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Yelp Detroit Paints Along to Bob Ross at i3Detroit!



On Monday, May 9th twenty Detroit yelpers gathered round their acrylics at i3Detroit for a Paint Along to Bob Ross CMYE! The first group of 10 rocked the easels with their paint and brushes while the other half toured this amazing cooperative which houses tools and machinery used for wood and metal working, crafting, and electronics–all available to paying members. Build a robot, etch plastic, cut vinyl stencils, play in the chemistry lab, or record a podcast in their recording studio—all at i3Detroit! 

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When the first session finished their masterpieces, the groups switched and group two was up to paint under the tutelage of the gentle hearted Ross via projected video.

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Bob Ross certainly makes creating those happy little trees look easy but we yelpers found it mighty hard to keep up with the master! And while each painting was beautiful in it’s own way, very few looked identical to Bob’s version. From more abstract blobs to full on forest fires, each yelper used their unique skills to create amazing works of art worthy of hanging in a Yelp museum.* We have a talent group here in Detroit!

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Well, the little clock on the wall says we’re just about out of time. But before we go, we must say a hearty thank you to i3Detroit for having us! Also, if you want to see more, photos from the event can be found here and you can check out the fabulous reviews here.

So from all of us here I'd like to wish you happy yelping, and God bless, my friend.

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Annette J (And her sorry little trees)

Community Manager Detroit

 

*As soon as we build one.

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