Author: Amanda Sabo

By Alyssa Dyar You may have noticed that puzzles have had a resurgence in popularity since quarantining began, and it’s no wonder. They’re a great way to keep the mind engaged and sharp and enjoy the time passing. Another great way to enjoy puzzles is to...

By Kris Hurst Macey Dickerson has been coming to Ignite Studio since January of 2020. She frequently uses Ignite's laser engraver to create designs for her Etsy shop and uses the AV studio to take photographs of her work. Macey was kind enough to answer some...

By Sydney Brink Have you been itching to try a new media recently? Ignite’s kit library has reopened! You can come in and check out our kits to help jump-start your creativity. I wanted to do something new, too, so I grabbed our oil pastel kit...

By Garen Robie Summer is a great time to get crafty, whether it’s with kids or friends. String art is a fun and simple project to make an image, shape, or letter to add interest to any room. Materials A piece of wood cut to the size...

By Alyssa Dyar The art of paper cutting has been around nearly as long as paper. Cultures from all over the world use paper cutting as a form of expression and decoration. In Mexico artisans make banners with colorful tissue paper and small chisels or scissors....

By Kris Hurst As part of our browsing collection, Ignite Studio offers access to Make: magazine. Make: has a great website that includes links to the projects, kid’s "camp" activities, and images showcasing maker creations around the world. Make: focuses on DIY projects that involve anything from ordinary items to...

By Syndey Brink Welcome back to Ignite’s plein air series! Posts so far have gone over positive and negative shapes through contour drawing and using monochrome painting to find your values. You have the building blocks now to step into the wonderful world of color! This blog...