10 Places to Take Painting Classes In North Metro Denver

by North Metro Woman

10 Places to Take Painting Classes In North Metro Denver

If you’re looking for a new hobby or a fun girl’s night out activity, painting classes might be the perfect choice! The  North Metro area has plenty of options when it comes to art classes – from painting on canvas to painting on pottery. Here are 10 places where you can take painting classes in the North Metro area. Grab your friends and start painting!

1. Whimsy Paint and Sip Art Studio – Westminster, CO

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Have you been looking for a creative outlet that allows you to express your artistic abilities? Look no further than Whimsy Paint and Sip Art Studio in Westminster, CO! Whether you’re a budding beginner or an established artist, Whimsy offers a painting workshops for all levels of ability.

The fun, casual atmosphere also gives you the perfect excuse to gather up your friends, have some snacks and drinks while honing your artistic skills. Come join in the whimsy world of creativity and create lasting memories with new works of art. They now offer take-home painting kits too!

Whimsy Paint and Sip Art Studio
14676 Delaware St. #200, Westminster, CO (in The Orchard Town Center)
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2. Main Street Creatives – Brighton

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Main Street Creatives in Brighton is the perfect painting place if you’re looking to try something new in your neighborhood. Whether you’re just starting out or are more experienced, Main Street Creatives offers painting classes for all levels.

They have open painting sessions where you can bring your own supplies on Thursdays from 11am-3pm.  You can also book a private party and have wine, snacks and painting supplies included for just $35 per person (call to confirm pricing).

Not only will you learn painting techniques, but you’ll also get to sharpen up your creativity by painting with their talented teachers who offer one-on-one guidance and support. So if you’re looking for painting classes in the Brighton area, check out Main Street Creatives.

Main Street Creatives
36 S. Main, Brighton, CO (near Bridge and Main)
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3. Inks and Drinks – Broomfield

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Looking for a fun girl’s night out activity? Inks and Drinks in Broomfield is the perfect spot to paint and sip. In addition to painting, Inks and Drinks also offers macrame workshops and string art projects.

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It provides unique paint and sip painting classes where you have all the necessary supplies to paint a beautiful masterpiece. Instructors will show you how to create your project step-by-step.  They have also started doing laser engraved wood canvas. Pretty cool!

Average cost is around $45 per person.
***Inks and Drinks is currently moving and will reopen in March in their new location below!

Inks and Drinks
8920 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO (across from Alamo Draft House)

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4. Potter’s Touch – Westminster

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Potter’s Touch is a pottery painting studio located in Westminster. You can choose from a variety of pottery pieces and paint supplies in the studio. Then start painting at a table with friends and family. You can also take your pottery and paint it at home if you prefer.

Contact Potter’s Touch to learn more about their pottery and painting workshops.  Get the tools and space to paint freely and create a beautiful pottery gift for yourself of a someone else. Walk-in’s are welcome. Check website for hours as they are closed on certain days.

Potter’s Touch
5191 W. 112th Ave, #600, Westminster, CO (near 112th and Sheridan)
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5. Kristi Arzola – Erie Colorado

Kristi Arzola is a fine artist and painting teacher based in Erie.  She left a career in aerospace in 2014 to pursue her love of art!

Not only does she create stunning works of art, but she also offers painting classes to adults and kids in her home-based studio (pretty cool looking if you ask us!) – giving others the opportunity to express their creativity and build lasting skills.

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Her painting classes are sure to get you inspired and on your way to becoming the next artist of Erie. Check out her Facebook page for upcoming classes!

6. Tracy’s Traveling Art

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If you’re looking to host a private home painting party, check out Tracy’s Traveling Art for an unforgettable painting experience! Private parties are for 4 or more people and are just $35 per person (reach out to Tracy to confirm pricing!). That price includes canvas, aprons, paint brushes, step by step instruction, paint, paper towels, paper plates. A pretty good deal!

This talented artist offers painting parties in and around the Denver area — perfect for a fun girls night in, a unique birthday celebration, or just because you want to get creative. Her painting classes are suitable for all levels and abilities; with her guidance, anyone can become an artist and paint a masterpiece! So grab your brush (or finger!) and start painting with Tracy today.

Tracy’s Traveling Art
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7. pARTiculars Art Gallery – Lafayette

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Looking for something painting-related to do in Lafayette? Well, look no further than pARTiculars Art Gallery! Hailed as one of the best painting classes Lafayette has to offer, pARTiculars provides a vast selection of painting classes and workshops for any skill level.

Classes include watercolor painting and oil painting to silk painting on scarves. They also have drawing, needle felting and jewelry and mosaic workshops. Beginners welcome!

Whether you’re looking for painting courses or other art classes, pARTiculars has alot to offer! So gather up your brushes and come join other passionate creators at one of Lafayette’s premier painting galleries! Check website for class schedules.

pARTiculars Art Gallery
401 S. Public Rd., Unit 1, Lafayette (near The Post!)
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8. Planks and Paint – Broomfield

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Planks and Paint in Broomfield (they also have a Loveland location!) is fun place to create a beautifully painted board to hang in your home or give as a gift.

They have over 300 projects to choose from and they are all super cute.  Whether you are a beginner or experienced painter, Planks and Paint will provide a fun, social outing for a group of gals or the family. They also host summer camps for the kids.

They have open paint sessions that are family friendly. Their evening workshops are geared toward adults. If you gather a group to go to an evening workshop, you can all pick your own project making it a truly unique experience.

Plants and Paint
12716 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield ( located near Northside Tavern!)
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9. City of Westminster Art Classes

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Sometimes you can look no further than your closest recreation center to find local paint classes.

The City of Westminster often has painting classes for all ages and skill levels. In addition to painting classes, they offer sculpture, photography, and other various artistic genres. So, if painting isn’t quite your thing, there are plenty of art classes in Westminster that can feed your creative appetite.

Check out the art classes offered at City of Westminster!

10. City of Thornton – Arts & Culture

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The City of Thornton Arts and Culture Center is another great local option for painting classes. They offer different types of art classes for both kids and adults.

Whether you’re a painting novice or an experienced painter looking to take your skills up a notch, painting classes in Thornton are the perfect way to explore your creative side. They also offer drawing classes, watercolor, paper mache and theater classes for adults!

City of Thornton Arts & Culture Website.

Start Painting!

While these places are some of the options to find painting classes in North Metro Denver, we know that there are likely other fantastic places out there. If we missed any amazing art studios, do let us know! After all, nothing beats that feeling  when you stumble across of a truly one-of-a-kind spot and can’t wait to tell all your friends about it 🙂

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