Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What to expect

What will participants experience during the painting session?


Our experienced Artist/Instructor creates a welcoming & fun atmosphere while teaching the class to create a beautiful piece of art. Attendees get to have drinks, socialize, and be an artist, all at the same time! It's truly a fun and unique experience and the paintings are yours to keep. Join us- we can't wait to paint with you!




Are food and drink included in the class fee?


Food and drinks are not included in the class fee *unless specified. *Special Paint Class Events may include refreshments, please refer to the event and ticket description for information on what is included for Special Paint Events. Events held at restaurants & most other venues are NOT BYOB. Attendees are expected to purchase food and libations from the venue if desired. Everyone drinking alcohol must be 21 or older and must have their ID on them to drink. Everyone will be carded! ​For BYOB events, you may bring your own food and drinks. BYOB events will be identified in the event/ticket description. Attendees must be 21 or older and must have their ID on them to drink. Everyone will be carded!




​Can painters enjoy the class without wine?


Yes, of course! While enjoying some wine while painting is a great way to unwind, any choice of refreshing beverage (punch, coffee, tea, water) will make for a great time. Our themes like "coffee and canvas", "cupcakes and canvas", are just as fun!




How do I sign-up for a Paint Class?


Click on the Calendar to view the Public Paint Class schedule. Select the class date that you wish to attend, then Click "Tickets" to purchase your ticket(s). To register for a Private Party, you must use the link that was given to you by your Host!




How Many People Can You Accommodate?


We can accommodate 10-100 people at your venue of choice, if space permits. Please contact us if you have a large group inquiry.




What should I wear?


We provide aprons but recommend that you wear something that you don't mind getting paint on. Accidents happen and acrylic paint does not come out of clothing. This is especially important to keep in mind for kids events.




What should I bring?


We provide all painting supplies so all you need to bring with you is your positive attitude! Most of our Paint Classes are NOT BYOB. If the class is held in a restauraunt or venue, food and drink must be purchased from the estalishment if desired. This is not included in the class fee. For our special events food and beverages may be included, check the event/ticket description listing for details and more information on what is included in the ticket fee for special events.




Will I receive a confirmation after registering for a class?


You will receive an e-mail confirmation after registering for any of our classes. You will need to keep this email as your proof of payment! You will only be notified by us if something went wrong during the registration process, or if a class has to be cancelled. If you are unsure as to whether or not your registration was received, please send us an email to info@paintandsipaugusta.com or give us a call, or text us at 706-750-0737. You may also message us on Facebook. You will receive a response within 1-2 business days. We are a mobile business so we may be able to get back to you faster using e-mail, text, or messenger.




What size canvas is used?


For most regularly scheduled Paint Parties & Classes, a 16 x 20 inch canvas is used, however, this does vary sometimes. The canvas size will be listed in the event description if it is not the standard 16 x 20. For most Kid's & Canvas parties, & Teen parties, an 8 X 10 to 9 x 12 canvas may be used depending on the party.




Can you really teach me to paint any of the paintings you feature?


Absolutely! We do all of the hard work for you. Some of the paintings that require complex drawing will have the image pre-drawn on the canvas prior to the event. The instructor will provide simple, easy to follow instructions to ensure a beautiful finished painting.




Do guys attend your events?


Here at Paint and Sip Augusta, there's something for everyone! We wouldn't exclude the guys. Men frequently attend our Paint Classes and Parties and enjoy them as well! We have several paintings in our gallery that both men and women can enjoy and our classes are great for date nights. All you need is an open mind to enjoy this fun class! Be on the look-out for our special "Date Night" paintings that we feature.




Are paint parties a good idea for a team building, Church activity, or any occasion?


Absolutely! We can work with your group to host a fun and creative Private Paint Party event. These are great for Fellowship events, Holiday Parties, Celebrations, Family Reunions, Bridal Showers, Office Parties, and more!




What if my question is not answered here?


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How much do you charge to Travel outside of Augusta?


We may travel outside of the city of Augusta based on availability. An additional travel Fee for travel over 25 miles outside of the city of Augusta, will be assessed. Please contact us for availability and to tell us more about the event you are planning and how we can help make it a great time!









Costs

How Much Does It Cost to attend a Paint Class?


Most Paint Class sessions are offered for $35-$45 per painter. The cost may vary depending on the featured painting and the type of event (Canvas, door hanger, wood sign, etc.) the class fee will be listed in the event/ticket description. Most Kids & Canvas Paint Classes start at $25 per painter (the cost may vary depending on the featured painting and the type of event) the class fee will be listed in the event/ticket description.




How Much Does It Cost to Host a Private Paint Party?


A $70 (non-refundable) deposit is required to reserve the date with the remaining balance due for a minimum of 10 paid painters. The deposit is applied to the full balance of the party. Most of our Paint Parties are offered for $35-$45 per painter. Kids & Canvas paint parties range from $25-$35 per painter depending on the featured painting. Visit the Kids & Canvas Paint Party page for more information. We also offer special event paint parties which may vary in cost, check our Event Calendar, follow us on Facebook and Instagram and subscribe to our e-mail list for all the latest updates!




Do you offer any discounts?


We offer our services at competitive and rates and provide a valuable and fun experience to each painter! ​Throughout the year we may offer seasonal promotions. Sign-up for our mailing list for promotions and updates.




Do you offer a Military Discount?


Yes! We offer a 10% Military discount for Military Service Members and their dependents, and Veterans with proper ID, to thank them for their service! ​This discount is available to all currently serving Military service members with proper military ID, retired military members with ID, veterans with ID card, or valid driver’s license featuring a Veteran’s designation. ​Parties for military and spouses of military may also receive the discounted rate of 10% per person. Our parties are a great way to get to know and welcome new residents to your organization. Great for unit celebrations and family readiness group parties. Contact us for more information on how to receive the Military Discount when purchasing tickets or booking a private party.




Are food and drink included in the class fee?


Food and drinks are not included in the class fee *unless specified. *Special Paint Events may include refreshments. Please refer to the event and ticket description for information on what is included for Special Paint Events. Events held at restaurants & most other venues are not BYOB. Attendees are expected to purchase food and libations from the venue if desired. Everyone drinking alcohol must be 21 or older and must have their ID on them to drink. Everyone will be carded!




Can a custom painting be requested for a Paint Party?


Yes, we do offer custom paintings for Private Parties, based on availability. The cost for custom paintings start at $75 and may increase based on the requested artwork. If you are interested in a custom painting, please include that in the comments section when completing our Easy Inquiry Form.





Deposits

Is a deposit required to schedulel a Private Paint Party?


Yes, a minimum of 10 painters and a $70 (non-refundable) deposit are required to reserve the date with the remaining balance due 10 days before the event. The deposit is applied to full balance for the Paint Party. If the Paint Party is booked within 10 days from the event, the full balance is due at booking to secure the date.





Discounts and Group Rates

Do you offer a Military Discount?


We offer a 10% Military discount for Service Members and their dependents, and Veterans with proper ID, to thank them for their service! ​Parties for military and spouses of military also receive the discounted rate of 10% per person. Our parties are a great way to get to know and welcome new residents to your organization. Great for unit celebrations and family readiness group parties. Contact us for more information on how to receive the Military Discount when purchasing tickets or booking a private party.




Do you offer any discounts?


We offer our services at competitive and rates and provide a valuable and fun experience to each painter! ​Throughout the year we may offer seasonal promotions. Sign-up for our mailing list for promotions and updates.




Do you offer Discounts for Groups?


We offer a discount for groups of 50 or more people. We can bring the fun to you at your venue of choice. Our Paint Parties provide the perfect atmosphere for some fun, and creativity for any group or organization!





Private Paint Parties

Is a deposit required to schedule a Private Paint Party?


Yes, a minimum of 10 painters and a $70 (non-refundable) deposit are required to reserve the date with the remaining balance due 10 days before the event. The deposit is applied to full balance for the Paint Party. If the Paint Party is booked within 10 days from the event, the full balance is due at booking to secure the date.




How Much Does It Cost to Host a Private Paint Party?


A minimum of 10 painters and a $70 (non-refundable) deposit are required to reserve the date with the remaining balance due 10 days before the event. The deposit is applied to full balance for the Paint Party. If the PaInt Party is booked within 10 days from the event, the full balance is due at booking to secure the date. Or regular Paint Parties start at $35 per painter. Kids & Canvas paint parties start at $25 per painter depending on the painting and age of the painters. We also offer Special Event Paint Parties, so check back often, "Like" our Facebook and Instagram pages, and subscribe to our e-mail list for all the latest updates.




Do you travel outside of the Augusta area?


Yes, we do travel outside of the Augusta area to host Paint Parties. This is subject to availability at the time of the request. Travel beyond 25 miles outside the city of Augusta, will require an additional travel fee. Please Contact us if for additional information.




Where Are Your Events Held?


We are a mobile business so we bring the Art Entertainment to your home, or venue of choice. Most of our Public Paint Class events will be held at local restaurants and venues in the Augusta area that host us. All events can be viewed on our calendar, which is found under the Calendar in the Home Menu. ​For Private events, the host/hostess is responsible for locating and reserving a venue for the event.




Can a custom panting be requested for a Paint Party


Yes, we do offer custom paintings for Private Parties, based on availability. The cost for custom paintings start at $75 and may increase based on the requested artwork. If you are interested in a custom painting, please include that in the comments section when completing our Easy Inquiry Form.





Cancellation Policy

What is your cancellation Policy for Private Paint Parties?


A $70 (non-refundable) deposit is required to book a private Paint Party. All sales for seats purchased under a private party are *final. *Credits may be issued in certain circumstances, at the discretion of Paint and Sip Augusta. Cancellation Policy: If the host wishes to cancel, the host must submit the cancellation in writing to info@paintandsipaugusta.com at least 30 days before the Paint Party event. If notice is not given 30 days prior to the event, the deposit will be retained by Paint and Sip Augusta and the event will be canceled. If the host submits cancellation in writing as outlines above, the host may reschedule the event up to two times within the next 90 days based on Paint and Sip Augusta's availability. If the event is not rescueduled as outlined above, the deposit will be retained by Paint and Sip Augusta. Paint and Sip Augusta will make every effort to keep the event date as agreed; however Paint and Sip Augusta reserves all rights in unforseen circumstances to cancel or postpone the Private Party. In the event this occurs the host will be notified as soon as possible, and all funds and deposits paid will be refunded. For more information visit our Private Party page or contact us.





Location & Venues

Where Are Your Events Held?


We are a mobile usiness so we bring the Art Entertainment to your home, or venue of choice! The host/hostess is responsible for locating and reserving a venue for the event. Most of our Public Paint Class events will be held at local restaurants and venues in the Augusta area that host us. All events can be viewed on our calendar, which is found under the Calendar in the Home Menu.




Who is responsible for booking a venue for Private Paint Parties?


The Host/Hostess is responsible for locating a suitable venue that will host us for the Paint Party. You do not need to know the location at the time of booking with us, but you will need to let us know at least one week prior to the event date, where the event will be held. Depending on the type of party you are planning, the venue may be your home, place of business, a local restauraunt or local event venue. The Host/Hostess is responsible for ensuring that the venue is booked for the required length of the Paint Party (typically 2 1/2 hours) and that 1 hour is allowed for set-up and clean-up of the paint, easels and supplies before and after the event. The Host/Hostess is responsible for all additional clean-up required by the venue. The Host/Hostess must ensure that the venue has sufficient chairs and tables to seat each guest comfortably. The host/Hostess must ensure that the venue is set-up before the start of the Paint Party to ensure that we can begin on time. We will bring the paint, brushes, canvas, disposable aprons and table covers to the venue for the Paint Party, and we clean up and take all of our supplies with us when we leave the event. Each Painter keeps their art!




What does the host have to do for a Private Party?


The Host/Hostess will be the contact person to book the event with us and is responsible for making payment for the event as required (visit the Paint Party Page for more on our minimum requirements). Once the deposit is paid and the date is booked with us, we will send the hostess a Private Party Link to invite guests. The hostess may pay the class fee for each guest or guests may pay using the link provided (visit the Paint Party Page for more information). The Host/Hostess must notify us of the location or venue for the Paint Party no later than one week prior. Depending on the type of party you are planning, the venue may be your home, place of business, a local restauraunt, or local event venue. The Host/Hostess is responsible for ensuring that the venue is booked for the required length of the Paint Party (typically 2 1/2 hours) and that the venue has sufficient chairs and tables to seat each guest comfortably. The host/Hostess must ensure that the venue is set-up before the start of the Paint Party to ensure that we can begin on time. We will bring the paint, brushes, canvas, disposable aprons and table covers to the venue for the Paint Party, and we clean up and take all of our supplies with us when we leave the event. Each Painter keeps their art! *The Host/Hostess is responsible for any payment to the venue, and additional clean-up required by the venue.




How Many People Can You Accommodate?


In most of the venues that host us, we can accommodate 10-200 people. We can accommodate larger groups and parties at your venue of choice, if space permits. Please contact us if you have questions about hosting a large group.





Current services and products

What services do you currently offer?


Out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended in-person Paint Classes and Paint Parties; however we do offer Home Paint Kits and Virtual Paint Classes and Parties!




Are you currently offering in person Paint Classes?


No. Out of an abundance of caution related to COVID-19, we have temporarily suspended our in person Paint Class events. However; with so many of us staying home and practicing social distancing, we want to continue to offer Art as a creative outlet. Enjoy the fun and relaxing benefits of creating Art in the comfort and safety of your home! Our Home Paint Kits are great for all ages and come with easy to follow step-by-step instructions ​and all of the supplies that you need for a creative experience in the safety of your home! Great for Family Night, Art activity for kids and teens, date night, and birthdays at home. ​​ We ship our Paint Kits directly to your front door! If you are in the local Augusta area, we may be able to schedule a no contact pick-up of your Paint Kits.





Gift Cards

Do you offer Gift Cards?


Yes we offer eGift Cards. Give the gift of a good time! With a Paint and Sip Augusta Gift Card, you are gifting some wonderful memories, and a treasured keepsake to take home and cherish. A creative gift for any occasion, with fast delivery to the recipient via email! A Paint and Sip Augusta Gift Card works towards the purchase of Paint Classes, Home Paint Kits, and products available in the online store. (Note: You will not receive a physical "Gift Card". What you will receive is an email with a Gift Card code that can be used at checkout at www.paintandsipaugusta.com. The Gift Card code should be entered in the promo code section at checkout. If you would like an actual Paint and Sip Augusta "Gift Certificate" emailed, please enter that in the notes section at checkout and a printable “Gift Certificate” will be emailed to you or the recipient.





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