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! 

Paper Doughnuts

Paper does not always have to be flat! In this tutorial, we show you how to use paper to create

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Mosaic Planter

Mosaics are an excellent way to recycle extra color into a garden. Using old china, glass tiles, mirrors, ceramic plates,

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Sugar Glass

The look of real glass with a delicious taste! Learn how to combine four simple ingredients to create a glass-like

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Clamshell Mosaics

Turn one of your favorite shore time activities into a fun home decor project by creating a mosaic using your

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Candy Fusing & Slumping

It is time to get imaginative and melt some hard candy into a bowl. Yes, you read that right, a

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Kids ECO Camp: Butterfly Symmetry Painting

Experience the art principle of symmetrical balance while making colorful paintings of butterflies! We will walk you through the steps

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Kids ECO Camp: Butterfly Collages

Join us as we use the technique of collage to create three styles of torn paper butterfly collages! Learn how

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Kids ECO Camp: Woven Newspaper Basket

Give your old newspapers a new and fulfilling life by turning them into a beautiful basket! Use this video tutorial

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Leaf Prints

Explore the nature around you with creative leaf prints! Learn about the different types of leaves produced in nature while

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Nature Suncatcher

Noticing all the flowers blooming around your house or on your nature walks? Capture their beauty by creating a nature

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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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