Frequently Asked Questions

How do Take Home Paint Kit Classes Work?

- Take Home Kits range from $25-$55 depending on what you paint on! Kids, adults, tote bags, tea trays, & Date Night options are available on a rotating basis. We supply the canvas, paint, brushes, and paper instructions. Easels available as an additional purchase! Take Home Kits need to be picked up during our designated pick up days/ times. This can be found on our class calendar and in the description of your virtual class take home kit. - Schedule changed and you don’t have time to paint right away? No worries! The paint cups will stay use-able for approximately 2 weeks, but should remain closed until ready to use to prevent drying.

How does the Chunky Blanket Take Home Kit Work?

- Create your own Chunky Throw Blanket in the comfort of your home! You will receive 4 skeins of yarn in your kit along with written instructions and a video! Your completed blanket will measure approximately 36 x40”. After you book your reservation we will email the color options from which you can choose. You can purchase additional skeins of yarn for $10 each at pick up or give us a call at 970-214-5208 - Take Home Kits need to be picked up during our designated pick up days/ times. This can be found on our class calendar and in the description of your virtual class take home kit. Your video tutorial will be emailed to you on pick up days, as well. - If you do not receive an email with your yarn color options 24 hours prior to studio pick up time please shoot us an email at fortcollins@pinotspalette.com so we can try to get you what you need. If you do not receive your video tutorial on your designated pick up day please shoot us an email.

What is a Virtual Class & How do they work?

- Virtual classes range from $10-15 and use your own supplies. You just purchase the live (or pre-recorded) class link. After registering, we send you an email with all the information you need, including: day & time of painting, supplies needed, how to login to Zoom, and the class link. - If you do not receive a class email 24 hours prior to start time please shoot us an email at fortcollins@pinotspalette.com so we can try to get you what you need. - Can’t make the live event? Our class links are valid for 4 days and then they become inactive. After 4 days you will no longer have access to this event.

My Virtual Class has a Take Home Paint Kit?

- Virtual classes with take home kits range from $30-35, depending on if you would like brushes included or not. Take Home Kits need to be picked up during our designated pick up days/ times. This can be found on our class calendar and in the description of your virtual class take home kit. - If you do not receive a class email 24 hours prior to start time please shoot us an email at fortcollins@pinotspalette.com so we can try to get you what you need. - Can’t make the live event? Our class links are valid for 4 days and then they become inactive. After 4 days you will no longer have access to this event.

What are the Studio hours?

The Studio is always open when classes are scheduled. Studio Office hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 am - 6 pm, Sundays from 11 am - 4 pm, closed on Mondays and major holidays. Check out our Event Calendar for more information. Private parties can be held any day of the week!

How do I sign up for a class?

Signing up is easy. Click the "Event Calendar" link on the top of the page to view our calendar of paintings. Select which painting you would like to paint and click the red "Register" button. Follow the on-screen directions to complete the order. Contact us if you have trouble completing your order and we will walk you through the process.

What do I need to bring to the class?

You do not need to bring anything! We provide the canvas, easel, brushes, paints, and apron for the class. We have a bar where you can purchase beer and wine or our special drink of the night. We have snacks available to purchase. Remember that Colorado is not a BYOB state so all alcohol must be purchased at our Pinot's Palette Bar.

What does a class cost?

Most of the classes cost $35 or $45 per person depending on the painting being taught. Kid's and Family Days are $25. Kid's Parties are just $25 per child/$35 per adult painter. Pet Project is $55. Special Events can cost $45 or $50. Chunky Blanket Classes are $65.

When do I need to arrive for class?

We recommend you arrive 20 minutes before class starts to allow time for you to get settled in and mingle before the painting starts.

Is there an age limit for the normal public classes?

We are an art entertainment studio and welcome all ages to all shows! We do have kid’s specific classes, but all ages are welcome to attend our public classes. We do suggest children under the age of 14 attend with an adult during our evening classes.

When does the next calendar get posted?

We are now posting classes 2 months in advance! If you'd like to receive an email each month when our new calendar is posted, be sure to add yourself to our email list.

I don’t have any artistic talent? Will I be able to complete the painting?

Absolutely! Our artist will guide you step-by-step through the featured painting and will ensure that you stay on track to completing your masterpiece by the end of class. There are no mistakes, but Acrylic paint dries quickly, making mistakes easy to fix and perfect.

What days are classes held?

Private Parties are held 24/7 as requested. Public classes are generally scheduled Tuesday through Sundays, with two shows on Saturday. View our class calendar to find out more!

What should I wear to the class?

No dress code here...dress casual or dress up. We will provide you with an apron but remember you will be working with paints or other medium that may not wash out of your clothing.

Is there reserved seating?

Yes, we will have your easel set up for you when you arrive for class. If you have friends attending the class that you’d like to sit by, you can let us know when you book the class or you can send us an email. A 24 hour notice would be appreciated.

What is the cancellation policy?

What is your cancellation policy? Pinot's Palette cancellation policy is as follows: No refunds will be made. Up to 2 Painters - notification must occur at least 24 hours before the class starts to receive a class credit, for the amount paid excluding any discounts or coupons used. You must use the Credit Code issued when you register for another class. Credit Codes are good for six months and can be used one time, they may not be transferred to another class once registration is made. All credit requests must be made by email and approved by Pinot's Palette managers. Groups of more than 2 painters - notification must occur at least 5 days before the class starts and will be reviewed by Pinot’s Palette managers for approval. Cancellation policy for Project Pet is 1 week before the class date to request a class credit by email. Cancellation for Chunky Blanket classes must occur at least 48 hours prior to the class start. A credit will not be issued however we will move your reservation to the next chunky blanket class that you are able to attend. These reservations may only be moved once. This cancellation policy applies to all public, private and off-site parties.

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