Family Art Workshops

Family Arts Workshops banner. Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive! Be Part of Art. Four images. The first shows a child shaping a ball of clay. The second image shows an origami box with blue patterned paper. The third image shows a painted splatter design with a drawn face, stick arms and legs. The fourth image shows a cardboard portrait with colorful features, a top hat, and a large mustache.

Have fun creating and learning from home with these special Family Art Workshop video tutorials! 

A new video is now added every 1st Saturday of the month.
Be sure to check back for more fun ideas to try at home!
Click the “read more” link under each video for step-by-step directions and material needs.

Want reminders for when new videos are added?
Send us an email at faw@wheatonarts.org to be added to our Family Art Workshop list! 

Op-Art Drawing

Do you like illusions? Unleash your inner artist and illusionist with this fun optical illusion challenge! Learn how to use

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Macrame Rainbow Keychain

It’s a wrap! Macrame is a form of textile created by making a series of knots to form a design.

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Plasticine Stamp Printing

Want to enjoy the fun of stamp printing without buying all the pre-made stamps? Use this tutorial to create temporary

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Marker Prints

Printmaking with markers is a great way to introduce young artists to the artistic process of monoprinting. Vibrant, colorful works

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Pastel Shamrocks

Who said shamrocks have to be green? Rainbows & shamrocks unite! Explore analogous color schemes on the color wheel while

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Pinch Pots

Pinch your way to simple and elaborate pots using air-dry clay! Pinch pots are basic ceramic vessels created using the

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Mason Jar Luminary

Don’t let a power outage darken your creativity. Grab some mason jars and create unique luminaries to light up the

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Paper Fortune Cookies

Try your luck and make cookies that will never crumble! Use these paper fortune cookies as party favors, unique valentines,

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Paper Tacos

Gear up for Taco Tuesday by creating paper tacos at home! These paper tacos look good enough to eat and

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Painting with Glass Marbles

Time to find your marbles! Toss the paintbrush aside, turn on some tunes, and rock and roll with paint-covered marbles

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Our Family Art Workshop videos are brought to you free of charge. WheatonArts is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to engage artists and audiences in an evolving exploration of creativity. Please help us in continuing to provide low cost, quality programming for our full community by making a donation today. Thank you for your support! 

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