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Easel Wars at the Grand Opera House!

Watch our artist Mercedes Pfab brave the art challenges on the stage!

This is the Grand Finale, so she needs your help! Donate to her campaign to help her win!

Each $10 donation placed in her campaign at the Grand Opera House enters you in for a chance to win her painting!

Watch at the theater or FaceBook LIVE on the Grand Opera House page!

Little Artist  Program

Have a Little Artist at home who can't get enough ART!?

Sign them up for our Little Artist Program, offering weekly classes, ceramic discounts, and unlimited painting time at our studio!

Great for ages 6+

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Activity Highlights!

Paint & Take

Drop into our studio, pick a ceramic and paint it here! Offered during store hours!

Take & Paint Kits

Shop from our 100+ ceramics and canvases! Don't have paint or brushes!? We got your back! We bundle ever order with paints, brushes, and a palette! Items can be picked up at our store or shipped to you!!!

Paint Party In-Studio or LIVE

Join a fun and interactive Paint Party In-Studio or LIVE online in the comfort of your own home! Register on our website! For In-Studio we are limiting to our half capacity and everyone must wear masks. LIVE kits can be picked-up at our store or can be shipped to your door!


AnyTime Paint Party Kits

Busy Schedule and can't seem to line up with our Event Schedule!? Participate in our AnyTime Paint Parties! Get 7 days of access to the Painting Video of your choice! Shop our Painting options and have the party kit ready for pick-up at our studio or have it shipped! 

COVI D-19 Update

The safety of our customers and staff is important to us! We are requiring everyone who enters our studio to wear a face mask.

We are doing our very best to keep the gallery clean, sanitizing all surfaces/brushes/palettes etc before and after every event. 

Curbside pick-up is still available! Order your kits and items online and just call the store when you arrive to the parking lot and one of our staff members will be happy to take your order out to you! 563-663-9070

Our LIVE Events, AnyTime Paint Parties, and Take & Paint kits are a great way to socially distance! Pick-up supplies/kits or have them shipped to you to paint in the comfort of your own home!



If you are not feeling well, please stay home to help the safety of others. If you can not make it to an event that you had registered for, please contact the store to cancel. If cancelling at least 48 hours before the event, we can fully refund your ticket. If cancelling within the 48 hours we will transfer your credit to another event or as a gift certificate to be used at a later date.

Thank you!

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About the Studio

Local Dubuque Artist Mercedes Pfab opened Captured on Canvas in August of 2016 to sell her art work and custom paintings. Six months later she decided to expand the business to offer paint parties! 

Since 2019 other local, passionate artists have joined the team, offering more paint parties than ever before! We work together to create a fun, creative atmosphere! We love helping people discover their creativity one-step at a time!

During the crazy 2020 pandemic year we knew we couldn't give up offering art activities! Thats when we began offering Take & Paint Kits and LIVE-online Paint Parties! With this we eventually merged into offering LIVE Paint Parties and ceramic kits nationwide!

Paint Parties

Discover your creativity one one step at a time!

Never picked up a paint brush before!?

No worries, our events are all shown step-by-step so everyone can create a masterpiece!

We host...

  • Paint Parties Live (Online event)

  • AnyTime Paint Party Kits (Video)

  • Take & Paint Kits 

  • Paint & Sip parties 

  • Kids classes 

  • Little Artist Program

  • Board Sign Workshops

  • Wreath Making Workshops

  • Paint & Take (Ceramic Painting)

  • Private Parties

  • Destination Parties

Custom Artwork

Order a one-of-a-kind piece!

Can't seem to find the perfect piece for your walls at the home or office? Mercedes creates custom paintings! Set a consultation to discuss what you are looking for!

Need a one-of-a-kind gift idea!?

Custom paintings make for a very unique and personal gift! Capture something that means a lot to that special someone on canvas!