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Chris Blevins’ Products & Services

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SERVICES
Painting Parties

Fun with paint combined with a little liquid inspiration and good friends.

What’s not to like?

Pampered Painter Party™ — in the comfort or your own home or as an office party/team building event

2009-12-01 91StandofTrees - Gary crop adj copy An art-as-entertainment event! I supply the project (you get to pick which one though), the instruction, and all the art supplies. You supply the place (tables to paint on!), the snacks/beverages (or potluck it), and the friends. Minimum is six people (including the host) and the painting part of the party lasts about 2½ hours. Cost is $45/person and is complimentary for you as the host! Painting Parties make g reat gifts too…throw one for your friend’s birthday or shower. Make a deposit for your painting party. Check available dates and schedule your party online. If also offer discounted rates for corporate/organization painting party events such as company team building, company retreats, employee appreciation, client appreciation, summer picnics, holiday parties. Contact me for details.

Wine & Watercolors™ — at wineries and wine bars

Brews & Brushes™ — at micro breweries and tap houses

Blues & Brushes™ — at outdoor blues festivals around the Northwest

Hello Painters! Like a Pampered Painter Party™, but held in a public location such a Winery or Brewery. These events are fun, non-serious art-as-entertainment experiences with watercolors and—um—wine, craft-brewed beer, or great blues music! No experience needed and all art supplies provided. Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Great for birthdays and other special occasions, or you might just meet make a new friend. The first beverage is typically on the house and often some yummy snacks as well. “Thank you Chris, it was super fun! You made us all artists!!” Click here for the current schedule of public painting parties. Hello Hosting Locations! Are you a Winery, Brewery, or other location interested in hosting painting parties? Wonderful! These events are a great way to get new customers in your door and the attendees rave about their experiences at these events. Contact me and I’ll send you a standard Public Painting Party Fee Structure and Agreement for us to discuss. I look forward to collaborating with you! Oh, here are all the different painting projects to choose from, and more always being added!

Workshops

More serious instruction (not that I’m ever really serious 🙂) in a variety of formats to fit your schedule

One day workshops – Half day workshops – Evening workshops

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*Beginning Watercolor I — a one-day workshop *Beginning Watercolor II — a one-day workshop *Beginning Watercolor III — a one-day workshop *Sweet Bounty – a half day Workshop *Mindfulness Through Art – an evening of painting meditation *Diving in Deep — a full-day workshop in textures and techniques *Loose Florals — a full-day workshop in loose style *Loose Landscapes — a full-day workshop in loose style *Trees, Trees. Trees — a full-day watercolor workshop focusing on, you guessed it, trees!

Alcohol Ink Instruction

*Beginning Alcohol Inks — Available in half-day or shorter evening formats *Alcohol Ink Animals — A half-day intermediate level workshop in this fun medium *Painting Valentine Cards — Available in half-day or shorter evening formats *Painting Christmas Cards — Available in half-day or shorter evening formats

In the works

*Painting from a Photograph – flowers *Painting from a Photograph – animals *Painting Animals with Alcohol Inks *Painting with Brusho *Painting Abstracts *Spirit Maps

What do you want? Requests? Contact me with your suggestions. I want to be of service! Once again, to see more detail on each class, see full course catalog. See what’s on my teaching schedule right now.

Private/Small Group Instruction

Workshops not your thing?

Customized, personal instruction to fit your needs and schedule in the convenience of your own home.

All supplies provided for the first two lessons.

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Maybe your availability doesn’t jive with the upcoming workshops schedule or you just want your lesson to be customized to you. Consider private lessons for some quality one-on-one instruction at your home at a time convenient for you. Pair up with a buddy or two and the cost of lessons goes down. Lessons are two hours long (one hour just isn’t enough time), but please know each “hour” would be a generous hour!

*Two-Hour Private Lesson for 1 Person – $70 ($35 for each additional hour) *Two-Hour Private Lesson for 2 People – $120, $60 for each person. ($30/person for each additional hour) *Two-Hour Private Lesson for 3 People – $150, $50 for each person. ($25/person for each additional hour) *Two-Hour Private Lesson for 4 People – $200, $50 for each person. ($25/person for each additional hour)

Check for available times to schedule your lessons. I do require a deposit to reserve your lesson. I also have a cancellation policy which you can read more about here. “Chris Blevins rocks as an instructor.” ~Nancy

Traveling Workshops

Dying to attend, but live too far away?

Partner with me to bring me to your location. It’s do-able!

My watercolors hold no boundaries and neither do my lessons. J If you can’t come to me, consider being a host/sponsor and we’ll collaborate to have me come to you. Help round up a location and attendees and you attend for free. It’s possible I can come to you to hold a private painting party as well. Contact me and let’s get this party started!

PRODUCTS
Commissioned Art

Like my art, or looking for a special gift, and not seeing that perfect fit?

Let’s collaborate to create a one-of-a-kind piece as a gift…or for you!

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Consider giving the gift of art. A special memory like a pet, first car, favorite flower, a vacation are all great ideas for commissioning a piece of artwork. Together we can create something completely unique for that special someone…or for you! Initial consultations are free even if I determine that another artist’s work fits your needs. We’ll chat so I understand your specific needs, your budget, and your preferences. That said, any piece of work will still reflect my style. Your commissioned original comes with an acid-free backing board which can be used when framing. The whole kit and caboodle will be in a clear, acid free re-sealable bag. And, of course, it’s signed by moi. 🙂 To start the commission process, I ask for a deposit which secures your place on my wait list (yes, I have a wait list). The remainder is due upon completion of the piece. Price depend on a lot of factors, and will vary up or down, but this will give you ballpark idea of cost.

size price (size once you matte & frame)
5″ x 7″
$150.00 (8″ x 10″)
8″ x 10″
$200.00 (11″ x 14″)
11″ x 14″
$400.00 (16″ x 20″)
16″ X 20″
$500.00 (24″ x 28″)

See examples and testimonials from happy clients. Contact me to get your commission started today.

yOrbs

A very special piece of commissioned artwork. Your + Orb = yOrb

Personalized intuitive art created just for you…a reflection of your beautiful soul

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Fuel your soul with intuitively-led, spiritual art Your light glows, flowing around you. Let me capture that light, shining with your own unique colors, for all to see. Your custom piece of intuitive artwork is suitable for framing. your Orb (yOrb) will be an original 5x7 watercolor painting, signed by me, with a mat (so the finished size will be 8x10), an acid free backing board, and a “meaning of colors” insert, all in a resealable clear acid free bag. To see examples of others’ yOrbs, and learn more about how they’re created, visit my yOrb website here. Or if you’re ready to get started now, click here to put your deposit down and start the process for your own yOrb or as a gift for a loved one.

Originals

Brighten your day with an Original piece of Chris Blevins’ artwork

“I look at your art whenever I need some tranquil time.” – “High on the feel good scale.”

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Enjoy a vibrant, yet calming, explosion of color by having your very own Chris Blevins’ original. An “original” in this case is a watercolor I made with own two hands and of my own design. Unless already matted and framed, your original comes with an acid-free backing board to use when framing. The whole kit and caboodle will be in a clear, acid free re-sealable bag. And, of course, it’s signed by moi. 🙂 Treat yourself to some yummy eye candy and visit the Originals Gallery.

Prints

An affordable way to own some gorgeous art

Printed on textured watercolor paper….looks like an original!

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By using a high resolution digital file of the original, and printing onto actual watercolor paper, only a well trained eye can tell the difference between this print and the original! Prints are a very affordable way to have some Chris Blevins’ art for quite a bit less than an original. Prices are as follows:

*5 x7 $25 *8 x 10 $40 *11 x 14 $65 *Other size? Just ask!

See lots of colorful image waiting to find their way to new happy homes in the Prints Gallery.

Cards and Postcards

Small, but still beautiful

Send some visual beauty to a friend…or keep them for yourself! 🙂 (Yes, they look great framed.)

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How about Valentine and Christmas Cards made with love. These will make the one whose heart you share do an extra pitter-pat. Whoop! 🙂 The originals were done in Alcohol Inks on Yupo, with some Stickles glitter glue added for sparkle. The cards are printed from digital images of the originals and embellished with sparkles by hand…by me! For the Valentine cards, “Happy Valentine’s Day” is printed on the inside. Christmas cards are blank on the inside. Each 4 x 6 card comes with a red envelope and is signed by me. See which which ‘pretties’ are available on cards. NOTE: Christmas and Valentines cards available in season. Quantities on hand are limited. For a large order, there could be a wait. If you have questions, just shoot me an email. I sometimes have a few original art cards for sale. Please inquire.

Calendar

Enjoy a different piece of Chris Blevins’ artwork every month

Just right for the desktop – 5 x 7

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Check out all 12 prints, each one as beautiful as the last. The calendar is printed on thick matte paper and the each month is a perfect 5x7 size. Still a few 2014’s left so get yours now. See the calendar images for each month and order.

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of art

Use gift certificates for any of my products or services

You’ll receive your gift certificate by email from me for easy printing and giving to your loved one. Purchase gift certificates in almost any denomination.

Gifts

Speaking of gifts, how about Chris’ art on fun “stuff”

iPad sleeves, coasters, aprons, water bottles, and more

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Like my art, but not really the art collector type? I have my art available on all sorts of stuff like: playing cards messenger bags ties necklaces grocery totes refrigerator magnets caps iPad cases decorative pillows placemat even postage stamps! Don’t see what you want? Let me know and I’ll custom design something just for you. Check out gifts at my Zazzle store.

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