Art of Merlot is a family owned business opened in 2011 in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale’s elegant Art District. Art of Merlot is an art studio where all ages can explore their creative side. Whether it is your first time picking up a brush or not, it is our goal for you to have fun! Each class is led by a professional artist who will guide you in creating your very own masterpiece. We provide the canvases, paints, brushes, aprons, easels, and encouragement. You provide your own style and sense of adventure.
We specialize in recreating Old Masters including Van Gogh, Monet, and Matisse among others. Many of our paintings are from the 19th century art movement called impressionism. In addition we have dozens of original works that will appeal to all tastes. Art of Merlot makes it easy for beginning painters to complete a masterpiece similar to what you see on our site. We start by providing you with a template to sketch out your painting. This gives you structure and balance makings the creative process easier. It’s also how you can complete paintings with a higher degree of sophistication. You will use a 16” x 20” canvas with acrylic paint to create your masterpiece. Our instructors are all working professional artists that are enthusiastic, kind, patient, and committed to making it an enjoyable experience for you. Our new studio is spacious and inviting where you’ll be comfortable and proud to bring your guests.
We strive to create a social, creative, and relaxed environment. You are free to BYOB or buy at the studio. Sign up with a friend. Painting is a great birthday party, date night or girls’ night out activity. Ask us about booking your private birthday or corporate party!