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  by Sydney Brink Ignite Studio has a new kit available for check out: alcohol markers! The kit has 96 unique colored markers excellent for coloring any illustration. These tools create a beautiful watercolor type finish. The chisel-tipped markers are used by illustrators and graphic designers of all...

  by Cassy Coha From making your own patches to embroidering your name on your favorite t-shirt, Ignite Studio has the tools available to help you create a digital embroidery design. Ignite’s Brother Embroidery Machine has some embroidery presets already on it. But it is also capable...

  by Kris Hurst Did you know Ignite's fab lab equipment can be used not just for creating original works of art, but also doing DIY Home Repair? Ignite's Laser Engraver is a perfect tool to accomplish some DIY Home Repair of your own with flair! DIY Home...

  By Alyssa Dyar It’s Spring! Flowers are blooming. Birds are singing. Bees are making honey. And we are making art! Acrylic Pressed Flower Frames are a fun, simple project to get you out in nature and then back into Ignite Studio. Acrylic Pressed Flower Frame I chose the...

  by Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio welcomes our next Maker-in-Residence, Boxx the Artist. Visit Ignite Studio May-August 2021 to meet her! Boxx is a self-taught visual artist. Her artwork employs acrylic, digital, and mixed mediums to capture different elements of life from the African diaspora. She focuses on people and experiences, and often documents history as...

  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 Kris Hurst Happy Women's (Art) History Month! Ignite Studio is celebrating Women's History this March by highlighting female artists, both famous and forgotten. Abstract artists highlight the elements of art such as color, shape and form. Abstract artists deviate from conventional ways of thinking about art...

  By Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers has opened a call for art for our next exhibit "Menagerie." We are seeking art in a variety of mediums for this group exhibit. About "Menagerie" Menagerie: (noun) a collection of wild animals kept in...

  By Sydeny Brink Different versions of crayons have been in artists' toolboxes for a long time – they weren’t always toys for children! One of my favorite things in the world is opening a fresh set of crayons, and I’ll show you how many artists make...

  by Hailee Smith One advantage to creating in Ignite: mash-ups! Being able to work across genres and disciplines allows patrons to discover creative ways to blend techniques. Read on for a printmaking and laser engraving mash-up using Ignite's relief-cut print making kit and laser engraver. What is...