WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

About Teaching

Kristen enjoys sharing her passion for drawing, painting and calligraphy by teaching workshops at conferences, retreat centers, and various locations. She has taught for many groups across the USA and abroad, including Belgium, Canada and Japan. Her teaching emphasis is to promote learning in a fun, encouraging, and relaxed atmosphere while also helping students build a solid knowledge of techniques and develop skills they can utilize and integrate in their own work.

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Check back here, or sign up to be notified about upcoming online and in-person workshops and classes!

See below for upcoming & past workshops.

Workshop and class information will be posted when details are finalized.

WORKSHOP TOPICS & TITLES:

Drawing

Colored Pencil

Watercolor

Calligraphy

  • Italic Calligraphy
  • Luscious Layered Lettering
  • Italic Refinement
  • Italic Theme & Variations

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UPCOMING
WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Drawing & Lettering Sketchbook

CONFERENCE

Focus On Book Arts 2024

Biennial International Book Arts Conference

 

Workshop: DRAWING & LETTERING SKETCHBOOK  (3 days)

Conference:  June 26 – 30, 2024

Location: Western Oregon University, Monmouth OR

Registration Begins March 2024

Information:  Focus On Book Arts    www.focusonbookarts.org

Geranium Leaves, mixed media

WORKSHOP

Colored Pencil Explorations

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

Watercolor Explorations-KristenDoty

WORKSHOP

Watercolor Explorations

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

Drawing Gerbera Kristen Doty

WORKSHOP

Drawing for Everyone

(especially those who think they can’t draw)

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

Drawing Letterforms

WORKSHOP

Drawing Letterforms

A mini-workshop combining drawn letterforms and colored pencil techniques

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

Colored Pencil & Lettering

WORKSHOP

Colored Pencil & Lettering

A fun 2-hour mini-workshop combining drawn letterforms and colored pencil techniques

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

Italic Calligraphy

CLASS 

Italic Calligraphy

A 3-week Italic Calligraphy class for beginners to advanced

Dates:  Not Set

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Description and more information coming soon!

Contact:  Kristen Doty

Please use the contact form above to be notified with more information when this class is offered.

PAST WORKSHOPS

Colored Pencil & Lettering

ONLINE DEMO

Colored Pencil & Letterforms

Drawn Letterforms & Colored Pencil Techniques

Date:  October 25, 2022   6:00pm 

Location:  Live Online via Zoom

Presented By:  South Sound Calligraphers

Info:  South Sound Calligraphers  www.southsoundcalligraphers.com

 

Drawing & Lettering Sketchbook

CONFERENCE

Focus On Book Arts 2022

Biennial International Book Arts Conference

 

Unfortunately, this conference has been canceled.
However, the Faculty & Staff Exhibit is still happening!
See the Exhibit information on the NEWS & EVENTS page.

Please check the FOBA website for updates!

Workshop: DRAWING & LETTERING SKETCHBOOK  (3 days, July 15-17)

Conference:  July 15 – 19, 2022

Location:  Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Information:  Focus On Book Arts    www.focusonbookarts.org

ONLINE CONFERENCE

Letters of Joy 2022

Sponsored by Write On Calligraphers

Workshop: DRAWING LETTERFORMS 

Dates:  April 29- 30, 2022

Location:  ONLINE

Information: Write On Calligraphers  –  Letters Of Joy       www.lettersofjoyconference.com

Italic Refinement - LOJ

ONLINE CONFERENCE

Letters of Joy 2021

Sponsored by Write On Calligraphers

Workshop: ITALIC REFINEMENT 

Date:  May 5, 2021

Location:  ONLINE

Information: Write On Calligraphers  –  Letters Of Joy       www.lettersofjoyconference.com

Colored Pencil techniques

WORKSHOP

Colored Pencil & Calligraphy

TECHNIQUE SAMPLER BOOK

Dates:  Saturday & Sunday, February 22 & 23, 2020

Location:  Tumwater, WA

Contact:  Nib ‘N’ Inks/South Sound Calligraphers  www.southsoundcalligraphers.com

Drawing Gerbera Kristen Doty

CONFERENCE

All Oregon Calligraphy Conference 2019

Sponsored by Capital Calligraphers

Workshop: DRAWING LETTERFORMS

Dates:  October 12, 2019

Location: Corban University Psalm Center

5000 Deer Park Drive SE, Salem, OR

Information:  Capital Calligraphers  capitalcalligraphers.org

Drawing Gerbera Kristen Doty

CONFERENCE

Focus On Book Arts 2019

Biennial International Book Arts Conference

Workshop: DRAWING FOR EVERYONE (especially those who think they can’t)

Dates:  June 26 – 27, 2019

Location:  Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

Information:  Focus On Book Arts  www.focusonbookarts.org

Watercolor Explorations-KristenDoty

WORKSHOP

Watercolor & Calligraphy

EXPLORATIONS

Dates:  Friday – Sunday, June 7-9, 2019

Location:  San Jose, CA

Contact:  Pacific Scribes  [email protected]    pacificscribes.org

Watercolor Technique Sampler Book

WORKSHOP

Watercolor & Calligraphy

TECHNIQUE SAMPLER BOOK

Dates:  Sunday & Monday, May 13 & 14, 2019

Location:  Grizzly Peak Winery, Ashland, OR

Contact:  Cynthia Griffin      Calligraphers’ Guild

Colored Pencil techniques

WORKSHOP

Colored Pencil & Calligraphy

TECHNIQUE SAMPLER BOOK

Dates:  Friday & Saturday, May 10 & 11, 2019

Location:  Salem, OR

Contact:  Capital Calligraphers   www.capitalcalligraphers.org

Drawing Letterforms Instructor: Kristen Doty

CONFERENCE

Letters of Joy 2019

Sponsored by Write On Calligraphers

Workshop: DRAWING LETTERFORMS 

Dates: May 4, 2019

Location:  Green River College, Auburn, WA

Information:  Write On Calligraphers      www.writeoncalligraphers.org

KDoty-Drawing Letterforms
KDoty- Watercolor Explorations

CONFERENCE

Seattletters

The 37th International Calligraphy Conference

Classes: Drawing & Lettering Sketchbook and Watercolor Explorations

Dates: July 14-21, 2018

Location:  Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Information:  Seattletters in Bellingham

Drawing Gerbera Kristen Doty

PRESENTATION & WORKSHOP

Drawing for Calligraphers

And those who think they can’t draw

Presentation: “The Creative Process”

Dates:    Presentation – Friday, April 20, 2018

Workshop – Saturday & Sunday, April 20-22, 2018

Location:  Minneapolis, MN

More Info & Contact:  Colleagues of Calligraphy        www.colleaguesofcalligraphy.com

Colored Pencil techniques

WORKSHOP

Colored Pencil & Calligraphy

TECHNIQUE SAMPLER BOOK

Dates:  Saturday & Sunday, March 24-25, 2018

Location:  Bellevue, WA

Contact:  Society for Calligraphy and Handwriting   www.calligraphysociety.org

Layered Lettering

WORKSHOP

Luscious Layered Lettering

Learn to combine watercolor and other media with calligraphy

Dates: Saturday – Sunday, October 14 & 15, 2017

Location:  Bellingham, WA

Presented by: The Rain Writers

Contact:  Suzie Beringer 

Colored Pencil techniques

SEMINAR

Colored Pencil & Calligraphy

TECHNIQUE SAMPLER BOOK

Dates:  Saturday & Sunday, May 20 & 21, 2017

Location:  Vancouver, B.C. Canada

Contact: Westcoast Calligraphy Society   www.westcoastcalligraphy.com

Drawing Gerbera Kristen Doty

WORKSHOP

Drawing for Everyone!

(especially those who think they can’t draw)

Dates:  Saturday & Sunday, March 4 & 5, 2017

Location:  Durango, CO

Contact: Durango Art Center   www.durangoarts.org