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
6
Sat
Visiting Sketch Artist Demonstration Don Colley @ Dots 'N Doodles Art SDupplies
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Visiting Sketch Artist Demonstration

Don Colley

Dots ‘N Doodles Art Supplies

Saturday May 6th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2 hour sketch journaling demonstration with Don Colley
Don Colley

Don Colley:  Practice. It must be done. I was a weekly regular at area venues for drawing from life. For various reasons, I haven’t pursued the practice of drawing nude figures from life and it shows in some recent sketches. This 25 minute ink drawing in one of my many ledger books, was executed at a time when I was as relaxed while drawing as the model was during the pose. When figures are bundled in clothes the challenge is to indicate a figure beneath the cloth, and I always feel a little leeway in proportions so I tend to attack the page with more abandon. When the clothes come off, if I haven’t been drawing regularly I typically fret the proportions and contour accuracy and the drawings sometimes suffer from self consciousness with evident stiffness. I thought this would be a winter where I would concentrate on life drawing but……..things don’t always work out as planed.

Don Colley
Don Colley
Don Colley: Went to Salt Lake City for my first time in the state of Utah besides the one time I changed planes in the SLC airport. What a location, jeez! I knew it would be dramatic from having flown over it and from images and conversations with former residents but I was jazzed to be there. Had Saturday off so I rented a car with a friend and we drove 2 hours plus north to see Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty. And while There are other state capitols that rival Utah’s for grandeur, I have personal favorites, the Capitol buildings in Austin, Texas, Madison, Wisconsin, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Denver, Colorado, the setting of Utah’s Capitol is as breath taking as any to be found.

Don ColleyDon Colley

Don Colley
Don Colley
Jun
10
Sat
Shaping Your Watercolors ~ Carolyn Gates @ The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will host a two-day “Shaping Your Watercolors : Composition, Color & Concepts for Beginners” class Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Led by artist Carolyn Gates of Eugene, students will learn basic concepts of creating compositions, color and color mixing, and painting techniques.

The concepts will be applied to painting from life and painting from photographs. The class is designed for adults 18 and older, beginning level. Some drawing skills are preferred, but not necessary.

Gates studied watercolor with Satoko Matouji at Lane Community College in Eugene as well as with premier watercolorists Carol Carter and Judy Morris.

She has won numerous commissions to paint in watercolor and colored pencil. Gates has had several shows around Oregon and has taught a beginning watercolor class at The Hoffman before. She says she enjoys helping people find their own voice of expression by sharing concepts that are fundamental to producing strong paintings.

“I investigate beauty, shape and color and in doing so, hope to uncover the interplay between the ordinary and the extraordinary.”

Gates lives with her husband and their cat, Nibbles. She is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. For more information and to view her work, go to her website at www.cmgates.com.

Tuition will be $100, with an additional $4 materials fee for paper.

Register at: http://hoffmanblog.org/http:/hoffmanblog.org/category/art

Registration deadline is June 5. Contact hoffmancenter@nehalemtel.net

after June 5 to see if spots are still available.

Jun
11
Sun
Shaping Your Watercolors ~ Carolyn Gates @ The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will host a two-day “Shaping Your Watercolors : Composition, Color & Concepts for Beginners” class Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Led by artist Carolyn Gates of Eugene, students will learn basic concepts of creating compositions, color and color mixing, and painting techniques.

The concepts will be applied to painting from life and painting from photographs. The class is designed for adults 18 and older, beginning level. Some drawing skills are preferred, but not necessary.

Gates studied watercolor with Satoko Matouji at Lane Community College in Eugene as well as with premier watercolorists Carol Carter and Judy Morris.

She has won numerous commissions to paint in watercolor and colored pencil. Gates has had several shows around Oregon and has taught a beginning watercolor class at The Hoffman before. She says she enjoys helping people find their own voice of expression by sharing concepts that are fundamental to producing strong paintings.

“I investigate beauty, shape and color and in doing so, hope to uncover the interplay between the ordinary and the extraordinary.”

Gates lives with her husband and their cat, Nibbles. She is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. For more information and to view her work, go to her website at www.cmgates.com.

Tuition will be $100, with an additional $4 materials fee for paper.

Register at: http://hoffmanblog.org/http:/hoffmanblog.org/category/art

Registration deadline is June 5. Contact hoffmancenter@nehalemtel.net

after June 5 to see if spots are still available.

Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017 @ The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017

HoffmanThe Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer a two-day “Strengthen Your Paintings: The Foundation of Composition and Value” workshop the weekend of July 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Led by Eugene-based Carolyn Gates, a frequent Hoffman Center instructor, the class is designed for students age 18 and up. Beginning level is fine. Some drawing skills preferred, but not necessary.

Tuition for the workshop will be $100, with a possible materials fee. The class will be limited to 10 students.

“Strengthen Your Paintings” will focus on concepts that are foundational to the art. “Day 1 will cover the elements of good composition. These are the bones of any painting,” said Gates. “Day 2 will explore value, the lights and darks, which are the muscle behind what makes a painting really work.”

“This class will include both lecture and hands on application of the concepts,” she added. “It is geared to the beginning student who wants to delve a little deeper. Examples and demonstrations will emphasize watercolor, but other mediums can also benefit from this class.”

Gates studied studio art at Mira Costa College in Oceanside, Calif., and watercolor painting at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. She won a commission in 2004 to paint the Stations of the Cross for a permanent installation at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church outside Portland.

She has been awarded several private commissions in watercolor and colored pencil and is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. Interested persons can register for “Strengthen Your Paintings” at the Hoffman Center for the Arts blog (http://hoffmanblog.org/ ). Deadline for registration is Saturday, June 24.

 

 

Materials List for Hoffman Center Class

 

Paper

 

1 full sheet (22” x 30”) 140# Arches Cold Press paper

 

Sketch book

Bring your favorite sketchbook, to use for thumb nail sketches and planning ideas

 

Brushes

 

Bring any watercolor brushes you already have. Synthetic brushes are the least expensive, and you should get the best you can afford.  I recommend Winsor Newton Sceptre Gold II for a Sable/Synthetic blend.   Pure sable brushes are the best, but are the most expensive.

 

No 12 round

No 8 round

No 4 round

1″ flat (optional)

1/2″ flat (optional)

 

Paint

 

Bring any watercolor paints that you have, but my recommendation is either Winsor Newton (Professional Artist level), M. Graham, or Daniel Smith.  If you are buying new paints a .5 ml size tube is fine.  The minimum suggested palette would consist of the following (options in parentheses):

 

1 Yellow  (Aureolin, Cadmium Yellow or New Gamboge)

1-2 Reds (Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Red)

1 Blue (French Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue)

1 Green (Winsor Green, Pthalo Green, Sap Green)

1 Brown (Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Sepia)

1 Black (Neutral Tint, Ivory Black)

 

My suggested palette for this workshop is Winsor Newton Professional Artist level:

 

French Ultramarine Blue

Burnt Sienna

Aureolin (Yellow)

Cadmium Red

Permanent Alizarin Crimson

Winsor Green (Yellow Shade)

Neutral Tint – for doing value studies


Other Supplies

 

Palette

HB Pencil

Kneaded eraser

2 water containers (minimum)

Paper towels

Masking tape

Small spray bottle

A metal or plastic yard stick (if you already have one) (for tearing paper)

 

Photographs

 

Please bring several photographs that you would like to work from.  If possible, please bring the photos in black and white as well as color. 2-4 different photos will give you some options.  They can be printed off of your computer if you have digital photos.

 

The subject matter should be something that you are inspired by, but please keep it somewhat simple.  Examples would be: one main subject such as a flower, a bird, your pet, an interesting object, a still life, or a very simple landscape.

 

Jun
17
Sat
Watercolor Landscapes With Artist Sidonie Caron @ Cannon Beach Art Association
Jun 17 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Sidonie Caron
 Watercolor Landscapes With Artist Sidonie Caron

Date: Saturday June 17th, 2017
Time: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

 

The Wild Oregon Coast: Drawing Waves With Artist Brianna Ortega @ Cannon Beach Art Association
Jun 17 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The Wild Oregon Coast: Drawing Waves With Artist Brianna Ortega

Brianna Ortega
Date: Saturday June 17th, 2017
Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Landscapes as Perception @ Cannon Beach Gallery
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Cannon Beach Arts Association for an opening reception of the Landscapes as Perception show, on Saturday, June 17th, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock St. The exhibit will explore landscapes from three artists: Sidonie Caron, Christopher Perry, and J. Scott Wilson which will be on display from June 14 to July 16th. Guests are encouraged to attend the artist talk on Sunday, June 18th, starting at 11 am, also located at the gallery.

The exhibit features three distinct landscape styles and mediums interpreting the horizon, time, and space in unique ways. All three artists approach the landscape in way that honors the Oregon coast, with expansive perspectives that draw the viewer into the deep space where sea and air meet. The color and texture of the show will please all.

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Left to right, Caron, Perry, Wilson.

Caron has previously shown at the Gallery and works largely in oils. Her work hints at Fauvism in that it captures the vibrant colors of the land and sea at dusk. Perry works in both oil and kiln glass and is a new artist at the Association. His abstract kiln-glass work allows the audience to interpret the moment in time which the landscape is depicting. Wilson is a local artist and owns Polaris Gallery in Manzanita. Working in oil on canvas, his landscapes perfectly capture the height of the sky as the storms wait patiently to roll in.

The opening is family friendly and there will be complimentary refreshments served thanks to Cannon Beach Fresh Foods, the Wine Shack, and Bald Eagle Coffee. The show is generously sponsored by the Cannon Beach Hotel.

Jun
24
Sat
Plein Air Seascapes at the Rock with Artist Sharon Furz @ Cannon Beach Art Association
Jun 24 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Sharon Furz

Plein Air Seascapes at the Rock with Artist Sharon Furz
Date: Saturday June 24th, 2017
Time: 9:30am -12:30pm
Location: Haystack Rock (check back soon for specific location)
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

 

Textures of the Tides: Block Printing & Tidepools with Artist Brianna Ortega
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Brianna OrtegaBrianna Ortega

Textures of the Tides: Block Printing & Tidepools with Artist Brianna Ortega

Date: Saturday June 24th, 2017
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

 

Jul
5
Wed
Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks Sketching and Watercolor Workshop @ Cannon Beach History Museum
Jul 5 @ 9:26 pm – 10:26 pm

Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks Sketching and Watercolor Workshop

Who: Cannon Beach Arts Association and Dorota Haber-Lehigh

What: Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks Sketching and Watercolor Workshop

When: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Saturday, 08/26/17

Where: Cannon Beach History Museum

Cost: $45 for members, $65 for nonmembers

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-ethnobotanical-sketchbooks-with-dorota-haber-lehigh-tickets-35611072677

 

Jul
8
Sat
Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017 @ The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017

HoffmanThe Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer a two-day “Strengthen Your Paintings: The Foundation of Composition and Value” workshop the weekend of July 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Led by Eugene-based Carolyn Gates, a frequent Hoffman Center instructor, the class is designed for students age 18 and up. Beginning level is fine. Some drawing skills preferred, but not necessary.

Tuition for the workshop will be $100, with a possible materials fee. The class will be limited to 10 students.

“Strengthen Your Paintings” will focus on concepts that are foundational to the art. “Day 1 will cover the elements of good composition. These are the bones of any painting,” said Gates. “Day 2 will explore value, the lights and darks, which are the muscle behind what makes a painting really work.”

“This class will include both lecture and hands on application of the concepts,” she added. “It is geared to the beginning student who wants to delve a little deeper. Examples and demonstrations will emphasize watercolor, but other mediums can also benefit from this class.”

Gates studied studio art at Mira Costa College in Oceanside, Calif., and watercolor painting at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. She won a commission in 2004 to paint the Stations of the Cross for a permanent installation at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church outside Portland.

She has been awarded several private commissions in watercolor and colored pencil and is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. Interested persons can register for “Strengthen Your Paintings” at the Hoffman Center for the Arts blog (http://hoffmanblog.org/ ). Deadline for registration is Saturday, June 24.

 

 

Materials List for Hoffman Center Class

 

Paper

 

1 full sheet (22” x 30”) 140# Arches Cold Press paper

 

Sketch book

Bring your favorite sketchbook, to use for thumb nail sketches and planning ideas

 

Brushes

 

Bring any watercolor brushes you already have. Synthetic brushes are the least expensive, and you should get the best you can afford.  I recommend Winsor Newton Sceptre Gold II for a Sable/Synthetic blend.   Pure sable brushes are the best, but are the most expensive.

 

No 12 round

No 8 round

No 4 round

1″ flat (optional)

1/2″ flat (optional)

 

Paint

 

Bring any watercolor paints that you have, but my recommendation is either Winsor Newton (Professional Artist level), M. Graham, or Daniel Smith.  If you are buying new paints a .5 ml size tube is fine.  The minimum suggested palette would consist of the following (options in parentheses):

 

1 Yellow  (Aureolin, Cadmium Yellow or New Gamboge)

1-2 Reds (Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Red)

1 Blue (French Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue)

1 Green (Winsor Green, Pthalo Green, Sap Green)

1 Brown (Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Sepia)

1 Black (Neutral Tint, Ivory Black)

 

My suggested palette for this workshop is Winsor Newton Professional Artist level:

 

French Ultramarine Blue

Burnt Sienna

Aureolin (Yellow)

Cadmium Red

Permanent Alizarin Crimson

Winsor Green (Yellow Shade)

Neutral Tint – for doing value studies


Other Supplies

 

Palette

HB Pencil

Kneaded eraser

2 water containers (minimum)

Paper towels

Masking tape

Small spray bottle

A metal or plastic yard stick (if you already have one) (for tearing paper)

 

Photographs

 

Please bring several photographs that you would like to work from.  If possible, please bring the photos in black and white as well as color. 2-4 different photos will give you some options.  They can be printed off of your computer if you have digital photos.

 

The subject matter should be something that you are inspired by, but please keep it somewhat simple.  Examples would be: one main subject such as a flower, a bird, your pet, an interesting object, a still life, or a very simple landscape.

 

Boats in a Bottle with Artists Kim @ Cannon Beach History Museum
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Boats in a Bottle with Artists Kim

Kim
Date: Saturday July 8th, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-boats-in-a-bottle-with-artists-kim-scheewe-kirk-and-camille-radich-tickets-35228728074

 

Jul
9
Sun
Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017 @ The Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Strengthen Your Paintings Class offered on July 8-9, 2017

HoffmanThe Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer a two-day “Strengthen Your Paintings: The Foundation of Composition and Value” workshop the weekend of July 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Led by Eugene-based Carolyn Gates, a frequent Hoffman Center instructor, the class is designed for students age 18 and up. Beginning level is fine. Some drawing skills preferred, but not necessary.

Tuition for the workshop will be $100, with a possible materials fee. The class will be limited to 10 students.

“Strengthen Your Paintings” will focus on concepts that are foundational to the art. “Day 1 will cover the elements of good composition. These are the bones of any painting,” said Gates. “Day 2 will explore value, the lights and darks, which are the muscle behind what makes a painting really work.”

“This class will include both lecture and hands on application of the concepts,” she added. “It is geared to the beginning student who wants to delve a little deeper. Examples and demonstrations will emphasize watercolor, but other mediums can also benefit from this class.”

Gates studied studio art at Mira Costa College in Oceanside, Calif., and watercolor painting at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. She won a commission in 2004 to paint the Stations of the Cross for a permanent installation at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church outside Portland.

She has been awarded several private commissions in watercolor and colored pencil and is a member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. Interested persons can register for “Strengthen Your Paintings” at the Hoffman Center for the Arts blog (http://hoffmanblog.org/ ). Deadline for registration is Saturday, June 24.

 

 

Materials List for Hoffman Center Class

 

Paper

 

1 full sheet (22” x 30”) 140# Arches Cold Press paper

 

Sketch book

Bring your favorite sketchbook, to use for thumb nail sketches and planning ideas

 

Brushes

 

Bring any watercolor brushes you already have. Synthetic brushes are the least expensive, and you should get the best you can afford.  I recommend Winsor Newton Sceptre Gold II for a Sable/Synthetic blend.   Pure sable brushes are the best, but are the most expensive.

 

No 12 round

No 8 round

No 4 round

1″ flat (optional)

1/2″ flat (optional)

 

Paint

 

Bring any watercolor paints that you have, but my recommendation is either Winsor Newton (Professional Artist level), M. Graham, or Daniel Smith.  If you are buying new paints a .5 ml size tube is fine.  The minimum suggested palette would consist of the following (options in parentheses):

 

1 Yellow  (Aureolin, Cadmium Yellow or New Gamboge)

1-2 Reds (Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Winsor Red)

1 Blue (French Ultramarine, Cobalt Blue, Prussian Blue)

1 Green (Winsor Green, Pthalo Green, Sap Green)

1 Brown (Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Sepia)

1 Black (Neutral Tint, Ivory Black)

 

My suggested palette for this workshop is Winsor Newton Professional Artist level:

 

French Ultramarine Blue

Burnt Sienna

Aureolin (Yellow)

Cadmium Red

Permanent Alizarin Crimson

Winsor Green (Yellow Shade)

Neutral Tint – for doing value studies


Other Supplies

 

Palette

HB Pencil

Kneaded eraser

2 water containers (minimum)

Paper towels

Masking tape

Small spray bottle

A metal or plastic yard stick (if you already have one) (for tearing paper)

 

Photographs

 

Please bring several photographs that you would like to work from.  If possible, please bring the photos in black and white as well as color. 2-4 different photos will give you some options.  They can be printed off of your computer if you have digital photos.

 

The subject matter should be something that you are inspired by, but please keep it somewhat simple.  Examples would be: one main subject such as a flower, a bird, your pet, an interesting object, a still life, or a very simple landscape.

 

Jul
10
Mon
Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach @ the Cannon Beach Community Church
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

[Registration now open for Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach]

Cannon Beach Arts Association

[Cannon Beach Arts, Oregon] The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s 15th Annual Summer Art Camp will be held over five days on July 10-14 for ages 3 through adult at the Cannon Beach Community Church on Washington Street. Morning session classes are from 10am to 12pm, with afternoon classes from 1pm to 4pm.  Students ages 5 through 12 who wish to remain at camp for both morning and afternoon classes have the option to stay for a supervised, brown bag lunch hour. Register soon as some classes are already full!

Open morning classes include, Mini-Doodlers with Betsy Mahoney (Preschoolers ages 3-5), Watercolor Sea Journey for ages 5-8 is taught by Ireta Sitts-Graube, Watercolor Techniques with Sue Scheewe-Brown for ages 10 to adult, Calligraphy with Rebecca Read for ages 12-adult, Kid’s Yoga with Karen Meili for ages 5-12, and Jewelry Design with local designer Lisa Kerr.

Open afternoon classes include Mixed Media for the Minis with Betsy Mahoney for ages 5-7, Barbara Temple Ayres’ Sketch Book Making ages 9 and up, Introduction to Printmaking with Sarah Lippold ages 8 and up, Gelli Plate Painting with Meagan Sokol for ages 9-12, and 3-D Weaving with Gretchen Douglas.

Class tuition ranges from $60 to $85 per class, with a discount offered for Cannon Beach Arts Association members.  An additional fee is charged for students ages 5-12 who remain over the lunch hour.  Brochures in English and Spanish with full description of classes and registration forms are available online at www.cannonbeacharts.org and at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock.  Questions may be emailed to artcamp@cannonbeacharts.org.

Jul
11
Tue
Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach @ the Cannon Beach Community Church
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

[Registration now open for Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach]

Cannon Beach Arts Association

[Cannon Beach Arts, Oregon] The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s 15th Annual Summer Art Camp will be held over five days on July 10-14 for ages 3 through adult at the Cannon Beach Community Church on Washington Street. Morning session classes are from 10am to 12pm, with afternoon classes from 1pm to 4pm.  Students ages 5 through 12 who wish to remain at camp for both morning and afternoon classes have the option to stay for a supervised, brown bag lunch hour. Register soon as some classes are already full!

Open morning classes include, Mini-Doodlers with Betsy Mahoney (Preschoolers ages 3-5), Watercolor Sea Journey for ages 5-8 is taught by Ireta Sitts-Graube, Watercolor Techniques with Sue Scheewe-Brown for ages 10 to adult, Calligraphy with Rebecca Read for ages 12-adult, Kid’s Yoga with Karen Meili for ages 5-12, and Jewelry Design with local designer Lisa Kerr.

Open afternoon classes include Mixed Media for the Minis with Betsy Mahoney for ages 5-7, Barbara Temple Ayres’ Sketch Book Making ages 9 and up, Introduction to Printmaking with Sarah Lippold ages 8 and up, Gelli Plate Painting with Meagan Sokol for ages 9-12, and 3-D Weaving with Gretchen Douglas.

Class tuition ranges from $60 to $85 per class, with a discount offered for Cannon Beach Arts Association members.  An additional fee is charged for students ages 5-12 who remain over the lunch hour.  Brochures in English and Spanish with full description of classes and registration forms are available online at www.cannonbeacharts.org and at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock.  Questions may be emailed to artcamp@cannonbeacharts.org.

Jul
12
Wed
Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach @ the Cannon Beach Community Church
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

[Registration now open for Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach]

Cannon Beach Arts Association

[Cannon Beach Arts, Oregon] The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s 15th Annual Summer Art Camp will be held over five days on July 10-14 for ages 3 through adult at the Cannon Beach Community Church on Washington Street. Morning session classes are from 10am to 12pm, with afternoon classes from 1pm to 4pm.  Students ages 5 through 12 who wish to remain at camp for both morning and afternoon classes have the option to stay for a supervised, brown bag lunch hour. Register soon as some classes are already full!

Open morning classes include, Mini-Doodlers with Betsy Mahoney (Preschoolers ages 3-5), Watercolor Sea Journey for ages 5-8 is taught by Ireta Sitts-Graube, Watercolor Techniques with Sue Scheewe-Brown for ages 10 to adult, Calligraphy with Rebecca Read for ages 12-adult, Kid’s Yoga with Karen Meili for ages 5-12, and Jewelry Design with local designer Lisa Kerr.

Open afternoon classes include Mixed Media for the Minis with Betsy Mahoney for ages 5-7, Barbara Temple Ayres’ Sketch Book Making ages 9 and up, Introduction to Printmaking with Sarah Lippold ages 8 and up, Gelli Plate Painting with Meagan Sokol for ages 9-12, and 3-D Weaving with Gretchen Douglas.

Class tuition ranges from $60 to $85 per class, with a discount offered for Cannon Beach Arts Association members.  An additional fee is charged for students ages 5-12 who remain over the lunch hour.  Brochures in English and Spanish with full description of classes and registration forms are available online at www.cannonbeacharts.org and at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock.  Questions may be emailed to artcamp@cannonbeacharts.org.

Jul
13
Thu
Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach @ the Cannon Beach Community Church
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

[Registration now open for Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach]

Cannon Beach Arts Association

[Cannon Beach Arts, Oregon] The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s 15th Annual Summer Art Camp will be held over five days on July 10-14 for ages 3 through adult at the Cannon Beach Community Church on Washington Street. Morning session classes are from 10am to 12pm, with afternoon classes from 1pm to 4pm.  Students ages 5 through 12 who wish to remain at camp for both morning and afternoon classes have the option to stay for a supervised, brown bag lunch hour. Register soon as some classes are already full!

Open morning classes include, Mini-Doodlers with Betsy Mahoney (Preschoolers ages 3-5), Watercolor Sea Journey for ages 5-8 is taught by Ireta Sitts-Graube, Watercolor Techniques with Sue Scheewe-Brown for ages 10 to adult, Calligraphy with Rebecca Read for ages 12-adult, Kid’s Yoga with Karen Meili for ages 5-12, and Jewelry Design with local designer Lisa Kerr.

Open afternoon classes include Mixed Media for the Minis with Betsy Mahoney for ages 5-7, Barbara Temple Ayres’ Sketch Book Making ages 9 and up, Introduction to Printmaking with Sarah Lippold ages 8 and up, Gelli Plate Painting with Meagan Sokol for ages 9-12, and 3-D Weaving with Gretchen Douglas.

Class tuition ranges from $60 to $85 per class, with a discount offered for Cannon Beach Arts Association members.  An additional fee is charged for students ages 5-12 who remain over the lunch hour.  Brochures in English and Spanish with full description of classes and registration forms are available online at www.cannonbeacharts.org and at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock.  Questions may be emailed to artcamp@cannonbeacharts.org.

Jul
14
Fri
Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach @ the Cannon Beach Community Church
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

[Registration now open for Summer Art Camp in Cannon Beach]

Cannon Beach Arts Association

[Cannon Beach Arts, Oregon] The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s 15th Annual Summer Art Camp will be held over five days on July 10-14 for ages 3 through adult at the Cannon Beach Community Church on Washington Street. Morning session classes are from 10am to 12pm, with afternoon classes from 1pm to 4pm.  Students ages 5 through 12 who wish to remain at camp for both morning and afternoon classes have the option to stay for a supervised, brown bag lunch hour. Register soon as some classes are already full!

Open morning classes include, Mini-Doodlers with Betsy Mahoney (Preschoolers ages 3-5), Watercolor Sea Journey for ages 5-8 is taught by Ireta Sitts-Graube, Watercolor Techniques with Sue Scheewe-Brown for ages 10 to adult, Calligraphy with Rebecca Read for ages 12-adult, Kid’s Yoga with Karen Meili for ages 5-12, and Jewelry Design with local designer Lisa Kerr.

Open afternoon classes include Mixed Media for the Minis with Betsy Mahoney for ages 5-7, Barbara Temple Ayres’ Sketch Book Making ages 9 and up, Introduction to Printmaking with Sarah Lippold ages 8 and up, Gelli Plate Painting with Meagan Sokol for ages 9-12, and 3-D Weaving with Gretchen Douglas.

Class tuition ranges from $60 to $85 per class, with a discount offered for Cannon Beach Arts Association members.  An additional fee is charged for students ages 5-12 who remain over the lunch hour.  Brochures in English and Spanish with full description of classes and registration forms are available online at www.cannonbeacharts.org and at the Cannon Beach Gallery located at 1064 S. Hemlock.  Questions may be emailed to artcamp@cannonbeacharts.org.

Jul
15
Sat
Preserving and Creating Memories in Fabric and Fiber with Artist Eileen Elliot @ Cannon Beach History Museum
Jul 15 @ 12:00 am – 12:45 am
Preserving and Creating Memories in Fabric and Fiber with Artist Eileen Elliot
Eileen Elliot

Date: Saturday July 15th, 2017
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

Materials fee: $
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/preserving-and-creating-memories-in-fabric-and-fiber-with-artist-eileen-elliott-tickets-35269037641

 

Jul
21
Fri
Bas Relief Carvings with Artist R. Keaney Rathbun @ Beach History Museum
Jul 21 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 

 R. Keaney Rathbun

Bas Relief Carvings with Artist R. Keaney Rathbun
Date: Friday July 21st + Saturday July 22nd 2017
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

Materials fee: $
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-bas-relief-carving-acrylic-painting-with-keaney-rathbun-tickets-35827537128

 

Jul
22
Sat
Bas Relief Carvings with Artist R. Keaney Rathbun @ Beach History Museum
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 

 R. Keaney Rathbun

Bas Relief Carvings with Artist R. Keaney Rathbun
Date: Friday July 21st + Saturday July 22nd 2017
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

Materials fee: $
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-bas-relief-carving-acrylic-painting-with-keaney-rathbun-tickets-35827537128

 

Jul
29
Sat
Drawing from Life with Charcoal Workshop @ annon Beach Arts Association and Alexandra Becker-Black
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Drawing from Life with Charcoal Workshop

Who: Cannon Beach Arts Association and Alexandra Becker-Black

What: Drawing from Life with Charcoal Workshop

When: 11:00am to 1:30pm, Saturday, 07/29/17

Where: Cannon Beach History Museum

Cost: $45 for members, $65 for nonmembers

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-drawing-from-life-with-charcoal-with-alexandra-becker-black-tickets-35612892119

 

Aug
5
Sat
Painted Mandalas – Artists Camille Radish and Kim Scheewe Kirk @ Cannon Beach History Museum
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

mandala Painted Mandalas with Artists Camille Radish and Kim Scheewe Kirk

Date: Saturday August 5th, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
mandala
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

Sign Up Site: You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-painted-mandalas-with-artist-camille-scheewe-radich-tickets-35229201490

Aug
19
Sat
Still Life Acrylic with Artist Margaret Terrall @ Cannon Beach Art Association
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Margaret Terrall instructor

Still Life Acrylic with Artist Margaret Terrall
Date: Saturday August 19th, 2017
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65
Contact the Gallery at 503-436-0744

 Margaret Terrall
You can call the Cannon Beach Gallery at 503-436-0744 to purchase tickets or buy them online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cbaa-art-workshop-still-life-acrylics-at-the-ocean-with-artist-margaret-terrall-tickets-35229461267
Aug
26
Sat
Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks @ Cannon Beach History Museum
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Who: Cannon Beach Arts Association and local illustrator Dorota Haber-Lehigh

What: Workshop titled “Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks,” The cost is $45 for members and $65 for nonmembers; the cost of membership is $35 per year.  To register for the workshop or to get more information about the reception, call the Gallery at 503-436-0744.
When: Saturday, August 26th, from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Where: This workshop will be held at the Cannon Beach History Museum located at 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach.
Oct
7
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
The Astoria Art Loft Second Saturday Art Walk @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Astoria Art Loft in it’s 2nd Saturday Art Walk displaying painted floats and painted rocks.  Refreshments provided.

Marga Stanley at Seaside First Saturday Art Walk @ Fairweather House and Gallery
Oct 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Foghorn Leghorn by Marga.

My art training comes from watching and experimenting and then doing it all over again, exposing a little more of me, Marga, with every attempt.

With each coat of paint, whether it’s watercolors, gouache, acrylics and oil comes depth and motion…it’s exciting and satisfying to see my work evolve from one layer to the next. I love using odd tools to paint with….for instance, the main images on my mini whimsy collection, were painted with a toothpick (I couldn’t find a small enough pallet knife).

I love the movement of things… whether it’s the hair or feather on a bird’s head or the drooping of a flower’s leaf…I want to make my painting live and breathe.

While living in the Caribbean I founded an annual fine arts fair, featuring over 20 very talented and diverse artists.

I draw on a regular basis with an exceptional group of local artists and am one of the founding members of Tempo Gallery, an arts collective, in Astoria.

My art has been shown in Canada, British West Indies, and the US, with collectors in OR, NY, NJ, MO, CA, FL, WA and Canada and Japan.– Hugs, Marga.

SAVE THE DATE AND TIME!

Celebrating 13 years in 2017, the next Seaside First Saturday Art Walk, will be held on October 7, 5-7: pm.

The event is free and is all about seeing and selling art in the sponsoring galleries and boutiques located between Holladay and Broadway in the historic Gilbert District of downtown Seaside. Complimentary parking  is on the corner of Holladay and Oceanway.

Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway

Opening reception for SHADOWS, an exhibition that focuses on the interplay of light and dark through selected art that expresses time as the fall season progresses. New artwork by Northwest artists Diane Copenhaver, Gregory Bell, Janet Hickox, Penelope Culbertson, Whelsey Whelp, Ashley Howarth, Lisa Wiser, Karen E. Lewis,  Tamara Johnson and Marga Stanley will be featured.

Naturalist, biologist and scientist  Neal Maine will speak at 6: pm about the autumn ecology of the local habitat.

And, too, during the opening reception of  SHADOWS on October 7th there will be a paddle auction  of selected Neal Maine images  to benefit the  WCNC.

LIVE music by Shirley 88.

LIVE scribing by calligraphy artist Penelope Culbertson.

Special guest of honor will be Flynn,  “the handsomest Kestrel around and one of the  WCNC Ambassador Birds”  will be on hand celebrating the opening of Fairweather’s new exhibition SHADOWS!

Q: What is the WCNC, you ask?

A: Wildlife Center of the North Coast (WCNC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Oregon corporation, that specializes in wildlife rehabilitation of resident and migratory birds, mammals and other wild creatures naturally occurring in Oregon.

WCNC provides primary services to communities along 167 miles of coastline in Oregon and southwest Washington offering humane care and professional medical treatment to sick, injured, orphaned and displaced native wildlife with the goal of releasing healthy wild animals back into their appropriate habitat; offers quality conservation + environmental education programs concerning local wildlife, their ecosystems, and the human impact on these systems and individuals.

 

Oct
14
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Oct
21
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Oct
27
Fri
“Sandi Kelley” Advanced Zentangle @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 27 @ 6:33 pm – 7:33 pm

October  “Sandi Kelley”  Advanced Zentangle

Greeting Cards & Gift Tags

Saturday, October 28th

Time:  10:00am  – – 4:00pm

Cost:  $30 – plus materials

Making the Dollar: Sandi Kelley, certified Zentangle teacher
Sandi Kelley teaches Zentangle.

Published on February 5, 2015 9:52AM

Last changed on February 5, 2015 10:11AM

Zentangle

EDWARD STRATTON — The Daily Astorian

Sandi Kelley is a certified Zentagle teacher based in Astoria

Sandi Kelley

Certified Zentangle Teacher

Warrenton

503-325-4442

info@tanglesandthreads.com

There’s a difference between Zentangle and mere doodling, says Sandi Kelley, and the difference is focus. She teaches Zentangle, a meditative process of drawing structured patterns (www.zentangle.com). Kelley, based in Warrenton, teaches classes by appointment and has pieces shown in various local galleries and at Coffee Addiction in Warrenton. Kelley can also be found on her website, www.tanglesandthreads.com/

What is it that you do?

“What I do is instruct and teach the art known as Zentangle. There’s been a lot of misconception when it comes to Zentangle. A lot of people, their knee-jerk reaction is how can they put a trademark on art. And that’s not what they’ve done. They’ve trademarked the name, the word Zentangle. But what Zentangle is, it’s not art, it’s actually a process of breaking down patterns and putting them into simple lines and simple strokes of the pen, to recreate them on paper.”

How did you get into this business?

“I was searching the big time-suck, Pinterest, and I came across some Zentangle work somebody had done, and I had never heard of it before. So immediately you go to the source, I went to zentangle.com, and found out more about it. Not only is it an art, it’s a very Zen-like, if you practice it every day. If you want to use it as a therapy, it works great, because it’s really easy to get lost in the focus of what you’re doing. I’ve been teaching now for two years, and it’s really hard to get into the school, because they only have five classes a year, and they’re usually booked within a week of notification. You have to go to the East Coast, to Providence, R.I., and you’re taught by the people who created Zentangle.”

Who are your main clientele?

“People who just are intrigued by the fact that we say there are no mistakes and anybody can do it. I was skeptical when I saw the stuff that was posted online. I doodled when I was in high school, but it never looked like this. This looks like doodling to me, and it looks like doodling to a lot of people. It’s been older, younger. I’ve had several men in my classes, but mostly women.”

What are some of the quirks or challenges of running your business?

“Mostly getting people to understand what it is and what it isn’t. I had a booth at the Sunday Market, and some people get really pugilistic about it being a trademark. And there was one lady who wouldn’t let me take a breath, she was so adamant that it was a terrible thing to do. My guess is that most people who think it’s not really an art to do this are people who could create this without a class, whose doodles actually look like something. But for those of us who had no talent and had doodles that were just pen marks, once I figured I could do it, anybody could do it, because I had no background, no talent, nothing when I started.”

Oct
28
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Nov
4
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Nov
11
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Nov 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Nov
18
Sat
‘Robert Paulmenn’ Drawing & Oil Painting @ the Astoria Art Loft
Nov 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

October  ‘Robert Paulmenn’  Drawing & Oil Painting

Paulmenn’s class:  Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28  – –

 9:30 – 12:30pm

Cost:  $125 

About the Artist

Robert Paulmenn graduated from the du Cret School of Art in Plainfield, N.J. in 1971 with a principle focus in sculpture. After working as a sculptor and mold maker at Great Adventure/Six Flags Amusement Park in Jackson, N.J., I began painting scenery for a regional theater company. It was working on the large scale of backdrops, flats and other set pieces that sparked a new interest painting.

  In 1980, I moved to NYC and attended the Art Students League of NY and the National Academy of Art, where I had the opportunity to study with Daniel Greene, Harvey Dinnerstein and Ron Sherr. More recently, in 2010, I took a workshop with Burt Silverman that not only helped me turn a more critical eye on my work, but also to remember many of the shared principles of my earlier  teachers.

Roots by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 8" x 10"
Last Daffodils by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 8"
For a Few Dollars More by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 14"
The Poet by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 16"
Contemplation by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 28"
Aidos(Reverence) by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 24" x 20"
Top Shelf by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 18" x 16"
Into The Vortex by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 24"
Guest Moorage, Lady Washington, Ilwaco, Wa. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Brass Bowl by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Sarah Weaving by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 36" x 30"
Tea and Sake by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Astoria Afternoon, West View on Franklin Street, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 40"
portrait of Felicia Forte by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 14" x 11"
Portrait of Evonne by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16"" x 12"
Portrait Study of Dana by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Portrait Study of Rose Grafton by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 16" x 12"
Sunset over Young's Bay, Astoria, Or. by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 12" x 20"
Is The Looking Glass Half Full? by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 38" x 60"
Lindsay's Honeymoon by Robert Paulmenn Oil ~ 20" x 18"
Dec
2
Sat
Holiday Bazaar @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

December 2nd, 2017

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Mark your calendars:    DECEMBER 2nd – The Art Loft is having a Holiday Bazaar from 10am to 4pm.  Local artisans will be selling their latest creations.  This will a wonderful time to purchase that last minute gift. Would you like to participate?  No registration fee.

Bazaar

Dec
8
Fri
“Rock’n Rock” Painting Party @ the Astoria Art Loft
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

 Once again “Rock’n Rock” Painting Party

December 8th, 2017

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Join the fun on a Friday evening for another fun-filled “Rock’n Rock Painting Party”

Cost:  No fee

Bring your rocks – your  paints – and enjoy an evening of FUN ! ! !

Share what you have painted, share ideas and what you have been doing with your beautiful painted rock/s.

Have any great stories to tell?  It’s always fun to share stories.

Rock Painting 

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