December 2010  Special Events!

Wed, Dec 15
6:00pm
Bob Benson
Sun Catcher Workshop with Bob Benson
Bob Benson once saw a simple string of several pairs of mirrors that moved in the breeze and reflected the sun. He immediately became fascinated with its beauty and simplicity, and began to make more complex versions and selling them at art shows where people were likewise charmed. He has done to major mirror projects for the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor since. Come learn how to make your own mirrored sun-catchers with the charming Bob Benson at the Little Yellow Paintbrush![$45 materials fee]
TBD
6:00pm
Rebecca Snure
Silk Painting Workshop by Rebecca Snure
Rebecca Snure learned the French serti method of painting on silk during a stay in Burgundy. It has become her artistic passion, and her inspiration comes from nature, her everyday observations and her surroundings. To make her scarves, wraps, pillows, etc…Rebecca will first draw freehand onto stretched silk, mix dyes and let them fuse with the silk. Then they are set permanently so that her creations can be worn and washed for years to come! Come watch her demo her method in the Little Yellow Paintbrush Gallery!
Dec 3rd
7:00pm
Jessica Gordon
Body Painting by Jessica Gordon
Jessica Gordon is a very talented artist who takes it to a whole new level by painting on the human form. She finds inspiration from her surroundings, and does all kinds of themed artwork on volunteer models. This really creates an incredible environment. Come be a part of the magic! Don't miss it again!
TBA
7:00pm
Alex Gordon
Live Music by Alex Gordon
The guitar work, the songwriting, the production and arranging and the voice of Alex Gordon are what lay the groundwork for this unique and uplifting musical entity. Not merely a strummer who uses the guitar as a vehicle for his songs, Alex Gordon is first and foremost an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist. Come listen!

Ongoing Events

Mondays
at 4:30pm
Budding Artists Club
This club is for the serious young artist who wants to further develop their creative side in a guided small group environment. Children must be 7 years or older to participate in the weekly class, which will cover everything from the fundamentals of drawing and design to the finer details of painting, printmaking and photography. The material fee and cost to join is $35 per class or a series of 6 classes for $175.
Classes are at 4:30 on Mondays, starting December. The first series of 6 is
Tuesdays
at 4:30pm
Beginning Beading
This weekly class is geared towards students-the adult class is coming in December! All ages under 18 are welcome to come and learn fundamentals of design in an easy and open class. Pick out your own beads (included in class fee) and leave with your own piece of jewelry. Material and class fee come to a total of $35 per student or $25 for two students or more.
the second Wednesday of every month
at 6:00pm
Mirror Magic with Artist Bob Benson
Bob Benson once saw a simple string of several pairs of mirrors that moved in the breeze and reflected the sun. He immediately became fascinated with its beauty and simplicity, and began to make more complex versions and selling them at art shows where people were likewise charmed. He has done to major mirror projects for the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor since. Come learn how to make your own mirror crafts with the charming Bob Benson at the Little Yellow Paintbrush!
$45 materials fee
the first and third Wednesday of every month
7pm-10pm
Just Press-Print Club
NOW MEETING TWICE PER MONTH!
Come join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month to learn how to use a printing press in a fun and free environment. No rules, no limits. Bring food, friends, music, and more. These have been a lot of fun, so we've decided to add another meeting! Come to one or come to all! $15 material fee per person.
Fall 2010 Dates: 8/18, 9/1, 9/15, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, 12/15
Thursdays
starting at 7pm
Girls Night Out!
Bring your girlfriends in on Thursday night for open gallery, girl-style! Come relax, make art and have fun! Bring your friends or come to meet others! Material fee $25/person or $40/two-call ahead for large groups!.
Call to book! Open Gallery
The Little Yellow Paintbrush will open its doors for you to come take advantage of our large workrooms. Come with friends, family or with your special someone to create and have fun! Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and make a day of it. You must call in advance to request a time slot. The space is most easily available between 12pm-9pm on days the gallery is open. The fee is $50. You will be able to use our printing press, materials and space for anything, as well as receive guidance from an artist from the gallery.