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11.16.19

How to Plan a Romantic Date Night in Dunwoody

If you’re looking for a fun date night idea, consider attending a sip and paint date night in Atlanta with your partner. Even if you’ve already been to a painting party with your coworkers and friends, going with a date is a completely different experience. Here is your guide to planning the perfect romantic painting night for you and your partner.

 

Step 1: Pick the Right Night

The first step is to pick a night to attend a sip and paint class. After you compare your schedules, look for an adults-only night. Some nights are specifically focused on couples, while others are simply for adults to enjoy a child-free atmosphere. Whether or not you have children of your own, going to a class with kids in it isn’t always the most romantic. You can avoid this by attending a class that’s geared toward adults.

 

Step 2: Wear Something Nice But Practical

Nobody wants to look frumpy on a date with their significant other. However, there’s a chance that you could end up with some paint on your clothes, even with the best intentions. Plan to wear something that’s flattering, but in darker colors and a bit older, so you won’t mind if you get a little bit of paint on it.

 

Step 3: Plan to Eat a Romantic Dinner Before or After the Paint Party

Depending on the time of the paint party, you should plan to go out for a romantic dinner before or after the paint and sip. Choose a nice but casual restaurant that you both love. If the paint party is late, plan to eat dinner beforehand so you aren’t hungry and distracted at the class. If it’s early, it would be great to grab dinner afterward. You won’t feel rushed, and you will have plenty to talk about.

 

Step 4: Encourage Each Other to Relax

Not everyone has regular experience releasing their creative side. It might be intimidating at first to paint in front of other people. You or your partner might feel judged and uncomfortable sharing your work with others. This could make for an unhappy evening.

Instead, praise your date on his or her painting and general art skills, which you might not have even known about. A painting party is supposed to be fun and relaxing. By focusing on what the other person is doing well, he or she will feel more comfortable participating.

 

Step 5: Gift Your Creation to Your Partner

If you want, you can plan to swap paintings at the end of the night, so you each can keep each other’s paintings as a memento of the evening and of each other. You can write a loving message near your signature for your partner to read. This can be a fun way to show appreciation and love for each other.

Spending a relaxing night at Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody can be a fun alternative to dinner and a movie with your romantic partner. You can drink wine and take your time unleashing your creative side. Once you go to a couples-only night at Painting with a Twist Dunwoody, you may decide to make it a regular date night activity.

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11.09.19

How a Painting Class Can Supercharge Your Romance

In today’s busy, always-connected world, it is easy for romance to fall by the wayside. No matter how in love you might be, romance must be constantly nurtured to survive. If you and your partner feel more like pals than lovers, it is time to inject a healthy dose of romance into your relationship. A painting class can be just the thing to help you feel like teenagers in love again.

 

 

 

1. Novelty

 

 

 

Science shows that the rush of passion experienced during the honeymoon stage of a relationship is caused by biochemical changes in the brain. Powerful neurotransmitters, including dopamine and norepinephrine, combine to create feelings of euphoria that help you bond tightly to your new partner. Over time, the honeymoon period ends, and passion is replaced by deeper but less romantic feelings of intimacy and commitment.

 

 

 

However, novel experiences trigger the same brain changes as falling in love. When you undertake a brand-new challenge with your beloved, the passionate feelings blend with the deeper feelings of love and trust to create a powerful recipe for rekindling romance.

 

 

 

2. Communication

 

 

 

Each painting class is led by a professional artist who will walk you through the process step by step. You are free to ask questions as desired. Careful listening and communication skills are the key to success, yet the environment is intentionally low-key and relaxed, making it easy to practice those skills in a nonthreatening way. What you learn in class about listening and communication can easily transfer to your relationship, setting the stage for a lifetime of better understanding.

 

 

 

3. Critical Observation

 

 

 

Each painting is a finished whole, but getting there requires you to “unpack” the painting into a series of sequential steps. It takes a keen eye and good critical observation skills to see how the pieces fit together to form the whole. These same skills are extremely useful in a relationship, as they allow you to parse out your partner’s point of view on any issue.

 

 

 

4. Collaboration

 

 

 

Although each person creates his or her own painting, class members are encouraged to collaborate as much as they like. You and your partner can work together, taking turns guiding, following, and questioning to create paintings that are even more perfect than would have been possible on your own. You can take the lessons in collaboration that you learn during your painting class and transfer them into your daily life.

 

 

 

5. De-Stressing

 

 

 

One of the highlights of any date night is the opportunity to simply relax and de-stress with your partner. A paint and sip, in which you are welcome to bring your own beer or wine, is a wonderful opportunity to do just that. The painting itself is designed as a low-key focus activity, but relaxation and quiet conversation are an important part of the event.

 

 

 

You will have the chance to hold an adult conversation with your partner without worrying about being interrupted by the kids or the typical stressors of daily life. You can speak with others in the class, or simply focus on reconnecting with each other. You can work independently or collaboratively, and put as much or as little dedicated effort into your painting as you choose. The entire event is designed to promote calmness and mental recharging, and our experts will take care of everything while you relax.

 

 

 

A painting class is an ideal way to reconnect with your partner and rekindle the romance in your relationship. Against a calm, relaxed backdrop, you will have the opportunity to try something new together in a low-stakes, non-threatening way. You will learn valuable skills that you can take home with you, find passion through a shared novel experience, and ultimately create artwork of which you can both be proud. So next time you are looking for a date night activity, why not leave the kids at home and head out for an adult-oriented painting class?

 

 

 

With a dedicated and caring staff of professional artists Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody are dedicated to bringing a love for art to those who never pictured themselves as artists. We strive to create a noncompetitive and relaxed atmosphere that focuses on self-expression and building relationships. We invite you to give us a call today at (770) 676-9524  for more information or to book a seat in an upcoming class.

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10.20.19

Does Wine Help or Hurt Your Painting?

Sip and paint parties offer adults a great way to unwind with a glass of wine while painting with their friends. As a result, these parties have become increasingly popular. With more adults picking up paint brushes again, it begs the question: can wine improve your overall painting skills?

Too Much of a Good Thing?

Wine can both help and hinder your overall painting skills. When used in moderation, wine can help you relax and focus on having a good time with your friends instead of being self conscious about your painting skills. However, having too much wine can make it difficult to really focus on the details. Ultimately, it’s called “sip” and paint for a reason. You don’t want to “guzzle” and paint. You may not like the painting you end up with if you do.

Relax and Create

Research shows that it’s easier to be creative when you feel relaxed. Think about how it’s easier to come up with your best creative solutions to problems while taking a nice, hot shower, rather than when you’re busy trying to finish your errands before the end of the day. Wine can help you relax. It would make sense that you’d feel more relaxed and creative if you drank wine while you painted.

Be Less Self Conscious

If you’re new to painting, you might be self conscious about your painting skills and not want to show them off to other people. This can hinder your painting by causing you to constrict your abilities. Drinking wine might make you less self conscious about your painting skills and more able to freely use them. Since painting parties are purely for fun, you don’t need any formal painting skills to participate.

Less Attention to Detail

Unfortunately, alcohol can impair your ability to focus on details. Since painting can be a detail oriented activity, especially if you want to create a close replica of an existing work, alcohol could worsen your overall painting skills. If working on your painting skills and/or creating the closest possible replica is important to you, you might want to limit how much you drink during the paint party.

 

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9.23.19

Sip and Painting in North Atlanta

Wine and painting is done right at Painting with a Twist.  We have the best studio in town for helping you create your masterpiece, and the best art to choose from.  Take a look at our upcoming paintings on our sip and paint art calendar.  Looking for date night ideas?  Sip and paint at Painting with a Twist is the best way to go.  Just book your dinner before or after painting for a fun experience you'll both remember.  We also offer couples paintings that let you and your date work together on your joint masterpiece. The fun never ends at Painting with a Twist.  Now it's your turn to come see what all the buzz is about.

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9.16.19

Why Painting with a Twist Is a Great Choice for Your Corporate Party Ideas in North Atlanta

If you don’t consider yourself much of an artist, you might wonder why anyone would choose a painting class as a corporate activity. Perhaps your only experience is with a middle school art teacher who made you feel bad if you had trouble with sculpting or pottery. Yet today’s painting classes are the antithesis of the high pressure classes from your school days. In our painting classes, a friendly and highly experienced artist will walk you step by step through creating your masterpiece in a low-key environment. Here are 5 reasons that a painting class is actually a great choice for your company party.

Great for Teams!

Although each person will create his or her own painting, a class is a great way to bring team members closer together. Those who are naturally more artistically talented often step forward to help others who are struggling. Those who tend to be shy and less inclined to small talk tend to open up more when working on a low-stress shared task. Taking your team out of the pressure cooker office environment and giving them something new and fun to focus on builds new bonds and helps teams learn to mesh.

The Self-Confidence Machine

Many people struggle with self-confidence issues, which can hold them back at work and across all aspects of their lives. Successfully completing a painting, whether perfect or not, can be a huge confidence booster. Your team members will begin to view themselves as competent, successful people who can handle new challenges. This newfound confidence will carry over to the office, ultimately helping them to become even better employees and leaders.

Reset the Stress

We can host your party at our studio, or bring the fun to you at your choice of venue. Either way, we focus on keeping everyone relaxed and stress free. The focus is on camaraderie and the chance to simply sit and chat with your coworkers away from the high pressure environment of the average office. The painting itself acts as a background task that gives everyone a common starting point, rather than a high stress chore that must be accomplished to perfection. You are welcome to bring beer and wine to our studio or, of course, to consume whatever beverages you prefer when we bring the party to your venue.

Friendly Competition

Although we strive to foster a noncompetitive atmosphere, the Type A members of your team will surely enjoy the opportunity to “prove themselves” against each other. We consistently find this type of competition to be fun and good-natured rather than stress inducing, and everyone generally ends up laughing and having a good time. Why not give your Type As a healthy outlet for their competitive nature, in an environment that lets everyone else sit back and do their own thing without pressure?

Fun for All Ages

Many companies like to invite family members to their corporate parties, but not all venues and situations are right for kids. A painting party is a great way to engage all of the important people in your employees’ lives. We can run a separate class with an easier painting for little ones, or they can join in with the main class. Either way, a love for art has no minimum age requirement, and kids love to feel included. Parents might even discover a whole new passion in their children that would otherwise have been overlooked.

A painting party is an endlessly flexible, low-key option for your next company party. Family friendly and easy for everyone to participate, it can be either the main event or one of many activity choices at a larger party. We are happy to speak with your party organizers about our available options and help you design the event that is right for you.

With a dedicated and caring staff of professional artists, Painting with a Twist is dedicated to bringing a love for art to those who never pictured themselves as artists. We strive to create a noncompetitive and relaxed atmosphere that focuses on self-expression and building relationships. We invite you to give us a call or text today at (770) 676-9524 for more information or to book a seat in an upcoming class.

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9.02.19

What Is Paint and Sip?

A relatively new trend that is taking the world by storm, a paint and sip might be just the thing for your next party or corporate event. It is hard to imagine a better way to bring people together than sharing an evening of wine and art in a relaxed setting. If you have never experienced one of these events, however, you might have some questions about how it all works. Here is what you need to know about the Paint and Sip.

Is a Paint and Sip Public or Private?

We actually offer both alternatives. Our public Paint and Sips are a wonderful way to meet new people, and we find that the painting process helps to break the ice between new friends. You are welcome to attend alone or with as many people as you like, but we recommend booking your seats in advance!

Private Paint and Sip events are highly popular for bachelorette parties, corporate events, holiday gatherings, and even family reunions. You can choose the painting you want to recreate, and even the location for the party. We are happy to host your group at our studio, but we can also send an artist to your home or to your choice of venues. Some groups even choose to incorporate a Paint and Sip as part of a larger company party, wedding reception, or other major event. We require a minimum of 12 participants for a weeknight or weekend day private event, and 15 participants on weekend evenings.

Do You Provide the Alcohol?

Paint and Sip parties are strictly BYOB. We can provide corkscrews and cups, but you are responsible for your own alcohol. You will also need to take any leftovers with you when you leave. 

Is It a Class or a Party?

The short answer is yes. A Paint and Sip combines the fun and relaxation of a party with the challenge of a class. Guided by one of our professional artists, you and your group will work at individual easels to create a masterpiece that is suitable for framing. Yet with the wine (or beer, if you prefer) flowing freely, the emphasis is definitely on the fun. We encourage conversation and laughter rather than serious focus.

Do I Need to Be an Artist?

Absolutely not! We have a vast library of paintings from which to choose, many of which are simple enough for even the true non-artist to create a reasonable representation. The goal is to open up and enjoy an evening of creative expression, regardless of existing artistic knowledge. We have regular attendees of all skill levels who enjoy the camaraderie and the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing. All we ask is that you maintain an open mind and a willingness to try something new!

A Paint and Sip is a wonderful way to connect with old friends, build new relationships, or bring team members closer together. We provide the easels, aprons, paints, and supplies, while you provide the alcohol, the open mind, and the sense of adventure. Together, we can create an unforgettable experience that everyone in your group will be talking about for years to come!

With a dedicated and caring staff of professional artists, Painting with a Twist is dedicated to bringing a love for art to those who never pictured themselves as artists. We strive to create a noncompetitive and relaxed atmosphere that focuses on self-expression and building relationships. We invite you to give us a call today at (770) 676-9524 for more information or to book a seat in an upcoming class.

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3.10.19

Things to do during Spring Break in Atlanta - Kids' Painting Classes

Spring break is JUST around the corner - are you ready? At Painting with a Twist, we've gotcha covered.  We have All-Ages classes running all week.  You can find fun things to do for children on our calendar.  Just check out our wine and painting website / calendar, and you'll see the top 10 things to do for spring break in Atlanta. If you've sips and stroke d before, or maybe even dib n dab d, you'll be really happy with our great options for kids.  Wine and paint is never better than at painting with a twist!

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2.17.19

Wine and Painting near 30341

The best wine and paint art classes near zip code 30341 are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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2.10.19

Valentine's Date Night Ideas in North Atlanta - Painting with a Twist

This Valentines, get your wine and paint on at Painting with a Twist! You know you'll have a great time at our top-rated wine and painting art studio. Bring your bae in for a great experience, either before or after dinner. We've got great valentine's paintings to choose from, so make sure you stop by our wine-and-paint art class gallery today!

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1.20.19

Wine and Art Painting Classes near Peachtree Industrial

The best wine and paint art classes near Peachtree Industrial are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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1.13.19

Wine and Art Painting Classes near Windsor Heights

The best wine and paint art classes near Windsor Heights are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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12.16.18

Paint and Sip near The Perimeter

The best wine and paint art classes near The Perimeter are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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12.09.18

Wine and Painting near Brookhaven

The best wine and paint art classes near North Brookhaven are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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12.02.18

Wine and Paint Art Classes Close to Chamblee

The best wine and paint art classes near Chamblee are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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11.11.18

Wine and Art Painting Classes near Peachtree Corners, GA

The best wine and paint art classes near Peachtree Corners are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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11.04.18

Sip and Paint Near Norcross, GA

The best wine and paint art classes near Norcross are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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10.28.18

Sip and Paint Near Sandy Springs, GA

The best wine and paint art classes near Sandy Springs are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA.  Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road.  Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint.  If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you.  We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center.  If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us!  Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead!  Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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10.21.18

Wine and Paint (Sip and Paint) Art Classes near Doraville, GA

The best wine and paint art classes near Doraville, GA are close by, here in Dunwoody, GA. Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody is located right at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road. Whether you're headed to Stone Mountain or Marietta, you'll pass right by our studio on your way - it's the perfect location for any girls night out, hanging with friends, or if you just love to paint. If you love to drink wine and paint, our wine and paint art classes are for you. We're right next to the Kroger at 285 and Chamblee / Dunwoody road, in Georgetown shopping center. If you've been to Sips and Strokes, Dip-n-Dab, Art & Beyond, or Living Color wine and paint art classes, you'll be glad you found us! Easy access, friendly staff, and the best experience this side of Buckhead! Check out our wine and paint art calendar, and we'll see you in the studio!

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10.14.18

All Smiles

This Saturday, join us for a morning filled with fun, art, and a REAL MERMAID PRINCESS! We will paint our own Mermaid Princess, play games, and create a beaded ocean charm necklace to take home! The second half of the class will also include a visit from a REAL LIFE MERMAID PRINCESS!
 Paint a Real Mermaid Princess!

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10.07.18

Get Your Wine and Paint on at Painting with a Twist in Dunwoody

We’ve got it! Looking for the best place to sip and wine painting in Atlanta, Georgia? Painting with a Twist should be on top of your list – located in Georgetown Shopping center at Chamblee-Dunwoody and 285. Easy to get to!

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