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Rock Painting 101

If you haven’t heard of them, kindness rocks are a growing trend! Maybe you’ve seen a painted rock laying around in Hammond – that’s quite possibly a kindness rock. 

It started with the Kindness Rocks Project and their…

Squirt Gun Spray Painting

Young kids have such fantastic creative energy!  Putting together some of their favorite things to create art is thrilling for them.  In this case it's water guns, painting, playing outside and making a giant mess!  My toddler and I set…

Bubble Art

How many of you have wee ones who love blowing and chasing bubbles? Now, how many of you container after container of bubbles?? Yep, I'm raising my hand too. 

There is something very magical about bubbles, and bubble painting…

Chalk Sundial

Did you know that shadows can help in telling the time of day? A Sidewalk Chalk Sundial teaches kids how to keep time the way ancient civilizations used to do! You’ll need to do this on a bright sunny…

Glass Bead Sun Catcher Wind Chime

A glass bead sun catcher and wind chime is a fun and festive addition to any yard or porch.  While it takes some time and patience to create, the final product is well worth it.  We recommend this project for…

ARTisTRy Tutorial: How to Screen Print

Welcome to ARTisTRY Classes! Today we will be going over the process of Silk Screen Printing! In this video we will review where to buy the necessary material and how to properly utilize them when printing on…

Digital Gallery Sneak Peek: Caitlyn Clark

Our fourth featured artist is Caitlyn Clark! Caitlyn uses a variety of techniques and materials to make her scupltures come to life. Here is a peek at one of her recent projects.

Getting Creative with Productivity

By Melissa Griffin

It seems like many people are using our current social distancing requirements as an opportunity to learn new things, be more creative or hone a skill. At least that’s the picture being painted on social media…

How to Interact with the Arts

By Tara Bennett

Social distancing has become ingrained as a part of everyday life as the United States works to contain the spreading coronavirus. While this practice is an important and essential aspect of keeping COVID-19 in check, it…

You know, you're really good at...

By Melissa Griffin

Do you ever think about all the little moments that have led you to where you are right now?  There's a song by singer/songwriter Mason Jennings that says "Where would I be right now if all…