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Vino Van Gogh Paint Party

By on September 29, 2014 in South Florida Travel with 1 Comment

Gina Pacelli at Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach, Florida

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Last summer, one of the ladies in my GNO (girls’ night out) group suggested wine and painting at Vino Van Gogh. I am not an artist, and I was not very interested in the idea. However, I agreed thinking I would drink some wine, hang out, and attempt to paint. After all, I am open to trying new things. A little over a year later, I have completed four paintings at Vino Van Gogh, all of which I actually like.

Tip: Go outside of your comfort zone, and be open to trying new things. You never know what new hobbies and/or talents you will discover.

Gina Pacelli Paints Starry Night, Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach, Florida

Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach, Florida

I was asked what I wanted to do for my birthday, so I chose painting. Lucky for me, Vino Van Gogh had a beautiful sunset, water, and dock painting scheduled on the actual day. The painting was a little more challenging than the ones I’ve done in the past, but I was game.

When I paint, I get totally lost in the moment. I enjoy mixing the colors and seeing what transpires on my canvas. Although everyone is given the same direction, each painting comes out different. The first time I painted flowers, mine were wispy like Japanese blossoms and resembled two people dancing. I did not see the two stick figures until one of my friends pointed this out to me. Now when I look at this painting, I see a much deeper meaning which only my subconscious could have created. I find this fascinating.

Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach


GNO, Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach, Florida                  Vino Van Gogh, Delray Beach, FL

My birthday arrived, and we all met at the cute, artsy Vino Van Gogh studio in Delray Beach, Florida. Some of the girls had painted before, while others were experiencing the activity for their first time. The instructions were so good that almost everyone left with a beautiful painting. Those who did not like their painting still had fun playing with colors, enjoying the jovial atmosphere, and socializing.

The Girls, Vino Van Gogh

Thank you, Brenda, for planning an awesome birthday party, and thank you to all who celebrated with me. I am grateful to have spent the evening with a fantastic group of women.

Have you ever tried painting? What was your experience like? What is something you did not want to do but tried anyways and loved? What did you learn about yourself? Share your thoughts and stories below.

Vino Van Gogh Painters    Gina & Irene, Vino Van Gogh


Vino Van Gogh Paint Party     Gisela, Gina, Victoria, & Cathy, Vino Van Gogh

Holly & Lisa, Vino Van Gogh     Lori & Cynthia, Vino Van Gogh

MJ, Myhanh, & Irene, Vino Van Gogh   Vino Van Gogh Paint Fun

Gina & Stephanie, Vino Van Gogh


PC & Gina Pacelli, Vino Van Gogh

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