Paint Your Own House!

Come create an instant conversation piece with a lovely painting of your home……..which you created, yourself! No art experience?? NO PROBLEM!! Your instructor will walk you through, step by step…..and even teach you a few ‘tricks of the trade’ for making a perfect home painting! Leave with a finished piece on an 8X10″ cradled wood panel.

Instructor: Kristen Feighery
Tuesday, February 26th
6:00 – 8:30

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Simple Hydrangea

Come spend the evening celebrating the arrival of spring by painting a lovely hydrangea! These timeless flowers are super easy and fun to create and will brighten up any room! Students will paint in acrylics on a 12×12″ wood panel. A perfect gift for a loved one or a special treat for yourself!

Instructor: Kristen Feighery
Tuesday, March 12th
6:00 – 8:30

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Teen Hangout – Brushlettering on Canvas

Teens……come spend a Saturday night learning the simple and beautiful technique of brush lettering! You’ll create your very own painted canvas with a word or phrase of your choosing in your favorite colors. Bring a friend!

Instructor: Kristen Feighery
Saturday, March 16th
6:00 – 8:00
13 Years old and up
(Please note that teens MUST be least 13 to take this class)
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Decoupage Spring Birds

Come learn the fun and easy techniques behind this lovely painting! We will use scrapbook papers, mod podge, acrylic paints and rubber stamps on this creation and finish it off with antiquing inks to create the look of age. Painting will be on an 18″ wood panel and sealed with a high gloss varnish to enhance the colors and preserve your work of art forever!

Instructor: Kristen Feighery
Tuesdays, March 19th and 26th
6:00 – 8:30

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mini maker playdates

Looking for a sweet way to spend the morning with your little person where both your creative sides can be unleashed but without the mess and clean up?  Or, how about an opportunity to connect with other parents and peers? Then join this interactive class where your time together begins with a short story followed by lovable projects that bring little hands, hearts and minds together. A variety of art mediums and tools will be used to explore a different theme each month.  New memories and new friends are sure to be made!

Instructor:  Maria Hamm
3 Week Session
Wednesdays – March 6, 13, 20
10:00a – 11:00a 
Ages:  3-5 Years
$45 (Caregiver is Free) 


pJ’s & Paintbrushes

Parents, could you use a night out? Then make plans to drop off your young artist, dressed in their cozy pajamas, for an evening of creative fun. While you are off enjoying some quiet time, your student will be set up with everything needed to create a seasonal themed project. Using 11×14 canvases, participants will experiment with oodles of acrylic paints and paintbrushes to create a special art piece with a lit bit of whimsy!

Instructor:  Maria Hamm 
Friday, March 1st
6:00 – 8:00
1st-5th graders

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  Tea for Two

You are cordially invited to tea time at The Casual Creative!  Gather up your little sweetheart for a creative afternoon sipping tea and enjoying a tasty treat from a local bakery!  With real tea pots and tea cups as your inspiration, each guest will be guided step by step through this simple yet whimsical painting project.  No experience needed and all supplies provided.

Instructor:  Maria Hamm
Date: Saturday, February 23
Time: 2:00 – 4:00
Ages: Perfect for Caregivers and kiddos! 
Price: $50 per couple
Space is limited

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after-school ArtVenture series

“The Art of Nature”
How can nature inspire art? That’s what we will explore in this 6 week session. Your young artist will have a ball dabbling with multiple forms of art mediums such as clay, paints & chalk pastels. Each Spring inspired project will incorporate fun art techniques such as print & collage making to create pieces like a playful forest ecosystem or a colorful mixed media blue ridge mountain landscape. Space is limited and all supplies are included.

Instructor:  Maria Hamm
Date:  Wednesdays, March 6 – April 10
Time: 4:30- 5:30
Ages: 1st – 5th Graders
Price- $85
Spaces available: 8

All classes are held at The Casual Creative (formerly Davidson Violins) 416 C South Main Street, Davidson (right beside the Icehouse)

For more info on classes, please email either or
704-502-1100   704-975-5478