Sandy is the proud owner of the Danus Design Studio & Cheerful Hearts portable paint Studio.
Her passion for art was evident as a young child and has been a life long journey. With a degree in Fine Arts and studies in Graphic Design,
Sandy has pursued her passion as a professional
muralist and art instructor for over 25 years.
With her entrepreneur spirit and
creation of Cheerful Hearts Portable Paint Studio, she continues to follow her passion,
She is a lover of all things vintage, animals, gardening, travel and won't turn down a good pizza! Her favorite pastime is spending time with her family!
With her never ending smile and good heart, Jo is a price-less support for the success of our classrooms and business.
Her passion for people, combined with her hard work and fun nature, keeps our events a positive place to learn and have fun!
Jo's passions are many, from teaching water aerobics, to attending performances on her bagpipes, as well as hosting English Tea parties to special groups.
Jo is an amazing artist, a good friend and the best Mary Kay consultant you will ever know!
GROUP PAINTING EVENTS
WHAT IS A GROUP PAINT EVENT?
A group painting event is a gathering of people who come together and learn how to paint,
in a fun, friendly atmosphere , with guided instruction. Classes are in our location. Sign up alone and come meet new people, or come with friend and share the fun! All locations
have a separate sign up list that they manage. View our calendar with available events and information.
WHERE DO THE EVENTS TAKE PLACE?
We offer classes at several public locations.Including YMCA's , churches and cafes
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Pricing is determined per canvas design. Most designs range from $25-$30 per painting. which includes all supplies, cheerful instruction for the event and are payable in class.
WHO IS TEACHING THE CLASS?
Local artist Sandy Danus will provide hands-on instruction throughout the event. For larger class sizes, additional assistants will circulate to provide guidance.
WHAT DOES A PAINT EVENT INCLUDE?
Each event includes setup and cleanup, all art supplies, 12X12 or other size, ready to hang wrapped canvas, aprons, hands-on art instruction and a take-home masterpiece for each guest. We do the messy part, you just have fun! Host paints free! (*one host per event)
WHAT KIND OF PAINT DO YOU USE?
We use non-toxic, water-soluble acrylic paint which washes easily from hands and hard surfaces.
WHAT DO I WEAR?
We do have aprons, but if you are worried, do not wear your finest. Acrylics can be washed out if done quickly before they dry.
We look forward to painting with you soon!