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
9
Sat
Year of Botanicals: Winter Branches @ Hoffman art Center - ZOOM
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hoffman Center for the Arts

News Release: Date: January 28, 2020

Hoffman Center for the Arts offers Year of Botanicals: Winter Branches

Date: January 9, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm to 4 pm

On Zoom

Tuition: $45.00

The Hoffman Center for the Arts is offering monthly botanical drawing classes led by Seaside artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh. This series kicks off Saturday, January 9, with a focus on winter branches. Winter branches are a wonder of a universe to observe. Each presents a challenge to draw whether cedar, western hemlock, or magnolia, branches with fuzzy buds or dried seeds.

Participants will draw by looking at live specimens of their choice in a sketchbook or working on their choice paper. Colored pencils, micron pens, and pencils are needed. Follow the link below for more information and complete materials

list.

This series changes monthly with a new subject, demonstrations, and techniques. All sessions are held on the second Saturday of each month at the same time for $45.00 each. The first three sessions are now available for registration.

Additional information may be found at: https://hoffmanarts.org/events/year-of-botanicals-winter-branches-with-dorota-haber-lehigh/

Materials:

Variety of plant subjects: winter branches, evergreen branches, branches with buds, whatever you can find close to home. Live specimens are preferred over working from photographs.

Sketchbook of your choice

Pencil (either H or F)

Kneaded eraser

Hand-held pencil sharpener, such as Alvin Brass Bullet

Pigma Micron Pen (005) black

Set of artist quality colored pencils (Prismacolor Premier, Faber Castell Phlychomos, Pable by Caran D’ache, Derwent Colorsoft.

Good quality drawing paper: Choose one from the list

  • White paper (Dorota works on either Stonehenge Aqua hot press 140 lbs or Fluid 100 watercolor paper, 140 lbs hot press. You can buy one sheet and cut it into smaller pieces.
  • Other good colored pencil paper—Strathmore Bristol Smooth. If you like brown surfaced paper, Dorota recommends Toned Tan Sketch paper sketchbook by Strathmore, Kraft by Stonehenge (Legion Paper), or Mixed Media Toned Tan by Strathmore. You don’t need all this paper, just choose one or two to try.

Optional:

Embossing tool (Pergamano Fine Stylus 0.5mm

Colorless blender of your choice, for example, Caran D’ache wax colorless blender, or Copic colorless blender marker, number 0.

https://hoffmanarts.org/events/year-of-botanicals-winter-branches-with-dorota-haber-lehigh/

Aug
16
Mon
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm – 2:00 pm
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Aug
17
Tue
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 17 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 18 @ 6:00 am
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Aug
18
Wed
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 18 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 6:00 am
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Aug
19
Thu
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 20 @ 6:00 am
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Aug
20
Fri
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 20 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 21 @ 6:00 am
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Aug
21
Sat
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP – – Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Aug 21 @ 10:00 pm – Aug 22 @ 6:00 am
SECOND SESSION CHILDREN’S ART CAMP  – –  Ages 7 – 12
This workshop starts August 16 – 21, 2021.  
Monday through Saturday
10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.
 
ALL SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
 
Children will bring their own lunch.
In this session
the children will learn about  AMERICAN  ARTISTS.  
They will do paintings of the artist of the day, there will be sculpture, drawings, biographies of artists and learn about their techniques. 
A variety of supplies will be used:
Water-based paints, weaving, pens, fingers, stencils,
and much, much more.

 

Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Oct
14
Thu
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft

Mick McAndrews, award winning WATERCOLORIST,

 

will hold a workshop at the Art Loft on October 14, 15, and 16, 2021.

More information to follow or check our website for details.

AstoriaArtLoft.com

Oct
15
Fri
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft

Mick McAndrews, award winning WATERCOLORIST,

 

will hold a workshop at the Art Loft on October 14, 15, and 16, 2021.

More information to follow or check our website for details.

AstoriaArtLoft.com

Oct
16
Sat
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Watercolor Workshop @ The Astoria Art Loft

Mick McAndrews, award winning WATERCOLORIST,

 

will hold a workshop at the Art Loft on October 14, 15, and 16, 2021.

More information to follow or check our website for details.

AstoriaArtLoft.com

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