Painting Parties: All You Need to Know Before Going to One

Painting parties are becoming a hot thing nowadays, fueled with creativity and wine. However, some lack the knowledge as to what kind of events these are. First of all, it’s a party for you to have fun and relax at through painting. Usually, all the participants get one picture as a reference, but some parties will allow you to choose the image you like. You’re given some time to copy the picture, communicate with others and say whether you like their work (people usually say they do).

So, let’s see if some more facts will persuade you to try having fun at one of such parties.

Some Facts about Painting Parties

  • The diversity of the participants is surprising.
    These parties are open for people of all ages and backgrounds, as well as of all levels of creativity and talent. There are always a few artists at the party, but if you aren’t one, don’t be shy, you can still find peace and pleasure in painting a beautiful landscape.
  • You will get everything necessary minus the drinks.
    The canvas, paint, brushes, etc. are usually provided by the party organizers. However, as the events are most often held at a restaurant, you’ll need to buy drinks yourself. Maybe there are some VIP parties that provide unlimited liquid confidence to get the best pictures, you can look it up.
  • It’s often a mess.
    Don’t think that if you’re an adult, you won’t make a mess as you finish your painting. Also, remember there’s wine involved, and it can made your creativity bloom but your hands shake and moves confuse. So make sure you get a smock they usually provide at painting parties and don’t forget to wear shoes some paint would look good on.

And the best tip there is for such painting parties is that you should remember the first and foremost purpose of such – having fun. Even if you’re not a great artist, go and try to express yourself through what you paint. You can add something there if you want, it will not only show your creativity, but also catch more attention.

For many people this is not quite an experience to relieve stress. Everyone sees the works of each other and there’s always someone who’s better as an artist or has been to such parties for a long time and wants everyone to see it. That being said, if you seek interesting ways of getting out of your comfort zone, this is a must-go!

Shaun Greaves

Blogger of arts and liver of life. Singaporean at heart, but living in the UK. Life is art, appreciate it.
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