christmas open studio

open studio

Calling artists of ALL AGES and ALL SKILL LEVELS!  Dots and Doodles invites you to a full service art-making experience.  With a wide selection of paint your own pottery and hundreds of original canvases- there is something for everyone!

how it

 

works

who

  • artists of all ages (2-102) and all skill levels are invited to doodle

  • looking for a fun place to have a mommy and me playdate?

  • after-school art-making with a classmate

  • ladies paint-night-out

  • or a special date night paint night

  • please wear a cloth face covering and dress to get messy (*aprons provided upon request ONLY)

  • tables and artists seated with social distancing in mind

when

  • studio hours: tuesday - sunday 10am - 6pm

  • reservations required (make one online below or call the studio)

  • our younger artists should plan on spending about an hour in the studio to complete a small or medium project

  • school-age artists to adult artists typically spend an hour and a half to two hours completing a project

  • with eight hours a day to doodle: you're invited to spend as many hours or complete as many projects as you wish

how

  • open studio is a full-service art-making experience - kind of like a restaurant for art!

  • our staff will assist artists in selection of projects, adapting and individualizing for skill level, age, etc

  • our staff will bring projects and supplies right to your table and deliver instructions

  • need help?  we're here to guide you as much or as little as you desire!

what

  • canvas: learn to paint one of Dots and Doodles signature canvas paintings.  choose from our selection of original paintings in a range of difficulty levels

  • pottery: choose from our wide selection of paint your own pottery, choose your glazes, and 

  • cost: studio fee + project

    • studio fee: tots (ages 5 and under) $4, youth (ages 6-16) $6, and adults (ages 16+) $8

    • projects: range from $14+ depending on size and complexity

make a

reservation

 
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canvas

painting

 

Explore our extensive library of hundreds of original canvas paintings, finding the perfect canvas for you.  From images with stencils, to landscapes, animal portraits, cartoons, seasonal options, and more - there is something for every ability and individual.  

Browse some of our favorite and seasonal canvases!

(note: just a tiny sample of our broad canvas library)

paint your own

pottery

 

Browse our wide selection of paint your own pottery (pre--fired bisque) including: mugs, plates, bowls, lanterns, home decor items, figurines, ornaments, plaques, and so much more! Choose a piece and select glazes to paint.

All pottery remains at the studio after painting for kiln-firing (approx 10-14 days) and artists will be contacted when ready for pick- up.  

Here's a peak at some of our favorite pieces! Our selection changes with the seasons - so stop back frequently and keep an eye out for new items! 

curbside

 

open studio

want the dots and doodles open studio experience in your home?  order curbside open studio! canvases and pottery projects available just like you were here!  choose a canvas, choose your size, and customize any paint colors.  the canvas will come pre-sketched with step - by step instructions and paints.  choose your pottery piece, and select glaze colors for each part!  questions, have a pottery project in mind that you don't see, or want a custom canvas? 

we would be happy to make a custom curbside order for you! give us a call!

12 days of

CURBSIDE

CHRISTMAS

December

2nd - 13th

12 days of BRAND NEW canvases, pottery and holiday projects

FREE gift with EVERY Curbside Order from Dec 2- 13

swipe right to see the projects

1.

browse projects

  • check out our seasonal selection of paint-at-home canvas paintings and pottery

  • pottery and canvas projects include projects, enough paint or glaze to complete, and a limited assortment of brushes

  • additional brush packs and supplies available to add-on

2.

place your order

  • curbside kits can include any combination of pottery and/or canvas projects

  • projects will include all necessary paints/glazes, a limited number of brushes, and instructions

3.

curbside pick-up

  • please allow 48-72 hours for order fulfillment

  • you will receive a text when your order is ready to be picked up

  • orders can be picked up on Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm

4.

create!

  • enjoy your art activities! projects will be packed with step-by step instruction, tips, and helpful techniques! 

5.

pottery drop-off for firing

  • pottery must be fired once painted. once pottery is returned, it will be fired, and we will notify you when it is ready for finished pick-up (about two weeks from return to studio)

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curbside paint your own

pottery

Calling all Christmas decorators! Paint your first tree or add another tree or truck with tree to your extensive collection. 

For the first year ever, paint your tree, on your time, in your space, by yourself or host your own tree painting party.  All Curbside Paint Your Own Pottery orders include: pottery, selected glazes, brushes, and step by step instructions.  Perfect for a group gathering or a fun at home activity! 

 

want some help choosing your

tree

tree sizes & styles

  • (from left to right)

  • large classic (17"x12")

  • medium classic (14"x9")

  • small classic (9"x5")

glaze colors

  • (on left) - dark green - solid color over the entire tree)

  • (on right) - classic green​ - dimensional color, shiny glaze flows across the textured branches beautifully (made just for trees!)

vintage, snowy, and regular glazes

  • snowy - regular glaze color with tiny white "fleckles"

  • vintage - multi-tonal colors (made to look like "traditional ceramic glazes)

  • classic green - our traditional tree color - flows in between branches to create dimension

  • regular - single-tone, bright and vibrant pottery colors

lights

  • (on left) - clear lights with clear star (additional item)

  • (on right) - colored lights and yellow start (included with trees, wreaths, and truck/wagon with trees)

curbside canvas

 

painting

All Curbside canvas painting orders include: pre-sketched canvases, paints, brushes, and step by step instructions.  Perfect for a group gathering or a fun at home activity!  (This is a small selection of our canvas library.  Our entire canvas library is available for in person Open Studio. If you would like to place a custom Curbside Canvas order please call the studio 724-831-7018).

additional curbside

supplies

info

  • Curbside open studio orders can include any combination of canvas projects and pottery projects.

 

  • Order Online - projects come with paints or glazes, step by step instructions, and brushes

  • Want to paint more than one project? Have a few artists who want to doodle?

    • ​Awesome!  Select as many projects as you would like and "add to cart"

  • Orders will be ready for curbside pickup between 48hr and 72hr after the order is placed.

    • ​Studio will notify customer when order ready for pick up via text

    • Pick up hours

      • Tuesday - Sunday 10am -6pm​

canvas painting

  • Select from a variety of canvases ranging from difficulty levels: Easy, Medium, & Challenging

    • Canvas Levels 

      • Easy (approx ages 5-9)

      • Medium (approx ages 8-12)

      • Hard (approx ages 12-Adult)

  • Canvases will come pre-sketched with the selected image(s)

  • ​​The canvas will include the paints, and printed image with step by step instructions!

  • Custom Canvas​

    • If you would like to paint an image and it is not in our collection - please EMAIL the studio and we will customize one for you!​