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Every Tuesday • 5 – 7 p.m. • September 10 – October 8, 2024   Over the course of the 5-week session, we'll delve into the elements and principles of art, art history, color theory and mixing, famous painters, painting tools, and painting techniques, among other topics. Participants will complete several paintings that reflect what they've learned, and culminate in an end-of-term project showcasing all they've learned!   Snack and juice/water provided; all su ... Read More

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Summer Pop In Hours!

SUMMER POP IN & PAINT   Starting TODAY, you can Pop In & Paint DIY-style ANY day we're open this summer!   That's right, come by the studio any Tuesday through Sunday between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. to create your own paintings and scented candles. Create at your own pace and soak up that summertime fun with your family and friends. No reservation — or painting experience! — necessary. See you soon!  

  Sign up your child for a full 4-day camp, or just for the day! Lots of themes to choose from ... we know the kids will have a blast!

Let's embark on a journey of self-expression, creativity, and spiritual connection during this very special event! We're pairing a painting class and gallery-style readings with renowned psychic medium Allison Campbell. It promises to be a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t want to miss!   We'll set the mood while our talented artist guides you through the mystical "Enchanted" painting. After the painting portion, we'll have a one-hour gallery-style reading with Allison, who colla ... Read More

Let your creativity flow in the cool comfort of the Oman Family Youth Inn during either a morning or afternoon class — or maybe both! Registration includes 2 hours of instruction, all supplies, and a completed painting to take home. Enjoy all the fun of the Fair and make memories — and art! — you'll cherish for many years to come.   A portion of the proceeds benefit the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation in support of fairgrounds renovations. Fair entrance ticket N ... Read More

  Surprising Benefits of Painting/Creating Art: Promotes creative growth by flexing both sides of the brain Enhances problem-solving skills and critical thinking Improves fine motor skills in all ages Encourages positivity, reduces stress, and boosts mental health Bolsters memory, concentration, and spatial awareness Fosters emotional awareness and growth through self-expression Provides a healthy challenge, boosting self-confidence Builds nonverbal communication skills a ... Read More

  Looking for something to do with Mom or the kiddos for Mother's Day? We've got you!   Spend some quality time with Mom this year with a Mother's Day painting event! Enjoy "momosas" from our bar and paint step by step with our instructors to make life-long memories.   Or maybe you're the momma! Spend Mother's Day creating a Mommy & Me painting with your kiddos. Everyone is sure to have a blast!

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We Can Come to You!

  Did you know that we travel? That's right, we can come to you!   Partnering with us for paint-and-sip events can:   • Boost business on a slower day of the week • Introduce new customers to each of our businesses • Bring a different kind of experience to your community • Build opportunities for cross-promotions • Are a TON of fun!   The process is simple and hassle-free for you. We even provide promotional graphics to share on soc ... Read More

  If you're looking for a fun and creative way to spend an afternoon, consider visiting our Urbandale studio during Pop In hours! Great for kiddos and adults, couples, solo artists, friends and family groups, coworkers, and more. Our studio offers a variety of DIY art projects for you to choose from, and our friendly and experienced staff will guide you every step of the way.   Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, we have something for everyone. From painting on canvas, ... Read More

  If you're looking for a fun and creative way to spend time with friends or family, consider booking a holiday painting party at Painting with a Twist in Urbandale! Our art studio offers a wide variety of painting classes for all skill levels, and our holiday-themed parties are always a hit.   During a holiday painting party, you and your guests will be guided through the process of creating your own festive masterpiece by a skilled artist. The studio provides all of the supp ... Read More

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