Choose from Four Options
- $32 for a 150-minute painting class ($65 value)
- $65 for a 150-minute painting class for two ($130 value)
- $39 for a three-hour painting class ($85 value)
- $79 for a three-hour painting class for two ($170 value)
Classes range from recreating classic works, such as Klimt’s The Tree of Life, to painting a Van Gogh–inspired Chicago skyline. See the calendar for a full list of classes, and then reserve a spot online.
Color Cocktail Factory
Color Cocktail Factory is the domain of three artists—MFA grads from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago—who work as professional painters, illustrators, and printmakers. These artists started Color Cocktail Factory as a way to share their knowledge with novice practitioners in a laid-back environment. But they know that for less-experienced paint slingers, the idea of coating a whole canvas can be wildly intimidating, especially if their third and fourth arms have yet to grow in. So they encourage students to drink, organizing social BYOB lessons where students work on the same guided project. At the end of the session, well-hydrated pupils take home their very own paintings, which might be a sugar-skull portrait, a landscape, or the recreation of a famous masterpiece.
“Your arm will be a bit sore towards the end, but it's worth it! More breaks would be nice because there really isn't a lot of time to enjoy the wine aspect of the...”
“Your arm will be a bit sore towards the end, but it's worth it! More breaks would be nice because there really isn't a lot of time to enjoy the wine aspect of the experience. ”
“Hard to find, scary building. Dont forget to bring your own wine/cocktails!”
“Byob, but bring your own glasses too!”
2211 S. Throop
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