The Paint Sesh Blog

Help bring the Cheech Marin Collection to Riverside!
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Riverside is set to receive a new art space in a mid-century setting, it will be, as Cheech says, the “center of Chicano art, not only painting, but sculpture, photography, and video arts.” Opening in 2020, The Cheech explores Chicano … Read More

Contest Alert: Submit your HIGH ART for a chance to win up to $15,000!
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Natural Cannabis hosts the High Art Contest every year. It’s fun to see all the incredible entries year after year! They’ve announced they entry and submission deadlines and we wanted to make sure you get the 411 on this incredible … Read More

Top 10 places to visit for art lovers in Long Beach, California
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The Long Beach art community is a has always embraced us with open arms. Before we started teaching our painting classes, we lived there for a couple of years and we really fell in love with all that Long Beach … Read More

Top 10 places to visit for art lovers in Riverside, California
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Being that Riverside is our businesses hometown, it was only natural we compile the best places to visit for art lovers in Riverside, California.  We love Riverside and its rich passion for the arts! It’s a great city to be … Read More

Acrylic Painting Tips: A Beginners Guide
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The idea of learning how to paint with acrylics might have you feeling overwhelmed. Painting can be scary because all you want to do is create that perfect piece of art, whether you’re attending a public painting class, or you’re … Read More

Mashable Mention: 15 weed-themed gifts that aren’t…
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It’s always nice to get a mention on the web. Had a follower on Instagram let us know they saw us on Mashable, so I had to go peep it out! 15 weed-themed gifts that aren’t covered in tacky pot … Read More

Shop Small with Us! – Small Business Saturday 2018
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Once the grazing is done and the leftovers are in the fridge, it’s time to get serious about holiday shopping. And Small Business Saturday is a great way to get a jump on it. Shop Small and support your local … Read More

Cannabis Consumption – Removing the stigma
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Recreational Cannabis consumption has been legal for almost a year now here in California. While certain laws and restrictions have eased up, others have taken place and still continue to restrict cannabis usage and activities surrounding the plant. The good … Read More

It’s our birthday!
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Today marks our ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY and we couldn’t be more excited. It’s been a fun journey so far and we are extremely thankful for everyone’s support along the way! To celebrate we’ve hooked everyone up with a sweet deal. … Read More

Paint and Puff in San Diego at the West Coast Growers Union
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We’ve been trying to bring our 420 friendly painting classes to San Diego since we started, but could never find a good fit. Chris and I reside in Riverside and have made the trip there a few times in the … Read More

Wake and Bake Cafe in North Hollywood, CA
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The Paint Sesh is proud to announce to be at a new venue in LA: Wake and Bake Breakfast Club. We had a successful first Paint and Puff event and will now be at the Wake and Bake Cafe on … Read More

Deciding what to paint next: Art Instructor Struggle
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Deciding what to paint next for The Paint Sesh is its own process. How do I choose what would make a good subject to paint for a class? YIKES, talk about pressure! Not everyone likes the same things so its … Read More

Setting up a creative environment – Chelz’s creative process
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Coming up with a painting concept might seem like an easy task, but theres a certain creative process I follow to make sure I’m in the right head space. Sometimes the environment around me plays an important role when its … Read More

It’s Summer Painting Party Season in So-Cal!
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It’s that time of year where the weather is perfect and all you want to do is have a few people over for a get together in the comfort of your own home. Whether its for a birthday party, barbecue, … Read More

The Paint Sesh in the High Times Summer Guide!
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Gotta love when you get a Google Alert and it’s tellin’ ya High Times just posted an article about your business! The Paint Sesh got a nice shout-out in “The Ultimate Guide to 420-Friendly Summer Events in Los Angeles.” They … Read More

We’ll be painting in Long Beach, CA!
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We couldn’t be more excited to announce, we’re bringing The Paint Sesh to Long Beach!!! We’ve booked the first of what hopefully will be a long series of fun painting classes and activities in Long Beach. We’ll be  doing our “Paint … Read More

PRESS: The Paint Sesh in the Rolling Stone!
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420 Weekend couldn’t have been any better! We packed a full house for our 4/20 Paint and Puff Sesh. Woke up this morning to find out that The Paint Sesh, was mentioned on the Rolling Stone Magazine. We can hardly … Read More

Happy 4/20!
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It’s our favorite time of year and we couldn’t be more excited! As a 420 friendly company and this being our first year in the circuit, this is a very monumental day for us over here at The Paint Sesh. … Read More

Paint and Puff Enamel Pins Now Available
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The Paint Sesh Shop is now open and ready for business! Just added some custom Magic Brush lapel pins to our newly added shop. Taking into account that most people like to have color options, we have purple, green, and … Read More

The Exit Drug Documentary – MUST WATCH!
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We just came across another must watch documentary from Weedmaps. This documentary investigates how cannabis could play a major role in ending the opioid crisis, a public health emergency that kills an average of 115 U.S. citizens a day. According … Read More

Curing your painted glassware masterpieces
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How to cure the paint on your painted glassware. The paint we use is permanent after air drying for 21 days or can be baked to expedite permanence. For glass that will be washed in the top rack of the … Read More

The Paint Sesh is seeking venues!
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As we expand and explore through Southern California, we like to have new places to pop up and keep our events interesting. The Paint Sesh is currently seeking Venues in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego (Especially Cannabis-Friendly Venues). … Read More

Some dank tunes to jam while you’re painting: Good Vibes Reggae Playlist
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Sometimes you just want to zone out and forget about picking a song to listen to so we’ve started to compile some playlists for you to do your thing to. As time goes we’ll start to add some fun genre … Read More

Defending Delivery – Short Documentary
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Just finished watching Weedmaps Defending Delivery Short Documentary and had to re-post! A Must watch for those who think that Cannabis delivery drivers are just glorified drug dealers. The Weedmaps team spent a day following a Los Angeles delivery service … Read More

Veterans Walk & Talk in Southern California
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What an honor it is to be able to join these incredible men and women on a beautiful hike in Southern California. Our hike to us high into the Malibu clouds on a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon. The Veterans Walk … Read More

Paint & Puff in Los Angeles with The Paint Sesh
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We’ve finally booked a couple different venues for the greater Los Angeles area! The Paint Sesh will be painting and puffin’ at Meen Green’s Playhouse at “The Day Sesh”, as well as another venue TBA soon. Stay tuned for that … Read More

The perfect 420 date night for couples in California
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Sometimes it’s hard to come up with great ideas to surprise your special someone… we get it. We’ve all been there. Just swiped right, got to talkin’… now what to do?! Or it’s just been a long work week, you … Read More

Merry Christmas!
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Merry Christmas from The Paint Sesh! Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday! We’ve both been a little under the weather, but we’re still having fun over here. Oh and we’ve got some new paintings to be scheduled shortly after … Read More

The holidays are the best time to craft with friends and family!
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Yesterday was an exciting Paint Sesh Event. My mom flew in from Ohio and was able to attend our paint and sip event! Needless to say I’m pretty sure she had a good time! ? Always wonderful to have the … Read More

Come paint Mt. Rubidoux at MTL in Riverside, CA
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Anyone else in Riverside hiked to Mt. Rubidoux? I’ve you’re a local, than odds are the anser is yes, many times! How about paint Mt. Rubidoux? Well we’ll be doing a “Mt. Rubidoux” Paint Sesh at Mission Tobacco Lounge on … Read More

Book your Holiday Painting Party with The Paint Sesh
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‘Tis the season for holiday parties… Need some fun creativity at your next holiday party? Then look no further! The Paint Sesh will provide all the necessary painting supplies for you to have a great painting party. We set everything … Read More

Paint, puff and positive vibes!
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We’ve booked another 420 Venue for our next Paint Sesh! November 16th we’ll be hosting another Paint and Puff “Sesh”. This event will be held in Winchester, CA at the Heady Hitters Sesh (31195 Wickerd Rd. Winchester, CA) from 7:10 … Read More

The first “Paint Sesh” was a success!
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Puff Pass and Paint the night away in San Bernardino!
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That’s right, we’ve booked a 420 Venue for our next Paint Sesh! November 9th we’ll be kicking off our first Paint and Puff “Sesh”. This event will be held in San Bernardino at The Elks Lodge (1073 N Mt. Vernon … Read More

Hi, I’m Chelz
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Hi, I’m Chelz. The owner and instructor for The Paint Sesh. I’m pumped about my shirt I got made from The Printful for my first event for The Paint Sesh! For those of you who don’t know… I’m having my … Read More

Day of the Dead
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Showing that Riverside pride with the new The Paint Sesh painting…Not to mention Dia de los Muertos is coming up! You can never have too many sugar skulls. Come take my upcoming sesh, if you’re feeling festive & need some … Read More

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