Subtlety is a hallmark of brilliant art, whether it’s the hint of a smile on the Mona Lisa or the cow on a motorcycle in the background of American Gothic. Dive into the details with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $20 for a two-hour painting class for one with one beer or glass of wine (a $40 value)
- $38 for a two-hour painting class for two with two beers or glasses of wine (an $80 value)
- $75 for a two-hour painting class for four with four beers or glasses of wine (a $160 value)<p>
Instructors lead students through their chosen subject step-by-step, and provide aprons, paints, brushes, and canvases for each participant. See the class calendar.
After Joan Duce and her siblings Jim and Katy Reischling attended a painting class, they soon decided they enjoyed the pastime enough to open their own studio. Five local painters—some of whom have painted their whole lives, and have taught classes elsewhere—have joined the owners of Embellished in their mission to immerse visitors in a painting class free from the formalities of other art classes, such as berets and white-tie suits. The teachers lead students equipped with aprons, acrylic paints, and brushes through a step-by-step painting process from seats at private easels. Under their guidance, students have created canvas works such as a diptych of a vintage truck, portraits of flowers and trees, and re-creations of famous paintings such as Van Gogh's Starry Night. As they paint, participants can sip red and white wines and locally brewed IPAs, and snack on hors d'oeuvres to the tune of provided music and the sounds of paint drying on canvas.