Drop In

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 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 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 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...

By Garen Robie At Ignite Studio we pride ourselves on being a STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, ART, and Math—oriented makerspace. To us, science and art go hand in hand. As Raymond Chandler wrote: “There are two kinds of truth: the truth that lights the way and the...

By Sydney Brink We here at Ignite know you like giving cards and gifts with a unique and artsy flair. This week we’ll go over how to make your own scratch-off art—a craft I remember doing when I was younger and brings up wonderful feelings of...

By Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! How I have missed you! I’ve been working behind the scenes since the COVID-19 closure, so we haven’t seen a lot of each other. I hope you’ve been taking advantage of our virtual offerings, like today’s DIY cereal box postcard drop-in...

By Alyssa Dyar If you’ve been missing the paper quilling kit at Ignite Studio, you’ll especially love this drop-in project: toilet paper roll quilling! Quilling is the process of rolling strips of paper material into different shapes to form intricate designs or pictures. For this project...

By Kris Hurst [caption id="attachment_672" align="alignleft" width="195"] Michelangelo[/caption] Michelangelo was an Italian artist born in 1475. That’s 545 years ago, and we are still talking about him and looking at his work. Let’s call him Mike for the sake of conversation. Mike considered himself a sculptor and...