If you booked a seat in one of our public classes and need to reschedule or cancel your reservation, please notify us at least 24 hours prior to the day of the class date. This will give us an opportunity to fill your spot. No shows will not receive refunds, this includes any discount or coupon options. Please remember, when you do not show up, we lose out on other potential customers, the supplies we put out before class and additional staff costs.
Private Parties are required to give a cancellation notice no later than 7 days prior to the party date in order to receive the deposit back. If you are a guest of a party and need to cancel, 24 hour notice is required to receive a refund. No shows will not receive refunds.
This varies depending on your party type. All painting classes include all of the materials you’ll need to paint, including an apron to protect your clothes and a canvas to take home at the end of the night. Different parties may include additional items. Visit our Private Parties page for additional info or give us a call.
Loaded Brushes is a BYOB establishment. We do not sell any alcohol. We want everyone to have a good time, and we ask that you drink responsibly. Please remember to be kind, courteous and respectful. Not everyone will be drinking alcohol and we want everyone to enjoy themselves. We have bottled water and canned drinks available for purchase as mixers or an alternative to alcohol. We will help you contact a cab, friends, family, Uber for any one that needs a ride home.
** It is against the law to consume alcoholic beverages if you are under the age of 21. Please note that consumption of alcohol is at the sole discretion of the individual and Loaded Brushes does not take responsibility or claim liability for any action for any individual who is under the influence of alcohol before, during or after participation in any of our events.
Loaded Brushes is not responsible for any damage that may happen to your personal property. This is an art studio, there is paint everywhere! Please wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting permanently stained. We use acrylic paint and it will not come out of your clothes. We have aprons, but they do not cover everything. We suggest keeping your purses/handbags away from your painting station. You can stash them around the drink/snack tables, but your best bet is to leave those big, expensive, fabulous bags at home. We are not liable for any lost or stolen items.
Loaded Brushes is not responsible for any accident or injury to you inside or outside of the studio. Please drink responsibly! You and your guests are solely responsible for any accident/injury that is cause by the consumption of alcohol. Inside or out of the studio.
Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I BOOK A CLASS?
IS YOUR STUDIO HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE?
Yes — please let us know ahead of time so we can accommodate you. When making a reservation, please add a note to the “special request” section of the booking form.
CAN I BRING THE KIDDOS?
Yes! .. but not to our evening classes. Our evening classes are for ages 18+. We do have family friendly classes on Saturday afternoons and on Sundays. Age restrictions are noted in each class description on our calendar. Recommended age is 8+ depending on the painting. Check out our calendar for available days and times. We are also happy to host kid's parties. Birthdays, Girl Scouts, Sports Teams etc. Visit our private party page or contact us for more details.
HOW CAN I BE SURE OUR GROUP SITS TOGETHER IN A CLASS?
If you are meeting friends, but booking separately, be sure to let us know who you are meeting. Just provide the name(s) of people you are meeting in the “Meeting Friends?” section of the booking form. This way we know you are all together and can seat you all together. We do set up our seating according to our bookings before class. If we do not know who you are meeting, we will not know to seat you together.
WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?
Our hours are flexible depending on our bookings. We host private events any day of the week! We start as early as 10am or as late as 7pm.
CAN I BOOK NOW AND PAY LATER?
During this time of COVID-19, we do require everyone to pay at the time of booking. We are currently opperating at about 30% capacity to allow for social distancing. This means our classes are much more likely to sell out. With very limited seating, we can only guarantee you a seat once it is paid for. We also ask that you book ahead of time so we know how many painters we will have for class. This lets us know how many instructors we need and set up for our classes before you arrive.
DO YOU HAVE CUPS OR CORKSCREWS?
Yes, we have plastic wine cups, bottle openers and cork screws available for use during class. We also have a small ice machine available for making drinks but not enough to fill an ice bucket or cooler. You are welcome to bring your own cooler to class. Please make sure your cooler or ice bag is leak proof.
WHAT IS OPEN PAINT AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
During our open paint sessions, you choose any one of our 2 hour paintings from our gallery and our instructors are there to guide you step-by-step. For guided instructions, paintings must be from our Loaded Brushes gallery. You get two hours from your scheduled time to paint.
CAN I DO A PAINT POUR OR PET PORTRAIT DURING YOUR OPEN PAINT SESSIONS?
Private Party FAQs
HOW DO I BOOK A PARTY?
First, we want to be sure your date and time is available. You can call us, email or fill out our "Party Request Form". Let us know your date, time, number of guests you are expecting and type of celebration. The more info we know, the better we can help!
DO I GET MY DEPOSIT BACK?
Yes, your deposit is refunded after your party as long as you have met our refund requirements.
WHAT IF MY GUESTS ARE LATE?
IF WE START LATE, CAN WE END LATE?
No. Our parties must stay on schedule. We often have parties scheduled throughout the day. We only have a 30 minute window to clean up after your party is scheduled to end before the next party host arrives to set up for their party. If there is no party after yours, we still must end on time. Our staff is scheduled according to our parties.
WHEN DO YOU HOST PRIVATE EVENTS?
We host private events 7 days a week! We start as early as 10am or as late as 7pm.
IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR KIDS?
We do offer a discounted price of $29 per painter for kids parties with our 12"x12" canvas option. Our smaller 12"x12" canvases are recommended for our younger guests and/or if you want more non-painting time for cake and presents. Kids party times start at 10am, all are 2 hour time frames, last time slot for kids is 4pm (party must be wrapped by 6pm)
CAN I BOOK THE PARTY ROOM FOR A SMALL GROUP?
Yes! Our party room is amazing and great for a more intimate party. Maybe you want a fabulous party for two. Our private party room for is available for 2 hours for $350. This covers paint supplies, Instructor, all of our standard party details for up to 10 guests.