of bird feeders for them....

By Amanda Sabo One thing I’ve noticed teaching Ignite’s Sewing Quick Start session is that our patrons have sewing machines at home that they are eager to use but just aren’t sure how to get started! Since I can’t help guide you through the process at...

By Kris Hurst Wassily Kandinsky was a Russian artist born in 1866. He is known for his colorful, non-representational paintings and is considered by many to be the founder of abstract art. Abstract art relies heavily on the elements of art including shape, color, and line...