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 with our Family Art Workshop Collection! 

With over 65 video tutorials to choose from, creating & learning from home is easy with our Family Art Workshop collection featuring Pamela Weichmann on camera! Great for all skill levels & ages, each tutorial has engaging discussion questions & links for further learning.

New videos are now added on the first 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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Sign up for our emails here and select “Family Programs” under the list of interests.

In-person Family Art Workshops are back!
Join us in the Education Studio on select Saturdays to create the latest video project. All materials are supplied free of charge. Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available. Reserve your spot with the link below!

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.

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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Cardboard Collagraphs

Think beyond the box! Save those mailed-in cardboard boxes as materials to experiment and create unique artworks. This tutorial shows

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Watercolor Monotypes

No printing press? No problem! Make one-of-a-kind prints from plexiglass plates with this watercolor monotype tutorial. Let’s get started! Materials:

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

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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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