Frequently Asked Questions

What goes down at a Paint n' Sip Party/Class?

We paint, sip, eat, and most importantly have fun. We bring the atmosphere and you bring the good vibes, the rest is left on the canvas.

How to book?

Visit our bookings page or book directly from our classes. Click on the painting you’d like to paint and follow the prompts/directions.

All reservations must be made online with a credit or debit card in advance of the event.

Show me the money; how much does this cost?
The cost for a 2-hour event varies on canvas size & group size from $25-50.
Do you have outdoor seating?
Yes, We have seating both outdoor and indoor, requested specifically on your bookings page for up to date availability.
Are we near Public transportation?
Yes, We are adjacent to the Hempstead line of the LIRR, Queens Village. The MTA buses, Q36, Q1.
What is included in a Paint n’ Sip Event?
Your choice of 8” x 10”, 11” x 14”, 16″ x 20″ blank canvas | Brushes | Paint | Easels | Aprons.
We also provide friendly, fun, professional artists to teach you step by step in a relaxed, non competitive or intimidating environment.

Beginners are welcome – no experience is necessary.

What is your cancellation policy?
We hope you don’t have to cancel your event, but we understand things come up! We just ask that you let us know as soon as you can as there is a decent chance another party was interested in your date. If you cancel 14+ days in advance, you will receive a refund. Parties that cancel with less than 14 days notice will receive the option to re-book their party for another time.
What methods of payment do you accept?
We accept Visa, Discover, Mastercard, and Amex.
How do I cancel or reschedule my event?

If you would like to change your event/class to another date and you are within the cancellation window, just email us at 7shadesof with your information.

We will be happy to offer alternative days/time and make the changes for you.

What time do I need to arrive at an event?
We recommend arriving 10 minutes before your class to get a seat, especially if you are in a group. Seating is first come first serve.
Please note all events will start promptly on time.
Any latecomers will be responsible for getting themselves caught up. Classes will not run late under any circumstances.
How many people do you need to book an event?
We require a 10 person minimum for a private event or party on a weeknight, or weekend afternoon.
Weekday afternoon events require 10 guests.
Weekend evenings we require a 10 person minimum.
Want to order food for your event?
Let us know. We can help with the catering of any private event.

Additional time is also available to add to extend your event for more socializing.

What do I wear?
We will provide aprons, but you may want to wear something you wouldn’t mind getting paint on – just in case!
Where do I park?

Parking info can be found on the street, metered and nearby parking lot on weekends. For large groups we cover metered parking.

Are events for Kids?

Yes! We love to host kids birthday parties on weekend mornings or weekends.
Our age requirements for classes are 18 and up, however we do offer All Ages Classes for ages 5 and up frequently- check the calendar for details!

Additional Information for Kid Parties Host a unique party for your child’s birthday, Scout Troop, sports team, or dance class! Families love painting here and leave with their complete masterpieces, so there is no need to come back and pick them up at a later date.
Kid parties are $35 per child available any day or evening of the week, except Friday & Saturday nights, with a minimum of 10 guests for Monday thru Thursday. On Friday, Saturday or Sunday (during the day) parties require a minimum of 20 guests.

Everyone that attends must paint. **There are no spectators allowed.** It’s like having your party at a movie theater but not buying a ticket for the movie…lol)

Typical Kids Parties include 1.5 or 2 hour art with time for breaks, cupcakes and/or presents.

Are you hiring artists?
We are always looking for great talent to help lead our events/classes! Email, including your resume, a few samples of your paintings and a short note explaining why you’re interested in working with us.
Can you come to me? - Is that even possible?
Yes! We will be happy to bring our amazing experience to your home or venue of your choice. We have hosted many events in offices, parks, lounges, bars, you name it! They are always a smashing success.
Can I paint something other than what is being taught?
Sure! You may feel inspired by something else you see in our gallery – feel free to paint anything you would like! However, the instruction will be on the painting being featured in that class.
How Do I transport my painting?
Drive or carry face up and your masterpiece should be dry in 30-45 mins.
Do we BYOB?
Yes! You can bring wine or beer only – we will provide cups and openers for you!
Yes, we have wheelchair accessible and handicap accessible options, please specify on our registration form.
What is your bad weather policy?
Our first concern is for the safety of our guests and instructors. When extreme weather is an issue (i.e. hurricanes, blizzards, etc), we’ll consult with some neighboring businesses and then make a decision as to whether we will cancel the session or not.