The Writer’s Guild

The Writer’s Guild Astoria, Oregon 503-709-5740 www.thewritersguild.org info@thewritersguild.org   May 19, 9am-1 That elusive thing called voice Fort George, Lovell Show Room JoinauthorMarianneMonsonforaworkshoponfindingandfosteringyourownuniquevoiceasawriter.Voice can be difficult to define, much less foster in our own work. Come see examples of texts that are rich in this elusive element, and learn how to enhance its presence in […]

Hoffman Center for the Arts Announces May 2018 in the Gallery

Hoffman May 2018 Hoffman Center for the Arts Announces May 2018 in the Gallery The Hoffman Center Art Gallery is featuring  Place: Rockaway Beach – “Stories Told To Me by Don Best” curated by Mike Arsenault, Agricultual Architecture Paintings of Tillamook County by Cathi Howell and Historical-Style Art Glass by Charles Winkleman.  Also in the back […]

Annual Cathlamet Art Festival

Tsuga Gallery of Cathlamet, WA announced its second annual Cathlamet Art Festival, “A River of Art”. Scheduled to take place on August 3rd and 4th of this year, it will be in conjunction with the Cathlamet Elochoman Marina Wooden and Classic Boat Show. Vendors wishing to participate can find applications atwww.tsugagallery.org under the events tab. […]

Winter Landscape

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Dots ‘N Doodles Newsletter Winter Landscape Watercolor Cards by Susie Short This article is from Daniel Smith’s Newsletter Dec 5th, 2017 Global Wholesaler of DANIEL SMITH Products Proudly Manufactured in the USA DANIEL SMITH   http://www.jjcindustries.com/wp-content/uploads/Winter-Landscape-1-by-Susie-Short.jpghttps://www.macconsumercatalog.com/cob_6069500000responsive/product/148164/Extra-Fine-Watercolors.html Use these watercolor tricks and techniques to create a variety of Winter Landscape Cards. I suggest you set up an assembly […]

Art Spectrum Colourfix Fine Tooth Pastel & Mixed Media Boards

Art Spectrum Colourfix Fine Tooth Pastel & Mixed Media Boards 60% off sale Was – $16.99 NOW – $6.79 per board Art Spectrum® Colourfix™ Board is a 1200gsm hot pressed watercolor board screen printed with Colourfix™ Primer.   Colourfix boards provide a rigid, light fast and acid-free substrate for pastels, oils, acrylics, inks, watercolors, gouache, pencils […]

The Astoria Art Loft October 2nd Saturday Art Walk

DOTS ‘N DOODLES NEWSLETTER The Astoria Art Loft October 2nd Saturday Art Walk Sharon Caulkins What do you do with old floats?  Some people hang them from trees, others throw them around the yard, and others let them lie where they fall.  Artists, especially one north coast artist,  makes good use of them.  Sharon Caulkins […]

TIPS on using POSCA Markers

Dots ‘N Doodles September Newsletter TIPS on using POSCA Markers How to prime POSCA? Shake the marker vigorously with the cap securely attached in order to move the ball inside the barrel. On a test sheet, press the tip down several times to start the paint flowing. Replace the cap tightly after use. How to […]

Color Made Me Happy – not so happy

Tips and Tools for Drawing on Rocks Per request of and threat by author I am deleting this blog post author – here is her note to me: “Hi There – I’ve noticed that you’ve lifted an entire blog post of mine from Colormadehappy.com and posted it here http://dotsndoodles.com/1353-2/. It is actually illegal to lift […]