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Art Summer Camp for Fredericksburg Area Kids is Coming!

If you’re looking for summer camp in Fredericksburg, VA  for your kiddos, check out our art camp! Kids crave structure, and while relaxing at home is fun for a while, you really need activities to break up the monotony of summer vacation. We have so many fun activities planned; your kids are in for a…
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What the Heck is Encaustic Painting?

  If you’re looking to create something beautiful, dimensional and original, in the same style as the old Renaissance masters, you might want to try your hand at encaustic painting. Encaustic painting involves painting with hot wax. You add pigments to heated beeswax and apply it to a surface like treated wood, canvas or paper.…
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Tattoo Etiquette 101: 8 Tips For A Great Ink Experience

When you get a tattoo, it is a very personal process. Your artist is going to put art on your body that will be there for the rest of your life. You want that experience t o be as positive as possible for both of you, so you get your perfect tattoo and an artist…
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5 Things to Think About When Getting Your First Tattoo

So you’ve decided to get your first tattoo. Congratulations! I’m sure you’ve heard horror stories of people’s first tattoo experiences, or seen regrettable tattoo decisions walking up and down the beach, so you want to learn from everyone else’s mistakes. You want to have a piece of art that’s all you and that will stand the…
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Take Care of Your New Tattoo

Now that you’ve got your new ink, you want to make sure you take excellent care of it to avoid infection and keep it looking pristine for years to come. Here’s how to care for your new tattoo: Remove the bandage after 2 to 4 hours. Wash your hands, then wash your tattoo with an…
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5 Awesome Things You Probably Didn't Know About Pottery

Whether you’re already a pottery student with a fierce hunger for knowledge or everything you know about pottery comes from the movie “Ghost,” there are lots of fun facts floating around about pottery. Check these out, learn something new and if it sparks your interest, come on out to our Intro to Pottery Wheel Throwing…
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Fredericksburg Earth Day Festival 2016

Looking for something fun (and free) to do on Saturday, April 23rd? Join Figure 8 Ink Studios and many other area businesses as we celebrate Earth Day with hands-on exhibits, live music delicious food and more. The festival will take place at Old http://www.laviagraes.com/cuanto-cuesta-la-viagra-en-farmacia Mill Park in Fredericksburg with extra parking at James Monroe High…
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Spring Crafts for Kids

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Spring Crafts for Kids Springtime brings nature’s palette of vivid greens, bright flowers and crystal blue skies to inspire works of art. Sit down with your kids and create some lasting memories and beautiful works of art together. Here are a few crafts to try…
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6 Reasons You Need Paint Parties in Your Life Right Now

Paint parties are all the rage right now, and for good reason. Art has so many benefits for your mind, body and soul and people are discovering that painting in a group setting is a relaxing and fun way to spend a few hours. Here are 6 great reasons to come to one of our…
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