Family Art Workshops

A Family Art 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 now added every 1st Saturday 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! 

Homemade Playdough

Enjoy some classic family fun with sculpting playdough! Use this video to help whip up some no-cook playdough that can

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Radial Symmetry Paper Relief Sculpture

Stuck at home and feeling the urge to be creative? Create a geometric design using colored paper! Geometric, radial symmetry

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Monoprints on Plexiglass

Monoprinting is a form of printmaking with lines or images that can only be made once, unlike most printmaking, which

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Craft Stick Characters

Create entertaining characters using inexpensive supplies like colored craft sticks, buttons, and craft felt or paper. Begin with simple wooden

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Cardboard Self Portraits

Create an assemblage that is a reflection of your unique personality! During this workshop, learn to use small, geometric pieces

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Seed Bombs

Spring into action with a guerilla garden! Seed bombs are a great way to plant seeds in a hard to

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Seed & Plant Label Sticks

Don’t forget what you planted! Create colorful seed label sticks with materials that you already have at home. Use these

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Origami Gift Boxes

Learn how to use origami folding techniques to create gift boxes with lids for small items. Origami gift boxes are

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Ready, Set, Start Your Seeds!

Learn how to plant seeds and grow seedlings using an item you have in your home – toilet paper rolls!

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Marbled Paper

Let’s have a sensory experience while creating art at home! This time we are gathering items from the bathroom 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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