106 Third Street
Astoria, OR 97103


Let's Rock and Swap .... the art of painting Rocks!!

October 1st, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Astoria Art Loft and Dots'n Doodles is planning a second "Let's Rock and Swap"  party to paint rocks.  All ages welcome.  Admission is free.  RSVP to attend. 

                Date:          To be announced

                Time:          5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

                 Place:        The Astoria Art Loft

                                  106 Third Street, Astoria

                                    above Dots 'n Doodles

                Supplies:    You bring your rock.  Bring paints and brushes, and markers or ......

                                    find them at Dots'n Doodles

                RSVP:         Astoria Art Loft    503-325-4442 or

                                    Dots 'n Doodles    503-325-5081


            The painted rocks will be on exhibit in October in the Gallery at the Astoria Art Loft.   Click on "Art Gallery and Shows" (above) for more details.

Portrait Workshop with Sabina Turner

October 13th, 2017
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday, October 13th thru Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Artists will learn face proportions and mapping, how to use  a limited palette in portraiture, and how to develop a portrait from a live model.  Emphasis will be on face structure, using shading to describe form, backgrounds, and more.


* Paper :  

    A pad of 18" x 24" or larger drawing paper for sketching

    140 lb or 300 lb cold pressed Arches watercolor paper or any other quality brand

*  Watercolor Paints: ***

    Burnt sienna, French ultramarine blue, phthalo blue, (green shade), Winsor red or any other brand of a true red, Indian yellow, permanent rose or its equivalent, cadmium lemon, cerulean blue

*  Brushes:

    #12 or #14; #7 or #8 jumbo round; 1" flat' 1 1/2" - 2" wash brush; 1/2" flat 

*  Other:

    #2 pencil, charcoal pencil, paper towels, drawing board, masking tape or clips to hold the paper to your board

        ***   Artists working in mediums other than watercolor may bring whatever supplies they prefer.  Oil panters, please use Gamsol and not any volatile spirits.

Total Cost:    $365 plus shared model fee       Non-refundable Deposit $80

Information and reservation:    call 503-325-4445

Visit:   www.SabinaTurner.com



September 1st, 2017
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Art Technique Series - Aug, Sept & Oct 2017 

for more information contact  - (503) 325 - 4442

 ZENTANGLE* for Beginners  

 Sandi Kelley,  Artist and  Certified Instructor

                                                     Four Saturdays 

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4-Class Cost - $125 plus $25 for all supplies

Supplies provided

Single Classes are available

Contact 503-440-9788

* Zentangle is a registered trademark

Judi McElroy, Artist Instructor
1-day workshop on the Fascinating Effects and How to Use PEBEO
Saturday - September 30th
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Supplies provided
Cost -  $75


                                               Watercolor Classes 

                                Oil Painting and Drawing Classes

            Open Studio Watercolor  - Thursday afternoons

                                          Art Videos - every Friday

                                              Zentangle Classes

                                           Glass Mosaic Classes

                       Children's Classes and Workshops                     

Come paint or finish projects any time Tuesday through Saturdays.   Classes are offered between regular Art Loft hours or by appointment.

                      For more information, see listings below,  or  call 503-325-4442


Watercolor classes with Jo Pomeroy

September 1st, 2017
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

On-going Watercolor classes with Jo Pomeroy - Wednesday and Thursday afternoons

Recommended Supplies:

*Paper:  140 lb. cold press Arches or similar quality brand; (optional) yupo, terraskin; drawing tablet; mixed media or watercolor tablet for color studies

*Paints:   permanent alizarin crimson or carmine; lemon yellow or Hansa yellow, cadmium yellow pale or Aureolin; Prussian blue or phthalo blue, cobalt blue, ultramarine blue


1" aquarelle flat, #10 or #12 round, rigger (liner)


palette or white plate, large white towel, board on which to place paper; paper twoel, sponge, spray bottle; color wheel

Fee:        $30 per session

                                          For more information call 503-325-4442

Kai Raden

September 1st, 2017
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kai Raiden has relocated.  We wish her great success in her new venture!

For more information:    contact Kai @  971-284-9112

                                        or @  deepbluemosaics@gmail.com


Driftwood Owl Workshop with Astoria Artist and Designer Brigitte Willse

October 11th, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Create a "Driftwood Owl" ... learn about the paints and methods used to create these whimsical pieces of art.

                    Wednesday, October 11th - 10 am - 4 pm
                                    Cost $48 - $12 for supplies

                    Contact:  503-325-4442