Calendar of Events

Throughout the year Dots ‘N Doodles hosts various events. We also support our local community partners such as The Astoria Art Loft by listing their classes on our calendar as well as other local community events.

Visit us out on Facebook and Pinterest or call us directly at 503-325-5081 for more information.

Sep
12
Sat
COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES @ The Astoria Art Loft
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES by Michael D. Brundage


 

September 12th and 13th Time: 10:00 am – – 4:00 pm

In this class, you will learn techniques of using colored pencils on suede mate paper to create an Eastern Blue Jay.

Students will use  8 x 10  green swede mat paper.  You may later choose to change the color of the background or leave it green.

Subject:   Eastern Blue Jay

Supplies:

Green swede mate paper –  has been ordered at Dot’s N Doodles

White graphite paper

Kneaded eraser

Workable spray fix-it

Stylist

Colored pencils:  WHITES, BLUES, BROWNS, GREYS, BLACKS, REDS & YELLOWS, GREENS

For those of you who do not know Michael, his wildlife pencil paintings are exceptional.  He captures the very essence of the creature he is painting.  The pencil list below is what he uses in his wildlife drawing and paintings.

If you have your own pencils please bring them.  He will talk about the various brands and types of pencils on the market and explain the differences between the various brands. Michael will go over the reasoning for the pencils he uses.

Brundage’s has a preferred PENCIL LIST, but you are free to bring whatever pencils you have.

Whatever other supplies you may need will be available at Dot’s-N-Doodles.

Cost: $175

Visit Michael’s website:  www.brundageartwork.com

Sep
13
Sun
COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES @ The Astoria Art Loft
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

COLORED PENCIL TECHNIQUES by Michael D. Brundage


 

September 12th and 13th Time: 10:00 am – – 4:00 pm

In this class, you will learn techniques of using colored pencils on suede mate paper to create an Eastern Blue Jay.

Students will use  8 x 10  green swede mat paper.  You may later choose to change the color of the background or leave it green.

Subject:   Eastern Blue Jay

Supplies:

Green swede mate paper –  has been ordered at Dot’s N Doodles

White graphite paper

Kneaded eraser

Workable spray fix-it

Stylist

Colored pencils:  WHITES, BLUES, BROWNS, GREYS, BLACKS, REDS & YELLOWS, GREENS

For those of you who do not know Michael, his wildlife pencil paintings are exceptional.  He captures the very essence of the creature he is painting.  The pencil list below is what he uses in his wildlife drawing and paintings.

If you have your own pencils please bring them.  He will talk about the various brands and types of pencils on the market and explain the differences between the various brands. Michael will go over the reasoning for the pencils he uses.

Brundage’s has a preferred PENCIL LIST, but you are free to bring whatever pencils you have.

Whatever other supplies you may need will be available at Dot’s-N-Doodles.

Cost: $175

Visit Michael’s website:  www.brundageartwork.com

Jan
7
Thu
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM
Jan 7 @ 10:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM

HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

DATE: January 28, 2021

Hoffman Center for the Arts offers:

Date: Second Thursday of every month from January through April  2021

Time: 10:00am to 1:00 Pm

Each live session will be on Zoom; links will be sent out the day before each class

Tuition:  $140 for four sessions

To practice art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it!                     –Kurt Vonnegut

Join Melissa Grace Young as your guide on the second Thursday each month beginning January 14. Explore new ideas and techniques, build your lettering skills, and connect with like-minded participants as you follow each other’s progress. Develop your creative process and find your path as you participate in these monthly workshops

Grow Your Art Practice is a year-long journey of sketchbook journaling offered in four-month segments for $140 each. Workshops include 2-1/2 hours of instruction plus a half-hour to share pages, answer questions, and present homework ideas between months.

Sessions will be recorded and made available to you for a limited time if you miss a live session. All students have access to video demonstrations, examples, material lists, and tips and tricks residing in the entire course’s online segment. The online classroom will be updated monthly with new information and includes a forum on which participants can upload photos of their pages, ask questions, give, and receive feedback.

Melissa Young’s career has been spent in family medicine. But she says:

“I’ve always used creative outlets to help keep me grounded.”

She has dabbled in ceramics, jewelry making, spinning & weaving, quilting, and acrylic and watercolor painting. Over the past few years, she enjoys sketchbook journaling for both every day and traveling. She finds it a useful tool for spring-boarding other larger artworks from ideas developed on her journals’ pages.

 

 

So DO IT! Sign up today to commit yourself to practice your art in 2021, and watch your astounding journal unfold.

Jan
14
Thu
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM
Jan 14 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 15 @ 7:00 am
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM

HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

DATE: January 28, 2021

Hoffman Center for the Arts offers:

Date: Second Thursday of every month from January through April  2021

Time: 10:00am to 1:00 Pm

Each live session will be on Zoom; links will be sent out the day before each class

Tuition:  $140 for four sessions

To practice art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it!                     –Kurt Vonnegut

Join Melissa Grace Young as your guide on the second Thursday each month beginning January 14. Explore new ideas and techniques, build your lettering skills, and connect with like-minded participants as you follow each other’s progress. Develop your creative process and find your path as you participate in these monthly workshops

Grow Your Art Practice is a year-long journey of sketchbook journaling offered in four-month segments for $140 each. Workshops include 2-1/2 hours of instruction plus a half-hour to share pages, answer questions, and present homework ideas between months.

Sessions will be recorded and made available to you for a limited time if you miss a live session. All students have access to video demonstrations, examples, material lists, and tips and tricks residing in the entire course’s online segment. The online classroom will be updated monthly with new information and includes a forum on which participants can upload photos of their pages, ask questions, give, and receive feedback.

Melissa Young’s career has been spent in family medicine. But she says:

“I’ve always used creative outlets to help keep me grounded.”

She has dabbled in ceramics, jewelry making, spinning & weaving, quilting, and acrylic and watercolor painting. Over the past few years, she enjoys sketchbook journaling for both every day and traveling. She finds it a useful tool for spring-boarding other larger artworks from ideas developed on her journals’ pages.

 

 

So DO IT! Sign up today to commit yourself to practice your art in 2021, and watch your astounding journal unfold.

Feb
11
Thu
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM
Feb 11 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 12 @ 7:00 am
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM

HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

DATE: January 28, 2021

Hoffman Center for the Arts offers:

Date: Second Thursday of every month from January through April  2021

Time: 10:00am to 1:00 Pm

Each live session will be on Zoom; links will be sent out the day before each class

Tuition:  $140 for four sessions

To practice art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it!                     –Kurt Vonnegut

Join Melissa Grace Young as your guide on the second Thursday each month beginning January 14. Explore new ideas and techniques, build your lettering skills, and connect with like-minded participants as you follow each other’s progress. Develop your creative process and find your path as you participate in these monthly workshops

Grow Your Art Practice is a year-long journey of sketchbook journaling offered in four-month segments for $140 each. Workshops include 2-1/2 hours of instruction plus a half-hour to share pages, answer questions, and present homework ideas between months.

Sessions will be recorded and made available to you for a limited time if you miss a live session. All students have access to video demonstrations, examples, material lists, and tips and tricks residing in the entire course’s online segment. The online classroom will be updated monthly with new information and includes a forum on which participants can upload photos of their pages, ask questions, give, and receive feedback.

Melissa Young’s career has been spent in family medicine. But she says:

“I’ve always used creative outlets to help keep me grounded.”

She has dabbled in ceramics, jewelry making, spinning & weaving, quilting, and acrylic and watercolor painting. Over the past few years, she enjoys sketchbook journaling for both every day and traveling. She finds it a useful tool for spring-boarding other larger artworks from ideas developed on her journals’ pages.

 

 

So DO IT! Sign up today to commit yourself to practice your art in 2021, and watch your astounding journal unfold.

Mar
11
Thu
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM
Mar 11 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 7:00 am
Grow Your Art Practice: A Sketchbook Journaling Odyssey for 2021 @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM

HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

DATE: January 28, 2021

Hoffman Center for the Arts offers:

Date: Second Thursday of every month from January through April  2021

Time: 10:00am to 1:00 Pm

Each live session will be on Zoom; links will be sent out the day before each class

Tuition:  $140 for four sessions

To practice art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it!                     –Kurt Vonnegut

Join Melissa Grace Young as your guide on the second Thursday each month beginning January 14. Explore new ideas and techniques, build your lettering skills, and connect with like-minded participants as you follow each other’s progress. Develop your creative process and find your path as you participate in these monthly workshops

Grow Your Art Practice is a year-long journey of sketchbook journaling offered in four-month segments for $140 each. Workshops include 2-1/2 hours of instruction plus a half-hour to share pages, answer questions, and present homework ideas between months.

Sessions will be recorded and made available to you for a limited time if you miss a live session. All students have access to video demonstrations, examples, material lists, and tips and tricks residing in the entire course’s online segment. The online classroom will be updated monthly with new information and includes a forum on which participants can upload photos of their pages, ask questions, give, and receive feedback.

Melissa Young’s career has been spent in family medicine. But she says:

“I’ve always used creative outlets to help keep me grounded.”

She has dabbled in ceramics, jewelry making, spinning & weaving, quilting, and acrylic and watercolor painting. Over the past few years, she enjoys sketchbook journaling for both every day and traveling. She finds it a useful tool for spring-boarding other larger artworks from ideas developed on her journals’ pages.

 

 

So DO IT! Sign up today to commit yourself to practice your art in 2021, and watch your astounding journal unfold.

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