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Kristine Hazzard - Windsor ON - December 7 & 8, 2017 - Kristine invited us to her son's "man cave" for a Pour & Paint Event. Everyone created their own Fluid Acrylic Pour backgrounds in preparation for painting the Winter Moon the next night. Instructor Andrea did an excellent job guiding everyone through the pouring and the final products turned out fantastic!! Everyone worked hard and created a gorgeous masterpiece. We look forward to more paint events in this awesome space in 2018. Thanks Kristine!
Liz Engert of Vision Realty recently hosted a 2-Night Pour & Paint Event on November 9th and 10th, 2017. The first night everyone had a blast pouring their own background and the second night they painted the Flowers in Vase on top. Another Pour & Paint Event was booked by a participant and Liz is looking forward to her next event!
Liz Engert of Vision Realty - Seacliff Heights - September 22, 2017 This was our biggest Paint 'n Palooza yet! Thanks to Liz for inviting us to paint with these vibrant ladies in the apartment building common room. Several of these ladies cultivate actual Monarch Butterfly's so they were thrilled to be able to paint them. Everyone did an amazing job and many had never painted before. We look forward to painting with these ladies again!
Steeped Tea with Irene Paint 'n Palooza March 23, 2017. 14 participants!! Thanks Irene Fillion for hosting this awesome shindig. These smiling faces show how much fun everyone had!!
Corporate Team Building Events
Access County Community Support Services - Kingsville, ON - December 8, 2017. Thanks to Wendy German for inviting us to participate in this year's staff Christmas Party. This was our biggest Palooza yet with 22 participants!! Thanks for your wonderful energy and creative spirit. The paintings turned out spectacular and we can't wait to see you again in 2018 for some more fun with paint!
Bank of Montreal Team Building Event- June 20, 2017. Our first corporate event! Thanks to Remo and Agnes who put this together. Financial Advisors from various branches across Windsor/Essex came together to pay tribute to the very first Bank of Montreal building that was built 200 years ago. The actual building in Montreal is on the left. Instructors Arlene Murphy and Andrea Mercier prepared the sample painting (on top) ahead of time. Arlene then created the second demo painting during the event so that participants could follow along. They were all excellent students judging by the gorgeous paintings they all created!!
Chartwell Royal Marquis Windsor
Chartwell Royal Marquis - November 28, 2017 - The ladies sure rose to the challenge as our first class painting the Winter Moon. As always, we guided them step by step and in the end they all created a wonderful painting. We are so proud of them all and love that they come to paint with us even when they aren't feeling 100%. They are treasures for sure.
Chartwell Royal Marquis - October 30, 2017 - We had a fabulous time teaching these ladies how to paint the challenging Crane in Reeds. They all did an excellent job and learned some more painting skills. It's great to see how much they remember from previous classes. They are becoming accomplished painters!
Chartwell Royal Marquis, Windsor - September 5, 2017 It was great to see our Windsor ladies again after a summer break. They did an awesome job painting the Boat on Water image. Everyone had a great time and we were thrilled to welcome Elaine to our painting family.
Chartwell Royal Marquis, Windsor - June 22, 2017 - Lou-Ann from the sales side of things at Chartwell organized an event for the public to join us to paint Marblehead Lighthouse. Elizabeth and Conrad did an awesome job and we were blown away to learn that Conrad is recovering from a stroke he had 2 months ago! He is such an inspiration and they were both very lucky to receive private instructions from Andrea and Sally.
Chartwell Royal Marquis, Windsor - June 21, 2017 - We had another wonderful time at Chartwell Royal Marquis. They all painted gorgeous "Flowers in Vase", which is the 4th class in our Beginner Series. Emily celebrated her 17th birthday with us and Ruth showed us her beautiful picture from years ago when she was a nurse in the Navy. Instructor Sally even got everyone to make a silly face. We love these ladies to pieces!
Chartwell Royal Marquis, Windsor - May 15, 2017. Class #2 with these awesome ladies! They painted the challenging image of the Monarch Butterfly and they all did an amazing job.
Everyone is looking forward to Class #3 Flowers in a Vase and we are expanding our class offerings. Stay tuned for further details. It's always a great time when we visit Chartwell Royal Marquis Windsor!
Chartwell Royal Marquis, Windsor ON - March 30, 2017. Our first Paint 'n Palooza class at a retirement home! The ladies at Chartwell Royal Marquis in Windsor were so much fun to paint with. We have been invited back and we look forward to painting with them again.
Chartwell Retirement Residence - Leamington
Chartwell Leamington - December 5, 2017 - We had fun helping everyone paint the Winter Moon. This is a challenging image and they all did a great job! It was great having Bill in the class as well. Sammy the Snowman is next!!
Chartwell Leamington - September 20, 2017 The ladies were excited to paint the Monarch butterfly. This was a difficult image and they all did an amazing job! Next we are painting a winter/Christmas scene so stay tuned!
Chartwell Leamington - June 21, 2017 - This was our first visit to Chartwell Leamington and we had a ton of fun with this bunch! They all painted lovely lighthouses and we are looking forward to returning in September. It was extra fun for Instructor Arlene to paint with her mother Marie (who Andrea is snuggling with), who is a resident there.
Franklin Gardens Retirement Residence
Franklin Gardens Leamington - November 15, 2017 - We had another wonderful time with the ladies at Franklin Gardens. They painted the challenging Crane in Reeds and did an amazing job! The 2 Ruth's pictured below were proud to show off their masterpieces!
Franklin Gardens, Leamington - August 30, 2017. What a delightful group of ladies! Jeanine was a work of art herself and Ruth was a hoot. She is an abstract painter and created her own version of our butterfly and it was beautiful! We really enjoyed painting with them and are thrilled to be going back in November to teach a second class.
Seasons Lakeshore in Belle River
Seasons Lakeshore in Belle River - April 21, 2017. We had a wonderful time as staff and residents got together to paint Marblehead Lighthouse. The paintings turned out excellent and Lino (bottom right) showed us all his fantastic painting skills and helped Arlene practice her Italian! We hope this is the beginning of many more Paint 'n Palooza's at Seasons!!
ElderCollege - November 8, 2017 - Our second class with held at the Essex Retirees Social Club was a huge success! Everyone painted beautiful lighthouses and we really had a lot of fun with them. We look forward to our next class at this awesome location.
ElderCollege - Kingsville Community Centre - October 4, 2017. This talented group of ladies joined us for our first ElderCollege class and they did a fantastic job painting the Crane in Reeds. This is a challenging image but they proved once again that everyone can paint...once they are shown how!
Paint 'n Palooza Hosted Events
Half Century Club, Leamington - June 8, 2017 - Our last Beginner Class of the winter/spring season. Even a small gathering can prove tons of fun! These ladies rose to the challenge once again and created gorgeous paintings. Congratulations Francine and Gail!
Half Century Club - May 4, 2107. Beginner Series Class #3 Crane in Reeds. A tough painting but these ladies rose to the challenge! Fun times were had by all.
Half Century Club in Leamington - April 6, 2017. Our first Paint 'n Palooza at the Half Century Club. These beaming faces are proof that anyone can paint if you are shown HOW! We are thrilled these ladies are on this epic painting journey with us!!
Leamington Arts Centre, February 2017
Kingsville Art Free-For-All - Culture Days 2017 - For the second year Paint 'n Palooza ignited the creative spirit within in downtown Kingsville! We had visitors of all ages come and paint with us all day long and it was fantastic. Stay tuned for bigger and better paint events in 2018!
Culture Days Kingsville 2016!
Andrea, Arlene and Sally in action during our first outdoor Paint 'n Palooza©!
We were thrilled to be part of the Kingsville Art Free-For-All, in celebration of Culture Days across Canada.
Participants had so much fun that we did not stop demonstrating and conducting workshops all day long!! Everyone left with an awesome piece of art that they created themselves.
We can't wait until Culture Days Kingsville 2017!
The Mayor of Kingsville, Nelson Santos, had a blast making his own Fluid Acrylic Pour!