Friday, November 25, 2016

December Classes and Events

Experimental Abstract Paining Workshop December 14.  3:15-4:15.  $10 each painting done.All ages. Under 8 needs a participating or supervising adult. email

Elves Workshops come to one ro more- Full-sorry!
December 19, 20, 21.  10-12 each day.
Come make great gifts at these mini holiday camps.  Kindergarten-Middle School $20 each day.
You must reserve a spot  email

Open Studio for 10 and up.  Come create whatever you can think up.  Bring your own supplies or use ours (paint, brushes, colored pencils,  glue, scissors, paper)  bring your own canvas if you want to paint one.  You come up with the ideas and we clean up the mess.  December 20thSession 1: 1-3pm.or  Session 2: 3-4:30  $10 each. email  Adults welcome, this can be multigeneratinal family friendly fun!  Make a Mess, Make a Memory!

Sunday, October 23, 2016

November and December Workshops and Classes

November Classes and Workshops

Acrylic on Wood by Christine Carter Brown

Abstract Acrylic Painting Class November 3 12-2:30pm
$30 per person.  All supplies included.  Dress for Mess! Reserve your spot at with class name please.

Creative Community for the Common Good

November 10th is open Craft Night. 7-9pm Bring a project to work on and your own beverage and we will just hang out creativly.  $5 each.  RSVP

Art for Anxiety Class-  This class is open to children and parents who would like to use process art to ease anxiety.  $15 per parent/child Special needs children are especially welcome! November 12th 10-11am Sign up by emailing with class name to:

 Beginners Watercolor class  November 17th 12-1:30 Come experiment and learn the basics about this medium.  $30 each  all supplies included.  Sign up by emailing the class name and your name to

Wreath from Book Pages by Amy Huber

 Repurpose Old books into Beautiful Paper Wreaths. November 18th 12-2:30(or till finished) Choose a style and finish a wreath to take home. A Beautiful gift to your self or Loved one just in time for Thanksgiving.  $35 each. Reserve your spot early.  Email or come in the shop.  Your payment holds your spot for this one.  Led by Amy Huber

cute owl on A Repurposed Dictionary Page

Repurposed Owl Art Come make a cute owl to give away or keep.  This all ages (8-108) yrs class will be held November 19th from 10-12.  The Longwood Art and Craft Fair is this weekend so plan some extra time to find parking.  Hopefully our Lot will be open. Bring a friend a make a day of it! $20 reserve your spot at  Mention the class name.

November 19th 1-3pm Miniature Painting Workshop. come paint one,two or even three miniature works of art! One easel is included to display you masterpiece! Each painting is just $10. bring a friend this is the best little class! Children are welcome with a participating adult please....RSVP Early for this one! The Longwood art Festival is this weekend so hopefully Sunrail is running. Parking may take a bit longer but you can enjoy a class and a festival! Reserve your spot by emailing the class name and who is coming to

Barn Quilt on Wood outside our shop

Come paint your own barn quilt November 30th from 10-12.  Bring your own quilt square idea or make this one.  Any colors you like.  All supplies included. $30 each. Reserve your spot at with the name of the class.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

New Classes at Barbedwirebrowns

New Classes and Offerings

2-D Art class.  Looking for an afterschool art class?  Students will learn about drawing and use graphite, charcoal, colored pencils and more to improve their drawing skills.  We will use prompts to learn how to draw what we see and we will practice and experiment to develop our creative thinking skills.  10 week class $145.  Ages 9+. September 7,14,21,28 October 5, 19,26, November 2,9,16.  3:15-4:15. email

Our group quilts are all one of a kind

Care 2 Sew  Our quarterly charity sewing event is scheduled for September 23 3-5pm and/or September 24 from 9:30-12 this time. Come join Dawn Bradley and Friends and help us put together some beautiful strip quilts for various charity organizations and Individuals.  No sewing experience is needed, If you have a sewing machine and extension cord bring them along. $10        

Homeschool Foundations of Art Class - Sign up by email
Time:10-11am  Ages: 1st-4th grade- September 7, 14, 21, 28 October 5, 19, 26 November 2, 9, 16. 
 This class is open to 14 students.  We will cover many mediums, look at many styles of art, include some art history and have a lot of hands on fun!  $145 per student/10 classes.  Discount for siblings.  Kindergartners are welcome with an adult helper or special arrangements.
Email to sign up 
One of our classes in session
Homeschool Elements of Art and Design Class - Sign up by email
Time 1-2:15 pm Ages 4th-8th grade.  September 7, 14, 21, 28 October 5, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16.  This class is open to 10 students.  We will discuss and work on projects that build good design skills and creative thinking.  10 Classes-$165 per student.  Discount for siblings. email to sign up.

Art for Anxiety- Parent/child classes
Because Creating Art can help relieve stress and help us express our feelings we wanted to offer a class for kids to come to that would support them and give them a time to be creative together with their parents.
We are offering Three Special Needs Classes Saturday September 10, October 8, and November 12. 10-11am.  This will be a relaxed and creative time to explore various mediums in a less structured class time.  $15 per parent/ Child team.  Siblings and additional adults are $5 each.  Space is very limited.  Email for more information or to reserve spaces. We have 3 spaces left as of 8/17

Teen/Adult Art for Anxiety
August 17 10-11 AM. $15 each.  Experimental Abstract Art to ease stress and express ourselves in a relaxed environment. email

Garden Journal, Thought Journal, Art Journal...Want to add Botanical Illustrations?
Botanical Illustrator/Journalling Workshop with watercolor pencils, watercolors, ink and more
October 1 10am-12.  $30 per person All supplies but we strongly recommend that you bring a watercolor or mixed media journal to start in and possibly some watercolor pencils.

Repurposed Book Page Wreaths Workshop with Amy Huber
This 3 hour workshop will be held in November, Date to be determined.  Choose from 3 styles of beautiful wreath projects and enjoy a fun time of creating something beautiful for you or to give as a gift!  

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Drawing camp July 25-29

by Caroline Brown

July 25-29
1-4 pm
Ages 8-18

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Party Arty Birthday Celebrations.

We provide a teacher led art project for 8 (minimium) to 16 (max) artists.  You are welcome to invite more people who will not be completing art but want to celebrate with us.  We provide all supplies and most projects take  approx. 1 hour to complete.  You are welcome to stay another hour and have drinks and cake that you provide.

$16 per artist (doing a project)
2 hours at BWB
pay at the start of the party in full.

We can discuss ideas for the art together based on the age and interests of your group.
as well as check availability of dates.  We are open Wed - Sat 9-5 so most parties are held on Saturdays but the week days are possibilities too.  Feel free to stop in if you have more questions.  Thanks again!

Sunday, January 17, 2016

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If you want to come to a class, schedule a party, etc....reach us by email at

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