$22 for a 3-Hour Painting Party for One from Design & Dine ($35 Value)

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Guests enjoy a three-hour painting lesson

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability and classes sell out, so reserve ASAP. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Walk-in's not accepted. Valid at Las Vegas, Henderson, and Summerlin/NW locations. Must be 16 or older, 21 or older at Summerlin/NW location. Must be 21 or older with valid ID to receive alcoholic beverages. No BYOB; alcoholic beverages and food are available on-site for an extra fee. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $22 for a 3-hour painting party for one person ($35 value)

Impressionism: A Little Light Painting

Some of the painting techniques you might practice stem from the impressionism art movement. Learn why its pretty pictures were once shocking with Groupon’s introduction.

Before Monet, Degas, Renoir, and Pissarro were household names, they were anonymous by choice. In 1874, under the aegis of the Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, and Printmakers, they launched an independent exhibition marked by works whose soft lines seemed to ripple with light and motion like canopies of leaves in wind and sun. Although it may be hard today to see anything but bright, breezy beauty in Monet’s haystacks or Mary Cassatt’s mother-daughter pairs, the style came as a shock to the art critics of the time, who were used to sober color palettes and meticulous attention to realistic detail. Now, however, the painter’s hand and materials asserted themselves on the canvas in short brushstrokes and a suggestive rather than restrictive approach to lines. Although that first exhibition included the Monet painting Impression, Sunrise, the hazy harbor scene would not have come to name the entire movement if not for one of its detractors. In a review, the critic Louis Leroy threaded a litany of complaints around the term “impressionist,” sniffing that “wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape.”

Impressionism focused on naturalism, but a form of naturalism unedited by distaste for the encroachment of technology and city life. Images of landscapes, city scenes, families enjoying leisure time, and ballerinas stretching for rehearsal show affection for the messiness of earthly life. After the main movement dissolved, artists continued using many of its techniques, forming a body of emotionally vibrant work that came to be known as postimpressionism. In its informal hall of fame are such luminaries as Vincent van Gogh, Georges Seurat, and Paul Cézanne.

Customer Reviews

The staff was friendly and entertaining. The instructions were clear and concise. The food and drink were delicious! I would love to go again!
Paula F. · December 31, 2016
It was an awesome experience and I would like to do it again. I was hesitant and a bit nervous to start but the instructor was so nice and it was great fun! The most fun I have had in years and I am 60!
Patricia S. · December 18, 2016
I've gone about three times and it's always a good time. The wine helps as well.
Stephanie S. · December 8, 2016
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  1. 1

    Las Vegas Location

    7250 S Durango Dr.

    Ste 120

    Las Vegas, NV 89113


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  2. 2

    Henderson Location

    2558 Wigwam Pkwy.

    Suite B

    Henderson, NV 89074


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  3. 3

    Summerlin/NW Location

    3175 N. Rainbow Pkwy.

    Las Vegas, NV 89108


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