We are a unique artistic and fun learning experience ready to entertain your group at our location or yours. Our primary goal is to is to inspire everyone with all artistic and non-artistic backgrounds to appreciate Art. To create is an innate human instinct, so come and enjoy the relaxing state of creating Art, and mostly- because it is FUN! Elements is not a franchise. We are locally owned and operated. We serve all of Texoma, including Durant, Denison, Sherman, Antlers, Hugo, and everywhere in between! We can also come to you where ever, when ever. Just visit Private Parting Party to schedule your class!!
Need to contact us?
Just call us at 580.209.2492 or email your request to artist@elementsartcenter.com
305 W Main Durant, Oklahoma, 74701, U.S.A

Meet the Artist

  • Owner and Artist Amanda Henslee is a passionate Artist, mother, and observer of the world. She has always done some form of artwork all her life since she was a child. She believes there is a sense of magic and purpose added to the lives of those who choose to indulge in some form of creativity. She wants to offer her city a business where people of all ages can come in and find their own fulfillment in the arts.

    She has won many awards including “Best of Show” at the Magnolia Art Festival the past (4) years up to 2019. She also shows her work at local and state wide galleries. She attends SOSU in Durant and will soon have her studio art degree. She loves to teach and  inspire art appreciation to people of all ages at Elements Art Center.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a private party about?

​We are located downtown Durant at:

305 W Main, Durant OK, 74701
(580) 209-2492

Do we practice CDC safety guidelines? Yes! The health and safety of our guests is our number one priority. We are limiting our attendees to 10 per class, we have a clean and sanitized studio at all times. We also provide a sanitation station for all of our guests inside our room. Masks are recommended but not required. You must bring your own mask to class.

We offer in house private parties classes throughout the week and weekends. Visit elementsartcenter.com to register for the class of your choice. Click on the calendar, and pick the date you want to attend, register online, and show up at the time of your class!
We also offer destination events where we can come to you and you will have your our own private location and 100% attention  and direction of an Elements Artist to guide you and your guests through a fun painting!
You are the creator of your environment for your party- so let loose and get creative! You can have it catered, hire a party planner- whatever you like!

With our destination event or private in house parties, ​You choose ANY painting (2 hr painting classes).
We will even paint a special painting specifically for your event by your OWN design! For free!

What type of events make for a good private party? Well for starters:
Birthday parties
Bachelorette parties
Church group parties
Organization or groups parties
Sports team parties
Office parties
​Going away parties
​Housewarming parties
Graduation parties
​Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts
Book Clubs
​Bunco Groups
​Field trips
Wedding Showers
​Girls’ Night Out
​Team Building
Employee Appreciation Day
Family Reunion Events
Baby showers
​Class Reunion Event
Retirement parties
Sweet Sixteen parties
Neighborhood Block parties
​Holiday/Seasonal parties
It’s a girl/Boy/ Gender Revealing
​Announcement Parties
​I’m Awesome Party
Back to School!

Do you serve alcohol?
No we do not. You are allowed to bring your own beverage to any of our ‘Paint Night’ classes.

How do Canvas for Causes work?

If you have a benefit, or a cause you would like to raise money for, then we can host your painting event at our location or yours.
We do require a minimum of 15 guests. Our price for Canvas for a Cause is $40 per person. We will give half the proceeds to the cause of your choice.
We do have to approve the cause prior to scheduling the event.

What is the minimum amount of people I need to have for a private party?

Minimum of 10 guests to book an in-house private party. Cost is $35/ person with a $100 deposit to reserve your date. Deposit can go towards registrants.

For destination events we require a pre paid minimum of 15 attendees and we do charge $45 per person and mileage for destination parties out of town.

What is the maximum amount of people I can have?

We can accommodate up to 60 people for a party.

Does Elements do destination painting parties?

Absolutely! We require a pre -paid minimum of 15 people, and charge mileage. Its $45 per person.

What happens after I book my party?

We will create your event on our Calendar, with the painting of your choice. We require a $100 deposit to hold your time and date for the event. If individual attendees are paying separate,  they can pay at the event with cash or check. You are welcome to pay in full prior to the event if you want. If you have cancellations for your event, we still charge you for the minimum that we require.

Due to packing and travel expenses, all sales will be final for Destination Events. If the event that guests do not show up for the event, we still charge the same amount as discussed or agreed with prior to travel.


What about individual refunds?

We have a no refund policy if you do not show up for any class that is conducted, but we allow for registrants to redeem their purchase for a credit to another class. If you let us know 24 hrs or more in advance, or we cancel on you, you will get a refund.

What happens if less than the minimum amount show up?

If the number of attendance of your party is less than registration, you will still be charged for minimum requirement (10). (Exceptions with the Destination Events)


Can I chose a painting?

Yes, you may choose one of our paintings from our Gallery, or tell us in advance a concept from a photo or subject and, our professional artists will create it especially for your event. It is always a great idea to use the painting subject as the main theme for your party, so pick a painting that suits your design

Two weeks prior to your event…
•​Due to a party cancellation- party may be changed to an open registration, and deposit may be refunded.
•​The minimum paid number of reservations is due.
Less than 2 weeks prior to your event…
•​If the number of attendance of your in house party is less than registration, you will still be charged for minimum requirement (10). Except for Destination events, then we still have to charge the amount agreed on, due to travel and packing expenses.
•​With our 7 day cancellation policy- a charge will be given if not cancelled before 7 days of your party.
•​We understand that things come up that may interfere with your party happening- in this case, store credits for classes ONLY will be given.
•​There will a deposit at the time of booking a class.

How Do I Book My Party?
Just call us at 580.209.2492 or email your request to artist@elementsartcenter.com, or visit our Private Party page to inquire.


​Return and Refund Policy- Online Store

Thanks for shopping at Elements Online Store

If you are not entirely satisfied with your purchase, we’re here to help.


You have 30 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it.

Your item must be in the original packaging.

Your item needs to have the receipt or proof of purchase.


Once we receive your item, we will inspect it and notify you that we have received your returned
item. We will immediately notify you on the status of your refund after inspecting the item.

If your return is approved, we will initiate a refund to your credit card.
You will receive the credit within a certain amount of days, depending on your card issuer’s policies.

*We reserve the right to cancel any class for any reason we see fit.


We ship all of our products by USPS. You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item. Shipping costs are non-­refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping will be deducted from your

Contact Us

If you have any questions on how to return your item to us, contact us.

Commissioned Art

All Commissioned Artwork will be billed after approved by the customer, but before we ship or meet you with your product.

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