Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Classes and Events

 
 If you would like have your pet be the subject of a class painting session, please send your pet’s photo with good resolution, taken in natural light, to susie@townhallarts.com
 We will check it out to see if it is a good candidate for our Paint Your Pet Class. Students will all paint from the same photo each session.
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 Lots of seasonal art is available for purchase in the Arts of Bear Valley Window at the Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold. 

Before each class check in with 
Larry @ Town Hall Arts on the Square for directions. 

To reserve your seat for any classes listed below 
PLEASE call ahead 785-2050
or email Larry  larry@townhallarts.com 

A deposit may be required to hold your place

Free Young at Art Class Now Available!
 If you are under 17 or over 70, this is your chance to win a free beginning oil class with all supplies provided! Just send susie@townhallarts.com an email explaining in 50 words or less why you would like to take either one of these oil classes. (Oil students must be at least nine years old.) 

Deadline is Oct. 31. 
Winner will be notified Nov. 1. 
We are painting Sam, the cat, Saturday, November 5, and 
Beans, the puppy, November 12--so pick one and send a note to Susie!

Open Paint Thursdays 
Thursday, November 3 • 1 pm to 4 pm
Gouache on Colored Matboard 

Experience gouache, which is opaque watercolor, on colored paper. If you don’t have gouache, you can mix your watercolors with white gouache for opaque color, or gouache can be supplied for an extra $5. Colored pencils and white ink can add lights to colored paper, so bring them also if you have them. Free matboard scraps provided. Handouts available—no instruction. There is a $5 studio fee for Open Paint Days. Please sign up for Open Paint in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com, or Susie at susie@townhallarts.com if you are coming to this session. 
Paint Your Pet with Susie #71 
Saturday, November 5 • 1 pm to 4 pm 
Sam 

Whose pet will we paint this week? It’s Crystyl’s cat, Sam. Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring a square canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including 12x12 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $10. If you request supplies, there is a $25 non-refundable deposit at registration. Don’t forget to wear your paint clothes! Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies. There are two spaces left in this class. 
Beginning Watercolor with Susie 
Monday, November 7 • 1 to 4 pm 

Leaf Tangles 

This month, we will do some negative painting and then add some tangle doodles to the white leaf layer (photo coming soon). You will need 1/8 sheet of Arches paper (cut the long way, 5.5x14 inches), 3 leaves, and a Micron .01 pen. Also bring your usual watercolor supplies, including paper towels, water sprayer, tissue, 2H pencil, Magic Rub eraser, and tape. If you do not have Arches paper, you may purchase a quarter sheet for $3 from Susie. Watercolor cards and backboards for watercolor paper are provided for this class. Cost of class is $25 ($40 if everything, including Arches paper, is supplied). If you request supplies, there is a $15 non-refundable deposit at registration. No shows will be required to pay in full at registration for their next class.

Oil--Sundays with Heinie 
Classes will be held 10 am to 4 pm 
 November classes: 11/6, 11/13. 
Old Masters’ Oil Techniques with Heinie Hartwig of Soulsbyville 

 Learn to paint the way the old masters from 1860 to 1900 painted—detailed, yet fast and loose. Bring oil supplies, including rags, paper towels, turp pot, and rounded-tip palette knife. Get the list of Heinie’s oil colors at the desk. Cost is $75 a lesson. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. July 31 session is full at this time, but please call to get on the waiting list.
Open Paint Thursdays  
Thursday, November 10 • 1 to 4 pm 
Thursday Acrylics Teasels--Experiencing Acrylic Ink

Acrylic ink is the most liquid form of acrylic paint and is suitable for all watercolor painting styles. It works beautifully for wet-into-wet washes and can create the most stunning patterns as they mix and mingle on the paper. Susie has a few bottles of acrylic ink to share, but, if you have any, please bring them and watercolor paper. Handouts available—no instruction. There is a $5 studio fee for Open Paint Days. Please sign up for Open Paint in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , or Susie at susie@townhallarts.com if you are coming to this session.
Paint Your Pet with Susie #72 
Saturday, November 12 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Beans 

Whose pet will we paint this week? It’s Kathy’s pup, Beans. Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring an 11x14 and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including 11x14 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $10. If you request supplies, there is a $25 non-refundable deposit at registration. Don’t forget to wear your paint clothes! Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies. There are two spaces left in this class. 
Monday Open Oils 
Monday November 14 • 1 to 4 pm 

Come paint with friends on Monday afternoon! There is no instructor for MOO—bring your art supplies, a photo or set up to work from, and refreshment to share. Standing easels provided. Cost of MOO is $5. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. 
Open Paint Thursdays 2nd Thursday Acrylics 
Thursday, November 17 • 1 to 4 pm
 
Winter Trees 

Let’s follow this Pinterest Daily Art video and learn some new tricks with acrylics. Bring your usual acrylic supplies, small sponge, and palette knife. We can follow along on Susie’s iPad—or your own phone or device. Standing easels are provided. Cost of Open Paint Day is $5. Please sign up in advance--notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com, if you are coming.
Paint Your Pet with Susie #73 
Saturday, November 19 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Luke 

Whose pet will we paint this week? It’s Tracy’s Luke. Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring a square canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including 12x12 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $10. If you request supplies, there is a $25 non-refundable deposit at registration. Don’t forget to wear your paint clothes! Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies. There are four spaces left in this class. 
Open Paint Thursdays Thursday Oils 
Thursday, December 1 • 1 to 4 pm 

Late Afternoon Landscape 

Learn how the time of day affects light in a landscape. Bring your own oil supplies (easels provided) and goodies to share during our Aperitif Critique session (or sooner Cost of Open Paint Day is $5. Handout of instructions available—no instructor. Please sign up for Open Paint Days in advance. This class will be held below in the oil studio. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com if you are coming to this session.
Paint Your Pet with Susie #74
Saturday, Dec. 3 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Underwater Lab 

An underwater animal this week!  Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint.  For this class, please bring a 16x20 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $50 if all supplies are furnished (including prepared 16x20 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $15.   If you request supplies, there is a $20 non-refundable deposit at registration.  Don’t forget to wear your paint clothes!  Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies.  There are three spaces left in this class.