New painting shop open



Like the creative outlets of Splash and Paint the Town? Now there's a new player on the scene, Painting With a Twist. Read more about it here:

Local Entrepreneurs Launch Art Entertainment Studio with a ‘Twist’
Starla Steinbach & Heather Fennel Open Painting with a Twist: Area’s First Art & Social Studio

Colorado Springs, CO — Aspiring to bring a new form of art entertainment to Colorado Springs, local entrepreneurs Starla Steinbach and Heather Fennel are about to open Painting with a Twist of Colorado Springs, a new place where friends come together to paint, drink wine and discover their inner artist in a fun atmosphere.


A pioneer in the art entertainment industry, Painting with a Twist located at 2834 Powers Blvd, is part of a growing national franchise that provides guests a unique ‘getaway’ allowing residents the option to get their “twist” (beverage) from the bar while exploring their creative side. Led by local art instructors, Colorado Springs residents paint on bare 16” by 20” canvases using paint and brushes provided by the studio. During each instructional painting session, guests recreate an existing painting to produce a personal piece of artwork that they can leave the studio with that same day.

Heather and Starla met in the Air Force at a base in Colorado. They have been best friends ever since—traveling overseas, planning events for the Air Force and experiencing all different forms of art. The dynamic duo are opening Colorado’s first location on November 10.

“The studio is designed to provide guests with a fun night out—a chance to escape from reality while stimulating their creativity,” said Steinbach & Fennel. “We are offering lighthearted entertainment that merges creativity and a social gathering where friends come together to create memorable pieces of artwork.”

In keeping with the founders’ fundraising roots, Painting with a Twist of Colorado Springs is passionate about supporting their local community. All franchises sponsor a monthly fundraising class - Painting with a Purpose, where 50 percent of the proceeds are donated to local non-profit agencies.

In addition to supporting the local community, Painting with a Twist of Colorado Springs also offers private parties for corporate outings, bachelorette parties, sorority functions, date nights and special events. The main studio is able to accommodate up to 50 people per gathering, while the party room can hold up to 16 people, making painting accessible for a few friends or a private party.

Painting with a Twist of Colorado Springs is located at 2834 Powers Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO. Studio office hours are Wednesday - Sunday 1-6 pm. Check their online calendar for class times. For more information, please visit

About Painting with a Twist
Painting with a Twist, based in Mandeville, Louisiana is an art entertainment concept with nearly 50 locations throughout the United States. Founded in 2007 by Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney, Painting with a Twist began franchising in 2009 and provides customers with paint, a canvas and brushes that lead to a fun evening with friends and a finished piece of art. For more information about Painting with a Twist, visit

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