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Painting with a Twist FAQ

COVID-19 Practices

We realize the importance of keeping our staff and guests safe, and we have new systems in place to ensure everyone's safety.  Staff will sanitize all surfaces regularly, including counter tops, door handles, credit card machines, brushes, and so on. Staff will wear face masks and will wash hands as often as possible.  Help us practice social distancing and keep a safe distance of at least 6 feet from others.   If you are sick - please do not enter our facility.  You can contact us and we will be happy to reschedule your pick up or class that you have registered for.

Painting with a Twist is ready to get back to work and taking care of our guests has ALWAYS been our #1 goal.  Due to current restrictions, purchasing kits and our LIVE|Virtual Events are a great option for gathering with friends in a safe setting, from the comfort of your home.  We also have kits for Kids and LIVE|Virtual Classes for them as well.  As the state allows we will be safely opening our doors for in studio events.  

**Due to our limited seating all in attendance must have a paid seat including FAMILY DAYS**

Our offerings and requirements are subject to change. Please see our calendar for updated public class and kit information, or contact the studio directly at or  808-798-9507

What is Painting with a Twist?

Painting with a Twist is a fun art studio for anyone interested in painting or just having a good time! In our classes we use acrylic paints on a 16x20 canvas, 10X30 Canvas, 12X12 Canvas, Mini Ornament Canvas, Wine Glasses, and Wood Cutouts and teach the class step by step through the specific painting of the day. No experience necessary! At the end of the class, you will have a one-of-kind creation and hopefully a new found talent you will want to explore!

Do I need reservations?

Pre-registration is required to attend any/all classes. Walk-ins are not guarenteed a seat. Here’s how it works:

Find a class on our calendar that fits your taste and your schedule.

To register online, simply click on “Calendar” on the left side of the screen. Find the class and painting that work best for you. Click on “Reserve Online” link under the painting and fill in the blanks. Payment is due at the time of the reservation to guarantee your seat. You can also reserve a seat by calling 808-798-9507 or come visit us in person. A credit card payment will be obtained for phone reservations. We require a 24 hour cancellation to be issued a store credit. No calls/no shows will not be issued store credit.

**Everyone is required to have a paid seat to stay in studio**

What are the prices for the class?

Two hour classes are starting at $47+tax. Three Hour classes are starting at $57+tax. Children classes are starting at $37+tax (ages 12 and under). Specialty Classes (Paint Your Pet or Pop Art Yourself) are starting at $67+tax.

What time should I arrive for the class?

10-15 minutes would be plenty of time to unwind, visit with friends & breathe before we get twisted! If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your groups name in the Special Request box. We’ll seat you together.

When do you post a new monthly schedule?

 Next month’s calendar is published on the 1st of this month.

Do I need to bring anything with me to paint?

Bring your ID so we can confirm your reservation and it will also allow you to be able to sip on some beverages if you like. Your reservation fee includes everything you need to create a beautiful and unique painting. When you arrive you are supplied with an apron, canvas, brushes, paints and step by step art instruction throughout the class. When class is done, your artwork is ready to hang! No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! Our instructors are fun and will guide you through the painting step-by-step. From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. If you’re coming with others, but making reservations separately, give us your group’s name in the Special Request box. We'll seat you together!

Will you have drinks to purchase?

Yes, we have assorted wines and beers to purchase. All alcohol must be purchased from our studio. To purchase alcohol you must be 21 years old, please bring a photo ID. Please feel free to bring in any non-alcoholic beverages.

Are pets allowed?

Although we love all of your fur babies and pets, please have them wait for you at home while you attend our paint session. *SERVICE ANIMALS are definitely able to join their owner while they paint.*

Are we allowed to bring in food?

Feel free to bring in some light snacks to enjoy during class. Remember you are painting most of the time so finger foods are best! 

What do I wear?

Whatever is comfortable and you don’t mind if a little paint gets on it. We will have aprons for you.

Don't forget to bring your camera

Lots of folks like to take pictures throughout the process. At the end of the class, you will have tapped into your inner artist and created a one-of-a-kind work of art!

Gift certificates are now available right here on-line! They are a perfect gift for any occasion! (Gift certificates are not valid at the bar)

Is there an age limit?

*We do have family friendly classes during the day. Family day paintings are recommended for children 7 and up.

*For private parties, age limitations are at the discretion of the host 

*Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. For evening classes 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

*PLEASE NO INFANTS - we love babies, but they can distract the artist and interfere with other guests experience*

**Guests must be at least 21 years old to consume alcohol in the studio

We have a no refund policy. Store credit will be given for individuals canceling with at least 24 hours notice. If less than 24 hours notice is given as well as “No shows” No store credit or changing classes. If you are late to the class you may not be allowed to paint and your payment will be forfeited. Group reservations of 5 or more seats must cancel no less than 48 hours for a store credit. Please leave a voice message if calling after hours, 808-798-9507. *Paint your pet Events-We require a minimum of A week cancelation notice, due to the individualized nature of this painting event once we sketch on the canvas we can not use it again. Payment will be forfited for any cancelation with less than a week notice. No refunds for store credit or gift certificates. 

Private parties - Please see the Party Info Tab for more information on booking a private party. Please see the Party Info tab for our cancellation policy on private parties.

Corporate Team Building; Girl's Night Out; Date Night; Bachelorette Celebration; Birthday Parties; Children's Parties; Bridal, Baby Showers; Graduation; Office Party; Book Club; Sweet Sixteen, and more! Painting with a twist is a fun, unique opportunity for any of your group party needs. Party studio available 7 days a week.

S.O.S. - Didn't finish your painting, or simply want to touch it up? Once a month, artists will be available to guide you through the rest of your painting. This event is free, but please make a reservation online so we know you are coming. Please refer to our current calendar for the next S.O.S. date.

Painting with a Purpose - In our ongoing commitment to give back to the community, Painting with a Twist proudly sponsors a monthly fundraising class - Painting with a Purpose. 50% of the proceeds from the Painting with a Purpose classes are donated to local non-profit organization 501(c)3. Contact us if you know of an organization that could use a little ‘Pay it Forward’. 

Finding Us - We are conveniently located across the street from Ohana Market Place and Wahoo’s; and are in the same center as Super Cuts, and next door to Hawaiian South Shore

320 Ward Avenue Suite 114, Honolulu, HI 96814

Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel classes for unforeseen circumstances. Refunds will be processed.

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