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Join the best Wine and Paint Party in Auckland! We also host private events, corporate team building, fundraising events, hen's nights, Painting in the Park, Painting with Puppies and so much more!

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No prior experience necessary. We provide step-by-step instructions so that at the end of each class you’ll have a completed painting ready to hang on your wall.

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Art in Bloom Academy is a social business aiming to turn every home into an art gallery through fun and social events.

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Testimonials

  • 5 star review  I didn’t think too much of my artistic ability, but Eleshea gave such great instructions that I was able to crank out something half decent. The painting itself is super fun and it’s a great way to kill a couple hours and end up with a cool gift that you can fob off to somebody in your family for their birthday in case you forget to buy them a real gift

    thumb Rajiv Singh
    7/13/2018

    4 star review  Loved today thank you so much. Lots of fun and a friendly relaxed atmosphere. We will be back.

    thumb Brittany Bray
    7/01/2018

    5 star review  Thanks Eleshea for organising a fun afternoon (Eiffel Tower class). As someone who hasn't picked up a paintbrush since primary school, and my claim to fame was making watercolour butterflies, I was very surprised to finish up with a painting that actually resembled the subject of the class! The instructions were easy to follow, and you guys were on hand to offer assistance and suggestions when needed (e.g. how to blend in a mistaken colour change). Would definitely recommend this to everyone - a great, fun afternoon. And don't worry if it's your first time (like me) - everyone else is nervous too 🙂

    thumb Keryn Foster
    4/15/2018
  • 5 star review  Had a great time in Albert park and would certainly recommend. Thanks Alisha 😀

    thumb Mitch Foster
    3/28/2018

    5 star review  Taking a class with Art in Bloom Academy is a great way to have fun while trying something new (with a cheeky beverage on the side to keep your courage up). I haven't done art since maybe primary school but even with no experience (and very little skill), I came away with a piece of artwork that I could be proud of. That's because of a wonderful teacher with lots of patience for wayward students, clear instructions and plenty of time to craft your masterpiece. Can't recommend it enough.

    thumb Lia Mirchandani
    9/17/2017

    5 star review  Just a lovely way to spend Sunday - will def be back ☺

    thumb Jane Lauren
    9/06/2017
  • 5 star review  Great time, had lots of fun, met other budding enthusiasts, and learnt alot. Still a lot to learn, we'll be back.

    thumb Robyn Prendergast
    9/04/2017

    5 star review  Cool fathers day out with the family 🙂 perfect fun for all ages and skills

    thumb Dani-Anne French
    9/03/2017

    5 star review  Really great afternoon thanks will definitely do another class!

    thumb Natasha Crowle
    8/20/2017
  • 5 star review  Eleshea's paint sessions are social and fun! No experience required is the best part! I had so much fun and walked away with a piece of ready to hang art work that there would be no way i could've done on my own.

    thumb Minhao Zhan
    8/18/2017

    5 star review  joined the class and we finish the pretty awesome paints at only 2 classes! love it!!!

    thumb Nicole Chen
    8/17/2017

    5 star review  I loved Art in Bloom's class! Well thought out, there was surprisingly enough time to make your painting. There was lots of laughs and it was great to see how everyone's turned out looking so beautiful but different. Perfect way to spend an afternoon and I will definitely go again 🙂

    thumb Ashley Astells
    8/16/2017
  • 5 star review  Great social times to chill, learn a new skill and create an art piece for the wall. Recommended for anyone beginner to skilled who wants to take some time out to paint.

    thumb Jess Laurent
    8/14/2017

    5 star review  Lot's of fun! Highly recommended

    thumb Sana Motlagh
    8/13/2017

    5 star review  I have attended 2 of Eleshea's paint party classes so far and they were fantastic. They are a fun opportunity to get together with your friends and try something new. The environment is relaxed, you can drink a glass of wine while you paint and with different subject and painting styles you learn something new every time. I love the emphasis on the fact that these classes are totally suitable for everyone, from humble beginners to those more experienced so you can learn from each other. If you ever thought about trying to get into painting but think you 'can't' I can highly recommend booking in for one of the sessions as you will be guided step by step along the way and may just discover a hidden passion and talent.

    thumb Laura Dueker
    8/12/2017

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Make your next private party or corporate event one to remember with our Painting Party packages. We can do as much or as little as you want, from a short painting activity to all-inclusive options with dinner and drinks.

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We believe art shouldn't just be in museums and art galleries, it should be everywhere for all to enjoy. So pick up a paint brush and join in the fun, together let's turn your home into your very own art gallery.

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