Creativity can strike at any moment, whether you're near a canvas and brushes or beside a slumbering strongman and many rolls of toilet paper. Learn to recognize opportune moments with today's Groupon to Sips n Strokes, with locations on Gadsen Highway and Cahaba Park Circle in Birmingham, as well as on Huntley Parkway in Pelham. Choose between the following options:
- For $12, you get a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday painting class (a $25 value).
- For $17, you get a Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday painting class (a $35 value).
Sips n Strokes gifts paintbrush-wielding neophytes the tools and confidence to create, with a mélange of masterpiece-making tutorials and a bring-your-own-beverage policy. Artists can elect a class from the shop's calendar to hone the painting style that best complements their home, office, or neighbor's windshield, including picks of imagery from Parisian scenes to funky roosters. Each course, led by an instructor well versed in the trade, pairs well with the liquid inspiration of each student's choosing. Silence-seeking artists or easily corruptible mimes may opt for an afternoon or weeknight session, as the weekends generally garner 20 to 50 rowdy rookies.