Author: Katelyn Coyne

by Garen Robie Creating snow art is a great way to beat the winter blues when mother nature hands you a bout of inclement weather. We do art everyday indoors at the Ignite Studio, but these projects will take you outside into a winter wonderland! Winter...

by Kris Hurst About Sun Stencil with Watercolors Combining found objects with traditional mediums like watercolor can lead to spectacular results. This sun stencil with watercolors project does just that. I have this habit of rescuing discarded items from the ‘trash’ that I just know will come...

by Sydney Brink What is a New Year Junk Journal? Happy New Year! Many people celebrate the New Year by making resolutions or by breaking in a new calendar or agenda – a new start on a blank sheet! Personally, I like to get a start on...

by Alyssa Dyar Did you know Hamilton East Public Library is making a zine as part of our Season of Gratitude program? Submit artwork to HEPL's Quaranzine  by January 15th! A zine (short for magazine) is a small publication of original or appropriated images and words produced...

by Garen Robie How To Laser Engrave Photos The laser engraver by far Ignite Studio's most popular piece of equipment.  It’s great for cutting out shapes and scanning simple designs. You can make holiday ornaments, key chains, knickknacks, 3-D puzzles, game pieces, and so much more!  You'll...

by Alyssa Dyar The 3D printers were always intimidating to me when I first started working at Ignite Studio. I wasn’t sure of their artistic functionality, so I mostly stayed away from them. That is until we lost a Lego Brick Separator from the Lego wall. ...

by Kris Hurst Gabriel Aubry is this month's Maker Spotlight! He is a frequent user of the Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers. He can be found drawing in his sketchbook, converting images into laser cut designs, and creating vinyl pieces for...

By Garen Robie I recently rediscovered the wonderful world of colored pencils in Ignite Studio's Kit Library.  Many practicing artists forget their usefulness because they get drawn into fancier more “professional” media like oils, acrylic, and watercolor.  With the right technique, the childhood staple is an...

By Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers is seeking art in a variety of mediums for the upcoming art exhibit “Wanderlust: Let Your Imagination Wander.” About Wanderlust Exhibit Call for Art Art transports. In a time of restricted movement and travel, Ignite...