April 03, 2020

Ignite Studio Unveils Virtual Programming

Ignite Studio Sign

By Katelyn Coyne

Though we may be separated physically, the community of makers in Ignite Studio are still coming together to make. Join us for a series of virtual programming in the month of April.

Weekly Artist Meetups!

Ignite Studio SignStaring April 1, 2020, Ignite Studio will be hosting a weekly Artist Meetup. These informal gatherings are a chance to connect with other makers and see what they are creating virtually. Bring your project to work on and show off. These meetings are conducted via Zoom, and registration is required to receive the Zoom invitation information.

For more information and to register, visit our events calendar!

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Programming

David Arnold and student carving stoneOur Maker-in-Residence, David Arnold, may not be in his studio, but he still wants to connect and make with you! This master artisan has a passion for teaching and a love of history, culture, and natural sciences. As an expert limestone carver and leather worker, this veteran educator brings traditional art and craft to life. Join him for a series of virtual programming and live digital events.

Zoom Tutorials

For the following offerings, you’ll bring your own pencil (or crayons or markers or colored pencils) and paper to these live online Zoom tutorials and get guidance from a master artisan. Be sure to register in advance for Zoom classes to receive the Zoom invitation information.

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: Spring Landscapes
Thu. April 2, 3–4 pm
Learn how to sketch spring landscapes as the world blooms this season.

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: Faces and Proportions
Thu. April 9, 3–4 pm
Learn about sketching faces and developing accurate proportions of the human form.

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: April Flowers
Thu. April 16, 3–4 pm
Sketch a beautiful bouquet of flowers to brighten your day.

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: Origami Folded Boxes
Thu. April 23, 3–4 pm
Learn to fold your own colorful origami gift boxes.

Facebook Live Events

You don’t need to register to attend these Facebook Live Events. Just bring your questions about these traditional art forms and your curiosity!

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: Leather Demo
Thu. April 30, 3–4 pm
Discover the magic of leather work as you watch a master artisan at work.

Maker-in-Residence Virtual Series: Q&A with Limestone Carver David Arnold
Thu. May 7, 3–4 pm
Learn about the intricate process of carving Indiana’s state stone, limestone, from a master artisan.

Learn more about other virtual programming that Hamilton East Public Library is offering during the Covid-19 Closure by visiting our events calendar.

Happy making!