"My hand do the work of my heart"  - Derrick Little


Derrick is a visual artist, face painter,

body painter, yoga teacher and sound therapy practitioner

based in New York City.


He started face painting via a weekend class at

Tobi Britton's Makeup Shop in NYC in 2001. 

That class was taught by an amazing artist from

Belgium named Olivier Zegers. 

Derrick then began face painting children on

Sunday afternoons in Tompkins Square Park

in the East Village.  The rest is history.


  When not painting faces, he paints bodies,

 decorates storefronts in and around NYC,

 volunteers wth the Teen Program of Hour Children

teaches Kundalini Yoga, and also 

plays sound bath concerts in an around NYC

with his gong, quartz bowls & other healing instruments.


Derrick invites you to visit his other websites:


Derrick has immense gratitude for his fantastic clients

and his talented peers. It is only by way of their support

that he continus to make a living making art.

 Since starting his face and body painting career around 2001, 
Derrick estimates he likely touched and painted upwards 
of 175,000 faces to date...but who's counting?



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