Saturday, July 23, 2022

September Events and Classes







Welcome Back Caroline! Caroline has just graduated with a 2D art degree from Covenant College, specializes in portraiture and will be teaching classes at Barbed Wire Browns this fall.

Caroline's September Classes

Sign up today by emailing us at barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com. Tell us the class name and who will be participating. We'll respond with an invoice.

After School Drawing Class: 3 sessions: Monday the 12th, 19th and 26th, 4:15-5:15 pm, 45$ per student, ages 10 and up


We will start with the basics of drawing, still lifes, animals and people. A sketchbook is required. All other supplies provided. 45$ is for all 3 sessions which build on one another.

Homeschool Art: 3 sessions: Tuesday the 13th, 20th, and 27th, 1-2pm, $45 per student (covers all 3 sessions and all supplies), school-aged students




We will learn about basic principles of art and design through weekly projects of various mediums. This will be a continuing class held monthly throughout the school year and can count as your homeschool art elective.

Family Fun Night: Friday the 9th, 7-8:30pm, Farm animal themed art on Dictionary pages, All ages--bring the whole family! Must have at least one adult participant. $16 each. Light dessert served.

 



Reverse Glass Painting Workshop: Saturday the 24th, 1-3pm, 35$ per participant, teen and adult. 

This workshop introduces you to the art of reverse painting which was popular in the Byzantine Empire and and a folk art in many European countries. All supplies included. 



Monday, April 11, 2022

Camp sign up is open today!

 



Summer Art Camp

Camp 1: Calling all Kids Ages 7-12 July 11-15

Camp 2: Calling all kids Ages 10 and up July 18-22

For an awesome week of arts and crafts at Barbed Wire Browns!

10-1.   Bring a lunch and a drink. We’ll eat and play “art prize” bingo.

Camp is $125 per person with a sibling discount

Please share our camps with your friends.  We depend on our patrons, and supporters to spread the word and Help make our Art Studio a community involved Creative hub! 



Friday, February 11, 2022

Spring at Barbed Wire Browns Art Studio

 

Spring Classes are here!

Please keep in mind that we are a small local art studio.  Signing up in advance and paying online help us prepare and purchase materials for classes. It also helps us decide if a class needs to be cancelled due to lack of participants, so please don't wait till the last minute.    We understand things happen and we gladly refund if you cancel before the day of the class.  To register you just send us an email.  We  reply with your invoice and your paid invoice saves your spot in the class.  Share this email, sign up with a friend and help us be the best local aretstudio we can be!  Thanks,  The Browns


Make and Take Beaded Earrings 
Come make earrings or a bracelet.  Ages 8 and up.
$20 per person. March 4th 7-8:30 pm
 Children under 12 require a paying adult participant. 
email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com to register


Beginnings in Watercolors
Come learn the very basics of watercolor painting
and set yourself up for success with a lovely art form.
Ages 13-adult.  $30        March 12th 2-4pm
email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com to register


Paint a mini acrylic painting
We will paint from photos and either reproduce a masterpiece or bring your own photo to paint.
We will be using acrylics on wood 
All ages  $14 each   April 23 2-4 pm (you will likely finish early)
 Children under 12 require a paying adult participant. Please keep in mind this is a 2 hour workshop and small children may not have attention spans to match.  Please use your discernment; children are parents responsibility if they finish early.
email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com to register

Colored Pencil Birds on Old Book Pages
Ages 8+
 Children under 12 require a paying adult participant. 
May 21st 10-11:30  $14 
email barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com to register

Friday, December 3, 2021

December and January Events


 Calling all Elves!  Saturday December 4 from 10-2 Is our annual Elves Workshop.  For the past 6 years we have hosted this gift making event for school age kids.  We make great gifts and eat lunch together. $30 per child and please bring your own lunch.

Mark your calendar for these two events in January:

1/7 Yupo Paint night. 7pm  $10each

1/15 Reverse Painting Workshop.  1-4

Friday, November 19, 2021

THANKSGIVING

NOVEMBER 20 &21 OUR STUDIO AND SHOP WILL BY OPEN  AND WE HAVE A BOOTH AT THE LONGWOOD FALL FESTIVAL.  PLEASE COME BY AND SEE US.  

SIGN UP FOR OUR ELVES WORKSHOP ON DECEMBER 4 FROM 10-2.  $30

AND MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR

 JANUARY 7 YUPO PAINT NIGHT 

 JANUARY 15 REVERSE PAINTING WORKSHOP.  

HAVE A GREAT THANKSGIVING.  WE WILL BE CLOSED THE ENTIRE WEEK TO CELEBRATE WITH FAMILY AND WILL  OPEN AGAIN NOVEMBER 27TH.

 

Friday, October 29, 2021

Fall and Winter events




Some of our upcoming Events:

October 30.   All hallows in Ole Longwood event- We will be open 10-5 and have a booth at the Bradlee McIntyre House which is the Longwood Historical Society Museum and is located behind our shop at 130 Warren Ave.  There will be vendors, Walking tours by City Officials, food and Drinks and Trick or Treating at Locals shops. 12-


 



 

November 12 - Yupo Night.  Yupo is a synthetic paper that has distinct differences from tree and plant-based papers.  It is waterproof, stain resistant, and extremely strong.  We will combine markers, watercolors and pencil on Yupo and experiment and explore its advantages and disadvantages.  This is not a formal class, and is extremely experimental.  Anything goes and no perfect products are expected!  Bring your sense of humor and leave home your expectations!  $10 each covers all supplies (a really great deal cause Yupo is expensive)  We have 14 spaces available but need you to sign up early so we can order the paper.  Simply email us Barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com


November 20 &21 Booth at the Longwood Fall Festival.  We will have a booth again near Wilma and Bay Ave as well as have the gallery shop open.  We look for a lot of community support during the holidays and this event starts off the season for us!  Stop by and encourage us friends!.  Well Red Designs and Care2Sew Quilts will be sharing our booth!  

December 4 -10-2 Is our annual Elves workshop.  This fast-moving workshop is all about making really awesome gifts for family and friends.  Kids 7-14 can come make unique gifts.  We encourage creating thoughtful and unique gift and being an active participant in the joy of giving! $30 per child.  Bring a brown bag lunch and a drink please. Sign up by emailing barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

September at BWB

 

September classes and workshops:

Homeschool Foundations or Art.  Weekly Art class that explores different mediums, elements of art, principles of design and a little art history too!  Thursdays 1-2.  This class will run through April.  You pay at the beginning of the month.  If you cannot attend a class, just let us know when you pay and we will subtract that week.  This class is designed to increase art appreciation and explore creative processes. 

September 9,16,23  1-2 pm  $45

October 14,21,28  1-2 $45

November 4,11,18  1-2 $45




Reverse Painting Workshop  This one day workshop will introduce you to the almost lost art of Reverse Painting.  A way to paint that was very popular in the Byzantine empire and a folk art in many European countries.  All supplies are included.  September 25 1-4pm  $45 Sign up today by emailing us as barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com  

Watercolor Bird Workshop  This one day workshop for all ages and all levels is a great way to spend some time being creative together.  We will have lots of visual references, and all the supplies you need to paint a sweet bird in watercolor.  October 23 9:30-11:30.  $35.  Sign up today by emailing us as barbedwirebrowns@gmail.com  

Gallery Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays 9-6.

133 W. Bay Ave

Historic Longwood

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