Creating a 2-D rendition on canvas requires either the ability to masterfully wield a paintbrush or the strength to flatten a fruit bowl. Discover your artful brawn with today's Groupon: for $30, you get a painting class for two at Heart for Art Studio in Germantown (a $60 value).
Professional artist Donna LaBonia-Wrentmore focuses more than 25 years of painting experience into each brushstroke as she teaches artists of all skill levels to unleash creative right brains. Guided by Donna's sage tutelage, guests glide paintbrushes saturated in vivid hues across 16"x20" canvases to render such themes as falling leaves, cowgirl boots, and self portraits that reimagine the artist as Mona Lisa. The schedule of classes includes themed sessions, which allow less-confident brush jockeys to snag a pre-drawn canvas. Refreshments brought from home attract muses and new acquaintances against a sonic backdrop of cheerily clinking glasses. The class includes all necessary supplies, and at the lesson's conclusion, guests take home a completed painting to match with a lonely frame or cover embarrassingly hued wall safes.
Heart for Art Studio
Professional artist Donna LaBonia-Wrentmore focuses more than 25 years of painting experience into each brushstroke as she teaches artists of all ages and skill levels to unleash creative right brains. Adult artists can happily toast their canvasses during open-paint nights, taking home a completed painting to match a lonely frame or cover embarrassingly hued wall safes. Aspiring Seurats can brush up on color theory and perspective during fine-art classes available for ages 6 and older, and young ones can attend family workshops or skip to summer art camp to carouse with like-minded surrealists-in-training.