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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

 

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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: ​wednesday - sunday 10am - 6pm

  • drop-in or call the studio make a reservation

  • 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

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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 art

 

open studio

want the dots and doodles open studio experience in your home?  order take home 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, paints, and brushes.  choose your pottery piece, and select glaze colors for each part! pottery pieces will come with glazes, brushes, and the price includes kiln firing!

our curbside art offerings are now being updated weekly!  a fresh, new menu of rotating canvas and pottery projects!  check back weekly for our new offerings!

 

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 take home order for you! you are also welcome to stop in the studio to pick out art to take home!

send us a message or give us a call!

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browse projects

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

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

2.

place your order

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

  • projects will include all necessary paints/glazes, a limited number of brushes, and step by step 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 Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 6pm

4.

create!

  • enjoy your art activities! projects will be packed with step-by step instructions, 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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explore other media with doodleU

curbside

pottery

All Take Home Paint Your Own Pottery orders include: pottery, selected glazes, brushes, and NEW step by step instructions.  Perfect for a group gathering or a fun at home activity!

This is a small featured selection of our featured paint your own pottery projects!  

Don't miss out to order - our Curbside Paint Your Own Pottery projects will rotate bi-weekly with our Canvas options.  

Our entire pottery selection is available for in person Open Studio.

(If you would like to place a custom Take Home Canvas order please call the studio 724-831-7018)

 

featured pottery projects

These featured project kits include: pottery pieces, step by step instructions, necessary glazes, and brushes. Learn to paint projects like the pros at Dots and Doodles! 

seasonal pottery projects

Choose your pieces and glaze colors!  All pottery includes brushes and price includes kiln firing. 

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curbside

 

canvas painting

All Take Home 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 featured selection of our canvas library!

Don't miss out to order - our Take Home Canvas Paintings will rotate bi-weekly with our Paint Your Own Pottery options!  

Our entire canvas library is available for in person Open Studio.

(If you would like to place a custom Take Home Canvas order please call the studio 724-831-7018)

canvas levels

level 1

  • Uses simple figures using familiar shapes

  • One-Step directions

  • Explores basic artistic techniques

  • 2-5 Step Projects (Typically 30 to 45 mins)

level 2

  • Use simple and moderately complex images and shapes

  • Combination of one and multi-step directions

  • Explores basic and fundamental artistic techniques

  • 5 to 10 Step Projects (Typically ~ 1 hour)

level 3

  • Uses moderate to complex figures and shapes

  • Multi-Step Directions

  • Explores fundamental to intermediate artistic techniques

  • 10-15 Step Projects (Typically 1 to 1.5 hours)

level 4

  • Uses complex figures and shapes

  • Complex multi-step directions

  • Explores intermediate to advanced artistic techniques

  • 15 to 20 Step Projects (Typically 1.5+ hours)

level 5

  • Uses complex figures and shapes

  • Complex multi-step directions

  • Explores advanced artistic techniques

  • 20+ Step Projects (Typically 2+ hours)