Stories

By Garen Robie Swinging into the Holiday Season, most everyone’s creative decorating gears are turning. One simple, but fun, decorating option is window paintings. Sure, this technique is often more utilized by storefronts and businesses, but who says you can’t put your own spin on it...

By Alyssa Dyar I don’t know about you but instead of getting my act together during this pandemic and making my house and work spaces spectacularly organized and functional, it seems I’ve done the opposite. There are piles of half-finished projects all over my house, and...

By Amanda Sabo Hello again all! In January I posted about making and designing T-shirts using Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) and encouraged you to test the waters of T-shirt making without much mess. Today’s post will embolden you to try a new technique: screen printing. Screen...

By Kris Hurst Wendy Kiefel has been coming to Ignite Studio since 2019. Independently, she serves as a mentor and coach to a group of makers who sell merchandise in both a virtual and retail space. The makers combine technology with traditional art skills to create...

By Sydney Brink Fall is officially here! It’s time for a special edition post of Ignite’s plein air blog series. Past posts in this series have been over how to use your materials to set up plein air painting for oil paints—but today we’ll be going...

By Amanda Sabo Today, I was looking through Ignite’s collection of maker books, and Andreia Gomes’s Little Loom Weaving caught my eye. With fall finally arriving, I’m in search of that warm, cozy feeling, especially in my decorations. One way to achieve an inviting, homey feeling...

By Alyssa Dyar You may have noticed that puzzles have had a resurgence in popularity since quarantining began, and it’s no wonder. They’re a great way to keep the mind engaged and sharp and enjoy the time passing. Another great way to enjoy puzzles is to...

By Kris Hurst Macey Dickerson has been coming to Ignite Studio since January of 2020. She frequently uses Ignite's laser engraver to create designs for her Etsy shop and uses the AV studio to take photographs of her work. Macey was kind enough to answer some...

By Sydney Brink Have you been itching to try a new media recently? Ignite’s kit library has reopened! You can come in and check out our kits to help jump-start your creativity. I wanted to do something new, too, so I grabbed our oil pastel kit...