Paintings are a window into the artist's thoughts, from Pollock's chaotic canvases to the little frowny faces on each star in Starry Night. Paint it out with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $20 for a BYOB painting class for one with a glass of wine or beer (a $40 value)
- $35 for a class for two with one glass of wine or beer each (an $80 value)
During classes, the studio's instructor leads up to 12 students one step at a time through the creation of a painting. The studio provides canvas, paints, brushes, aprons, and easels. Participants must be 21 or older and can bring along additional beverages of their choice.
The Loaded Brush
On a typical afternoon, artist Aaron Ziobrowski brainstorms ideas for new paintings between planning each part of the classes he holds at his BYOB art studio, according to a February 2012 interview in The Crafty Underdog. The prompts he's created for his students range from an Andy Warhol–style quadrant of pop-art bananas to a reproduction of Starry Night that includes the dogs playing poker that were erased from the original. Natural light floods into the studio through tall windows, and tarps cover surfaces so that paintbrushes can move without worry. Although aprons are provided, students should wear old clothes or full-body canvases in the event of a paint splatter.