Painting With a Twist expands in Ferndale
May 02, 2013
Painting With a Twist, where customers are encouraged to BYOB and pick up a brush to learn from artists how to paint, is expanding, moving into a new space in downtown Ferndale.The move down the road on 9 Mile will almost double the space for Painting With a Twist Ferndale, which is a franchise of Corks n Canvas.
Painting with a Twist
March 20, 2013
Ladies night out at “Painting with a Twist” in Ferndale.
Ladies Night Out: Painting with a Twist
February 20, 2013
A Blogger wrote how Painting with a Twist is the place to be for all occasions; ladies night out, birthday party, family day. Either way, the concept of Painting with a Twist is to create art with friends. During your time there, you can enjoy wine, food and of course be creative.
People invited to create painting in Ferndale on Martin Luther King Day to symbolize his vision
January 19, 2013
Michelle Lewis, who owns the Painting with a Twist shop in Ferndale, invites people who want to spend Monday — Martin Luther King Day — creating a special work of art that symbolizes King’s dream.
Create a painting in honor of MLK Jr. Day
January 18, 2013
Michelle Lewis invites people who want to spend Monday — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — creating a special work of art that symbolizes King’s dream.
Letitia's 40th Birthday Party
January 01, 2013
Video of 40th Birthday party at Painting with a Twist!
Ferndale's Painting With a Twist marks 2-year anniversary
September 19, 2012
Painting with a Twist celebrated the two year anniversary of its Ferndale location this past Thursday, September 13, 2012. As part of the anniversary celebration, guests painting an original artwork created specifically for the two-year anniversary class entitled 'Twisted Wine Pour.'
Through the Gate
May 24, 2012
I stepped outside my box today and went to Painting With a Twist in Ferndale, MI with my friend Karla and her English teacher, Rebecca. We had a lot of fun and did something that only Karla had done before–painting while drinking wine. We had a lot of fun and while all of our paintings turned out differently, they all looked great.
After 5. Go.Play.Detroit!
April 18, 2012
It's fun, it's unique and it's the perfect outing for you and the girls to share a bottle of wine while discovering your own inner artist. Wine and art go hand in hand at Painting with a Twist. So bring your own bottle of wine as you paint along with their instructor and create your own masterpiece to take home as a memory of the fun you had.
Out and About: Painting with a Twist
April 16, 2012
(WJBK) - Painting with a Twist in Ferndale offers a unique evening out.
The company offers friends a chance to gather, enjoy a bottle of wine and go through a step-by-step painting adventure with local artists.
Learn more about reserving a class online at www.paintingwithatwist.com.
Painting With a Twist Review (Ferndale, Michigan)
February 15, 2012
I had always wondered exactly what was behind the idea and I was honestly scared for the place when it opened on West 9 Mile Road in Ferndale. I figured it would be gone in six months, but I was definitely wrong. The idea is simple: Get a group of people together, choose a painting to recreate, add snacks and "BYOB" wine and beverages, mix it all together, and voila! As evidenced by the photo at the top of the page, everyone has their own take on a painting.
I Wish I Knew - Painting with a Twist - Ferndale
January 20, 2012
Last Saturday, Mallory decided to celebrate her birthday by booking a private party at Painting with a Twist. I was excited to go even though I can’t paint. No seriously, I am not skilled at drawing, painting or rotating shapes. I was a little bit nervous but the neat thing about this establishment is that it’s painting with a ‘twist’ and that twist is you can bring wine or another libation to soothe the nerves.
PWAT in Ferndale Celebrates MLK Day with "I Have a Dream" Class
January 16, 2012
Painting With a Twist, in the heart of downtown Ferndale, will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 2-4:30 p.m. today, Jan. 16, with the painting “I Have a Dream,” an original artwork done by local artist, Wendy Fournier, that symbolizes King’s life and dream for unity and peace. The family friendly event will also feature two local authors and motivational speakers discussing their recent books, as well as local businesses offering complimentary snacks and treats.
Art Fun Boosts Firm
October 27, 2011
As an artist and architect, Michelle Lewis knows that creating a painting takes more than an easel or a couple jars of tempera. As a business owner, she also knows that you're not successful until your company goes from what some call a fad to a stable, well-organized operation. A year after opening Painting with a Twist in Ferndale, Lewis says her business is moving in the right direction.
Change Relaxes Alcohol Rules in City
October 23, 2011
Farmington City Council Monday amended its alcohol ordinance so that alcohol can be consumed in certain businesses where it's not a principal use. The change was prompted by a request of Michelle Lewis, owner of Painting with a Twist, of Ferndale, who wants to establish a second location in Farmington. At her franchised store, customers can bring in a bottle of wine to sip while an instructor guides them in creating an artwork.
Art Studio Prepares to Celebrate First Anniversary
September 14, 2011
Creative small businesses, such as art galleries, are often the first to go in an economic downturn. But Ferndale entrepreneur Michelle Lewis is bucking that trend and preparing to celebrate the first anniversary of her business, Painting with a Twist. The business, where customers come to paint in group sessions guided by an instructor, is exactly the kind of outlet for relaxation needed in a stressful economy, she said.
Painting with a Twist, Ferndale
September 13, 2011
Michelle Lewis has just a few rules for those entering her studio: No paintbrushes in the wine cups, no drinking the paint water and, when in doubt, have another sip of wine. Lewis' Painting with a Twist in Ferndale, a franchise of Corks N Canvas, helps southeast Michigan parents find their artsy side – even if they swear they can't paint.
Wine a Little and Paint a lot at Painting with a Twist
September 11, 2011
Painting with a Twist is about wine and paint; it is a place where you can wine a little, paint a lot and bring out your inner Picasso.
Painting with a Twist is about having fun — it is art entertainment and the rules are simple — no paint brushes in the wine cups and no drinking the paint water.
Painting with a Twist One-Year Anniversary Celebration
September 10, 2011
Painting with a Twist™ in Ferndale is celebrating its one-year anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011.
Ferndale, MI - Taking a Risk! from The Patch
June 17, 2011
News of businesses filing bankruptcy is not uncommon these days. And, for a small business owner, just the possibility is enough to crush the entrepreneurial spirit of the some of the most optimistic. For those considering opening a business in Michigan, the idea may particularly be daunting. So what do you do when you have an idea and a plan, but the economy isn’t on your side?
Michelle Lewis, the owner of Painting With A Twist in Ferndale, says you take a risk.
Ferndale, MI - Dennis Bruce Spencer Teaches a Class!
March 23, 2011
See the enjoyment AND the painting!
Ferndale, MI - Expo Brings Chamber, Business Together
March 11, 2011
Curious onlookers gathered around Wendelin Wilson and the Painting with a Twist booth at the South Oakland Business Expo March 9, while three volunteers mimicked the painter’s strokes.“We decided to do an actual demonstration where people can do 10-15 minutes of painting and get a snippet of what we’re about,” owner Michelle Lewis said. “I think it’s working out.”
Ferndale, MI - Painting the Blues at Painting with a Twist
February 01, 2011
The 10th Annual Ferndale Blues Festival is more than just the blues.
Painting with a Twist hosted the Paint a Colorful Gibson Guitar event Sunday showing that there's more than one shade of blues.
Ferndale, MI - With Love from Michigan - Blog
January 22, 2011
I've been wanting to take a painting class for quite some time now, but I needed to find one that wasn't too serious, considering my lack of artistic abilities. When Painting With A Twist moved in, I knew I had found the right place. The "twist" is that you can snack and consume beverages during the class, although there isn't really much time for anything besides following along with the instructor and maybe taking a quick peek at your neighbor for some ideas.
Ferndale, MI Studio hosts Painting with a Purpose
November 20, 2010
More than ever before, Michigan residents are seeking out ways to support local vendors and charities. Detroit native and owner of Ferndale’s Painting with a Twist, Michelle Lewis is no exception. In an effort to give back to the community, she has set up her new art studio to host charity events once a month to benefit local non-profit organizations.
This new charitable event series – Paint with a Purpose – will kick off on Saturday, November 20 at noon. This premier fundraiser will donate up to 60 percent of class proceeds to Higher Ground, an organization based out of Royal Oak. Higher Ground works with people living with HIV/AIDS to cope with the disease and offers holistic support to them in the way of support groups, guest speakers, Reiki, yoga and retreats, as well as an annual AIDS walk and Blankets for AIDS drive.
Ferndale, MI - New Studio Opens!
September 21, 2010
This past week, I had the pleasure of going to the ribbon cutting, grand opening and to welcome Michelle Lewis and the team of Painting with a Twist to Ferndale! In a word, can you say "FUN"? What a great space, a great concept and the staff are there to greet and facilitates your experience. Who knew…I even created a signed painting…which is proudly displayed over my desk! Let your inner artist out…have a great time…pour another glass of wine (does this add to the creativity?), and just enjoy. Party space for groups, great alternative to an evening out, date location, the possibilities are endless.