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

Oct
3
Sat
YONG HONG ZHONG Watercolor Painting class @ The Astoria Art Loft
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

YONG HONG ZHONG – 2 DAY CLASS

Watercolor Painting

This class has been rescheduled to: OCTOBER 3rd & 4th Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 or 4:00 p.m.

This two-day watercolor workshop emphasizes the use of simplified composition, value structure, and color.   Included are short lectures on visual structures and demos from B&W and color photos.  Individual critiques will be available throughout the two days with a group critique each day.

Day 1 – First day: class begins at   9:00 AM   – –   3:30 or 4:00 PM    – –   

Lecture on visual structure and composition with emphasis on values.  A brief discussion on paints, brushes, and papers is followed by another demo from black and white photos.  Painting time;  end of day critique. 

Day 2 –  Lecture on visual structure and simplification with emphasis on values, color, light, and shadow.   Demo from a color photo.   Painting time and end of day critique.

MATERIALS – –

PAINTS:  Azo Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red, Quinacridone                   Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt, Blue,                   Cerulean Blue, Phthalocyanne Blue, Burnt Umber, Payne’s Gray, Ivory Black,                   Chinese White

BRUSHESRound brushes, 4 to 5 sable or synthetic and a couple of squirrel (variety of                       sizes).

Flat brushes, 4 to 5  (variety of sizes)

Just bring what you already own.

PAPER:      ARCHES Cold Press

10 X 14  or  9 X 12  – – 140/lb

12 sheets or whatever brands that you are comfortable with

OTHER:     Palette, small sketchbook, thin sticks of vine charcoals, water container, paper towels,                     masking tape, drawing board, #2B pencils, palette knife, eraser, and a small stray plastic                     spray bottle

 

VISIT  Yong Hong’s website at:  WWW.YONGHONGZHONG.COM

 

Oct
4
Sun
YONG HONG ZHONG Watercolor Painting class @ The Astoria Art Loft
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

YONG HONG ZHONG – 2 DAY CLASS

Watercolor Painting

This class has been rescheduled to: OCTOBER 3rd & 4th Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 or 4:00 p.m.

This two-day watercolor workshop emphasizes the use of simplified composition, value structure, and color.   Included are short lectures on visual structures and demos from B&W and color photos.  Individual critiques will be available throughout the two days with a group critique each day.

Day 1 – First day: class begins at   9:00 AM   – –   3:30 or 4:00 PM    – –   

Lecture on visual structure and composition with emphasis on values.  A brief discussion on paints, brushes, and papers is followed by another demo from black and white photos.  Painting time;  end of day critique. 

Day 2 –  Lecture on visual structure and simplification with emphasis on values, color, light, and shadow.   Demo from a color photo.   Painting time and end of day critique.

MATERIALS – –

PAINTS:  Azo Yellow, Cadmium Yellow, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Red, Quinacridone                   Magenta, Alizarin Crimson, Dioxazine Purple, Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt, Blue,                   Cerulean Blue, Phthalocyanne Blue, Burnt Umber, Payne’s Gray, Ivory Black,                   Chinese White

BRUSHESRound brushes, 4 to 5 sable or synthetic and a couple of squirrel (variety of                       sizes).

Flat brushes, 4 to 5  (variety of sizes)

Just bring what you already own.

PAPER:      ARCHES Cold Press

10 X 14  or  9 X 12  – – 140/lb

12 sheets or whatever brands that you are comfortable with

OTHER:     Palette, small sketchbook, thin sticks of vine charcoals, water container, paper towels,                     masking tape, drawing board, #2B pencils, palette knife, eraser, and a small stray plastic                     spray bottle

 

VISIT  Yong Hong’s website at:  WWW.YONGHONGZHONG.COM

 

Jun
21
Mon
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 21 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Jun
22
Tue
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 22 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Jun
23
Wed
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 23 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Jun
24
Thu
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 24 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Jun
25
Fri
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 25 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
Jun
26
Sat
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12 @ The Astoria Art Loft
Jun 26 @ 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm
ART WORKSHOPS FOR CHILDREN Ages 7 – 12
     The Astoria Art Loft will hold two sessions of art workshops for children this summer the first will start
June 21 – 26, 2021, Monday through Saturday
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
SUPPLIES  FURNISHED
Children will bring their own lunch
They will learn about
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE NORTHWEST.
They will DRAW – PAINT – CREATE – THINK – LEARN 
HAVE FUN AND MAKE FRIENDS
SUPPLIES USED:
Water-based paints, colored pencils, collage fingers, branches crinkled paper, and much, much more! 
Cost: $100
Scholarships available
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

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