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July

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 […]

New Website – Art Supplies Advice

Art Supplies Advice

Art Supplies Advice Art Supplies Advice NEW WEBSITE LAUNCH FOR ARTISTS Message from Nick Graham Founder ArtSuppliesAdvice.com Dear artist friends, How’s your pioneering spirit? Would you be adventurous enough to help us break some ice as we prepare to launch what could become one of the most important independent resources available to artists? We’ve built […]

Faber-Castell – Gwyneth Leech

Gwyneth Leech

Artist Gwyneth Leech Cups > Suspended by Gwyneth Leech My fascination with paper coffee cups began when I found myself drawing on them during meetings five years ago. I soon realized how suitable the surfaces of these cups were for a variety of painting and drawing materials. In addition, the idea of recycling an inexhaustible […]

March Newsletter Events

Dots ‘N Doodles Newsletter Events Update Art Supplies Advice new website for artists Check out his great new site. If you are searching to join an art community where questions can be answered, information found or great sources and feedback on art materials and stores check out Art Supplies Advice   Visit Art Supplies Advice […]

Brusho Watercoloring

BRUSHO Here’s a new and exciting way to paint with the product, Brusho. For another demonstration go to: http://jillgoodell.blogspot.com/. Correction: In the video I state that Brusho is an ink., which is incorrect. In fact, it is pigment and crystals..   Brusho Crystal Color is a unique, transparent, highly pigmented water color ink powder available […]

David Kitler Visiting Artist

Kitler drawings

I hope these beautiful images inspire you to join the 3 day drawing class with instructor artist David Kitler.  David is an international acrylic wild life painter as well as drawing instructor and he will be visiting Dots ‘N Doodles and The Astoria Art Loft for a 3 day workshop.  The date s are August […]

Layering Image transfers

Transfer technique

Layering Image transfers – layer, layer, layer. Transfer an Image with Different Opacities The following video demonstrates the use of Media Matte Medium and White Tinting Base to transfer an image. Different layers of the background will show through. Andy Skinner walks you through the simple technique. Tips & Hints FLUID ACRYLICS Add any regular […]

Water Droplet – How to Draw Step by Step – Fine Art-Tips

water droplet

Here is a tutorial on drawing water droplets.  I came across some cool demonstrations teaching us how to handle the light and reflection in a water droplet.  One is a You tube demo and the other is a step by step tutorial. On Pinterest there is more information on learning how to draw water droplets.: […]

More Carl Dalio

Carl Dalio: Art and artist I was meandering through Carl’s website and of course came across more beautiful images.  What I think we all have to remember is that the art comes from within us and Carl demonstrates a consistency across mediums.  Not only is he a watercolor painter but he also does oil painting […]

Carl Dalio Astoria Watercolor Workshop

All Posts Watercolor Dynamics – Think outside the box of your photos Carl Dalio Workshop, Astoria, Oregon Learn to create powerhouse watercolors Learn to create powerhouse watercolors using your own photo references in our Carl Dalio Astoria Watercolor Workshop. Are you tired of struggling with your photos and being disappointed with your watercolor results? Painting […]