Celebrate Creativity with Your Own Private Painting Event

Gather your friends, family, or colleagues and step into a world of artistic fun with Geek Brush Studio’s Private Painting Party Experience. Whether you’re planning a small gathering in our Chelsea studio or a larger celebration at one of our partner venues, we offer the perfect setting for groups to come together and enjoy a unique painting experience. Led by Brenda Fineman, a certified instructor in the Bob Ross wet-on-wet technique, our private parties are ideal for any occasion that calls for creativity and camaraderie.

What Our Private Painting Party Includes:

  • Guided Group Instruction: Enjoy a fun-filled painting session where each guest learns the peaceful art of Bob Ross’s style.
  • Tailored to Your Group: Our studio can accommodate groups up to 10, while we have several partner venues perfect for larger parties (up to 50 guests).
  • Complete a Painting Each: Every guest will leave with their own oil painting, a beautiful memory of the event.
  • All Materials Provided: High-quality paints, brushes, and canvases are included, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Why Host a Private Painting Party?

  • Perfect for All Occasions: Ideal for birthdays, team-building events, family reunions, or just a creative get-together.
  • Fosters Teamwork and Creativity: Painting together in a group not only sparks creativity but also strengthens bonds and encourages collaboration.
  • Unique and Memorable Experience: Offer your guests an unforgettable event filled with laughter, art, and the joy of creating something beautiful together.

Ideal For:

  • Groups seeking a creative and enjoyable activity.
  • Anyone wanting to celebrate a special occasion in a unique way.
  • Teams and organizations looking for a fun and engaging team-building experience.


ParticipantsCost Per Person
5-8 (in the Studio only)$60/person

Venue Options

  • Geek Brush Studio: A cozy, inspiring space in Chelsea for intimate groups of up to 8. We don’t serve alcohol, but we’re BYOB friendly!
  • Your Own Space: Host in you own home, office, barn, or wherever you are most comfortable, at no additional cost! For parties of 10 or greater. Travel charge applies if more than 25 miles from the Studio.
  • Robin Hills: A larger, scenic venue for both mid sized and large parties (10 – 50), offering a connection with nature and art. The Nest bar and restaurant are located onsite for easy access to food and drinks. Private bartender and other add-ons available for additional cost.
  • Crazy Diamond: An upscale dive bar suitable venue for mid sized parties (10 – 24), this unique venue has an enchanting art vibe. Includes a private bartender for you and your guests.
  • Washington Street Education Center: A bright classroom setting for mid sized parties (10 – 24), this venue is a great place to learn (alcohol not allowed at this venue)
VenueAdditional Cost Per Person
Geek Brush Studio$0
Your Own Space (Home, Office, etc)$0
Robin Hills Farm$10/person
Crazy Diamond (Max 24)$10/person
Washington Street Education Center (Max 24)$10/person


  • Weekends – Weekends are in demand! There is an additional charge for events hosted on Friday night, or anytime on a Saturday or Sunday.
  • Travel – We’re pleased to travel to your location within 25 miles of the Studio (in Chelsea, MI) at no additional charge. For locations between 25-50 miles an additional charge applies.
  • Charcuterie – We are fortunate to partner with the great ladies at Maxine’s Table to offer charcuteries for events that would like to include delicious munchies! Their charcuteries include: Assortment of Cheeses / Cured Meat / Crunch / Brined Vegetable / Fresh & Dried Fruit / Nuts / Local Sharon Hills Honey / Dark Chocolate. Each charcuterie serves about 10.
  • Snack Boxes – Another great offering from Maxine’s Table, snack boxes provide a personal treat for each attendee. These include: Cheese / Cured Meat / Crunch / Brined Vegetable / Fresh Fruit / Nuts / Dark Chocolate. Minimum 10.
  • Custom Painting – You can choose to paint any of Bob Ross’s hundreds of original works at no additional cost. If you’d like to custom painting – for example, from a personal photograph, a $50 charge applies. Please, landscape photos only.
Weekend (Friday Night, Saturday, Sunday)$100
Extra Travel (25 – 50 miles from Chelsea, MI)$50
Charcuterie (serves about 10)$165/charcuterie
Snack Box (minimum 10)$15/box
Custom Painting$50