A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

  If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to write with calligraphy inks, our calligraphy kits at Ignite have all the materials you’d need to start your calligraphy art project. With our kit, I wanted to learn how to make Japanese Calligraphy and through many...

Get Started with Cross-Stitching

Get Started with Cross-Stitching

  by Katie White Hey Y’all! I’ve been doing a lot of cross-stitching lately and quite a few people have seemed interesting in trying it out, so I thought I’d make this week’s blog post on it. Embroidery can seem really hard at first glance (all those tiny...

How to Make A 3D Image

How to Make A 3D Image

by Jared Hart Over the past year or two, the Red/Blue 3D effect has been making a comeback. This effect is actually fairly easy to achieve in Photoshop. Here is a quick guide on how to make a 3D image, also known as an "anaglyph," using the Red/Blue 3D effect in...

Get Started with Cross-Stitching

  by Katie White Hey Y’all! I’ve been doing a lot of cross-stitching lately and quite a few people have seemed interesting in trying it out, so I thought...

read more

How to Make A 3D Image

by Jared Hart Over the past year or two, the Red/Blue 3D effect has been making a comeback. This effect is actually fairly easy to achieve in Photoshop. Here...

read more

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Art studio and makerspace at HEPL. Ideas Spark Here.

Spark Creativity With A Maker Kit.

These fully stocked kits provide all the supplies and tools needed to try a variety of activities. Check one out, use it in our space and check it back in before you leave.

Featured maker kits:

  • Clay Hand Building
  • Maker Craft
  • Relief Cut Printmaking
  • Watercolor Painting
Adult kit library at Ignite Studio

Take Your Creativity To The Next Level At The Fab Lab.

Two 3D printers, a laser engraver, vinyl cutter, sewing machines, Cricut Makers, sublimation printers, a heat press and a mug press are all available in Ignite. Print 3D objects, cut and engrave with laser precision, or make your next professional quality sign, t-shirt or mug. Some equipment requires certification while video tutorials are available for others.

Available at Fab Lab:

  • Two 3D Printers
  • Laser Engraver
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Materials for equipment
3D printer station at Ignite Studio

Record and produce music, videos and more!

Take advantage of our audio/video production studio to record your next project. This suite includes free access to audio and video production equipment, mixing console, microphones and cabling, high-end cameras, lighting equipment, a green screen and more.

Available in the A.V. Studio:

  • Production equipment
  • USB Audio Box
  • Microphones and cabling
  • Cameras, lighting and more
close up of sound equipment in the A.V. Studio at Ignite

Create Your Next Digital Media Project

Make your next tech project come to life in our digital media labs. Four lab spaces are available for free to users in Ignite Studio. Each is equipped with a 27” iMac with retina display and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.

Available in the digital media labs:

  • 27" iMac
  • Adobe Products
  • Audio Recording Kit
  • Video Recording Kit
iMac in Digital Media Lab

Spaces for all creative projects!

Ignite Studio offers zones for creativity. Make a mess with paints and clay in the messy maker area. Create something beautiful from paper or fabric in the clean maker area. Explore a range of mediums and activities from our kit library at our tables.

Areas at Ignite Studio:

  • Clean areas
  • Messy areas
  • Clean-up area
  • Exhibit space and more
Tables and chairs in the clean area of Ignite Studio
Artist with paint palette

maker-in-residence

Ignite Studio houses a Maker-in-Residence space designed to support professional and teaching artists in central Indiana. Artists will serve 12-16 week terms in this space, exhibit their work, offer educational experiences to patrons, and provide insight into their own creative process. Stay tuned for more information about upcoming artists and how to apply to the program.

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A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

  If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to write with calligraphy inks, our calligraphy kits at Ignite have all the materials you’d need to start your calligraphy art project. With our kit, I wanted to learn how to make Japanese Calligraphy and through many...

read more
Get Started with Cross-Stitching

Get Started with Cross-Stitching

  by Katie White Hey Y’all! I’ve been doing a lot of cross-stitching lately and quite a few people have seemed interesting in trying it out, so I thought I’d make this week’s blog post on it. Embroidery can seem really hard at first glance (all those tiny...

read more
How to Make A 3D Image

How to Make A 3D Image

by Jared Hart Over the past year or two, the Red/Blue 3D effect has been making a comeback. This effect is actually fairly easy to achieve in Photoshop. Here is a quick guide on how to make a 3D image, also known as an "anaglyph," using the Red/Blue 3D effect in...

read more
A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

A Guide to Japanese Calligraphy

  If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to write with calligraphy inks, our calligraphy kits at Ignite have all the materials you’d need to start your calligraphy art project. With our kit, I wanted to learn how to make Japanese Calligraphy and through many...

read more
Get Started with Cross-Stitching

Get Started with Cross-Stitching

  by Katie White Hey Y’all! I’ve been doing a lot of cross-stitching lately and quite a few people have seemed interesting in trying it out, so I thought I’d make this week’s blog post on it. Embroidery can seem really hard at first glance (all those tiny...

read more
How to Make A 3D Image

How to Make A 3D Image

by Jared Hart Over the past year or two, the Red/Blue 3D effect has been making a comeback. This effect is actually fairly easy to achieve in Photoshop. Here is a quick guide on how to make a 3D image, also known as an "anaglyph," using the Red/Blue 3D effect in...

read more
Make more Sustainable Art!

Make more Sustainable Art!

  by Kris Hurst Sustainable art making involves awareness of environmental issues; such as the materials artists use to create their works, reducing waste, and adopting practices that can reduce the impact on the environment. Ignite will offer workshops taught by...

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How to Laser Engrave Ceramic Tile and Galvanized Steel

How to Laser Engrave Ceramic Tile and Galvanized Steel

  by Ashabul Alam If you’ve wondered how to utilize our laser engraver beyond cardboards, woods, and acrylics, ceramic tiles and metals are excellent materials to broaden your laser engraving expertise. Since each material requires their own settings for optimal...

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How to Use Acrylic Markers

How to Use Acrylic Markers

  by Hana Sugasawa At Ignite Studio, one of my favorite kit’s we have in the library is the Acrylic Marker kit. In this blog I will be sharing some helpful resources and tips, as well as three project ideas for some inspiration. Read on to learn how to use...

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Call for Art: The 700 Collection, 2024 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Call for Art: The 700 Collection, 2024 DEADLINE EXTENDED

  by Kris Hurst Ignite Studio at the Hamilton East Public Library in Fishers has opened a call for art for our annual exhibit, “The 700 Collection.” We are seeking art in a variety of mediums for this juried group exhibit with cash awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd...

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Felt Backing on Embroidery Projects

Felt Backing on Embroidery Projects

by Katie White Hi I’m Katie, a studio assistant here at Ignite, and I’m going to teach you how to put a felt backing on embroidery projects! This is a great way to cheaply and easily finish a project, as well as turn it into a sign or an ornament. This technique can...

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New Video and Photography Equipment

New Video and Photography Equipment

  by Jared Hart Ignite’s Digital Media Lab B has recently been altered to support more photo and video needs. Patrons can now check out the room’s photography kit while using the space. Inside the kit will be various supplies for creating the best look for your...

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Comic Book in a Day 2024

Comic Book in a Day 2024

  by Kris Hurst Ignite Studio will host Noblesville Creates’ 11th annual Comic Book in a Day Challenge on January 20th, 2024 from 9am to 5pm. The event is open to comic book artists, comic book lovers, and anyone who wants to explore something unique and...

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