Blick Art Materials

(on street)
Art Supplies in Washington, DC
Art Supplies
Picture Framing & Baguette Art
Printing Services


10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
10:00AM - 6:00PM
12:00PM - 5:00PM


1250 I Street NW
Washington, DC


Founded in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1911, Blick Art Materials ( is the largest and oldest provider of art supplies in the United States with more than 65 retail stores nationwide. Its products cater to the full spectrum of artists — from the youngest child ready to scribble with his or her first crayon to well-known, gallery-represented professionals. The company’s extensive product selection, competitive prices, and superior customer service make Blick the best choice for art educators, students, artists, architects, designers, hobbyists or anyone requiring quality art materials for work or pleasure. A long-time advocate of art education in the U.S., Blick also provides support to scholastic, collegiate, and professional art shows, both financially and through a variety of materials that emphasize the benefits of art education. Blick also supports the communities in which it does business by sponsoring in-store events, local schools, art leagues, and community groups across the country.


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  • Custom Printing & Framing


Mr. and Mrs. Pumpkin are here to wish you a happy October! How do you plan to carve or decorate your pumpkins this year? 🎃 Artist: Caitlin M. (IG: caitlinmccarthyart) Materials: Derwent Drawing Pencils:
Thanks for tuning in! Artist Sheila Arora is here to answer your questions and talk about her sketchbook process. Watch and learn as she paints a page in her sketchbook with Liquitex Professional Soft Body Acrylics and Acrylic Ink.
Think INK! Throughout the month of October, submit your original pen and ink artwork for a chance to win a prize pack worth more than $500! Submissions accepted through 10/31. Five winners will be personally selected by Art Prof. Open to US residents, 18+. Limit one entry per artist. Learn more: Artist: Joel Gomez (IG: @joelgomezart)
Find sketchbook inspiration! Artist Sheila Arora joining us on our Facebook Stories at 4 p.m. CST on 10/1. Watch as she paints a page in her sketchbook with Liquitex Professional Soft Body Acrylics and Acrylic Ink and answers your questions during a live Q&A. On 9/30, tap our “Events” Highlight on our Instagram and send your questions via the “Ask Sheila!” box! Learn more:
Marianne Fredericks brings this undead art to life with a coat of Gamblin Gamvar varnish! Gamblin Gamvar Gloss Varnish saturates and gives greater depth to the colors in your painting and gives your work a unified and protective semi-gloss surface. Artist: Marianne (IG: maritattoos) Products: Gamblin Gamvar Varnish:
September is the month of the sapphire! 💎 The sapphire symbolizes purity and wisdom. What's your birthstone? Artist: Amy (IG: headspace.illustrations) Materials: Faber-Castell Polychromos Colored Pencils & PanPastels:
Star of the show! 🌟🌎 Add texture and dimension to your art with gold leaf! Artist: Buki D. (IG: bukidanart) Materials: Acrylic Paints, Mona Lisa Gold Leaf & Winsor & Newton Cotman Brushes:
Catch the art bug! Watch our Beetle Painting Facebook Live Demo on 10/6 at 6 PM CST and learn how to create contrast and texture on creepy, crawly bug bodies by carving into an Ampersand Claybord panel during. Then bring these bugs to life with FW Acrylic Artists’ Inks, a pen holder, and a nib! Learn more: We’re also having a special GIVEAWAY! Find out how to enter during the event for the chance to win a $100 BLICK e-gift card. One lucky winner will be randomly chosen and announced at the end of our Facebook Live stream!
Check out these curly-stemmed clay pumpkins! 🎃 Amaco Marblex Gray Clay dries hard and durable and is ready for some opaque tempera! Artist: Sweet Stone Studio (IG: sweetstonestudio) Materials: Amaco Marblex Gray Clay:
Want to still access the same great Facebook Live content and more? Join our BLICK Creative Community group page! In order to support our followers, BLICK has opted to create this private group to protect our followers from having their accounts and posts shared with audiences they didn't intend during our events. ✨ Join today! Please note that in order to gain entry, you will need to answer each membership question and agree to the group rules. Please PM us if you have any questions! BLICK Creative Community
Draw me like one of your french girls. ✨ Janice recreates an iconic scene in her own unique style using Maimeri Gouache. Artist: Janice (IG: janicesung) Materials: Maimeri Gouache, Princeton Velvetouch Brushes, and Strathmore Ready Cut Hot Press Watercolor Paper:
Check out this wet-on-wet watercolor painting! ✨ Geethu uses the wet-on-wet technique to create a washy blue sky by applying watercolor paint to pre-wet paper! Have you tried this technique? Artist: Geethu (IG: colourfulmystique) Materials: Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper and Da Vinci Casaneo Watercolor Brushes:
A portrait in progress. ✨ Attention to detail is necessary when creating a realistic portrait. Sans nails this piece that she created for one of her followers using Prismacolor and Caran d'Ache colored pencils! Artist: Sans (IG: tarttartsauce) Reference: Miguel (IG: Materials: Prismacolor Premier and Caran D'Ache Luminance Colored Pencils on Strathmore 400 Series Bristol Pads:
Here's a soothing little timelapse from Cathy. ✨☁️ She creates a grid of puffy pastel clouds using Holbein Acryla Gouache and tape. Artist: Cathy (IG: cathycamilleart) Materials: Holbein Acryla Gouache:
We're o-fish-ially impressed by how hyperrealistic this watercolor painting is! 🐠✨ Georgina used Winsor & Newton Cotman brushes to create fine details, like the white lines that make the scales pop off the page, with gouache! Artist: Georgina (IG: __jorj__) Materials: Winsor & Newton Cotman Brushes, Gouache and Watercolors:


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  • What is the phone number for Blick Art Materials in Washington DC?
    You can reach them at: 202-898-0555. It’s best to call Blick Art Materials during business hours.
  • What is the address for Blick Art Materials on street in Washington?
    Blick Art Materials is located at this address: 1250 I Street NW Washington, DC 20005.
  • What are Blick Art Materials(Washington, DC) store hours?
    Blick Art Materials store hours are as follows: Mon-Sat: 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Sun: 12:00PM - 5:00PM.