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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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

Oil--Sundays with Heinie 
Classes will be held August 14, 21, 28; 10 am to 4 pm 
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. 

Beginning Watercolor with Susie Monday August 8 • 1 to 4 pm

The Old Copper Church—a lesson in perspective


Paint an historic landmark while learning the basics of perspective. Colors used are orange, burnt sienna, cobalt blue, sap green, indigo, and quinacridone gold. Bring your usual watercolor supplies, Arches 140 lb. watercolor paper, a watercolor card, backboard, removable tape, salt, ruler, paper towels and tissues. If you do not have Arches paper, you may purchase a 7x10 piece ($1.50) for this class from Susie. Cost of class is $25 ($40 if everything, including paper and card, is supplied). If you request supplies, there is a $15 non-refundable deposit at registration.

Open Paint Thursdays

2nd Thursday Acrylics

Thursday, August 11 ; 1 to 4 pm

Poppy Field 

Let’s follow the YouTube video “Poppy Field Acrylic Painting Tutorial” and learn some new tricks with acrylics. Bring your usual acrylic supplies, small sponge, and Q-tips. Check out the video before you come—should be fun! 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 #65 
Monday, August 15 • 1 pm to 4 pm
Golden Cow Landscape 

For those of you having a hard time fitting in a Saturday Paint Your Pet, here’s one during the week for you! Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring an 11x14 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including an 11x14 canvas) for your use that day. 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. 

Open Paint Thursdays
3rd Thursday Watercolors
Thursday, August 18 ; 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 $10. Colored pencils and white ink can add lights to colored paper, so bring them also if you have them. Matboard 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 #66 
Saturday, August 20 • 1 pm to 4 pm 
White Duck in the Lily Pads

 What will we paint this week? It’s Crystyl’s photo! Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring a 12x9, or 16x12 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $40 if all supplies are furnished (including a 9x12 canvas--$45 includes a 16x12 canvas). Prepared canvas only is $5 for 9x12, $10 for 12x16. 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 three spaces left in this class.
Open Paint Thursdays
4th Thursday Pastels 
Thursday, August 25 • 1 pm to 4 pm
Bird on Black Pastel Paper 

This week we are painting this studio visitor on black sanded pastel paper! If you do not have black sanded paper, Susie has 11x15 Mi Tientes paper for $3.50. Photograph 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 #65 
Saturday, August 27 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Sheri's Pug 

Whose pet will we paint this week? It’s Penny’s Sheri Pug! Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring an 11x14 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including an 11x14 canvas) for your use that day. 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 four spaces left in this class
Open Paint Thursdays 
1st Thursday Oils 
Thursday, September 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