Sunday, April 14, 2019

Good Friday

Come paint a watercolor cross between 3-5 on 
Good Friday as part of your Holy Week Observances!
Free.  

May and June Events at BWB






May and June Events shop hours are 9-6 Monday and Wednesday
Thursday 12-3
Friday and Saturdays vary. Call first 407-619-7858 or take your chances
Upcoming events:
Ladies Night- Watercolors
Begginer friendly watercolor projects. Bring some friends and your own wine or beverages.
5/17 and 5/317-9pm. $20 each

Ladies night- Jewelry making. Bring your own wine/ beverage. 6/6 7-9 $25 all supplies included

Family Art night. Jewelry making 5/10 7-8:30. $16 each

All age and stage sketch time. Bring your own sketch book. $5 each. 6/3. 10am-? Children under 13 must be with a paying adult. Teens may attend alone. Drawing skills are improved by practice.  I will introduce some excellent practices in building skills by drawing from observation and from photos.  The secret to great drawings is practice, practice, practice!

To register please email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com. Please register in advance. We can not prepare and purchase supplies without proper. notice.
Thank you to everyone who came out Friday or Saturday to be a part of Care2Sew. We had such a great time. Watch for the next one in about three months! 100% of quilt sales go to Charities! Plus so many are learning to sew or contribute their sewing skills to make a difference in peoples lives!
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

And it is SPRINGTIME! We had a little sabbatical trip to Britain and gleaned some great ideas for the studio, classes and events! Art is something that can foster community, unite, encourage, inspire and change us if we give it space. We intentionally structure Barbed Wire Browns to be a place of community building, a creative community for the common good! Consider your response to our invitation to come be a part of these offerings:

Art education to encourage an appreciation for the arts as well as literacy and familiarity with the arts- sign your children or yourself up for a class and tell your friends about us. Family art night is a great start! April 6 or May 10

You want to give back...join us at our charity sewing event, Do you want to grow creatively and artistically come read our art books, take a class, sketch in the carriage house....April 12&13

Want to support Artisans and Artists in your community and help them to continue creating beauty then shop our one of a kind, all handmade creations by our artists:

Amy Huber (Well Red Designs) mixed media and book art

Ethan Brown (Ethan’s Woodworking) lathe turned pens, bowls, tables, kitchen utensils and more

Genny and Jack Bach (purses and bags from recycled plastic grocery bags, custom rustic wood benches)

Jeremy Besecker (pottery)

Christine, Caroline, Claire, Alex, and Scott Brown (barbed wire browns) art, jewelry, paintings all with a recycled, repurposed and redeeming component!

Sam Whited (Walking Sticks and rustic furniture)
visit Care2Sew
Care2Sew
Friday, April 12th. 6-8:30 pm
Saturday, April 13th. 9:30-
Ages 8-80 welcome.
No sewing experience necessary
All supplies provided.
Some extra machines will be available.
Please bring your machine if you have one.
Suggested donation: $10
Homeschool Foundations of Art.
Our weekly art class for homeschoolers combines hands on projects with elements of art and principles of design. Taught by Christine Carter Brown who holds a Bachelor Degree in Studio Arts from Towson University. This class enriches your children and helps them appreciate and value Beauty. Classical music gently plays while your child works. Register and Pay Monthly. April 4,11,18 $45. 1-2pm
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Family Fun night this month will be painting on repurposed dictionary pages.This is fun, easy, spontaneous, and exciting. The cost for this family art date is only $16 each so brings some extras like Grandma or cousins. Now we only have 14 spaces and that means only a few families can participate. Reserve your space today by emailing barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com We respond with an invoice and your payed invoice saves your spots. snacks and drinks included!
April 6 7-8:30pm
Family fun night May 10th will be jewelry making! This is Mothers day weekend and would be a great start to celebrating Mom together as a family! $16 each

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

February Events

Our sweet carriage house event space!

BWB Artisan Gallery Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 9-5
Tuesdays closed 
Thursdays 9-3
Friday and Saturdays by appointment 407-619-7858
We will be closed February 25-March 4th.  

Family Fun night this month will be painting watercolor feathers!  This is fun, easy, spontaneous, and exciting.  The cost for this family art date is only $10 each so brings some extras like Grandma or cousins.  Now we only have 14 spaces and that means only a few families can participate.  Reserve your space today by emailing barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com  We respond with an invoice and your payed invoice saves your spots.  snacks and drinks included!
February 8th   7-8:30pm

Watercolor Class for teens and adults.  Two weeks
February 7,14,21 10:30-12  $60 All supplies included.
register by email: barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com

Homeschool Foundations of Art.
Our weekly art class for homeschoolers combines hands on projects with elements of art and principles of design.  Taught by Christine Carter Brown who holds a Bachelor Degree in Studio Arts from Towson University.  This class enriches your children and helps them appreciate and value Beauty.  Classical music gently plays while your child works.  Register and Pay Monthly.  February 7,14,21 1-2pm $45
barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com

BWB Artisan Gallery Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 9-5
Tuesdays closed 
Thursdays 9-3
Friday and Saturdays by appointment 407-619-7858
We will be closed February 25-March 4th.  


Monday, December 31, 2018

Our shop will resume our normal hours January 7th - We will be open Mondays, Wed, and Thursdays and by appointment 407-619-7858.
Classes resume January 7th.

Intro to Adult Watercolor Class- 4 Weeks- Thursday’s 10:30-12 January10,17,24,31
$80 email to register barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Beginner friendly, all supplies included.
Family Art Night. this monthly event is for parents, kids, grandparent, families to come make art together in our charming carriage house. This month we will paint miniature acrylic paintings. 1/18 7-8:30 $14 each. Email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Foundations of Art for Home-schoolers. This weekly art class combines hands on projects with elements and principles of art as well as Art history. Taught by Christine Brown who holds a Bachelor Degree in Studio Art from Towson University. This class will enrich your student. Art adds so much beauty and value to our lives and cultivating an affection for it in our youth is an important part of their education regardless of their career path. Classical music plays gently while your child works! Register Monthly and Pay Monthly: January 10,17,24,31 1-2pm $60 February 7,14,21 $45 1-2pmand March. 7,14,21,28 $60 1-2pm Email to register at barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Time to sew for charity again! January 11 6-9pm and January 12 9:30-12. Care2Sew is a multi- generational collaborative sewing event held a few times a year and open to anyone interested in learning to sew or anyone already skilled in sewing.
We turn donated materials and donated time by volunteers into beautiful handmade quilts that are used to benefit both local and international ministries.
Some of our quilts have been used to raise funds and some have been kept and cherished by those ministries. This is easy to just show up for, everything is prepped and ready. If you have your own sewing machine please bring it along.
Suggested Donation of $10 each to help with expenses.

Thursday, November 22, 2018







DECEMBER:
HOLIDAY SHOPPING HOURS ARE BY APPOINTMENT 407462-8131

ELVES WORKSHOP! OUR BEST EVENT. KIDS 6-16 CAN COME AND MAKE ART FOR EVERYONE ON THEIR GIFT LIST. THIS ENCOURAGES THOUGHTFULNESS AND GENEROSITY. WE WILL WRAP AND MAKE TAGS FOR OUR CREATIONS AND THEY WILL BE READY TO GIVE AS VERY SPECIAL GIFTS.  12/21 10-12
12/22 1-3pm
$20 PER DAY. COME ONE OR TWO DAYS.
email to register barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Adult Watercolor Class- 4 Weeks- Thursday’s 10:30-12
$80 email to register barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Beginner friendly, all supplies included.
Foundations of Art for Home-Schoolers. This weekly art class combines hands on projects with elements and principles of art as well as Art history. Taught by Christine Brown who holds a Bachelor Degree in Studio Art from Towson University. This class will enrich your student. Art adds so much beauty and value to our lives and cultivating an affection for it in our youth is an important part of their education regardless of their career path. Classical music plays gently while your child works! Register Monthly and Pay Monthly: January 10,17,24,31 1-2pm $60 February 7,14,21 $45 1-2pm and March. 7,14,21,28 $60 1-2pm Email to register at barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Family Art Night. this monthly event is for parents, kids, grandparent, families to come make art together in our charming carriage house. This month we will paint miniature acrylic paintings. 1/18 7-8:30 $14 each. Email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com

Thursday, November 1, 2018

November Events


November Events
Visit our booth at the Longwood Fall Festival on November 17 & 18. We will also be having an open house at the Le Rue House 133 W. Bay Street! The festival got a makeover of sorts last year and was Really awesome and I bet it will be even better this year. This is a great time to shop for the Holidays and support local artisans and enjoy community festivities.
Homeschool Art continues November 1,8,15,29.  1-2pm. Email for details at barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com
Looking ahead to December, We will be having our Elves Workshops Dec 19, 20&21 form 10-12 and December 22 1-3. Come to one or all $20 per day. We have been doing this each December at is is such an enriching time. the kids create beautiful gifts, wrap them and make tags, So they are ready to go under the tree and are awesome! We do a variety of mediums and it’s always so fun. Ages 6and up. Email to register, we send back an invoice and your paid invoice saves your spot!

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