Frequently Asked Questions
Where are you located
23050 Via Villagio, Ste 109, Estero, Fl. Coconut Point Mall behind TGI Friday's between Five Guys and Moe's.
How soon should I arrive before class
15 to 20 minutes prior to class time.
How much does it cost?
We have two primary prices: $35 for a 2 hour painting and $45 for a three hour painting. However, we also have special pricing for special events such as Family Days ($25 to $30), Open Studio ($25), specialty paintings and charity event, paint it forward events check with studio. Check our Event Calendar for specific class pricing.
Is wine included with class?
No, because some of our guests choose not to drink during their class. Your bar tab (if any) is extra.
Can I bring my own wine?
Sorry, BYOB is not allowed by our liquor license but we carry a wide variety of wines and beer for your enjoyment.
What is the public class cancellation policy?
A full refund can occur if you cancel at least 48 hours before the class starts. You also have the option to put the reservation on hold for a later date. The reservation can be put on hold to be used for another class if the cancellation is received at least 24 hours before the class starts. Loss of payment will occur for "no shows" or a cancellation with less than 24 hours notice, but check with studio.
Do I need a reservation?
Reservations are not required but are highly recommended in case the class is sold out. We have assigned seating such that if you don't have a reservation but your friends do, you may not be able to sit with them. If you don't have a reservation, please arrive approximately 30 minutes early so we can get you set up and settled in.
Do I have to pay in advance?
Since our seating is limited, we take payment at the time of reservation. We do take walk-ins but we cannot guarantee we will have availability.
How do I make a reservation?
Signing up is easy. Click on the "Event Calendar" link near the top of the page to view our calendar. Select the painting you would like to paint and click "Add to Cart." Follow the on-screen directions to complete the order. Or call the studio and we will be happy to take your reservation over the phone. You can also stop by the studio during our operating hours and make your reservation with our Studio Host.
Is there assigned seating?
Yes, we have assigned seating for all of our public classes. This ensures that there will be space for your entire party to sit together. Your easel and supplies will be set up for you at your personalized spot before you arrive for class. Let us know if you have other friends attending when you make your reservation by clicking on the "Edit Painter Details" button so we can sit you together. Private Parties do not have assigned seating.
Can I bring a family member with me and have them watch and not paint?
To ensure a full and fun experience for everyone, we do not allow non-painting guests. After all, our motto is Paint. Drink. Have Fun.
I can not even draw a stick figure! How am I going to complete an entire painting?
It is easier than you might imagine because our artist guides you step-by-step through the painting and provides tips and tricks to help you create your masterpiece. Our mission statement is to bring art to the masses – even I can do it!
When is the next months calendar posted?
We post the next month's calendar around the 10th of the month. If you'd like to receive an email when our new calendar is posted, be sure to sign up for our newsletter.
What should I wear to class?
No dress code here - dress casual or dress up. We will provide you with an apron but accidents happen and acrylic paint does not wash out of clothing.
What do I need to bring to class?
All you need to bring is a smile. We provide the canvas, easel, brushes, paints, and apron for the class. We also provide a fun list of wines, beer, soft drinks for purchase. Feel free to bring your own snacks.
Are non alcoholic beverages available?
Yes, we have soda, water, ice tea and juice boxes for the kids.
What days are public paint events held?
Classes are held in the evening, We also occasionally have classes on Saturday & Sunday afternoons – view our class calendar to find out more!
When can I have a private party?
We are always available any day or time for a private party, we are here to help just let us know what works best for you.