1. What is your business?
You've heard of Painting Classes, but have you heard of Painting Classes with WINE??? Whether you’re a budding artist or closer to a scribbling toddler, you’re bound to have a fantastic night at Brush & Barrel. Grab your favourite bottle of drink and some fun-loving mates and let the instructor guide you through painting the night’s featured picture.
2. How Much does it cost?
The price is $55 per seat for all session except for Paint your Pet sessions which are $60. Brush & Barrel has everything else ready for you – paints, canvas, easels, brushes, glassware, artist for your step by step painting instructions and a 40x50cm masterpiece on canvas for you to take home.
3. What Should I wear?
We hope you have a best experience and enjoy the time in our studio. You should wear something that you don’t mind getting a little paint on. We have aprons in-house to keep your clothes clean.
4. Can I walk in instead of paying online?
It is highly recommended to register and pay in advance due to limited number of seats.
So to avoid disappointment please book online. Please visit our calendar to book:)
5. Do you sell Food or Drinks?
It's BYO only drinks... Bring your favourite bottle of wine, beer, or any type of creative juices. We have glasses for you to use.
We have food available for purchase from "The Matriarch". You place your order when you arrive at the studio or anytime during your session.
Click here to see the menu: https://www.thematriarch.com.au/home
BYO you own food. Please note we do not provide serving utensils, plates or cutlery for BYO. Please ensure you bring this with you.
6. Underage People Policy?
We at Brush and Barrel don't mind if Underage people join our sessions. We consider this the same as if you take your children too restaurants. All under age guests must be accompanied and supervised by a paying Adult. We will not allow underage guests to be left alone at our studio with out a paying Adult.
6. What is your cancelation and refund Policy?
You may cancel your booking up to 24 hours before the class begins and request to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with in 24 hours of your booking you will receive a store credit to reschedule at a later date. Credit must be used within 90 days. Cancelations must be done prior to session start time.
6. Where is the best parking?
Our NEWSTEAD STUDIO is located on Masters street. The is no off street parking on Master street. There is only street parking. We recommend using pubic transport or Uber. However there is Parking available at Gas works which is only a 500m walk from the studio. Please find information on secure parking here: https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/car-parks/australia/queensland/brisbane/fortitude-valley/gasworks-car-park
6. Why don't you do public sessions at fortitude Valley?
With the Current Covid restrictions it became too hard to fit public sessions into the space. Unfortunately this meant making the decision to move all public sessions to our bigger location in Newstead. The positive outcome is there is more availability to host your next event!!!!
7. How do I contact you?
You can contact us via phone or email. The best way to contact us is via email
However if you prefer to call phone 0413 001 464 during opening hours.
Saturday and Sunday: 9am-10pm
Paint your Pet FAQ's
1. What type of Picture should I send and why?
We require a clear picture of your pet preferably standing or sitting facing the camera. This is to ensure our Artist can lightly sketch your pet picture to the canvas. If you're not sure your pet pic is ok. Please send it to us and we let you know. Due to time constraints during the session please only one pet per canvas.
2. Does it have to be a cat or a dog?
No any pet is fine. We have had fish, Horses and Birds.
3. What if I don't have a pet?
Please google a Pet Photo you would like to paint.
4. When do your require the pet photo?
Please send us your pet photo's ASAP. But please no later than the deadline quoted at check out. We will contact you if you fail to supply a pic.
5. Where do I send my pet pics?
Please send us your pet photo's to