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  Our studio is now offering candle-making! Try something NEW and create your own candle with tons of custom fragrances to choose from. Our all-natural soy wax candles burn up to 40 hours and make a great gift. Add on to an event before you paint or do it yourself during our pop-in hours.           Look for our CANDLE add-on option during your event registration. If you are making a candle, be sure to arrive 30 minutes early so you have time to tie your ap ... Read More

One of the most important principles in interior design is that every room should have a focal point. When placed in the right area of a room, your original art that you create with us can instantly draw the attention of anyone that walks into the space and it will help create a certain atmosphere. When you fall in love with your own piece of artwork painted at our studio, it may be because it is connected to a memory of its creation that you hold dearly! It is a form of self-expression that is ... Read More

Summer is here and everyone is ready to do something that's active, creative and allows you to spend some quality time with friends and family! Plus, your walls at home might need some added life and color. The art choices offered in our classes are fresh and fun.  Meet us here at Jacksonville Fruit Cove's Painting with a Twist studio where we help give budding artists the time and place to create and friends and family to reunite in a safe fun setting. We have added cleaning protocol to cr ... Read More

We now regularly schedule classes using a variety of painting surfaces including TALL Porch Leaners which are 10.5'" wide by 47" high pine wood boards to paint. You can lean these by your front door on your porch or inside. These make great gifts.  If you don't see a porch leaner on our calendar, please email the studio or call 904-518-4932 and let us know what you are looking for.  We are very accomidating and flexible!  Another option is our 10"X30" and our 12"x12" canvases. The ... Read More

There are so many reasons why art is a wonderful escape! It gets children away from their tech devices and gives them the opportunity play with color and be creative. Here, family classes are suitable for children aged 6 and up. Of course, those young at heart can also join these classes! Parents and grandparents can enjoy their time with art fun. Did you know that artistic endeavors strengthens children's problem-solving and critical-thinking skills? If they are exploring and thinking and exper ... Read More



We are moving forward to a new beginning at our studio. We now have limited seating classes where we are using jazz hands instead of hugs, practicing recommended social distancing, and everyone is encouraged to wash their hands regularly - we have plenty of soap, water and hand sanitizer! We are thoroughly cleaning our studio surfaces before and after each class. We ask our staff and guests to bring their masks and wear them until they are seated.  Once in your seat you can take your mask o ... Read More

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Gifting Can Be Fun!

A gift certificate to our studio is a unique, fun gift for your clients, employees or family that will create memories DOING something FUN TOGETHER and creates a beautiful painting all can be proud to hang! You can create a gift certificate that can be used when it’s a convenient time for them and a painting class that appeals to their inner artist! Our studio is conveniently located in a beautifully designed shopping center at the intersection of San Jose Blvd. and Racetrack Rd. in the Fr ... Read More

Looking for a great place to sip wine and paint a masterpiece in the Jacksonville Florida area? Painting with a Twist is your answer – conveniently located in St. Johns FL also known as Fruit Cove at the intersection of San Jose Blvd. (State Rd. 13)  and Racetrack Road. You can find us behind the Gate Gas station and across the street from LaNopalera and other restaurants. Painting with a Twist in Fruit Cove is a top rated best-time in Jacksonville for sip and paint art studios. We of ... Read More

Finding an activity that will keep all the generations of your family entertained is no easy feat, but that's exactly what our painting classes do! We've had the honor of creating fun memories for many families' kids, adults, grandparents and even great-grandparents. This year, look for our ALL AGES classes that fit every age, or if everyone in your family is over 16 then you can book any class on our calendar page. If your family is large, then you can book a private party room and pick the pai ... Read More

If you're interested in organizing a party for your staff/team that's far from stuffy or ordinary, then your group needs to book a private painting party! There's a fun activity and a custom party favor included for everyone in the form of a painting that each guest gets to paint and take home. We don't have a designated caterer or fancy set menu, so you can bring your own snacks and alcohol, if you wish. Some of the local restaurants in our shopping center can also help cater your party at our ... Read More

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