Paint Nite: Forest Guardian II
The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist
Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.
Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by an expert host, so no experience is required, and everything you need is supplied. Grab your friends to paint, plant, tinker, and build—and give your week something to shout about.
Located in historic downtown Tacoma, The Melting Pot provides a unique, interactive dining experience in a casually elegant, intimate atmosphere. Stop into our gourmet fondue restaurant after a concert at The Tacoma Dome, a visit to The Tacoma Art Museum to see the Dale Chihuly Museum of Glass, or a family outing at the Point Defiance Zoo. Choose from 1, 2, 3, or more courses, including savory cheeses prepared tableside, fresh salads with house-made dressings, tempting meats and seafood, and of course, creamy chocolate fondue served with an array of delicious dippers. Complement your selections with a specialty cocktail, craft beer, or glass of wine from our extensive wine list. No matter what menu items you choose, or how many courses you order, we encourage you to savor every moment. Website
Kaytie Ivy Summer Storm Smith is a fine artist born and raised in Washington. In 2014, she received her Bachelor’s of Fine Art Degree in Painting at Pacific Lutheran University. Art and teaching have always been passions of hers. Throughout college she shared her love for art with students of various ages as an After School Program Assistant. She is excited to continue to spark creativity through Paint Nite as well. In her personal work, she focuses on the human figure and how humanity interacts with nature. Awards she has received include the Artasia Darrell Smith Memorial 1st place award, a Juror’s Choice award from the 2009 Puyallup Fair High School Art Show, and the Kiwanas Club of Clover Park Art Award in 2010. In 2014, her series "Waters of the Earth" was showcased in the senior exhibition “Art Is” at Pacific Lutheran University. In her spare time she loves to appreciate nature through photography, hiking, swimming and riding her motorcycle. She also enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family.