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August 2016

Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins – Robin’s Sunset

August 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Neskowin Beach Golf Course, 48405 Hawk Dr
Neskowin, OR 97149 United States

We've whipped up three opportunities for fun with watercolors for ya'll in beautiful Neskowin, Oregon. Paint once, twice, or all three times!  🙂  Here's the weekend schedule. Sat, Aug 27, 10 am to 12:30 pm - Paint and Sip party - Roots of Life Sat, Aug 27, 2:30 to 5 pm - Paint and Sip party - Sunflower Save some moolah by signing up for both Saturday events and/or paying with cash.  Click here to register for one or both…

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September 2016

Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Beholder

September 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

A new project with a touch of challenge--but still do-able for the beginner--plus we’re back at the awesome Market Vineyards location.  A great place for painting, tasty food, and oh yeah…wine! Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events.  A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors.  No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided.  Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Sign up today and let your inner artist out! Thank you, Chris Blevins, The Unexpected Artist I’m offering two…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Hot Air Balloon

September 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:45 pm
Milbrandt Vineyards, 508 Cabernet Court
Prosser, WA 99350 US

New project, new location, and a fun thing to add on to your Prosser Balloon Rally experience!  And we'll be painting on the patio...awesome!  (Weather permitting, of course.) Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events.  A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors.  No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided.  Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Your registration includes a complimentary tasting card .  Small plates and wine will be available for purchase.  Oh, and Ann's Best Creole…

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October 2016

Beginning Watercolor – Lunarscape

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Kamiakin High School, Room 432, 600 North Arthur Street
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

This watercolor class is for the absolute adult beginner. Learn basic techniques in the morning and produce your first painting or two in the afternoon. The supply list is minimal so you can see if you like watercolors before spending a lot of money.  Photo shown is the project. Pay instructor $20 supply fee plus bring a lunch and the items found on the Community Education website under supply list. Visit the instructor’s website chrisblevinswatercolors.com to ensure this style of watercolors is for you.…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Halloween Web

October 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

A spooky new project at the wonderful Market Vineyards location.  A great place for painting, tasty food, and oh yeah…wine! Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events.  A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors.  No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided.  Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. For this project, choose the colors you want and...if spiders aren't your thing you can do a bat or ghost or ????  Let your imagination take over. Sign up today…

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November 2016

Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Easter Egg Hunt

November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

A favorite project and  we’re back at the awesome Market Vineyards location.  A great place for painting, tasty food, and oh yeah…wine! Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events.  A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors.  No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided.  Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Sign up today and let your inner artist out! Thank you, Chris Blevins, The Unexpected Artist I’m offering two ticket types for this event. Pay $45 in full…

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December 2016

Painting tiles, glassware, and ornaments with ALCOHOL INKS

December 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Southridge High School, 3520 Southridge Blvd
Kennewick, WA 99338 US

Learn to make simple and festive decorations with alcohol inks.  Participants will paint two ornaments and a tile coaster.  If you’d like to paint more than one each, or something different such as a candle or piece of glassware, feel free to bring your own additional objects. Bring a box or box top to carry your projects home.  Alcohol inks are a messy medium. Gloves will be provided, but also plan to bring an over-shirt or an apron.  View examples…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Christmas Who

December 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

A new project, just in time for the holidays. Yes, there will be glitter.  😉  We’re back at the awesome Market Vineyards location...a great place for painting, tasty food, and oh yeah don't forget the wine! Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events.  A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors.  No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided.  Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Sign up today and let your inner artist out! Thank you, Chris Blevins, The…

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January 2017

Daffodils Delight Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins

January 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yellow Dog Integrative Arts Studio, 214-B Torbett St
Richland, WA 99354 United States

Let's help usher in Spring by painting some of the first flowers to show their pretty colors each year.  🙂 Believe it or not, we'll be painting wet onto dry to achieve this wet-looking, loose style during this advanced beginner / intermediate level watercolor workshop.  Find out how by attending! I’m offering two ticket types for this event. Pay $65 upfront via credit card. Pay $20 upfront via credit card and $40 cash at the event. This means $5 off…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Snowflake

January 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

NOTE: Event postponed from January 19 due to weather/safety concerns. New date January 25. Let's paint a snowflake...the last one of this winter, right? Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events. A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors. No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided. And I only use professional, artist-grade supplies at my events, by the way. No cheapie, craft store stuff allowed! 🙂 Anyhoo, come on down...it's where fine art meets fun art! I’m…

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February 2017

Painted Valentines with Alcohol Inks

February 9, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Kamiakin High School, Room 432, 600 North Arthur Street
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

Design your own unique hand-painted Valentine’s Day cards. Learn to use fast-drying, brightly colored alcohol inks on Yupo paper to create cards painted with your own special flair. And yes, there will be glitter. Alcohol ink can permanently stain clothing, wear casual clothes or bring an apron. Pay instructor $20 supply fee. Register through Kennewick Community Education.

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3rd Annual Wine & Art Saves Hearts

February 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Frichette Winery, 39412 N. Sunset Rd
Benton City, WA 99320 United States
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This was a really neat event last year. Fun, lots of artful eye candy, very tasty wine, heart healthy snacks, an opportunity to wear RED, and wine and art sales benefitting a great cause. Yours truly is honored to be one of six artists featured at this event. Read on for the straight skinny afbout the event from host, Frichette Winery. Oh, it's free, but attendance is limited, so RSVP here and reserve your spot. BTW, it sold out the…

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Beginning Watercolor – Winter Landscape

February 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kamiakin High School, Room 432

This watercolor class is for the absolute adult beginner. Learn basic techniques in the morning and produce your first painting or two in the afternoon. We have kept the supply list minimal so you can see if you like watercolors before spending a lot of money. Pay instructor a $20 supply fee plus bring a lunch and the items found on the Community Education website under supply list. See the instructor’s website chrisblevinswatercolors.com to ensure this style of watercolors is…

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March 2017

Underwaterscapes: A Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins and Suzi Vitulli

March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
TBD Tri-Cities, WA United States

It’s all about the fishies and other underwater critters and plants at this two-day workshop. We’ll be sharing techniques we learned from from fabulous watercolorists Allura Westly and Lian Zhen, combined with our own flair and style too of course. We'll spend Day One playing with all the different techniques and approaches you can take to paint an underwaterscape.  Day Two, you'll design your own painting, and paint it.  Plus, we'll do demos and provide you with individual help throughout the…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Cupcake

March 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

A yummy new project.  😉 Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events. A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors. No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided. Sipping allowed and laughter encouraged. Sign up today and let your inner artist out! Thank you, Chris Blevins, The Unexpected Artist I’m offering two ticket types for this event. Pay $45 in full upfront via credit card. Pay $20 upfront via credit card and $20 cash at the event. This…

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April 2017

Puffins Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins

April 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Art on the Columbia, 830 N Columbia Center Blvd, Suite B2
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

This workshop is SOLD OUT. But please do sign up on the waitlist as cancellations do happen sometimes! This way, you'll be the first to know. 🙂 What's not to like about a Puffin?  Choose from three different versions (see below) or branch out on your own during this advanced beginner / intermediate level watercolor workshop. I’m offering two ticket types for this event. Pay $65 upfront via credit card. Pay $20 upfront via credit card and $40 cash at…

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Beginning Watercolor – Sunflower

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kamiakin High School, Room 432, 600 North Arthur Street
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

This workshop is SOLD OUT. But please contact Kennewick Community Education to get on the waitlist. This watercolor class is for the absolute adult beginner. Learn basic techniques in the morning and produce your first painting or two in the afternoon. We have kept the supply list minimal so you can see if you like watercolors before spending a lot of money. Pay instructor a $20 supply fee plus bring a lunch and the items found on the Community Education…

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June 2017

Paint Your Pet Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins

June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Art on the Columbia, 830 N Columbia Center Blvd, Suite B2
Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

Learn how to paint your pet using watercolors (and a touch of mixed media thrown in for fun, or is that fur?) during this two-day watercolor workshop. We'll work from a photo, so that'll be part of what you and I do beforehand...  I'll help make sure you have a photo or take a photo of your pet that is good to paint from! Our location “may” be at LaVonda Kellogg’s new Art on the Columbia art supply store and…

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Wine and Watercolors with Chris Blevins – Giraffe

June 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Vineyards, 1950 Keene RdQueensgate Village
Richland, WA 99352 United States

Feeling pretty high about this new project.  😉  Let's paint a giraffe! Wine and Watercolors are “art as entertainment” events. A fun, non-serious painting get together using watercolors. No experience needed (really) and all art supplies provided. And I only use professional, artist-grade supplies at my events, by the way.  No cheapie, craft store stuff allowed! Anyhoo, come on down...it's where fine art meets fun art! Chris Blevins, The Unexpected Artist (and certified instructor) I’m offering two ticket types for…

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September 2017

Paint Your Pet Watercolor Workshop with Chris Blevins

September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Art on the Columbia Kennewick, WA 99336 United States

Learn how to paint your pet using watercolors (and a touch of mixed media thrown in for fun, or is that fur?) during this one-day watercolor workshop. We’ll work from a photo, so that’ll be part of what you and I do beforehand…  I’ll help make sure you have a photo or take a photo of your pet that is good to paint from! Our location “may” be at LaVonda Kellogg’s new Art on the Columbia art supply store and…

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