Adult Studios

We offer weekly classes and one-off workshops and retreats for adults of all experience levels looking for creative exploration and development.  Ages 16+

PERMISSION TO PLAY

Every time you start over you have a chance at a new understanding of yourself.  Being a ‘Perpetual Beginner’ is about seeing the world in different ways and discovering an endless array of paths and possibilities.  Join us for our ever changing unique experiences as a series or drop in for the sessions that pique your curiosity.

Learn just enough to be dangerous. 

BYO liquid beverage of choice!

it's make or break time

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byo drop in craft sessions!

Bring your own project or pick up one of our kits and spend the evening creating! Childcare available.

Mondays from 6-8pm
$5 per class, drop in OK
Bring your own project you are working on, or we will have a range of making kits available for purchase, limited supply.
Donation based childcare available through Asheville Kids Yoga and Art ($10-$25)


CREATING CHANGE
unbreak my heart: mosaic garden art

Learn something new and support arts education! All proceeds from this workshop benefit out connecting the ANDs community art classes!

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Tuesday May 29, 6:30 - 8:30pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Suggested donation of $10 - $25

In this workshop, make broken things into beautiful things with mosaic techniques. Your creations are sure to brighten your garden or patio this summer and year-round.


Ctrl X: Upcycled style

presented in conjunction with Hospice Thrift Store

Hook, Line and Tinker
Upcycled Accessories

Monday June 4, 6 - 8pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Class size limited to 4, teen to adult

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Can you make earrings out of a belt? A patch for your jacket out of old cross stitch or a shoe buckle?  Working in a small group with Upcycled Clothing designer Marsha Unger, students will learn how to construct earrings, cuffs and a pendant out of thrifted materials.

Class cost $30, materials not included (purchase separately at Hospice Thrift Store / source independently)


Return To Sender
Upcycled journals, note cards and paper art

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Monday July 2, 6 - 8pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Class size limited to 4, teen to adult

Working in a small group with Upcycled Clothing designer Marsha Unger, students will learn how to construct Journals, make note cards, and collage art using thrifted materials

Class cost $30, materials not included (purchase separately at Hospice Thrift Store / source independently)


creating change
cuts both ways: chalk collage

Learn something new and support arts education! All proceeds from this workshop benefit out connecting the ANDs community art classes!

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Tuesday June 26, 6:30 - 8:30pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Suggested donation of $10 - $25

In this workshop, chalk up your hands and get your snips ready for action as we create mixed media masterpieces!

 


Finders Keepers
Upcycled silk scarves and table runners

Sunday July 8, 2 - 5pm

Working with Upcycled Clothing designer Marsha Unger, students will learn how to construct a layered silk scarf and a decorative table runner using thrifted pieces of fabric. Items will be constructed using a combination of machine stitching and hand sewing. Children supervised by an adult are welcome. This is a great project for anyone who has been sentimentally hoarding fabric and clothing!

Class size limited to 6 projects - projects can be undertaken by individuals or pairs working on the same item.

Class cost $45 for individuals / $50 for pairs, materials not included (purchase separately* at Hospice Thrift Store / source independently)

*Hospice Thrift Store is not open on Sundays so please make your purchases in advance


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stamp out your feelings: block printing night

Learn something new and support arts education! All proceeds from this workshop benefit out connecting the ANDs community art classes!

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Tuesday July 24, 6:30 - 8:30pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Suggested donation of $10 - $25

In this workshop, un-block your creativity and learn printing techniques on fabric and paper.


creating change
cute cuts and reverse dye fabric fun

Learn something new and support arts education! All proceeds from this workshop benefit out connecting the ANDs community art classes!

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Tuesday August 28, 6:30 - 8:30pm
located at R+W Creative Campus
Suggested donation of $10 - $25

In this workshop, make an old shirt new again with reverse dye techniques!


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“All children are artists.

The problem is how to

remain an artist once he or

she grows up.”

– Pablo Picasso

 

 

Retreats and customized workshops

We love creating customized workshops and retreats for individuals, groups and family events!  We can structure it to fit your schedule and can offer explorations in numerous art and design media.  For pricing, you may choose between a number of options:

One on One = $250
Up to 4 hours in sessions scheduled however desired (within limits).  Some materials, studio space and visual artist collaborator provided. Session accommodates one person.

3 People = $350
Up to 4 hours in sessions scheduled however desired (within limits).  Some materials, studio space and visual artist collaborator provided. Session accommodates up to three people.

6 People = $600
Up to 6 hours in sessions scheduled however desired (within limits).  Some materials, studio space and visual artist collaborator provided.  Session accommodates up to six people.

Hourly Rate and/or Additional Hours (3 hours or less) = $60

Additional supplies fee may apply based on number of participants. Travel and lodging outside of Asheville is additional.

If you would like to find our more or have a larger group, please connect with us below!

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