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

Thursdays with Heinie -- Oil painting
 Every Thursday • 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.

SLOP—Saturday Last-Minute Open Paint 

Saturday, May 14 • 1 to 4 pm

 Because The Highland Cow has been moved to June 11, we have turned this Saturday into an Open Paint session (SLOP). Come finish those projects that are stacking up on you! Bring your own art supplies and refreshment to share. Standing easels provided. Studio fee is $5 (no instructor). Please sign up in advance—with Susie at (209) 559-6380 or Larry at Town Hall Arts.
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 Monday Open Oils Monday, May 16, 30 • 1 to 4 pm 

Come paint with friends on Monday afternoon! There is no instructor for MOO—bring your own photo or set up to work from. Enjoy the valuable Critique-Aperitif. Bring your own art supplies and refreshment to share. Standing easels provided. Cost of MOO is $5. Please sign up for MOO in advance. Please notify Larry at (209) 785-2050 or Susie at (209) 559-6380 if you are coming to this session.



Open Paint Fridays 3rd Friday Watercolors 
Friday, May 20 • 1 pm to 4 pm
Lightning 

Learn how to put the zap in lightning! Suggested colors are new gamboge, quin magenta, phthalo blue and Payne’s gray. Handouts available—no instruction. There is a $5 fee for Open Paint Days. Because of the new location, you must sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session.

Open Paint Fridays 4th Friday Pastels 
Friday, May 27 • 1 pm to 4 pm
Understanding Temperature 

Learn how the time of day affects the color of light. Please bring your usual pastel supplies, including a backboard, paper, and tape. (Susie has sanded pastel paper available for purchase by the sheet if needed. Colors are white and black. She also has colored suede matboard to use for pastels.) You will receive a photo; there is no instructor. Work from handout or bring your own photo. Cost of Open Paint is $5. Pastels can be furnished for an additional $15. Please sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com
Paint Your Pet with Susie
Saturday, May 28 • 1 pm to 4 pm 
Humming Bird—Beginning Oil 

We are filling in this week with a vibrant springtime delight! For this class, please bring a 9x12 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $40 if all supplies are furnished (including canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $5. 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 five spaces left in this class.
Open Paint Fridays 1st Friday Oils

 Friday, June 3 • 1 to 4 pm
 Columbia Shadows
Paint from one of Susie’s photos taken in late afternoon light in Columbia. Photo is sized for 12x9 or 16x12 canvas. 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. Paint from provided photo or bring your own. 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 #57 
Saturday, June 4    1 pm to 4 pm 

Puffed Quail—Beginning Oil 

Taking a break from pets and turning to local wildlife! Quails puff up to keep warm. Enjoy painting this little bird with its very colorful background. Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring a 9x12 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $40 if all supplies are furnished (including canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $5. 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. 
Beginning Watercolor with Susie 
Monday June 6 • 1 to 4 pm 
Subject; to be announced
 Bring your usual watercolor supplies, Arches 140 lb. watercolor paper, a watercolor card, backboard, removable tape, paper towels and tissues. You may work any size you wish, but tracing is available for 10x14 paper. If you do not have Arches paper, you may purchase a 10x14 piece ($3) for this class from Susie. Cost of class is $25 ($40 if everything, including papers and cards, is supplied.) If you request supplies, there is a $15 non-refundable deposit at registration.
Paint Your Pet with Susie 
Saturday June 11 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

How about a small journey to Scotland to enjoy this Highland Cow? 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. 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 $40 if all supplies are furnished (including canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $5. If you request supplies, there is a $15 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. 
Paint Your Pet with Susie #59 
Saturday, June 25 • 1 pm to 4 pm 
Three-Cow Landscape 

We have had a request for a landscape, so how about these three cows, right around the trail from the studio? Students will all paint from the same photo each session. 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 canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $5. If you request supplies, there is a $15 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.