Painters Choice - Heart for Art social painting fun
Paint your own Pukeko - Heart for Art social painting classes
Paint your own Koru - Heart for Art social painting classes
Paint your own Whale Tale - Heart for Art social painting classes
Paint your own Kiwi Summer - Heart for Art social painting classes
Paint your own Wellington - Heart for Art social painting classes

PAINTERS CHOICE - Saturday 2 Nov. 3pm - 6pm(ish)

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Make your life more fun!

Our Paint Parties are a super fun and creative way to unwind and try something new.

Join us in our art studio to paint, socialise, unwind and find your creativity. We’ll provide all the arty materials you’ll need and show you, step by step, how to create the featured painting. Easy to follow. Heaps of fun. No experience needed. 

What to expect

3 hours of painting fun in a chilled, creative studio environment. 
(Includes a short break in the middle to enjoy your complimentary refreshments and snacks).

Your finished painting to take home and hang on your wall so you can say "Wow I painted that" every time you see it. 

Find your creativity Everyone has it, we'll help you find yours. With the right guidance anyone can be an artist.

Feel your stress melt away Art is super therapeutic so you'll feel yourself unwind as you paint. 

A massive smile on your face You'll be so stoked to discover you can paint. Painting makes you feel good so you’ll put a big ‘happy deposit’ in your wellbeing account.

Featured Paintings - Take your pick

This is a painters choice event, that means you get to decide what you'd like to paint. There's five fun paintings to choose from. Ooh, which one will you pick? 

Penelope the perky Pukeko: With their long gangly legs and curious strut you can't help but smile when you see these cool birds. Living pretty much all over New Zealand, they're the highlight of many a road trip. They're a fabulous, much loved feature in our landscape. Come paint happy Penelope with us.


Come paint Wellington by Night with Heart for Art

Wellington by Night: A city of culture, colour and creativity. We love the night vibes Wellington shares with us and the awesome sunsets too. We've captured some of that in this colourful night scene of our Capital City. Who doesn't love a night on the town! Come paint one with us!


Come paint Kiwi Summer with Heart for Art

Kiwi Summer: We all love a kiwi summer. It's almost a right of passage for any kiwi to spend summer at the beach. Swimming, laughing with your family and friends, getting sand in places it should never be, and enjoying our beautiful coast. Come paint Kiwi Summer with us to relive all the fab summer memories.


Whale Tale: Once upon a time a whale came to Wellington and all the local people fell in love with him. They named him Matariki because he came during Māori New Year. He danced around the harbour and brought smiles to all who saw him. He stayed a while and made everyone so happy, They even postponed their fireworks display so they wouldn't scare him away. Come paint our happy whale with us.


Come paint Koru Companions with Heart for Art

Koru Companions. In Māori art the Koru symbolises growth, strength, new life and peace. We created this painting to represent how thankful we are for the blessings and comfort we receive from those around us, especially when life gets a bit chaotic.

It sums up how harmonious life can be when we all support each other. Come paint Koru with us. 

Follow our colours or customise your colours to suit your decor!

Date:  Saturday 2 November

Time:  3pm - 6pm-ish (please arrive 2.45pm, painting starts at 3pm)
We aim to help you finish your painting in 3 hours. Everyone paints at a different pace though so some of you may take a smidge longer.

What you'll paint: Include your choice in the notes box on your shopping cart page (just before check out) so we can have the right paint colours ready for you.

Venue:  Heart for Art Studio, 24 Kekerenga Street, Strathmore Park, Wellington. 

Get $10 off every ticket booked before midnight 19 October and pay only $59.50. Use code 2NOV2019 on checkout page (and click the apply button) to claim.*

What's included?

  • A 3 hour step by step guided painting session led by our artist
  • Everything you need to create your masterpiece including:
    • high quality 16 x 20 inch stretched canvas, that's about 40cm x 50cm
    • acrylic paint,
    • brushes, and
    • most importantly, inspiration!
  • Your finished painting to take home and hang on your wall.  NB colours may vary from painting shown ... 'cos you can totally decide to change them and do any colours you want!
  • Complimentary refreshments as well as scrummy snacks (refer our FAQs for deets)
  • A fun creative session in a supportive atmosphere 
  • Art action photos taken during your Paint Party and posted on our facebook page to show off to your friends.
  • Free parking.
  • No cleaning. Just paint and walk away! (We'll do the cleaning up)

Grab your besties, your partner, your Mum, your partner's Mum or anyone who wants to try something new and creative. Don't miss the painting fun. 

Book now to reserve your seats and easels before they're all booked up.

Check out what others have said about their Paint Party experience at the bottom of this page or on our reviews page.

Still need more info? Like what happens at a Paint Party or what to wear? Check out our What to expect page and our Frequently Asked Questions. Or find out a little more About Us or Our Paintings or Our mission.


Never painted before? No probs. Our Paint Parties are created especially for people who've never held a paint brush or reckon they can't even draw a stick figure. If you think you're not creative or artistic - we're here to help you unleash your inner artist and have fun doing it.  

Any skill level welcome. You're free to follow along and paint the featured painting or go freestyle and paint whatever you like. 

We believe art has the power to heal. Our mission is to make art and the positive benefits of painting more accessible to everyone. We wanna use paint and canvas to bring positive change to Wellington. Together lets paint the town happy.


The fine print

Your seat, and easel, are only reserved once we've received your full payment, gift voucher code or discount code and/or payment.

You'll need to let us know in advance what painting you'd like to create so we can have the right paint colours ready for you.

No Looky Lous allowed. Only people with booked seats can stay for the session.

Kids are welcome but only if they promise to behave and are accompanied by a grown up (who also promises to behave). Not suitable kids under 9 years old. 

All tickets are sold on a no refund, exchange or cancellation basis.

If you can't make your booked Paint Party, you'll need to let us know in advance so we can issue you a credit to attend another Paint Party. Minimum notice periods apply. If you just don't show up without letting us know, we'll be real sad you didn't come, but we wont refund or reschedule you. Refer our Terms and Conditions for full details.

Heart for Art reserves the right to delay or cancel a Paint Party at any time due to class size (if minimum numbers not reached), weather, sickness, etc. Refer our Terms and Conditions for full details.

By completing the check out process, you agree to all the stuff above and all the sites Terms and Conditions.

* Early Bird discount code 2NOVP2019 is valid for this event only.