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 added every 1st & 3rd Tuesday 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! 

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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Wooden Magnets

Bring a dose of creativity to your refrigerator and whiteboards by designing fun wooden magnets to attach artwork and reminders!

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Hand Printed Holiday Cards

Create unique holiday cards this season with this simple printmaking project! Printmaking is an artistic process of transferring images from

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Wool Felt Cozy

Do you enjoy hot chocolate, coffee, or tea on the go? Jazz up your travel cup with a decorative cozy

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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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