Last year, I had my first paint & drink experience for Erin‘s birthday. It was totes fun. For Christmas, I decided to get the hubs “experiences” so we could spend time together. One of those was a date at Paint Nite. I picked “Chicago Starry Night” because … it was pretty. We attended the class last Wednesday.

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The painting we’d be copying

If you’ve never done one of these types of events (and there are tons of options around Chicago – try one!), they break it down for you so anyone can be an artiste.

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Serious painters are serious. (Source.)

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(Source.)

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Start with the background – sky and water

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Outline the buildings and fill them in

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Creepin’ on everyone else. This guy drew a moon with the Batman symbol on it. Genius.

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FIN

Overall it was a fun event and now we have some adorable art to hang in our apartment. I scored a LivingSocial deal for these, I think it was $20/person.

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