Paint Your Pet for $45. You provide a photo and we sketch it for you in advance.
The event will be held in the studio and is limited to 16 participants. Families will be seated together (4-6 per table). Otherwise, individuals will be social distanced from others sitting at their table (limited to 4 in these cases). ALL GUESTS MUST WEAR MASKS (can be removed temporarily to eat or drink).
Please send a close-up, head-on photo of your pet to email@example.com by the end of the day on Wednesday, August 19, otherwise we cannot guarantee we will have time to sketch your pet. Bring photo with you to the event (or have available on your smart device). We prefer only 1 pet per photo. If you wish to do additional pet, the fee is $10 and make take longer than the time alloted.
Includes all paint supplies, 12×16 canvas and plastic disposable apron. Step by step instructions taught by a qualified art instructor. No experience necessary. NO ADDITIONAL COUPONS OR DISCOUNTS ACCEPTED FOR THIS EVENT.
Check-In at 1:00pm, Paint Session begins promptly at 1:15pm, Event Concludes by 4:15pm
Location: Creative Arts and BYOB studio located at 122 N. Hale St in beautiful historic downtown Wheaton. Until further notice, all events are held outside on Hale St under the tent.
Parking: Parking garage is available behind the studio. Heading North on Hale (one-way street), turn left (west) onto Wesley, go 1/2 block and turn into alley on the left. Parking garage is on the right. We request you enter the studio through the front entrance on Hale. For busy nights, you may use the complimentary Valet parking in front of The Ivy (please tip your valet).
Clothing: We use non-toxic acrylic, water soluble paint and do provide aprons, but suggest guests wear casual and comfortable clothes, as well as a short sleeve or 3/4 length sleeve top. While the paint will wash off of your hands, it is not always easy to get out of clothing. Sometimes clear-colored hand sanitizer works, or rubbing alcohol. We do keep these items on hand. The Sipping Muse is not responsible for any paint spills on guests personal belongings while in the studio.
Beverages & Snacks: The Sipping Muse is a BYOB studio and you can bring in any type of beverages and food. However, due to the COVID-19, the studio will not provide any cups, paper products, barware, etc. Please bring your own party supplies.
Alcohol: Must be 21 years old to consume alcoholic beverages at the studio. We card all guests, please have ID available. We asks that guests under 18 be accompanied by an adult.
Cancellations: Once you submit your photo, no refund will be available. If you cancel within 24 hours prior to event, you will receive a credit for a future event. “No-Shows” will not receive any refund or credit. To cancel, you must send email to firstname.lastname@example.org 4 hours prior to event in order for the cancellation/credit to be processed. Do not call and leave a message. Send an email.
Disclaimer: This Sipping Muse may take photos or videos of our customers during events, by filling out registration form, you are giving us authorization to use your image in any social media or advertising. If you do not wish to be included, please notify the front desk when you check-in for the event.
The Sipping Muse remains committed to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our customers and employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More details on how we are addressing this commitment are outlined below.
Staff: upon arrival all employees will use hand-sanitizer, put on face mask and gloves. Their temperature will be taken and confirmation they are not experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, nor does anyone they have any contact with have symptoms. They will maintain social distancing when possible, and wash their hands/use sanitizer often. Staff will wear gloves and mask around customers. The art instructor will remove mask while teaching and maintain 6′ social distancing, but will put mask on when approaching customers.
Customers: Customers entering the studio MUST wear a face mask and clean hands with hand sanitizer. Temperatures will be checked (touchless infrared thermometer) and questions asked about symptoms or potential exposure to COVID-19. We ask that customers limit touching anything in studio until seated. Customers will be socially distanced when seated (unless from same family). Masks are to remain on, but can be temporarily removed when drinking or eating.
NOTE: If a customer is interested in looking through our art for sale, we ask for them to use hand sanitizer before touching the paintings.
Cleaning Protocols: After each painting session, employees will wear gloves and masks. Brown paper will be removed and thrown away with red cup, disposable apron, paper plate, etc. Paint brushes will be disinfected in hot soapy water. Easels, table and chairs will be wiped down with disinfectant. Brown paper on table will be replaced.
Daily all frequently touched surfaces inside the studio (doors, handles, light switches, trash containers, etc) will be wiped down with disinfectant. IPad, phone, printer, laptop will be disinfected. Front desk and office supplies will also be wiped down. Employees will wear masks and gloves while doing the cleaning. After each use of the thermometer, it will be cleaned with an alcohol wipe. If customer is paying in-store, iPad will be wiped down before and after each use.
Bathrooms are professionally cleaned weekly. At the end of each shift, all surfaces will be wiped down with disinfectant – door, handle, sink, faucet, hand dryer, trash can, door stalls/handles, toilet seat, toilet handle, toilet paper holder.