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  • Clouds can be a little tricky to paint if you’ve never done it before, but with a little guidance, they’re a breeze! (Weather pun intended.) Clouds feature into a lot of landscape paintings, so this is a painting technique you’ll be able to use again and again. Whether you’re getting into acrylic painting as a hobby at home, or joining us in-studio for painting and drinking with your friends – th...

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  • While the “season of giving” never truly ends, it’s this time of year that most of us carve time out of our routines to really consider our roles in helping local and global communities. Pinot’s Palette has hosted charitable paint nights for most of its nine-year history. From national fundraisers for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to city-wide Painting It Forward events for the SPCA, to l...

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  • Acrylic Painting Technique #11: How to Paint a Moon Paintings that feature a bright, beautiful moon are easily some of the most popular paintings at our paint and sip studios. Here's how to make your moon look gorgeous and realistic, even if you're not a serious painter. Supplies: - Canvas - One medium flat brush and one small round brush - White, yellow and brown acrylic paint - An extra pap...

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  • The hap-happiest season of all? You better believe it. December gets a little crazy, sure, but it's when we get to spend extra time with all the people who matter most to us, whether that's family, best friends, new friends, or work friends. Get your favorite groups together in one place to paint, drink, and be merry this December! We're making it easy: Book 5 seats at a regular event, get 1 s...

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  • The words “corporate team building event” tend to get one of two reactions. There are the happy memories of getting closer to colleagues and work friends in a relaxed, creative environment. And then there are the shivers some people get when they recall dodgy trust falls inflicted on them by uninspired leadership teams. Which experience are your employees getting from your corporate events? By p...

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  • Give new life and bold new color to an outdated dresser. This is an easy project anyone can do in a weekend. Pick your favorite bold color and pour yourself a glass of wine! Basic how-to is down below, or you can get the full DIY guide at https://www.pinotspalette.com/decor/painted-dresser SUPPLIES LIST • Solid wood dresser • 1 can of 32 fl. oz. of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® (we used Barcelona Or...

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  • Five Pet Photography Tips for Any Camera: Whether you need a photo for a Project Pet painting or just for Snapchat, these quick tips will get you maximum cuteness. We've seen a LOT of doggy close-ups sent in for Project Pet events. Every pet is truly, fundament...

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  • Use these quick tips to improve your pet portraits! Pet Photography Tips: 1. Clamp a binder clip on top of the camera to hold treats. Be generous with treats. Your pet will learn that looking at the camera = reward! 2. Don’t use the flash. Natural light is best. Inside? Nose facing a sunlit window. Outside? Sunrise to 11am, or 3pm to sunset. 3. Find a contrasting background. Photograph dar...

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  • More friends, more memories, more wine, more fun! Bring the whole group this December and make the holidays even brighter. SPECIAL OFFER: Book 5 seats, get 1 free – good for any regular public event in December 2017. Just use promo code MERRIER6 at checkout.* Find a paint and sip studio at https://www.pinotspalette.com/holiday Paint. Drink. Have Fun.® It’s the perfect night out to reconnect wit...

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  • No matter the occasion, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than by giving one of these wine-related gifts to the wine lover in your life. Birthday, anniversary, Christmas, Hanukkah, housewarming, or National Wine Day – they’re all great excuses to surprise the people you care about with something a little extra. What’s great about these gift ideas is that they’re awesome for wine lovers, ...

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  • Zero artistic knowledge is needed for wine and paint night, buuuut we’ve learned that some people are less comfortable showing up without knowing how to paint. You know who you are! Paint and sip is all about being relaxed and having fun, so it’s totally cool if your painting doesn’t look like the instructor’s. However, if you want to get some painting tips in your back pocket, it can help you g...

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  • Have a “something for everyone” team building event or corporate celebration. Group painting at Pinot's Palette is about creativity, teamwork and fun – not to mention stress relief. No art experience is needed because an artist walks your group through every step. Event options for team building, celebrations, client appreciation, fundraising, auctions, fundraisers, galas, and holiday parties! ...

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  • Office holiday parties can be a bit of a gamble from an HR perspective: Best case scenario, everyone gets to dress up, enjoy a catered meal and a cocktail or two, and bond outside the office. Worst case scenario, it’s a lampshade-on-a-head fiasco that damages professional relationships. So how do you ensure that your holiday shindig falls in the HR-best-case-scenario category AND becomes an event ...

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  • How to Do a Faux Finished Wall: Easy process, gorgeous results! Nervous to try it? Practice on a stretched canvas to perfect your technique and make sure the colors work. Faux finish accent walls are fun and easy to decorate because they make a statement all by themselves. Go easy on the artwork to keep your wall from getting damaged or looking too busy. Accent wall tutorial is down below, or f...

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  • Paint a realistic pet portrait – no art skills required. Find a Project Pet paint and sip event at a Pinot's Palette near you. ABOUT PAINT YOUR PET CLASSES Create a tribute to your furry friends while enjoying a drink with your human pals! Anyone can do Project Pet, regardless of art experience. A professional artist walks you through color mixing and painting techniques to get your pet’s fu...

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  • If your home décor feels a little stale, but you don’t have the time, patience, or budget for a major redecorating project, you’re in luck! There are tons of quick, easy, and inexpensive ways to update your décor. Rather than buying everything new, try to upgrade, upcycle, and revitalize what you already have and only buy a few new items to complete the look. REFINISH AND REFURBISH Got an old p...

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  • Paint and sip, or just paint! We bring a premium experience to your home, office, festival or other venue! These group painting events are fully customizable, and full of fun and energy! We get all your guests involved, and bring a memorable party experience to your door. Your guests don’t need to be artsy people for this! We’re as much about the party as we are about the painting. A talented...

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  • When you picture a bachelorette party, the image you probably have is women in a dimly-lit club throwing back champagne cocktails. Fun as that might be, it doesn’t actually reflect most bachelorette parties. The bachelorette party is meant to be your special night, a time for friends and maybe relatives to gather and celebrate your life before it moves into its next phase. Shouldn’t the event b...

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  • Acrylic Painting Technique #9: A wash makes acrylic paint look like watercolor! It’s great for backgrounds, but you can also paint your entire picture using the wash technique. Supply List: • A canvas • A palette (a paper plate will do!) • Any large paintbrush • Acrylic paint (choose your color) This is SUCH an easy painting technique. Get a generous scoop of paint onto your palette. Using you...

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  • Pinterest-level theme parties take weeks of preparation, and most people aren’t natural party planners or expert DIYers. This blog is for everyone who’s ever had a Pinterest fail or ever forgotten to stock up on ice! Here are a few ideas to take the stress out of hosting your next bash: GO ON LOCATION Half the stress of a party is having the house show-ready for your guests’ arriva...

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  • September is here, and that means it’s time for Oktoberfest! You might think, “Oktoberfest is held in September? That can’t be right.” While it seems funny to us that Oktoberfest doesn’t take place in October, it actually starts in mid-September and wraps up the first weekend of October. Oktoberfest started as a celebration of the marriage of Bavaria’s Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxony...

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  • Many people who don’t consider themselves “artistically inclined” feel that learning to paint is a huge feat. Others assume that since they aren’t good at drawing, they must be even worse painters. The truth is quite the opposite! Most beginners are surprised when they find painting comes to them much easier than drawing. At Pinot’s Palette, we see this revelation every day in our art and wine c...

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  • Acrylic Painting Technique #8: Simple and evocative, this technique is a hallmark of our artists. The end result is a blurry-leaf look that’s perfect for rainy day paintings, dewy forest-scapes, and misty evening scenes. You will need: One medium flat brush and 2-4 paint colors of your choice. Optional: A nice moody Merlot. To start, get paint on both sides of your brush. Make short, fat dashe...

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  • Texas is special to us. Our franchise system is made up of 135+ passionate studio owners and hundreds more amazing artists across the U.S. and Ontario. But our very first studio was (and still is) in the Montrose neighborhood in the middle of Houston, Texas. Now we have 10 paint and sip studios throughout Houston and its surrounding cities, and our home offices are headquartered there. Most of o...

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  • Decorating with patterns can go so right and so, so wrong. Mixing patterns is a home decor skill that takes either practice or luck to get right. Patterns should convey a personality of their own: Fun, bold and cheerful; classic and subdued; thoughtful and artsy; modern with rustic hints; or flashy and fancy. It’s easy for a space to look chaotic if patterns are used wrong. Here are a few tips...

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  • Acrylic Painting Technique #7: Woodgrain! You will need: A canvas, a flat paintbrush and a small round paintbrush, plus acrylic paint in black, white, brown and yellow. Mix the paint for the first layer: 2 dabs white + 1 dab brown + 1 dab yellow. Once evenly mixed, apply this color to the whole canvas in big, sweeping brushstrokes. Next, add horizontal layers of all four unmixed colors – just...

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  • If you’re anything like us, you change clothes a few times before you make it out the door for a night out. Add the possibility of getting paint on your clothes, and wardrobe selection becomes even trickier. Paint and sip is a social event, and there’s usually a nice dinner somewhere in the evening’s plans. You don’t want to wear the paint-covered sweatpants leftover from your last big DIY proje...

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  • Pinot’s Palette brings upscale painting parties to you. These group events are fun, energetic and memorable experiences that your friends, family or team won’t be able to stop talking about. No art experience needed! A skilled and entertaining artist gives the group step-by-step instructions so everyone gets a great finished product. Top-tier service includes a variety of turnkey options, with e...

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