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.

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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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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