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.
Open Paint Fridays 
4th Friday Pastels 
Friday, June 24  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 Days in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com.
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.
Monday Open Oils 
Monday, June 27      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    Friday, July 1 • 1 to 4 pm
Studio closed for private lesson

Open Paint Fridays
2nd Friday Acrylics
Friday, July 8    1 to 4 pm

Greenery

Learn to make different greens for near and distant foliage. Bring your usual acrylic supplies. Suggested colors are Anthraquinone Blue, Cerulean Blue Chromium, Diarylide Yellow, Quinacridone Magenta, and Titanium white. Handout (no instructor) and standing easels are provided. Cost of Open Paint Day is $5. Please sign up in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com, if you are coming.
PAINT YOUR PET WITH SUSIE #61 
Saturday, July 9 • 1 pm to 4 pm 

Chester 

Whose pet will we paint this week? It’s Sheila’s cat, Chester!  
 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 8x16 canvas and your usual oil supplies. Cost of class is $20, or $45 if all supplies are furnished (including canvas) for your use that day. Cost of prepared canvas only is $12. 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 July 11      1 to 4 pm
 to be announced 

Bring your usual watercolor supplies, Arches 140 lb. watercolor paper, a watercolor card, backboard, removable tape, paper towels and tissues. 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. This class is full, but please call to get on the waiting list.
Open Paint Fridays
 3rd Friday Watercolors
Friday, July 15 • 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.
Open Paint Fridays
1st Friday Oils
Friday, August 5      1 to 4 pm
Black Angus Pasture

Learn how one American artist exaggerates a little to improve his painting. Bring your own oil supplies (easels provided) and goodies to share during our Aperitif Critique session (or sooner). Paint any size you want, but come with a prepared canvas in red or ochre. 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. There are five spaces left in this session