OUR POLICIES

GENERAL FYI
  • Must be at least age 18 years to book an Adult Class, Open Studio, Family Friendly Class or Kids Class.
  • Must be at least age 21 years to book a private party, team building event or fundraiser.
  • ALL classes, private parties and other events are BYOB only for ages 21 years and up.
  • ALL classes designated exclusively for family and kids are alcohol-free.
  • Parties and non-class evens for kids must closely maintain the same age group throughout their guest list.
  • Kid's Art Camp events occur during local school holiday, spring break and vacation schedules.
  • In ALL cases of empty seats, the unused canvas, paints, displays and other art materials remain the property of The Tipsy Canvas®. 
  • We do not permit children under age 5 years in a class or art camp, Children that young have not developed the attention span and dexterity required for acrylic painting.

AGE LIMITS 


Classes

  • Adult Class - Ages 16 and up*
  • Open Studio - Ages 16 and up*
  • Family Friendly Class - Ages 5 and up
  • Kids Class  - Ages 5 through 15

Kid's Art Camp

  • Boys/Girls - Ages 5-15

* Restrictions / Advisory

  • Ages 16-17 are not permitted in an Adult Class/BYOB unless accompanied by a registered/paid parent or legal guardian.
  • Ages 16-17 are not permitted in an Adult Class/BYOB held Friday or Saturday nights.
  • Ages 16-17 in a BYOB class may be exposed to an environment of relaxed behavior and language among some adults.

ALCOHOL / FOOD

  • Any person consuming alcohol on our premises must be at least 21 years of age, with a legal ID readily available upon request.
  • Govern your alcohol intake and for those you accompany or invite, with moderate consumption and consideration for others. 
  • Any person deemed a disturbance due to overindulging in alcohol or foul language will be asked to leave, without credit to reschedule. 
  • Everyone that came with or hosted an ejected person is responsible for arranging safe transportation for his/her removal off our premises.
  • Bring your favorite foods, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, wine or beer to an adult class or open studio, but no hard liquor. 
  • Food may be catered, delivered, fast food or homemade. Consider the length of your class, party or event when making food selections. 
  • We do not provide party supplies, ice, refrigeration or a microwave oven.

ARRIVAL / LATE / NO-SHOW

  • Arrive 15 minutes before the start of your event to get an apron, uncorked and seated. Painting starts promptly as scheduled.
  • Walk-ins are welcome as long as painting has not begun and they must pay online before being seated.
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to a anyone that arrives after the instructor has started a class or an event.
  • We cannot give individual instructions to late arrivals. They will have to rely on other painters. 
  • Painters cannot stop so others can catch up. We work within a scheduled time frame, with pliable paint. Drying paint waits for no one!
  • Painters must finish on time to avoid unfairly keeping our employees onsite, which interferes with our schedules and events that may follow.
  • If a person is a no-show, there will be no credit to reschedule or unused art materials released to anyone on their behalf.

ATTIRE

  • Casual wear is appropriate attire for painting, but select accordingly. Modern acrylic paint is usually water-soluble when wet. It is waterproof when dry. Aprons are provided, but you must still remain alert to avoid an occasional rogue paint brush or flying paint splatter. The Tipsy Canvas® is not responsible for clothing if damaged by paint.

CALENDAR

  • Our calendars are updated the 15th day of each month.

CANCEL / CREDIT / REFUND

  • A cancellation notice must be sent to us by email or voicemail so it will be time stamped and validate the issuance of a credit.
  • We require a 24 hour cancellation notice before the start of a Standard Class, Open Studio, Family Class or Kids Class.
  • We require a 7 day cancellation notice from the host before the date of a private party.
  • The Tipsy Canvas® reserves the right to cancel a class, party or event due to circumstances beyond their control (e.g., Act of God, power failure, unsafe travel conditions). If a cancellation is necessary, The The Tipsy Canvas® will issue a non-expiring credit to reschedule.
  • We do not give refunds. We issue a credit to reschedule providing a person has complied with our cancellation policy and deadline. 

CHILDREN / CHAPERONES

  • The host/parent/chaperone of a minor children is responsible for their supervision, conduct, personal needs and transportation. 
  • The host/parent/chaperone of a minor children should not offer painting help or engage in side-conversations with others. Such conduct creates interruptions, distractions and unacceptable noise levels. We urge everyone to be considerate so ALL children in attendance may enjoy their painting experience.

DISCOUNTS / GROUPON / BOGO (Buy-One-Get-One-Free) 

  • Discount offers are not redeemable for private parties, team building, fundraisers, art camp or other non-class event.
  • Discount offers are redeemable for a Standard Class, Open Studio, Family Class or Kid' Class that are not already discounted.
  • Discount offers can only be used one time per recipient, per offer or per purchase, and cannot be combined..
  • If you have a Groupon or similar offer, you must bring a printed copy to your class to get credit.
  • If you have a BOGO you must bring the original card to your class to get credit. 

EVENTS - CLASSES, PRIVATE PARTIES, TEAM BUILDING, FUNDRAISERS & KID'S ART CAMP

  • We offer classes, private parties and other painting events that are alcohol-free and BYOB, onsite and offsite. 

OFFSITE EVENTS

  • We offer onsite and offsite classes, private parties, team building, fundraisers and other events. There is an offsite fee of $75 for travel up to 50 miles round trip from our studio and a required minimum of 20 painters. If your location is more than 50 miles round trip from our studio, please call us for our fee and number of minimum painters.

REGISTRATION / PAYMENTS

  • ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE PAID ONLINE using our easy, safe, secure, encrypted reservation system that gives immediate processing.
  • ALL MERCHANDISE PURCHASES MUST BE PAID ONLINE including, but not limit to, Tipsy Canvas t-shirts and paintings.
  • OUR EMPLOYEES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCEPT PAYMENTS OF ANY KIND (no cash, credit cards or checks) at any time.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a valid credit card to use our online reservation system. 
  • Our reservation system accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

ROOM RENTAL

  • We charge $50.00 per hour room rental to extend a party or event, which must be paid online in advance.

SEATING

  • Corpus Christi - Our maximum occupancy of 50 painters is for paid attendees only.
  • McAllen - Our maximum occupancy of 60 painters is for paid attendees only. 
  • A non-painting chaperone for a young child in a Kid's Class is an exception to the paid attendees only policy above.
  • Any last-minute seat additions over a minimum must be paid online before the party or event starts.

SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS

  • Our premises are monitored by surveillance cameras. 

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • We post photos and videos of some of our patrons on social media and our website.

UNUSED SUPPLIES

  • Our inventory is for painters in attendance. Failure to show up to a class, party, art camp or other painting event does not constitute a right to take unused materials. A person is not paying for our inventory when they register, they are paying for an art demonstration. ALL unused canvas, paint supplies, art materials and displays are the sole property of The Tipsy Canvas®.