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By Syndey Brink Welcome back to Ignite’s plein air series! Posts so far have gone over positive and negative shapes through contour drawing and using monochrome painting to find your values. You have the building blocks now to step into the wonderful world of color! This blog...

By Sydney Brink [caption id="attachment_823" align="alignright" width="300"] Karen Arp-Sandel, Traveling Route 20[/caption] Hi all! For today's drop in, we will be doing another fun and easy bookbinding activity—a pocket accordion book. This craft is customizable—you are in charge of how your new book will function! Will you...

By Sydney Brink Welcome back to Ignite’s plein air series! In part one, we introduced plein air contour drawing and explored positive and negative shapes in nature. In part two, we will use a monochromatic ink wash to practice with value as a precursor to using color...

By Sydney Brink We here at Ignite know you like giving cards and gifts with a unique and artsy flair. This week we’ll go over how to make your own scratch-off art—a craft I remember doing when I was younger and brings up wonderful feelings of...

By Sydney Brink It’s warming up outside! We can start participating in hiking, biking, and so much more in the spring sunshine. You see spring flowers popping up and leaves budding on trees, so you pull out your phone, snap a picture, and realize your camera...

By Sydney Brink With all the time spent indoors recently, we’re sure you’ve daydreamed up a story or two to kill the time. A blank page will allow you to translate your story ideas, daydreams, and comic books from your imagination into the world. Because making...

By: Sydney Brink At Ignite, you can practice all kinds of traditional art media, but have you ever wondered how to make art like your favorite cartoonists or illustrators? Using a computer to draw is the cornerstone of many professional artist practices. Digital art has lots...

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...