Painting with a Twist FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What are the prices for an event?
A: The pricing varies depending on length of event and the surface selected to paint on, but $29-$70 is the broad range. Check our event calendar, Upcoming Events, for specifics on individual events. Complimentary beverages are provided for all events. *Blacklight/Glow event pricing is $5 more.
Q: What complimentary beverages are provided?
A: All classes have complimentary coffee, tea, sweet tea, pink lemonade and water provided. Complimentary wine, beer, seltzer, hard lemonade & cider is provided for adult classes, see Age Policy on event for clarification (offerings vary seasonally). ** Must be 21 or over many consume alcohol in the studio, proper id required & NO BYOB**
Q: When do you post a new monthly schedule?
A: The calendar is posted on roughly the 1st of every month for the following month (i.e. Jan. 1st for Feb.).
Q: Will my painting be dry by the end of the night?
A: Yes, if there are a few damp places we have hair dryers which will dry them quickly.
Q: At what time should I arrive for class?
A: Ten minutes prior is perfect.
Q: Do you do reserved seating?
A: Yes, we will seat your group together.
Q: Can we bring food?
A: Yes, feel free to bring in a snack for you, your group or party. We suggest veggies, fruit, dips, finger sandwiches or pizza. We have plates and napkins available upon request, no utensils, and an area to set food up.
Q: What do I wear?
A: Whatever is comfortable and you don't mind if a little paint gets on it. We will have aprons for you, but they do not cover everything.
Q: Do I need a reservation?
A: We do require advanced reservations, with payment, to secure seats so that we know how to staff and setup the event.
Q: Do you do private parties?
A: Yes, we can accommodate up to 14 people in our Private Studio, up to 36 in our Main Studio, and up to 50 if you would like the whole studio, subject to availability. See Party Info for more information or Request Party for setup your event. *Note capacity may vary due to COVID restrictions.
Q: Will you travel to my location?
A: Yes, we will travel to your location, a minimum of 20 painters are required for offsite event. Note: we do not host at private residences, only commercial locations.
Q: Do host fundraisers?
A: Yes, we host Fundraiser events, visit Fundraiser Information & Application for more information.
Q: Do support silent auction fundraisers?
A: Yes, we are happy to donate gift certificates to fundraiser events. Email the studio (email@example.com) with event information (date, organization, flyer if you have it).
Q: What size is the canvas?
A: It varies, the bulk of our events are 16x20 or 10x30, but we also have 12x12, 10x30, 16x20 screen art, wood cutouts, wood boards, see class description for information. For some events you may select your surface, pricing varies by surface.
Q: Is there an age limit?
A: Please see event descriptions for requirements. We recommend 6yo+ for our Kid/All Ages/Family Friendly events. Private adult parties can accommodate younger guests 10yo and older. However, if private party must go public age restrictions apply - NO EXCEPTIONS!
Q: Can I come to watch (not paint)?
A: No sorry, due to space constraints and limited seating, only paid participants are allowed in the studio during events, with the exception of non-painting adults during KIDS PAINT & ALL AGES classes. This includes infants, younger kids, etc., we have limited space and do not want to make it uncomfortable for our Twisters.
Q: Can children under 13 years old paint?
A: Yes. KIDS PAINT, ALL AGES and FAMILY events are offered at our studios. Private Parties are also another avenue to accommodate younger children. Again, please know that adult supervision is always required, please see event descriptions for specific age requirements for each event.
Q: Should I tip the staff?
A: Although tipping is not expected, our "starving artists" will greatly appreciate it if you tip them for their time, talent and instruction. You may also even Venmo your favorite instructor.
Q: What if I have to cancel/reschedule?
A: All reservations are non-refundable; a store credit will be provided for individuals canceling with at least 24-hrs notice or we can reschedule you to another class. To give cancellation notice, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to report the cancellation. "No Shows" will not be issued store credit or refunds. Groups of 5 or more guests must give 4-days advance notice & private party registrants must give 7-days advance notice to cancel.
Q: What about refunds?
A: As noted above reservations are non-refundable, but in the RARE instance we issue a refund a 10% transaction fee will be assessed.
Q: Do Store Credits/Complimentary Gift Certificates Expire?
A: Store Credits and Complimentary Gift Certificates are valid until listed expiration date, or 6-months from the date of issue. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Q: How do I use Gift Certificates, Store Credits and Complimentary Gift Certificates?
A: They can be redeemed through online reservations. Under Payments enter the card or certificate number in the "Gift Card/Discount" Box, be sure to click "Apply” or by contacting the studio. Store Credits /Complimentary Gift Certificates are valid at the issuing PWAT Studio ONLY! NO EXCEPTIONS!