Frequently Asked Questions

A net worth of at least $200,000

Liquid assets of at least $80,000

A FICO credit score of 670

The typical initial investment range is $120,500 to $260,000. Because of the various sizes and locations of our studios, these estimates may vary. Please refer to Item 7 in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

Qualified candidates will have access to Item 19 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), which details certain revenues and financial performance representations. Those details along with direct discussions with our franchise owners will help you more accurately assess our business model.

The initial franchise fee is $25,000 per location. As a member of the IFA’s VetFran program, we proudly offer a 20% discount to veterans. If you are a veteran, your initial franchise fee is $20,000 per location. The development fee is $12,500 and due upon execution of development agreement.

Simply stated, we’re widely regarded as the top franchise in our category. We were the original franchise brand, and now we’re the largest — and the best. We have been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine every year from 2014-2020 as the leading and top-ranked paint and sip franchise in the magazine’s prestigious annual Franchise 500 ranking. Co-Founders Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney are nationally known as the face of the industry, and their purpose resonates deeply with our guest base of predominantly women.

No! The best candidates for Painting with a Twist ownership have a passion for people. Business acumen is definitely helpful, and community involvement is a must. As for the art, we’ll show you how to hire and train artists from your community. Painting with a Twist maintains artwork copyrights for over 15,000 pieces of art. You’ll train your artists to break down each painting step by step so that they, in turn, can provide easy-to-follow instructions to the novice painter.

Interested in opening a Painting with a Twist studio outside the U.S.A? Click here to read about our international options.

Painting with a Twist is a business. But it's a FUN business.