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Painting with a Twist FAQ

Painting with a Twist FAQ

Q: What is the parking situation in Westport?
A: We have plenty of free parking right outside our door. We are located at 1460 Post Rd. East in the Julian's Restaurant shopping center near Maple Avenue. OUR ENTRANCE IS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE BUILDING, SO YOU DRIVE ALL THE WAY AROUND THE BACK OF THE BUILDING AND PARK ON THE FAR SIDE.

Q: What are the prices for a class? 
A: The price for a 2 hour class is $37.00 or $39.00 based on canvas size. The price for a 3 hour class is $45.00. Children's art is 1.5 hours and $30.00. We also offer shiplap and real pine wood board for $39 to $45.

Q: Do I need a reservation? 
A: We do require reservations with payment to secure seats and we require a 24 hour cancellation to receive a store credit.  No calls/no shows will not be issued store credit or refunds. Groups of 6 or more must cancel 5 days before the date of the class. (After hours please leave an e-mail at or voice message at 203 955-1855.

Q: At what time should I arrive for class? 
A:  Arriving 10-15 minutes early is recommended to get uncorked, smocked & in your seat! If you desire more time to unwind, we invite you to arrive up to 30 minutes prior to start time- it's your Happy Half Hour!

Q: When do you post your next month's calendar? 
A: Our calendar generally posts on the 10th of the prior month.  

Q: Do you sell alcohol and food? 
A: No, we are BYOB.   

Q: Will you have wine openers and cups? 
A: Yes, we supply cups, ice, ice buckets, and openers.  

Q: Since it is around dinner, can we bring food? 
A: Yes, feel free to bring in refreshments.  Finger foods and snacks are highly recommended to accompany your beverages.

Q: What do I wear? 
A: We provide aprons for each participant but recommend you wear whatever is comfortable and you don't mind if a little paint gets on it.   

Q: Do you do private parties? 
A: Yes, we can accommodate up to 40 people in our Matisse studio and 20 in our O'Keeffe studio. Please see our Private Party page for more details.

Q: What size is the canvas? 
A: We use a 16 x 20 inch canvas for most events but we also offer 10 x 30, 12 x 12 as well as wine glasses, shiplap pallets and pine wood boards in several sizes.

Q: Is there an age minimum?
A: Yes. We invite guests 15 years and older to attend our regular night sessions. Guests under 15 years old will have to be accompanied by an adult to daytime and all ages sessions but they are not permitted in adult classes. Please note that it is the law that you have to be 21 years old to consume alcoholic beverages. 

Q: Can children under 15 years old paint?
A: Yes. Our sessions have age recommendations in the party descriptions.  Guests 12 and older are always welcome at any of our daytime sessions. Family Days are available for younger children. Private parties are a fabulous way to include guests of all ages.  Again, please know that adult supervision is always required and children under 15 may not attend evening adult classes.  PLEASE NOTE - this is a relaxing activity so we cannot allow infants or very small children in public classes even children's classes.

Q: Is tipping permitted?
A: While tipping is not required it is always appreciated. It let's our artists know they're doing a great job!

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