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Painting with a Twist FAQ

  • Commonly Asked Questions

    What is Painting with a Twist?

    Painting with a Twist is fun art, not fine art. You don't need to be Van Gogh or Frida Kahlo to enjoy our events! It can be a pARTy or a carefree escape. It's about unplugging, relaxing, having fun, and hanging out with your friends and loved ones! In our events, we use non-toxic paints on canvas or wood and our super fun artist will walk you through creating a painting that's all your own! Along the way, you'll laugh, sip your favorite beverage, play some games, and unwind with your best peeps by your side. Most of our guests have no painting experience — just a passion for fun!

    Where are you located?

      Our studio is located at 1713 Preston Rd, #B, Plano, TX 75093 on Preston just South of Park. Across from 5 Below and Nordstrom the Rack

    How much is a Painting with a Twist event?

    Painting with a Twist event prices range from $30-$65. You can view our calendar here!  Events | Painting Party in Plano, TX | Painting with a Twist

    How does Painting with a Twist work?

    Start with our calendar at  Events | Painting Party in Plano, TX | Painting with a Twist to select a date, time, and painting you want to create! When you're ready, click on the painting to reserve your seat. You can make a reservation through our website. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. When it's time to create your painting, pack your favorite beverages and snacks, and get the crew together. It's time to raise your glass and your paintbrush! 

    Can I stop in anytime and paint?

    We have a variety of ways to experience our services.

    • We have scheduled instructed-based events found on our calendar.

    • We also offer Pop in and Paint a NEW self-guided option also outlined on our calendar. This option allows guests to reserve a table or pop in to create a piece of artwork. To join an event or to pop in and paint, please view our website's upcoming events for details.

    • Pre-registration is required for instruction-based events. Use the filter field to find specialty offerings like Family events, Blacklight, Datenight, Paint your pet, etc..

    • We also offer At Home Paint Kits- Visit our At Home Paint Kits tab on our website to view and select the image of your choosing. All supplies, instruction guides, and step-by-step videos will be provided along with your surface selection. 

    Are we allowed to bring in beverages and food?

    Our studio is all BYOB - we only serve paint water ;) Feel free to bring in your favorite beverage and some light snacks to enjoy during class! Remember you are painting most of the time so finger foods are best! Our BYOB license allows for beer, wine, or champagne. No Hard Liquor. Must be 21yrs to drink alcohol. Have your ID ready. Non-alcoholic beverages are also allowed. 

    Do I need to bring anything with me to paint?

    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 event! When done, your artwork is ready to hang! The only thing you may want to bring is some refreshments.

    How long is a Painting with a Twist event?

    It depends on the event! (Also, who puts a time limit on fun?!) Kids' classes tend to last about an hour and a half. We also offer two and three-hour events for adults.

    At what time should I arrive for an event?

    Fifteen to 20 minutes prior to the event so that you have time to unwind, visit with friends, and breathe before we get started. The painting will start at the scheduled time.

  • How old do you need to be to paint with Painting with a Twist?

    Check the age requirements for the specific painting event you're interested in attending. Family Paint Days accommodate painters ages 6+. NO infants or toddlers in any session, including private parties. We welcome painters ages 13+ during weekday evenings (Mon-Thurs). Friday and Saturday nights are for ages 17+. NO exceptions. You must be 21 years old with a proper ID to consume alcoholic beverages. We reserve the right to ask for ID.

    Will my painting be dry by the end of the night?

    Yes. If there are a few damp places, there are blow dryers to dry them quickly.

    What should I wear to Painting with a Twist?

    A tutu, a tee-shirt, jeans, and a sombrero… whatever you'd like to wear and feel comfortable in! We think fun trumps fancy any day of the week. We have aprons to protect your clothing.

    Can my child come with me to paint?

    We have specific classes on our calendar for young artists!

    • Family Day classes are intended for ages 5 and up.

    • General classes are intended for ages 12 and up. (minors and their accompanied parent/guardian must all have paid seats to attend)

    • Friday and Saturday 7 PM or later classes are 17 and up ONLY.

    Can my friends come and watch us without painting?

    Everyone needs a paid seat to stay on premises during all events except during an All Ages Family Day class.

    Do you tip at Painting with a Twist?

    Our artists so appreciate gratuity! If you had a great experience with your instructor, let them know! 

    What does Twist Plano provide?

    We provide cups, cocktail plates, napkins, utensils, and wine openers. We do NOT provide ice.

    Do you offer Painting with a Twist gift cards?

    Yes! We make it easy to give fun painting experiences to friends and loved ones. Purchase a gift card online today. Gift cards can be redeemed towards painting events online with a click of a button or at any of our studio locations around the country. Painting with a Twist gift cards do not have expiration dates!

    Do you offer Private Parties?

    Yes. We can help make any group occasion a fun and memorable one. Plan your next private party, bachelorette party, birthday party, or team-building event with Painting with a Twist today! Click for more information on our Private Paint Parties.

    What if I and my friend are the only ones with reservations?

    Our minimum event size is five. If we have fewer than five registered guests, the event may be canceled and a refund or store credit will be issued.

    Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel events for unforeseen circumstances.

    Registrants will be notified at least 24 hours prior to class time and refunds or Gift Certificates will be processed.

    Can I walk-in before an event?

    Walk-ins are always welcome, though we cannot guarantee a spot without a reservation. Friday and Saturday night classes have a tendency to sell out.

    Cancellation Policy: 

    Please note our policy to cancel applies to individuals in all public and private events.

    • If you notify the studio via email more than 48 hours from your reservation date, a full refund will be issued upon request.

    • If you notify the studio via email 48 hours or less from your reservation date a studio credit valid for 3 months from the issue date will be issued for your use towards a future event.

    • If you notify the studio 4 hours or less from the event start time, no refund or credit will be issued.

    • Private Event Hosts follow the cancellation policy terms outlined in the Private Event Agreement signed by host.

    • Bad Weather: Class will cancel if a weather emergency is declared or we determine the roads to be too unsafe to travel on, otherwise our cancellation policy is as stated above. In the rare case of a class canceling due to poor weather conditions, studio credit will be issued to all registered guests. Please see our website for updates in case of questionable weather.


    • Thank you for your interest and support of our small business! We appreciate you and hope to see you soon!



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