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 and posted it here It is actually illegal to lift […]

Featured Artist & POSCA


July News Update for Dots ‘N Doodles Art Supplies   Dots ‘N Doodles Art Supplies July News Update A Little Humor For The Day A Facebook friend posted this – sort of apt lately 🙂 Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. – Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to […]

Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon Inspired by the allure and beauty of Willapa Bay, Penny Treat and Renee O’Connor are our Featured Artists for July at ArtPort Gallery located at 177 Howerton Way on the Ilwaco waterfront. Penny’s vibrant and expressive watercolors and wood block prints, and Renee’s elegant, organic vases, platters and mosaic jewelry, celebrate […]

Our Artist Friends Who Visit Dots ‘N Doodles

Local artists

Local artists Our Artist Friends Who Visit Dots ‘N Doodles In this issue: Congratulations Rick Noel Thomas – watercolor painter Stan Riedesel – watercolor painter Congratulations Rick Our buddy Rick Pass, a duck decoy artist, recently attended a major event where he received several awards.  He wrote:   Scott, Ever since returning from Ocean City, […]

Cannon Beach Art Association Summer 2017 Classes

Cannon Beach Gallery

The Cannon Beach Arts Association supports, funds, and enhances the arts and artists in Cannon Beach and the region through education, events, and exhibits. Become a Member! The Cannon Beach Gallery is located in midtown Cannon Beach at 1064 S. Hemlock St. We are open 10 am – 4 pm Wednesday through Sunday in the […]