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Painting with a Twist FAQ

What is Painting with a Twist - Carrollwood?

Twist Carrollwood is a "fun art" acrylic painting studio for anyone from age 7-107 interested getting creative for a few hours! We also have DIY candles, wine glass painting and projects for the kiddos.  Pop In & Paint Tuesday-Friday from 1:30 to 4pm.


Most of guests (85%) have no painting experience and are surprised how much fun it is! Our talented and engaging artists will guide each class with step-by-step instructions through the scheduled painting. It's like Simone Says with a paintbrush. Easy-peasy lemon squeezy.

We provide everything you need to create a fun piece of art. Surface, paint, brushes, aprons and a great atmosphere with good tunes.

You can choose the size and surface to paint on; canvas, real wood boards, shiplap, wine glasses, 3D figures and more!

We use acrylic non-toxic paints. Some events have add-ons such as DIY soy candles, glitter paint, gems/jewels and fairy lights!

Office Hours:

Administrative office hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 1pm to 6pm. We can assist you with reservations, planning a private party or teambuilding events, and are available to answer any questions you have.  Text: 813-644-7575 or call 813-944-0038

Studio Hours:

Date and times may vary. Check the online calendar for scheduled events.

Age Requirements:

Age requirements are stated in each event description.

Children ages 7+ are welcome in classes designated as Family Friendly or Family Classes.  NO infants or toddlers in ANY session including private parties.  NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Weekday evenings, Monday-Thursday ages 13 to 103 are welcome.

Friday & Saturday nights are for ages 17+. NO exceptions.

Check the individual event for age restrictions.

You must be 21 years old with proper ID to consume alcoholic beverages per Florida Law. We reserve the right to ask for ID.

What are the prices for a class?

Classes range from $32-$60 depending on the length of the session, the surface you choose and the type of event.  View the monthly calendar for specifics:

What are add-ons?

You can add on a DIY candle to your experience, add fairy lights and/or glitter paint to make your masterpiece "extra" and more! Please check each class to see what is available.  If you choose to make a DIY candle please arrive AT LEAST 20 PRIOR to the start of class so you have time to make the candle before the event. Your candle will be solidified and ready to go after your session.  Please reach out to us via email, text or phone if you have any questions regarding our candle making or add-ons.

Can I stop in anytime and paint?

You are welcome to Pop In & Paint/Project during scheduled hours (see Pop In & Paint on the website for specific dates/times. Pop In & Paint allows you to choose from over 100 paintings with easy to follow step-by-step instructions to complete a painting or project.

We highly suggest a reservation. It will give us the opportunity for an easy check-in to getting materials ready for you prior to your arrival.

Book online or Text: 813-644-7575 or call 813-944-0038.

Do I need a reservation for a scheduled event?

Yes, reservations are required for all scheduled events. Payments can be made online with Master Card, Visa, Amex or Discover Card or by calling the studio: 813-944-0038. All payments for online reservations are processed at the time the reservation is made. We do not take credit card information through email.

We have a large group of people that want to come to a class, can we all sit together?
Of course! Use the Special Notes section when registering to tell us who you want to sit with. We'll take care of the rest.

Can my friends hang out and NOT paint?

In order to provide the BEST possible painting experience for our paying guests we have a strict NO SPECTATOR policy on ALL our public events including our family/kid friendly public events. Anyone including parents/guardians staying in the studio during class must have their own paid seat. We also do not allow toddlers or infants in any session. We recommend that EVERYONE paints! Who wants to watch paint dry anyway! :)

When do you post a new monthly schedule?

The calendar is posted between the 1st and 15th of each month for the following month.

How can I book a Private Event?

Familiarize yourself with our private party information by going to the PRIVATE PARTY tab. Fill out a Party Request or send an email to and give us your contact info and phone number with a good time to call so we can set everything up! Request Private Party

Do you only have evening classes?

Every month is different! We have several class types. Our regular calendar will always contain adult/evening classes throughout the week. We also offer daytime classes and Family Days on the weekends. Always check the current calendar --> View Calendar for the most updated schedule.

What do I need to bring?

We are a BYOB studio. Feel free to bring your own snacks and beverages. We DO NOT sell any food or drinks at the studio.  You can bring beer, wine or champagne products. Our license does not allow liquor in the studio. We do NOT have ice, so bring some with you if you need it. We provide complimentary plates, napkins, forks, cups and bottle openers for your use.

If I book a class and I can’t come, do I get a refund?

If you have to cancel, we will issue a store credit for your seat(s). You will receive a Store Credit if you cancel 24 hours in advance so we can offer your seat(s) to other guests. All "No Shows" will forfeit their payment or a store credit. There are NO refunds. There are NO refunds or store credits for Twist at Home kits or Virtual Event kits. All sales are final.

Should I tip the artist and/or assistant?

Yes! PLEASE! If you had an exceptional time, you are welcome to tip the staff. They would greatly appreciate it.

Our minimum class size is 5. If we have less than 5 registered guests the class may be cancelled and a refund or store credit will be issued.

Painting with a Twist reserves the right to cancel classes for unforeseen circumstances. Registrants will be notified at least 24 hours prior to class time and refunds or Gift Certificates will be processed. 

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