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  by Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers has opened a call for art for our next exhibit, “Interiors.” We are seeking art in a variety of mediums including painting, sketching, collage, mixed media, photography, assemblage, ceramics and sculpture. ABOUT “Interiors” As daylight diminishes and temperatures...

  by Katelyn Coyne Ignite Studio seeks Artists-in-Residence for 2023. Central Indiana artists are invited to apply. Ignite Studio is an arts-focused makerspace designed to offer broad access to the Hamilton County community to a variety of art and making practices. Apply here! We help patrons on-ramp to...

  By Sydney Brink Ignite has some incredible new maker books available for check-out to take home! One of our brand new books is Beginner’s Guide to Screen Printing by Erin Lacy. I was surprised to learn about different solutions to screen printing that I had never...

  by Kris Hurst Weave your way down to Ignite Studio to meet our newest Maker-in-Residence: Megan Benson! Megan is a fiber artist and weaver, who brings a contemporary focus to this traditional medium. Megan will be in the Ignite Maker-in-Residence studio September-December 2022 along with an...

  by Daniel Wiseman Whether you're going back to school and/or anxiously awaiting for the fall festivities later on in the year–we have some exciting art activities that’d be fun to partake in while you go through the coolest time of the year! Here are 4 ideas...

  by Sydney Brink You may have read “How to Make Gelli Prints” about monoprinting with a gelatin plate – but you can do a much simpler version of gelli prints without magazine transfers! Read on to learn how to use Ignite's Monoprinting Kit.   Supplies to Make  Gelli...

  by Tyler Elks Have you used our paper person kit yet? If you have and you’re looking to make it a bit more fun and add a dash of challenge to it, try making a paper puppet! The best part is, everything that you’ll need to...

  by Kris Hurst Drop-In to Ignite Studio in Fall 2022! Ignite Studio will host drop-in activities twice a month. We will have a specific, self-guided activity that folks can do in the space at designated drop-in tables for the duration of two weeks. You will find...

By Tyler Elks Recently I’ve been trying to use the laser engraver here at Ignite Studio more often. I had stumbled across acrylic earrings at a store when it hit me–I can make my own acrylic earrings using the tools at Ignite! In this post you’ll...

  By Jared Hart If you read through my previous blog about Creative South, then you already know what the Creative South conference is all about as well as some of the things I learned while I was there. In short, Creative South is a small creative...