M's School of Art
experience creativity!
  Western North Carolina 
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Art and Wine
Design Your Own 
Art and Wine Event!
Gather your friends or coworkers for an art project of your choice!
Contact M to book your group!
Private Art Lessons
 includes materials
at your home or location of choice!

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          Creative Intentions Retreat
Introducing a new format for creative learning with M's School of Art...

-Creative art projects in varying mediums, journal writing, and poetry
-Full Day and Weekend Getaway options throughout the year
-Theme based projects focused on personal transformations, 
  intention setting, and future planning
-Held in various inspiring nature-centric locations 
-Follow the Creative Intentions Retreat page on 
 FaceBook for current information and registration
-three hour project-based workshops
-clay, painting, and fiber arts
-full day projects include lunch
-combine two half day workshops for a full day event
-enjoy a creative experience at an open air studio classroom at Dancing Potter Studio

Half Day 
Full Day
at the 
Dancing Potter Studio
October 5th and 6th

Felted Wool Pin Cushion/Animal Sculpture
Learn to felt a useful pin cushion from wool or turn it into an animal sculpture! Create turtles or ladybugs, rabbits or dogs, or a colorful sphere to hold your pins and sewing needles.

Mills River, NC
October 12th and 13th

Felted Wool Pillow
Discover the magic of turning wool fibers into a sheet of fabric that can be sewn into a pillow! We'll be using the wet felting method to create a design with colorful wool roving, then sew on a sturdy backing and stuff it!

Mills River, NC
November 12th
Hand-built Clay Mug
Learn to make a mug from a slab of clay!
We will roll clay, decorate, and add 
a handle. Return at a later time to 
glaze your mug with food 
safe glazes.

Mills River, NC
November 12th

Clay Platter with Handles
Learn how to create a platter using the slab method. Choose from many forms to drape and a myriad of texture tools for design. Add unique handles to finish off your piece!
No experience necessary.
Materials included

Mills River, NC
November 6th

Raku Firing Day
Hey Potters! 
Bring your raku pieces to be fired at the Dancing Potter Studio!  We'll spend the day firing as many 
pots as you can get in the kiln. 
New to raku? Come and watch!

​$25 all you can fire (your glaze)
$35 all you can fire (studio glaze)
Mills River, NC
November 19th

Paper Star Garland
Create an unique holiday garland for your tree, mantle, or banister from folded paper stars!  Master the folding technique then repeat each star 
with a variety of paper choices, then 
embellish with bling or natural objects.

Mills River, NC
November 19th

Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap
Gifts are more exciting when wrapped, but even better when their wrapping is earth friendly and can be easily recycled or used again and again!
​Spend an afternoon creating 
paper bags and printed wrap, 
multifunctional cloth wrap, 
origami boxes, pillow boxes and 

Mills River, NC