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3 Reasons Why Paint Party Art Pieces Make for Better Kids’ Party Favors

Hosting your child’s next birthday party at a painting studio is a solid choice for many reasons. You won’t have a major mess to clean up like you do when you choose to host a birthday party at your home. You also won’t have to figure out what to do at the party, since the paint studio will provide your kids with both the location and the activity.

Why Kids Love Kids Painting Parties

Kids love to attend painting parties, either as a birthday party for a friend or during a regular session on the weekend with their families. After they’ve been to a few painting parties, some kids specifically request to attend another one. Here are just some of the reasons why kids love going to painting parties.

How to Plan a Romantic Couple’s Painting Night

If you’re looking for a fun date night idea, consider attending a sip and paint night with your partner. Even if you’ve already been to a painting party with your coworkers and friends, going with a date is a completely different experience. Here is your guide to planning the perfect romantic painting night for you and your partner.

5 Reasons Why Wine and Paint Are the Perfect Pairing

If it seems that all of your friends on Facebook and Instagram are posting pictures of their creations at a local painting party, you’re identifying a trend. With the help of wine, adult men and women are re-discovering the power of creativity through painting canvases at local paint and sip parties. Here are just five of the reasons why wine and paint are the perfect pairing.

A Guide to Different Types of Styles of Paint Brushes

There are many different types and styles of paint brushes, and beginning painters can easily become overwhelmed. Each type of brush is best suited to specific painting techniques, and many artists have a small collection. When you are starting out, though, it is best to stick to just two brushes—one mid-range round brush and one mid-range flat brush.

How Color Context Affects Perception

As you may already know, colors have true, absolute values. Each color occupies a specific spot on the color wheel. While adding white, black, or gray to a color changes its tint, tone, or shade, the color’s basic value does not change. However, the experience of color is largely subjective. Two people may view the same color in different ways due to differences in their overall color vision as well as the subjective influence of mood.

Intro to Color Theory: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Colors

Color theory is both surprisingly complex and relatively simple. It refers to the diverse ways of blending colors to create something visually pleasing and harmonious. One of the most basic elements of color theory is the color wheel, a circular diagram of the colors. In order to understand the color wheel and the assorted color schemes that it suggests,

Understanding Hues, Tints, Tones, and Shades

Color is a simple word that describes a stunningly complex concept. Light has its own vocabulary, but when dealing with pigments, color can be broken down into a series of more specific terms: hue, tint, tone, and shade. Once you understand each term, you will be on your way to a deeper understanding of color and how to use it in your paintings.

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