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Painting with a Twist FAQ

What is Painting with a Twist?

Painting with a Twist is a fun art studio for anyone interested in painting! In our classes we use acrylic paints on 16x20 canvas and teach the class step by step through the specific painting of the day. Most of our guests have no painting experience and all of them have great success!

Where are you located?

1100 Jefferson road, Henrietta New York 14623, Staples plaza

What are the prices for a class?

Two hour classes start at $37 and up depending on surface selcted.  1 1/2 hour kids classes offered starting at $27.

Can I stop in anytime and paint?

Yes, we offer Pop in and paint open studio, reservations encouraged but walk ins are welcome! Check Pop In page for current hours.

Twist at Home available to Twist on your own time! Party packs available. Go to at home kit link and order from the list of hundreds of paintings then within 24 hours pick up in studio.

At what time should I arrive for class? 

Please arrive 15 - 20 minutes early to mix and mingle and jump start your happy hour! Classes will start promptly as scheduled. We reserve the right not to seat latecomers if it is disruptive to the class process. There will not be refunds/studio credit issued for late guests.

**BYOB Policy: We welcome bringing your own wine, beer, snacks and food to enjoy during your painting class! No hard alcohol allowed. No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol. 

Do you do private parties? 

Yes, in studio we can accommodate up to 24 people per room, we have 2 rooms. See Party Info. The minimum number of people for a private party is 10 painters or 6 painters for a semi private event.  

We also do Twist Offsite events! You provide the tables and chairs, pending site approval we bring you the party! $35-$40 per painter. 10 painter minimum. $40 travel fee outside monroe county.

Submit a party request to begin the planning process.

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 class! When class is done, your artwork is ready to hang! 

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

Yes, dryers will be available if needed.

Are we allowed to bring in beverages and food?

Our studio is BYOB, feel free to bring in your favorite beverage (adult beverages limited to beer and wine or cider, NO HARD ALCOHOL) and some light snacks to enjoy during class! Remember you are painting most of the time so finger foods are best! We have a small selection of single serve beverages,wines, beer, soda, waters, tea as well as an assortment of charcuterie snacks availabe for sale.

Wine openers, and cups are available. To limit risk of breakage/accidents - no glassware in studio, please!

**BYOB Policy: We welcome bringing your own wine, beer, snacks and food to enjoy during your painting class! No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to consume alcohol. It is against NY State law to leave with an opened, unfinished bottle of wine or beer. Once an alcoholic beverage has been opened, it may not be removed from the studio.

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 7 and up.
  • For Kid's parties we recommend ages 7-12. Parties are 1 1/2 hours. A minimum of 10 children is required. 
  • Teen classes are intended for ages 13 and up.
  • Friday and Saturday evening classes are for ages 18 and up. If an evening class is noted as All Ages (10 and up) or Teen, then our younger artists are welcome to join us for that class!
  • For private parties, age limitations are at the discretion of the host.

Guests must be at least 21 years old to consume alcohol in the studio!

Cancellation Policy:

Store credit will be given for cancellations received at least 24 hours in advance. "No shows" with no notification or less than 24 hour notice of cancellation will not be issued store credit. Please leave a voice message if calling after hours.

If you are late to the class you may not be allowed to paint and your payment will be forfeited.

Please see Party Info for refund/cancellation policy terms outlined in the Private Event Agreement signed by host.

Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel classes for unforeseen circumstances. Guests will be notified prior to class time and studio credit will be provided.

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

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