merlot and van gogh.

my friend (and quilt mom) kim and her (actual) daughter casey had the super fantastic idea to have a group party at merlot and van gogh. you go. drink some wine. and paint a picture.

the place where the magic takes place is right next door to burke street pizza. home of the best ever delicious garlic knots. so. i got some. all for me.
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most of the folks in attendance are serious animal lovers, so the theme was “paint your pet”. i hunted down a good picture of our knucklehead dog and came up with this one…
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when you get there, they’ve already outlined your picture and drawn an outline onto your canvas. (we emailed them a few days before the party). we got our aprons on. and our wine poured. and got to work.
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i made a new friend. the girl next to me. turns out we have a lot of mutual friends from various places in our lives. winston-salem is always smaller than i think.
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we painted away. serious business. (i hi-jacked a lot of these pics from the merlot and van gogh facebook page).
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our group. and all of our pet paintings.
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my painting of lucy with the outlined pic of her below.
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and lastly. just a pic of my painting. i love it. if only i wasn’t still bitter with lucy for eating tina fey.
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anyhooooo…. it was a lot of fun. and i will definitely go back. they do kids birthday parties. and have a lot of options for the theme of the painting. and you don’t have to have a group, i don’t think. you can just sign up for a scheduled “class”. so, that’s all. fun times. 🙂

1 Comment

  1. katie says:

    great job everyone — if ya’ll go back let me know, I’d love to do it. I’m surprised you didn’t do a painting of Tina Fey — that would have been great.

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