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1208 West Gray Street, Houston

BYOB Painting Party for One, Two, or Four People at Splash Painting and Wine (Up to 48% Off)

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Studio offers paintings parties designed and led by professional and qualified artists; materials provided

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2 ratings2 reviews
November 6, 2018
Everything was excellent the parking, The teacher etc. My Husband And I had a nice time.I will love to do it again.
1 ratings1 reviews
May 13, 2018
So much fun!!! Great deal and loved the class.
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April 8, 2018
The ladies were very patient and helpful! Found a surprising artist side in myself.
6 ratings4 reviews
March 16, 2018
I had a great time at Splash Painting and Wine! If I’m ever Houston again I will definitely stop by and do it again!
1 ratings1 reviews
March 12, 2018
It was a great class! There is limited parking, so we parked on the street around the block, but it was an easy walk. The instructor was fun and helpful. They provide cups and wine-keys for convenience, so all you have to do is show up with your favorite people and wine. Don't forget to bring cash to tip your instructor!
39 ratings11 reviews
September 20, 2017
Venue was great, parking was challenging, but ok artist had great personality, but was not a good artist! Her painting was NO better than students
8 ratings4 reviews
August 19, 2017
Great atmosphere. Instructors were awesome
1 ratings1 reviews
August 17, 2017
We had so much fun! I loved it!
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  • BYOB Painting Party for One Person
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  • BYOB Painting Party for Four People

Cubism: Flattening Time and Space

When approaching the canvas, it’s often a habit to depict the world as you perceive it. Check out Groupon’s guide to Cubism to explore one unusual way to broaden your perspective.

A Cubist painting might resemble a pile of puzzle pieces at first—and in some ways, that’s exactly what it is. A transformative way of rendering three-dimensional reality onto a two-dimensional plane, Cubism combines multiple perspectives of its subject into one simultaneous picture. A cubist interpretation of a coffee can, for instance, might include a view of the circular opening from above, the ridges reflecting light off the sides, the body flattened into a rectangle, and the bottom as another circle. In dissecting objects this way, Cubists did away with the preoccupation of mimicking a certain “natural” viewpoint, which would have rendered the opening of the can an oval and the bottom invisible. In the same way as a person understands an object over time by altering their relative position to it—turning it in their hands or doing cartwheels around it—Cubists provide more visual information by joining different slices of time and space.

It’s impossible to talk about Cubism without talking about Picasso, just as with relativity and Einstein or love and Barry White. Less of a household name is the movement’s cocreator, Georges Braque. These two luminaries independently stumbled upon the same painting principles in the first decade of the 20th century, then came together to flesh out and evolve the form. Common motifs ranged from earlier deconstructed still lifes painted with a limited palette to later, more-colorful portraits made with large, swooping shapes. 

The term Cubism itself seems to have been coined not by either of these painters but by French art critic Louis Vauxcelles, after seeing some of Braque’s landscapes in 1908—full of twisting, abstracted trees and jagged outcroppings of earth. In these new forms, Vauxcelles saw only “bizarreries cubiques,” or “cubic oddities.”

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 60 days. Reservation required. Merchant’s standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed the price paid for the voucher). Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per group, per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must be 21+ or accompanied by an adult. Not valid for private parties. Subject to availability, please call ahead to confirm desired date and time. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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