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 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. 

Oil--Sundays with Heinie Sundays • 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. Heinie’s Sunday classes have been filling up, so sign up early!
Monday Open Oils Monday, September 26 • 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 5th Thursday  —Acrylic Ink Teasels--
Thursday, September 29 • 1 pm to 4 pm

Experiencing Acrylic Ink  The fifth Thursday gives us a chance to try something different. 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.
KVIE auction 2022 

Check out Susie’s piece “California Street” at the televised KVIE auction. 
Her artwork will come up for bid in the 4 pm group Sunday, Oct. 2. 

Paint Your Pet with Susie #69 Monday, Oct. 3 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Underwater Lab 

Another Monday PYP! And, it’s another 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 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. 
Watercolor with Carolyn Thursday, October 6 • 1 to 4 pm 

Batik Watercolor on Japanese Paper with Carolyn Macpherson of Washington 

Carolyn is on to something new again and this time it’s the beautiful and wrinkled (aged?) Batik medium--but her technique is a much simpler method using rice and masa papers. She will demonstrate how to use your watercolors to achieve flowing, delicate interpretations of flowers and grapes. Bring your watercolor palette and brushes. Carolyn will supply the paper. Cost of class is $30. If you need paint, palette, and brushes furnished, cost is $45. There are three places left in this class.
Paint Your Pet with Susie #70 Monday, Oct. 10 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Wittmer Ridge

Another Monday PYP! It’s Cindy’s photo we will paint this week! Paint a landscape the George Durkee way, using only six colors: lemon yellow, cad yellow deep, ultramarine blue, Prussian blue, alizarin crimson, and cad red light. 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 11x14 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $10. 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 is one space left in this class. 
Open Paint Thursdays 2nd Thursday Acrylics 
Thursday, October 13 • 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.
Open Paint Thursdays 3rd Thursday Watercolors Thursday, October 21 • 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.
Open Paint Thursdays 4th Thursday Pastels 
Thursday, October 27 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Working With Shadows

Learn how to determine the color of shadows. Bring your own supplies. Sanded pastel paper available for purchase. Let Susie know ahead of time if you need paper so it can be cut. 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.
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. There are four places left in this class.

Open Paint Thursdays Thursday Oils 
Thursday, November 10 • 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.