Painting With A Twist', a paint and sip franchise. will soon be opening a location at 228 Smith Street between Douglass and Butler Streets. The idea is to offer step-by-step instructions from a local artists to individuals or private parties, along with a bottle of wine or other beverage.
From Painting With A Twist's web site:
"Painting with a Twist is the largest employer of aspiring artists in the country. The company recognized early on that the talents and enthusiasm of the staff were key elements to the success of the product. In just five years, Painting with a Twist, along with our 207 franchise locations, has produced and owns the copyright to over 3,500 pieces of art. Each artwork was conceptualized and executed by the instructors with the idea of being an easy to follow piece of art for the inexperienced painter. The artwork ranges from landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes, to creative renderings of seafood, animals, iconic buildings and florals."
I guess if you are into painting by number, this place will appeal to you.