Purple Crayon provides affordable studio space for women hobby artists, turnkey rental space for creativity-centered events, and a variety of arts and crafts workshops and events. The studio is closed to the public, but we have an Open House the 2nd Saturday of every month from 2-4 PM. Come play with us!
Have you ever wanted to create an abstract painting but weren’t sure how to start? If so, fluid art—also called [acrylic] pour painting, flow art, … more
If you’ve ever seen a tie-dye t-shirt—and who hasn’t if you live in Asheville?—you’ve seen the effect a “resist” can have on fabric. It can produce … more
If you like doing puzzles, you'll love doing mosaics! Just bring your imagination, and we'll supply everything else you need to get started! In this … more
In Buddhist culture, mandalas are said to transmit positive energy to the environment and to the people who view them. Learn how to create your own … more
Wet felting, the process of applying water to layers of wool and repeatedly agitating them until the fibers weave together, has become very popular in … more
Mixed media is a fun way to combine the textures of collage with three-dimensional elements. In this workshop, you will use a small box to create a … more