workshops and events

Workshops & Events

Throughout the year Dots ‘N Doodles will host various events such as our annual Open House and a variety of visiting artist workshops and product demonstrations. We also support our local community partners such as The Astoria Art Loft, listing their classes on our calendar as well as other local community events.

The workshops, demonstrations and events are listed below with sign up instructions and contact information. Each listing will provide a description of the event, the place, the time, the dates, the fees (if applicable) and other pertinent information.

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At this years open Mixed Media Open House 2016 we had fabulous reps, as well as being great people and friends,  from a variety of companies such as Speedball, Faber-Castell, Strathmore, Richeson and much more.  We had a great time – check out the pictures in our gallery.

 

 

May
4
Sat
Hoffman Center Watercolor Class @ Hoffman Center for the Arts
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Hoffman Center Offers Watercolor Class

APRIL 8, 2019

Hoffman Center Offers Watercolor Class

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer Shaping Your Watercolors: Composition, Color & Concepts for Beginners May 4-5, 2019.

Tuition: $100

Materials Fee: $6.00

Come explore the world of watercolor! This class will present basic concepts dealing with creating compositions, color and color mixing, and painting techniques aimed at the beginning watercolor student. This class will give students everything they need to get started in watercolor.

This is a two-day workshop from 10am to 4pm each day with a break for lunch. On day 1 students will paint from life, and on day 2 they will paint from photographs.

Eugene artist Carolyn Gates has been working in watercolor for the past 15 years. The qualities that characterize her work are strong color and compositions that explore the relationships of shapes to make pleasing visual patterns. This results in an abstraction of the subject. Her work investigates beauty, shape and color. In doing so, she hopes to discover the interplay between the ordinary and extraordinary.

Gates currently teaches watercolor at Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, Oregon, and teaches watercolor workshops at the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita, Oregon.

She enjoys teaching and is inspired by the work her students do. Her focus is teaching basic concepts, while encouraging each student to find their own voice.

          Gates says, “After every class and workshop, I want to go back to my studio and paint with the freedom and joy I see in my student’s work.”

Gates studied studio art at Mira Costa College in Oceanside, California, and watercolor painting at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. She studied watercolor with Carol Carter, Satoko Motouji, and Judy Morris. She is currently a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. For more information and to view her work, go to her website at www.cmgates.com

You can find more information or register for this workshop at: https://hoffmanarts.org/register/

  • Hoffman Center
May
10
Fri
Hoffman Center Offers Rock Painting Workshop @ Hoffman Art Center
May 10 @ 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Hoffman Center Offers Rock Painting Workshop

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer Rock Painting: a two-hour workshop from 6:15 to 9:15pm Friday, May 10, 2019. Tuition is $30 per participant. This workshop will be taught by Oregon City artist Angela Thomas.

Bring your family, friends or neighbors for this three-hour evening workshop. This workshop is open to adults and children 8 years and older. Kids aged 8 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. (Accompanying adults must register as well.)

Participants will explore different types of rock painting from Mandalas to pointillism to more realistic images. Paint pens and acrylic paint techniques will be available. Simple step-by-step methods that easily transform a rock to a piece of art will be demonstrated.

Artist and teacher Angela Thomas earned a master’s degree in Art Therapy from Marylhurst University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Western Oregon University. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults in metal health agencies as well as academic settings since 1999.

Thomas’s commitment, as an artist and teacher, is to inspire students to discover their inner artist and to facilitate self-expression. She believes in giving people the artistic tools and language they need to understand and explore art at their own pace and in their own way. Thomas says:

          “There is no right or wrong way to create art in my class.”

All materials, including rocks, are included in the $20 materials fee.

 

Date: May 10, 2019

Time: 6:15pm to 9:15pm

Tuition: $30

Materials Fee: $20

May
11
Sat
Origami Workshop @ Hoffman Center for the Arts
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hoffman Center Offers Origami Workshop

Origami

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer Origami, a one-day workshop Saturday, May 11, from10am to 3pm, with an hour break for lunch. This workshop will be taught by Oregon City artist Angela Thomas.

This workshop is open to adults and children 8 years and older. Bring your family, friends or neighbors for this four-hour workshop. Kids aged 8 to 13 must be accompanied by an adult. (Accompanying adults must register as well.)

Origami, the art of paper folding invented by the Japanese in the 8th century, is today practiced by people of all ages around the globe. Join artist and instructor Angela Thomas to explore and experiment with the art of folding paper. Thomas will guide and demonstrate folding techniques that will encourage participants to learn and master models. More challenging models will also be demonstrated.

Artist Angela Thomas earned a master’s degree in Art Therapy from Marylhurst University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Western Oregon University. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults in metal health agencies as well as academic settings since 1999.

Thomas’s commitment, as an artist and a teacher, is to inspire students to discover their inner artist and to facilitate self-expression. She believes in giving people the artistic tools and language they need to understand and explore art at their own pace and in their own way. Thomas says:

“There is no right or wrong way to create art in my class.”

Origami paper and instructions for making models will be provided to students and are included in the materials fee.

Date: May 11, 2019

Time: 10am to 3pm

Tuition: $30

Materials Fee: $10 (paid to instructor)

Origami

Aug
10
Sat
Painting the Portrait and Landscape/Seascape in Watercolor @ TEAA Center
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Picture

Stan Miller
Painting the Portrait and Landscape/Seascape in Watercolor
August 10,11,12
9 am-4 pm
$350 non-members $325 members (Registration Deadline: July 26, 2019)
A special opportunity to study under master Watercolor artist Stan Miller.  In 2018 , Stan won First Place for Portraiture in the Global Association of Watercolorists, International Competition and the Juror of Awards (3 judges) at the American Watercolor Society International Exhibition in New York City.More about he and his work can be found at stanmiller.net​

Students are given an option each day of doing either a portrait, seascape, or landscape. Using pre-made notes, Stan demonstrate subjects, and they choose one of them.  Students also have the option of using their own images. Each student gets individual attention to cover technique, color, choosing paintable subjects, design, portrait backgrounds and more. Material’s List.
Aug
16
Fri
Creativity and Composition (All Mediums) @ TEAA Center
Aug 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Picture

Ruth Armitage
Creativity and Composition (All Mediums)
August 16,17,18
9:30 am-3:30 pm  

$350 per student. (Registration Deadline: July 19, 2019)
Whether you work in paint, pastels, or multi-media, Ruth Armitage’s workshop is a must to explore and develop your own style. Ruth has earned signature membership in the National Watercolor Society and member of several regional Watercolor Societies. She is President Emeritus of the Watercolor Society of Oregon and has served as Oregon’s Delegate to the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies.

Get beyond working from a photograph to create expressive and creative paintings with a wow factor. We’ll cover letting go of ‘reality’ to different degrees, design and composition and choosing subject matter. Ruth breaks down the creative process and guides you through the trenches. You’ll walk away with new-found confidence and ideas for future work. Suitable for all levels and all media. Material’s List. More at Ruth can be found at rutharmitage.com

Aug
19
Mon
Oil and Cold Wax @ TEAA Center
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Lynne Wintermute

Lynne Wintermute
Oil and Cold Wax
August 19, 20, 21
10 am-3 pm. 

$250 non-members $200 members  Registration Deadline: (August 5, 2019)
Lynne is a Pacific City, Oregon professional artist brings wicked good eclectic skills to this ancient process and a dynamic personality to her teaching.  Her oil and cold wax paintings are astonishingly unique and we are lucky to have her share her secrets.

Oil and Cold Wax is an ancient technique using Multiple layers of cold wax blended with Gamblin oils and Galkyd give a unique, luminescence and depth to each painting. Using scraping brings forth layers of color from underneath the wax glaze and add texture and form and multi-media techniques add more depth and texture. Includes some supplies. Material’s List. More about Lynne, lynnewintermute.com

Aug
22
Thu
Paint like Monet (All Mediums) @ TEAA Center
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Paint like MonetClaude Monet

Lynne Wintermute
Paint like Monet (All Mediums)
August 22, 23, 24
10 am-3 pm 

$250 non-members $200 members (Registration Deadline: August 5, 2019)
Join us this popular and lively workshop on impressionism. Monet’s techniques on impressionism are revealed and students will experience learning in the old master method of reproducing the effects.  Students will complete three paintings of their own. All  media including pastels, acrylic, watercolor or oil will enjoy this course. Includes some supplies. Materials List.  More about Lynne, lynnewintermute.com
Oct
9
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Oct
10
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

May
6
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

May
7
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Dec
2
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Dec
3
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Jun
30
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jun 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Jul
1
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Jan
26
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Jan
27
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Aug
24
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Aug
25
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Mar
22
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Mar 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Mar 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Mar
23
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Mar 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Oct
18
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Oct
19
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

May
15
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

May
16
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Dec
11
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

Dec
12
Thu
WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

Jul
9
Wed
ACRYLIC CLASS @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jul 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

ACRYLIC CLASS

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays  –  11AM – 2PM

Class fee:  $30

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft

WATERCOLOR CLASSES with Jo Pomeroy Crockett @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

WATERCOLOR CLASSES

with Jo Pomeroy Crockett

Jo leads classes on Wednesdays  –  12noon – 4PM

Thursday  –  12noon – 4PM

Class fee: $30

BASIC DRAWING @ the Astoria Art Loft
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

BASIC DRAWING

with Jeannette Davis

Wednesdays – 3PM – 5PM

Class fee:  $20

106  3rd St., Astoria OR  97103 – – 503-325-4442

astoriaartloft@gmail.com or www.astoriaartloft