Author: Katelyn Coyne

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...

by Alyssa Dyar Making cyanotype prints in Ignite Studio is a fun and simple way to learn about our exposure unit and experiment with the color blue! And we have all the  equipment you need to get started. Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces...

By Kris Hurst "All art arises out of gratitude, a deep pervasive feeling that you are glad something exists outside yourself." ~Dorothy Koppelman In conjunction with the HEPL's Season of Gratitude, Ignite Studio offers virtual workshops and activity track packs during the months of November, December and January....

by Jackie Humphrey These Cricut Maker quick start tutorials will you help you get started making with Ignite Studio's Cricut Maker machine, which is one of our pieces of community equipment available every day. What is a Cricut Maker? The Cricut (pronounced like the chirping insect) is one...

By Sydney Brink What is Paper Marbling? Paper marbling is a way of dyeing paper for a more unique and beautiful effect – a craft that was developed well over a thousand years ago. Artisans in China used flour paste and pigment, while Renaissance-era papermakers in the...

By Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio is excited to partner once again with Nickel Plate Arts to present Comic Book in a Day. This year the event is entirely virtual with a variety of opportunities to participate. Comic Book in a Day Saturday, August 29 All Day Sign up to...

By Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio launches Curbside Creativity Packs to curb your quarantine boredom during Covid-19. Drive through Hamilton East Public Library’s Curbside Holds Pickup and ask about our Creativity Packs. A different pack will be available for pick up each week, starting on Fridays. Spark...