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  by Sydney Brink Did you know that you can use the cricut to make paper sculptures? It is so much fun to see how three dimensional paper sculptures come together from flat templates. However, the process can be pretty labor intensive. If working with templates full...

  by Sydney Brink Check out Ignite Studio's paper engineering kit, and learn how to make paper sculptures by following these easy steps. Thingiverse is a great resource for finding free 3D models. They are mostly used for 3D printing, but sometimes an object is too large...

  by Alyssa Dyar The steps for how to make a pinhole camera aren't as obscure as you may think. Follow along to make your own pinhole camera or projector. "A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens, but with a tiny aperture (the so-called pinhole)--effectively...

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...