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By: Sydney Brink Ignite Studio is a great place to discover the intersection of art and technology. Technology has always been a big part of contemporary art making, like sound installation artists like Marina Abramovic and Julianna Swartz, or using technology like jumbotrons for written art...

Description of Residency Ignite Studio invites emerging/early career central Indiana artists to serve as our Maker-in-Residence during the summer months. 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. Our goal...

By: Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! Because some of you have recently asked about methods for T-shirt making, this blog post will introduce you to one method for getting your designs on fabric: heat transfer vinyl. Rather than take you through the technique step-by-step, I’ll highlight some...

By: Amanda Sabo Hello Friends! I’m back with a fun and easy DIY holiday-countdown calendar. For those of you not familiar with a holiday-countdown calendar, it is sometimes called an Advent calendar and is traditionally used to countdown the days until Christmas with a little gift...

By: Garen Robie Back to Basics You’re never too old or advanced in your skills to retrace your steps and reacquaint yourself with fundamentals. I learned that the hard way when I experienced a huge setback in my education. In 2003 I began studies at Wabash College...

By: Amanda Sabo Fall officially arrived on September 23rd, and now that it’s October, even the most jaded of us are ready to decorate for the season. Below I’ll show you three decorations I’ve made using materials at Ignite that are also available to you! I’ll...

By: Jackie Humphrey Do you dream of becoming the next Stan Lee? Does your creativity need an energy boost? Come to the Ignite Studio for Comic Book in a Day on Saturday, October 5. We’re partnering with Nickel Plate Arts again to bring comic book creators...

By: Brittany Kugler Hello everyone! My name is Brittany Kugler and I am a costume designer/stitcher and social practice artist based in Indianapolis and Ignite’s newest Maker in Residence! During my time in the makerspace I will be teaching classes on machine and hand sewing and...

By: Garen Robie The summer after my freshman year at Wabash College, I had the opportunity to travel to Ecuador. Though I was an art major, the trip was primarily geared to Spanish and Biology students. We had the opportunity to live with a host family,...