Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Calendar of Classes and Events

PLEASE scroll down to the descriptions for requirements for classes currently offered. 

Please note, a small deposit will be required to hold your place in most classes.  $2 classroom fee will now be charged for each class as well.

 

Checks can be made payable to Town Hall Arts; all fees due at sign-up unless otherwise indicated.  Classes excluded from this fee are Kids’ Klub, 39ers, and Copper Art Club Wednesdays.


Galerie Copper 

Galerie Copper’s featured artist for October is Carol Earle of Oakdale.  Carol has taught watercolor, acrylics, and oil on the second Friday at Town Hall Arts for three years.  She is a national instructor for the Creative Painting Convention in Las Vegas, the Learning Product Art Expo in Pasadena, and Yosemite National Park. Read more about Carol under Galerie Artists 2014
 

Galerie Copper artists include Dorothy Babinsky, Kim Barrington, Diana Boyd, Judie Cain, Patricia Cherry, Barbara Conley, Kitty Davids, Geneva Davis, Marlene Dotur, George Allen Durkee, Patty Ehlers, Diana Eppler, Sarah Evans, Libby Fife, Margo Flanagan, Brent Frazer, Debbie Gurich, Gemma Gylling, Renetta Hayes, Susie Hoffman, Frank Hynes, Marie Jobes, Alvin Joe, James Kelly, Randy Klassen, Ann Nancy Macomber, Carolyn Macpherson, Pamela Mejia, Ken McBride, Ruth Morrow, Pat Rohovit, Mary Jean St. Claire, Selma Sattin, Sunny Sorensen, Dianne Stearns, Ellie Stone, Irene Taylor, Rey Varela, Eva Walker, Staci Williams, Janet Wilmeth, and Terri Wilson.



Atelier Copper
Classes starting October 20, 2014
Occasionally scheduled class days or times will change, so please check this website regularly.
Please sign up for classes with Larry
or phone the gallery @ 209-785-2050
 
 A deposit is required to hold your place in most classes.

Expressions in Oil with Diana Boyd of Sonora


Afternoon Expressions in Oil

  October 20, 27

     Mondays • 1 pm to 4 pm


Cost is $125 for 4 weeks, $8 classroom fee

$200 for 8 week plus $16 classroom fee


Copper Art Club
Wednesday, October 22 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Three-Year-Old Portrait Study

Paint Big! 
Paint Big with the Copper Art Club this week and get 25% off any large already low-priced canvas!


Learn alignment of features on a three-year-old’s head.  For the drawing exercise, you will use a 2B or softer pencil, Magic Rub eraser, ruler, and drawing paper.  Bring a photo of a child this age, if you have one, to do a painting in the medium of your choice.  Working from handout--no instruction; no cost.
Life Drawing
Thursdays • 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Life Drawing with George Allen Durkee of Mountain Ranch

Draw from a live nude model on Thursday mornings.  No experience needed.  Limited instruction if you want it, or George will stay out of your face if you don’t.  Materials available at Town Hall Arts. You will need an 18x24 newsprint pad and drawing pencils (charcoal or graphite – 4B and/or 6B). 
$10 a week plus $2 classroom fee. Sign up with Larry.
39ers Club
Friday, October 24 • 1 pm to 3 pm

Afternoon with Carol Earle

Free for those born in 1939 or before.
Painting
Saturday and Sunday, October 25, 26 • 9:30 am to 3 pm

Basic Figure Painting with Judie Cain

Students will work from live clothed models. Focus will be on process, stressing values and proportions. We will be doing simplified drawing layouts and studies of color values in figure representation and practice reproducing the flow, curves, and form of fabric.

Saturday: the morning will be basic drawing layouts and mixing a palette of skin tones. The afternoon will be spent painting the live model.

Sunday: Morning critique and discussion. The afternoon will be spent painting the second clothed model. Students should have some experience in drawing or painting the human form and some basic painting skills.

Cost is $75 for the two-day workshop, plus $10 model fee and $4 classroom fee.

 Judie Cain has taught oil painting and color fundamentals and has had gallery representation in three western states as well as in her previous studio in Forest Meadows. She is known for her figure paintings in her “Kids on the Beach” series as well as her people and animal represented in landscapes and portraits. She has been a professional artist for over 25 years. Judie’s works have been reproduced on home products and in prints and giclées. She has won numerous awards and is collected worldwide.
Copper Art Club
Wednesday, October 29 • 10 am to 1 pm

Open Painting with Optional One-Drawing-A-Day #12 - creating monoprints.

You will need sheets of watercolor paper, watercolor crayons, a spray bottle filled with water, and a picture of a European landmark.  Other items can be added to the printing process—such as leaves, scraps of paper.  Work from handout: no instruction; no cost to club members, $10 non-members.


Mosaics
Saturday November 1 • 10 am to 2 pm
and Saturday, November 8 • 10 am to 11 am

Stained Glass Mosaic Lighted Blocks or Stepping Stones with Kathie Peery of Copperopolis

November 1: glue pieces in place.
November 8: grout stone and polish (sealer will be given to apply the following day).

Kathie will provide a pattern and jars and jars of colored glass for your background.  All supplies are included for this project.  Kathie has been doing stained glass for ten years and has expanded into mosaics as a means to use all of the scraps from glass panels.    Class cost: $20/stepping stones or $25/glass blocks, plus $4 classroom fee.  Please let Larry know by October 24 which project you will be doing—block or stepping stone.
Watercolor
Monday, November 3 • 1pm to 4pm
Watercolor with Susie—Winter Monochromatic Scene

This great class for beginners is a requested repeat from 2012.  Please bring a 2H pencil and eraser, Arches 9x12 cold press paper and backboard or block, watercolor cards, safe-release tape, bone folder, dark blue or violet paint of your choice, and brushes—1” wash, 8 and 4 rounds, and a rigger.  Also bring your usual watercolor supplies, including paper towels and water containers.  Cost of class is $20 plus $2 classroom fee.

Copper Art Club
Wednesday, November 5 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Nose Painting Study

Continuing our study of facial features--You will need a pad of canvas paper or small canvas and your usual oil painting supplies, including rags or paper towels, and Titanium White. Recommended bristle brushes: two #6 filberts. Participants will receive a free sample tube of Gamblin Chromatic Black oil paint that they may use for this study.  Handouts of instructions will be available.  No cost to club members-- non-members, $20.

Watercolor
Thursday and Friday, November 6, 7 • 10 am to 3 pm

Watercolor with Martha Wallace

WATERCOLORS: Martha uses Daniel Smith watercolors, but any good quality w/c are fine. Colors are as follows: aureolin, cobalt blue, indathrone, new gamboge, organic vermillion, quinacridone pink, quinacridone sienna, rose of ultramarine, quinacridone coral, quinacridone gold, ultramarine turquoise, and ultramarine blue.
BRUSHES:  Martha uses good synthetic bushes. Recommended sizes: 1” and or 2” flat brush, rounds #6, #8, #12, brush, #3 rigger, #2 fan brush.
PALETTE: John Pike watercolor palette or any that you may have with a large mixing area
PAPER: 140 lb. Arches cold press w/c paper full sheet, 2 full sheets masa paper.
Misc:  drawing pencils, eraser, sketch tablet, drawing board, archival glue such as Yes or Nori, diluted 2/3 glue, 1/3 water.

Cost for two-day class is $80 plus $4 classroom fee..

Copper Art Club
Wednesday, November 12 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Practicing the Five Elements of Shading in Acrylics

This is a great chance to tryout the Golden Open Acrylics!  All you need is a very dark color (black, violet, brown, or dark blue) and titanium white.  We will discover the unique qualities of the open acrylics together.  No instruction; no cost to club members; $10 non-members.


A Day with Carol
Friday, November 14 • 9 am to 4 pm
Carol Earle of Oakdale

Watercolor in the Morning 9 am to noon 

Carol will furnish paint and brushes. Cost is $20 plus $2 classroom fee.
Acrylics in the Afternoon 1 pm to 4 pm 

Bring a blank 16x20 canvas. Carol supplies everything else.  Class cost is $20 plus $2 classroom fee.

Pastels—3rd Saturday with Tina
Saturday, November 15 • 10 am to 4 pm
Pastels with Tina Moore of Stockton

Bring a photo to draw or still life to set up.  Supply list available from Larry at Town Hall Arts, 785-2050, larry@townhallarts.com.  Cost of class is $20, plus $2 classroom fee.  

Copper Art Club
Wednesday, November 19 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional “Let It Snow” Watercolor

Learn how to add a touch of winter weather to your watercolor landscape.  Bring your usual watercolor supplies.  We will work from a handout. 

No instruction; no cost to club members.
Non-member cost is $10.

39ers Club
Friday, November 21 • 1 pm to 3 pm
Afternoon with Carol Earle

Free for those born in 1939 or before.  More information to come.


Copper Art Club
Wednesday, November 26 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Ear Oil Painting Study

Continuing our study of facial features--You will need a pad of canvas paper or small canvas and your usual oil painting supplies, including rags or paper towels, and Titanium White. Recommended bristle brushes: two #6 filberts. Participants will receive a free sample tube of Gamblin Chromatic Black oil paint that they may use for this study.  Handouts of instructions will be available. 

No cost to club members-- non-members, $20.

Copper Art Club
Wednesday, December 3 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Mouth Oil Painting Study

Continuing our study of facial features--You will need a small canvas and your usual oil painting supplies, including rags or paper towels, and Titanium White. Recommended bristle brushes: two #6 filberts. Participants will receive a free sample tube of Gamblin Chromatic Black oil paint that they may use for this study.  Handouts of instructions will be available.

No cost to club members-- non-members, $20.

A Day with Carol
Friday, December 12 • 9 am to 4 pm
Carol Earle of Oakdale

Watercolor in the Morning 9 am to noon  
Carol will furnish paint and brushes. Cost is $20 plus $2 classroom fee.

Acrylics in the Afternoon 1 pm to 4 pm  
Bring a blank 16x20 canvas. Carol supplies everything else.  Class cost is $20 plus $2 classroom fee.

39ers Club
Friday, December 19 • 1 pm to 3 pm
Afternoon with Carol Earle

Free for those born in 1939 or before.  More information to come.


Pastels—3rd Saturday with Tina
Saturday, December 20 • 10 am to 4 pm

Pastels with Tina Moore of Stockton

Bring a photo to draw or still life to set up.  Supply list available from Larry at Town Hall Arts, 785-2050, larry@townhallarts.com.  Cost of class is $20, plus $2 classroom fee.  


Copper Art Club
Wednesday, January 14 • 10 am to 1 pm
Open Painting with Optional Adding Water to Pastels

Adding water to pastel gives it a whole new look because the dry pigment turns into paint.  If you are new to pastels, the club has two sets of 12 Nupastels that members may use for this exercise.  Bring any photo you think would work will with this exercise.  Handout with barn will be available.  No instruction; no cost to club members, $10 non-members.

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