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‘Teen Miss New York, U.S. of America!’

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Like the true Parisian soul at-heart that I am, I adore anything on the artsy side. I was invited to a class at Paintbrushes & Party which is right up my alley. Anything involving socializing, art, and delicious treats basically speaks to me. Every class has a different masterpiece that the whole group will work on and complete in about three hours. I went to the “Sunset Over the Hudson” class which I think was a very aesthetically pleasing choice.

Everything that you need for painting is already there, so all you need to do is bring your besties and prepare for a lot of laughter and occasional dancing (the playlist is pretty on point, if I do say so myself). Once you arrive and get settled you can put on your apron and begin to do a little snacking before all of the real fun begins. Males and females, children and adults were all in attendance, so there were a ton of different artistic perspectives making the class really cool.  At the end you feel totally successful after creating something you didn’t even know you had the hidden creative talent to do!

The owner Deanna was the sweetest and made sure everyone was having a blast the whole time. With fun and easy step-by-step instruction there is really no room for error. Being the wacky perfectionist I am, this really helped me out and kept me focused on one portion of the painting at a time. There is a lot of room to throw in your own flair (as seen in my pink and purple with a hint of blue river). I was really impressed with how well mine turned out in the end. The trick: I tried to find my inner Picasso and use some of those blending techniques I was taught in second grade art class and I think it may have worked out a bit. Once class wraps up you take your canvas home and it is ready to be mounted onto the wall. Then after that you will probably be checking the Paintbrushes & Party schedule online to plan your next girls night out because let’s face it, it is pretty addicting.

Stylish regards,
Raquel

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