Stories

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...

By Garen Robie Summer is a great time to get crafty, whether it’s with kids or friends. String art is a fun and simple project to make an image, shape, or letter to add interest to any room. Materials A piece of wood cut to the size...