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Painting with a Twist FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to be 21yo+ to attend an event? No, we have kid/family friendly events that start at 6yo+, the bulk of events are 13yo+ and Friday & Saturday Nights are 18yo+. See Age Policy on individual events.

How much does it cost? Pricing varies depending on the length of the event and the surface selected, but $35-$66 is the broad range. Check out Upcoming Events, for specifics on individual events.

What about Pop In & Paint? Pricing for Pop in & Paint depends on the surface you choose to paint on. Traditional paintings range from $33-55 & Pottery ranges from $15-$55.

What complimentary beverages are provided? All events have coffee, sweet tea, lemonade & water provided. For adult events also have wine, beer, seltzer, hard lemonade & cider provided, see Age Policy on individal events for clarification. *NO BYOB* Must be 21yo+ to consume alcohol in the studio, proper ID required. (Note: Offerings may vary seasonally)

When do you post a new monthly schedule? The calendar is posted at least a month in advance for the following month (i.e. By January 1st for February).

Will my painting be dry by the end of the night? Yes! If there are a few wet spots, we have drying stations to dry them up quickly.

At what time should I arrive for the event? 5-10 minutes early is perfect!

Do I need a reservation & do you reserve seating? Yes, we require advanced reservations (including payment) and we will seat your group together. The only exception is for Pop In and Paint, reservations are not required.

Can we bring food? Yes, feel free to bring in a snack for you, your group or party. We suggest veggies, fruit, dips, chips, sandwiches or pizza. We have an area to set up food, plates and napkins available *No utensils*

What do I wear? Whatever is comfortable & you won't mind is a little paint gets on it. We do have aprons for you, but they do not cover everything.

Do you host Private Parties? Yes! See Party Info for more information or Request a Party

Will you travel to my location? Yes, we will travel to your location, minimum of (20) painters are required for an offsite event at Commercial locations. Minimum (10) painters for at home parties.

Do you host fundraiser? Yes, we host fundraising events, visit Fundraiser Information & Application for more information.

Do you support silent auction fundraisers? Yes, we are happy to donate a gift certificate to fundraiser events. Email the studio (studio142@paintingwithatwist.com) with event information including; Organization, Date, Tax Exempt ID). We will email you a Gift Certifcate back.

How big is the canvas? It varies base on the artwork and event. The bulk of our events are either a 16x20 or 10x30 canvas, but we have other options 12x12, 11x14, wood cutouts, wood boards (including porch leaners). See individual event for options and pricing.

Is there are age limit? Yes, see Age Policies on individual events. We recommend 6yo+ for All Ages and Family events and 13yo+ for most other events. Note: We are 18yo+ on Friday & Saturday nights.

Can I come to watch (Not Paint)? With the exception of All Ages events, only paid participants are allowed in the studio during events. A non-painting adult may supervise during All Ages events. 

Should I tip the instructors? Although tipping is not expected, our "Starving Artists" will greatly appreciate if you tip them for their time and talent. Cash or Venmo tipping only.

What if I have to cancel/rechedule? All reservations and retail orders are non-refundable. A Complimentary Store Credit will be issued to individuals canceling with at least 24-hrs notice, or we can reschedule you to another event. Groups of 5+ require 4-days notice and Private Events require 7-days notice. Any cancellation without proper notice and NO SHOWS will forfeit all payments. To give notice of cancellation/reschedule request, please send an email to studio studio142@paintingwithatwist.com to report the cancellation. No credit will be given for retail orders.

What about refunds? As noted above, reservations are non-refundable. In the RARE instance we issue a refund, a 10% transacation fee will be assessed.

Do Store Credits/Complimentarty Gift Certificates Expire? Yes, they do expire. They are valid until the listed date or 6-months from the date of issue, whichever comes first. NO EXCEPTIONS!

How do I redeem my Store Credit or Gift Certificate? They can be reserved through online reservations, by entering the certificate # or gift card number int the GIFT CAR/DISCOUNT CODE box. Be sure to click APPLY. You can also call the studio to manually process your reservation.

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