About Our Studio
Drink, listen to music, and dance (if you want to!) while creating your own work of art. We provide all painting supplies and artist instructions. At the end of class, you'll get to take home your own completed painting. No art experience is needed. Simply BYOB, snacks, and friends for a twisted good time!
Painting with a Twist is a unique date night, girls' night out idea, moms' night out, hen party, family day out, and a fun way to meet new people! Browse our painting options on the Calendar page.
Winner of several Acadiana awards:
Best Couples' Entertainment (2011–2013) (2014 - 2015) by "Locals Love Us"
Best Children & Family Fun (2013) by "Locals Love Us"
Best of Acadiana: Best Locally Owned Business in Acadiana (2012–2013) by "The Times of Acadiana"
We're also Acadiana's 1st paint and sip studio, twisting it up since 2009! A Louisiana based franchise.
Our BYOB classes are intended for adult painters, we suggest painters age 15 - 20 be accompanied by an adult. You must be at least 21 years of age to consume alcohol in the studio. Younger painters can participate in Kid’s Kamp or All Ages classes.
See class descriptions for details
Please bring your own ice
Wine chiller available
Cups are provided
Special Events in March
March 2 2015
We have a few extra special events happening in March: 1. You can paint a portrait of your own pet on March 10th! This tends to sell out, so RSVP early. 2. We'll be exhibiting at the IND 18th Annual Bridal Show on Sunday, March 8th. Come find out how much fun a Painting with a Twist bachelorette party is! 3. Our quarterly Buy One Get One free (BOGO) class is happening on March 25th to paint "Venice in the Spring". Use the code provided on that painting's web page to get a second seat free when you buy the first one!...
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New Larger Canvases!
February 19 2015
You've asked and we've answered— Painting with a Twist now offers larger canvases to paint! The new size is 24"x36" versus our original 16"x20" canvas. Each of these paintings is a three-hour class for $65 per person. Every month we will be adding more new artwork designed to fit this larger size, so be sure to keep checking once a month. To RSVP for one of these paintings, look on our "Calendar" page for the paintings whose title includes "Large Canvas" and shows the expanded size in the thumbnail image....
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Mardi Gras Week!
February 11 2015
This week we are celebrating Mardi Gras! We have with several masks and fleur de lis available, plus a few extra special classes. Join us with your kids on Friday morning, when adults get to paint in a class with FREE COFFEE while the kids get to paint their own painting in our adjacent studio. Sunday night features a his-and-hers masks date night painting, and Monday morning is another class you can paint with your kids. Make painting part of your Mardi Gras fun!...
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Fun Date Night Idea
January 17 2015
Whether you're dating or married, it's fun to go out on a date around Valentine's Day. It's not always easy to come up with a unique date night idea, but we've got a good one for you: bring a bottle of wine and your favorite snacks, and join one of our classes to paint and drink together! At some point during the class, "accidentally" paint on the back of their hand and see how they react! We have five partner paintings over Valentine's Day Weekend, but you can turn any of our classes into a fun date. Since Valentine's Day falls on a Saturday this year, be sure to RSVP for your top choice today because we are expecting sellouts!...
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Holiday Fun with Your Kids!
December 17 2014
When you and your kids are on holiday break or you have out-of-town family visiting with little to do, bring everyone here to have fun painting! During the holiday break, we have extra classes for all ages, from 6-years old to grandparents. We also have a few "Coffee & Canvas" classes in one studio while a kids' class happens at the same time in our other studio next door, so you can bring your kids to have fun with the kids and the adults can have fun drinking coffee with adults!...
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Unique Gift Ideas
December 9 2014
The most memorable gifts are often the most unique gifts, and we have two unique gift ideas for you: 1. Invite them to have fun painting and drinking! They'll get to take home their own work of art, too. To give this gift, go to our Gift Certificates page, where you can buy certificates online to print or email from home. 2. Paint art and then wrap it as a gift! They will be so surprised and impressed that you hand-painted art for them. Go to our Calendar page and browse all the options this month, then RSVP to paint the ones you want to give....
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November 26 2014
During this Thanksgiving holiday season, I’d like to express to you my sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty for the past 5 years of Painting with a Twist. I am deeply thankful and extend to you and your family my best wishes for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Day.
Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are upon us, there’s another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
It’s not too late to book your company or family holiday Christmas party. Just give us a call and we can work it out for you. Remember our gift certificates give 3 times - a GIFT to open, a PARTY to go to, and a MASTERPIECE to enjoy! No expirations dates either! Give the gift of creativity this year!
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Book a "Spooktacular" pARTy.....here's how!
October 8 2014
Our website now has a feature that allows you to request a private painting party online. Simply enter your info and select the date and time you have in mind for your party. Then, we will get back to you to let you know if that time is available or what other options are open. Otherwise, you may call us at 337-234-9783.
We have teamed up with PJ's Coffee from New Orleans and will be providing complimentary coffee and tea during our Coffee and Canvas class on Thursday, October 23rd. "Canal Street Car" is the featured painting.
Back by popular demand, we are featuring two Dr. Who paintings this month. Be sure to sign up early before it sell out. The calendar is filled with colorful fall paintings so be sure to reserve your easel. It seems the men are enjoying to paint more and more so we're adding more Date/BFF nights to accommodate the demand.
Once again, Congratulations go out to PWAT’s artist, Brittney Pelloquin for placing 8th in the Living Art America Bodypainting competition in Atlanta. This lady has talent.
Psst! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive special discounts and upcoming news – you will not want to miss an important upcoming announcement this month.
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July in review and upcoming events
August 14 2014
Congratulations go out to PWAT Artist, Brittney Pelloquin for placing 26th in the World Bodypainting Competition in Austria.
Our five year Anniversary Celebration took place on July 18th and we’d like to thank local artist, Candice Alexander for creating a commemorative painting for our sold out event. Door prizes were donated by Jolie’s Restaurant, Urbanos Taqueria, Walk-ons, Don’s Seafood, 7 Chics Boutique, Hotel Acadiana, Hampton Inn, UGO Spa, and LaFondas Restaurant.
Habitat for Humanity Lafayette presented keys to their newest home owner , Ms. Paige Broussard and as a partner to Habitat, we were happy to donate paintings and a gift certificate to Paige helping her decorate their new home. Students from the “Learn and Build Team” of Habitat for Humanity also attended a special Painting with a Twist class as a reward their hard work.
Painting with a Purpose benefitted the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research in July and donated over $500.00 including 50% of the revenues from the class in addition to raffle tickets that was sold giving away several Vera Bradley items including a bag graciously donated by Caroline and Company of Lafayette.
In September, watch for our Painting with a Purpose event benefiting Acadiana PRIDE. PWAT artist Brittney Pelloquin, will be creating a special iconic painting for this event.
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5 Year Anniversary Celebration!
July 1 2014
WOW! I can’t believe how fast time just flies by. July is very special to me because it was 5 years ago that I started this incredible journey with Painting with a Twist. I had no idea how much fun I would have while working. So, for my 5 year anniversary, I wanted to offer a unique “twist” to the night and teamed up with Candice Alexander to create a painting for the celebration. Many of you may know that Candice was voted SWLA’s Best Artist. In addition to creating over 300 Fleur de lis designs, she has been creating Louisiana inspired art over the last 12 years which is collected nationally and internationally. Join us to celebrate on July 18th – door prizes, gifts and much more for everyone. Seating is limited so register early. Can't make the event? Stop by for our Open House from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Wine provided by E's Kitchen and check out our STUDIO MAKEOVER. First 25 guests receive a limited edition commemorative gift.
Love Vera Bradley? The Painting with a Purpose event on July 20th is benefitting the Vera Bradley Foundation to raise funds for breast cancer research. The first 50 customers that register will receive a Vera Bradley Shopper Tote. Caroline and Company is offering a Vera Bradley basket that will be raffled off at the event.
On July 21st, you’re invited to paint, “Cajuns Baseball Fleur de Lis” created by PWAT’s Artist, Brittney Pelloquin. Celebrate the “Cajun Nation” and show your spirit and appreciation for the Ragin Cajuns and their great accomplishments. We are proud!
Want to tweak a painting? Our SOS class is free and it's scheduled for Sunday, July 27th. Please register so we know you're coming. Also, is there a painting that you've always wanted to do but it was never on the calendar? Now is your time to paint it at the Open Studio class on Sunday, June 22nd. Pick any 2 or 3 hour painting and we'll prepare the paint and canvas for you... Remember to like us on Facebook to receive important announcements, discounts and sign up for our newsletter.
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