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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, we recommend 6yo+ for these events. The bulk of events are 13yo+ and Friday & Saturday Nights are 18yo+. See Age Policy on individual events, include age exceptions if you would like to have younger painters that would like to join the fun with an adult painter.

How much does it cost? Pricing varies depending on the length of the event and the surface selected, but $35-$70 is the broad range. Check out Upcoming Events, for specifics on individual events. We have several discounted events every week too! 

What about Pop In & Paint? Pricing for Pop in & Paint depends on the surface you choose to paint on. Traditional paintings range from $37-60, Glassware $35-40, Wood projects $12-$50 and DIY Candles are $25-35. Visit our Pop In & Paint Page or View our Pop In & Paint Menu

What complimentary beverages are provided? All events have coffee, tea, 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! 30-mins early if you will be making a DIY Scented Soy Candle or Slime, prior to the start of painting.

Do I need a reservation & do you reserve seating? Yes, we require advanced reservations (including payment) for Instructor Led events and we will seat your group together. Note: Online Reservations must be made no later than 30-mins prior to the start of the event. The only exception is for Pop In and Paint, reservations are not required, but you can reserve a time/table to let us know you are coming. 

What are the Add-Ons for Events? Event Add-ons are subject to availability and compatibility with individual events. 

  • DIY Scented Soy Candle: Arrive 30-minutes prior to any event an make a candle, using one of our 25 fabulous essential oils. $20 when added to an event.
  • DIY Scented Linen: Can be made prior to event or during a drying break, using one of our 25 fabulous essential oils. $10 when added to an event or Pop In & Paint.
  • Slime: Add some gooey fun to your next Kids Party or Family Day Event. $15 when added to an event or $20 for Pop In & Paint.
  • Glitter Paint: Add some sparkle to your art! We have many glitter paint colors to choose from. $3 when added to your artwork.
  • Glow In the Dark Paint: Make your artwork Glow in the Dark, a great addition to our Blacklight events. $5 when added to your artwork.
  • Glow @ Home: Add a Blacklight Flashlight to your Blacklight event, so you can bring your artwork to life at home. $5/flashlight, a great add on to kids glow parties.
  • Gems & Jewels: Add some Bling to your artwork. We have several colors of Jems to choose from & they adhere right to your finished artwork. $5-10 when added to your artwork.
  • Extra Time in the Studio: If the schedule allows, you can extra time to to your Private Party. $50/Hour for the Private (Small) Studio and $100/Hour for the Main (Large) Studio.
  • Other: Have an idea? Let us know, we can usually figure something out :)

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

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

What can I expect to see at the studio? Check out some photos from our studio, Take a Look Inside the Studio. Public Events & Private Parties may be hosted in either studio.

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 an 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 "NO BAR" Family Friendly events and Kids Parties, only paid participants are allowed in the studio during events. A non-painting adult may supervise during "NO BAR" events and Pop In & Paint.

Should I tip the instructors? Although tipping is not expected, our Talented Artists will greatly appreciate it 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.

Do you sell Gift Certificates/Cards? Yes, they can be purchased online (Purchase Online) or in-studio. Gift Certiicates/Card never expire, are valid at any PWAT location and can be purchased for any denomination.

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