Family Art Workshops

A banner for Family Art Workshops at WheatonArts with Pamela Weichmann. Two images, left to right: A pair of hands press a colorful top hat down onto the carboard portrait. To the right, a marble covered in paint sits on a piece of paper painted with the colorful tracks of the marble.

Have fun creating & learning from home with our Family Art Workshop Collection! 

With over 50 video tutorials to choose from, creating & learning from home is easy with our Family Art Workshop collection featuring Pamela Weichmann! Great for all skill levels & ages, each tutorial has engaging discussion questions & links for further learning.

New videos are added on the first & third Tuesday of every 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 & material needs.

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Thank you to our sponsor, PNC Arts Alive!, for helping to make these video tutorials possible!
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Meet Pamela

Meet Pamela

Pamela Weichmann is a ceramic artist, arts administrator, and educator. You may have met her running the family activities on-site at WheatonArts! She received her Bachelor of Fine Art at Rowan University and her Master of Science at Drexel University. Her favorite thing about teaching & creating art is the challenge it presents to find new approaches to understanding & interpreting the world around us.

Captured Drawings

Capture unique hand-drawn designs under glass! Use glass cabochons over your drawing with pendant trays to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. Materials:

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Fabric Bowl

Turn a bin of fabric scraps into a fabric bowl to use as home decor! It’s a fun way to

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Pony Bead Glass

Can plastic beads be melted to look like glass? Yes! Create glass-like suncatchers, ornaments, and more with pony beads! In

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Hand Printed Wrapping Paper

Add a personalized touch to that special gift! This tutorial for hand-printed wrapping paper uses block printing to create a

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Pine Cone Ornaments

Need a fun, easy, and inexpensive way to decorate your home this season? Handmade pine cone ornaments are the answer!

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Mosaic Coasters

Mosaics are an excellent way to bring extra color into your home. It is the ultimate way of recycling life

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Grattage

Grattage is a surrealist painting technique developed by Max Ernst in 1926. Richly textured objects such as wood, wire, and

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Frottage

Learn to take your crayon rubbings to the next level! Frottage is a surrealist creative process of transferring surface textures

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Scrape Painting

Celebrate the act of art-making by producing a bold & effortless abstract scrape painting. Only a few materials are needed,

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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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