Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Calendar, Classes & Events
To sign up for classes, please contact Larry
 larry@townhallarts.com or call 785-2050


PLEASE scroll down for descriptions and requirements for all classes currently offered.
Atelier Copper
Classes starting May 13, 2019
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.

A Word about Painting at Town Hall Arts:
Standing easels, table covers, and water containers are provided for students. Please use table covers with acrylics and oils. You do not need to put easels away -- please leave them out for cleaning after each class.

Masking tape, paper towels, rags, pencils, paint, brushes, spray bottles, and table easels are not provided (unless otherwise stated by teacher).  These items are available for purchase.

Please dump acrylic water in the “Acrylic Dump” bucket and not down the sink.  Please plan to wash out your oil brushes at home.  A turp pot is available for used Turpenoid if you do not wish to transport it home.
Oil with Eva
Mondays • 1 pm to 4 pm
May 13, 27 
Oil Painting Portraits with Eva Walker of Angels Camp

If you’d like to achieve a more painterly touch to your oil paintings, this class is for you! Eva has studied with Diana Boyd, David Shevlino, Kathleen Dumphy, and Milt Kobiashi.  She will provide photo to paint from.  Class size limited to 10 students.  Class cost is $30.
Open Paint Wednesdays Oil  
3rd Weds. Oils
Wednesday, May 15 • starting at 10 am
Paint the Old Copper Mine

Photo provided (or bring your own).  Bring your usual oil painting supplies, including tape and paper towels.  There can be limited instruction from participating artists.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
TWA—Thursday Watercolor Afternoons
Every Thursday • 1 to 4 pm

Come share your watercolor experience with friends!

Have drawers full of unfinished watercolor paintings?  Here’s your chance to get those old paintings finished!  There can be limited advice from participating watercolorists. Cost of TWA is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase at Town Hall Arts that day. 
Oil--Fridays with Heinie
Every Friday • 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.  You will complete a good-sized painting in this six-hour class.  Paintings will include landscapes, seascapes, still life, abstracts, and barns.  Heinie prefers these sizes of canvases for students:  9x12, 12x16, 12x24, 18x24, 5x7, and 8x16.  Your medium will be a mixture of mineral spirits, linseed oil, and drops of Cobalt Dryer—see Heinie for measurement amounts.  Bring rags, paper towels, turp pot, and rounded-tip palette knife.  


You will need these brushes: either Princeton or Briston Silver in flats 4, 8, 12, and fan brush size 6, and Princeton Neptune watercolor script brush #6.  Oil paint colors: ivory black, Permabla white, yellow light, cad yellow deep, cad red light, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, thalo blue, sap green, cad green, and burnt sienna. Cost is $300 for four lessons.



SOP--Saturday Open Pastels
Saturday, May 18 • 1-4 pm
Come share your pastel experience with friends. Bring your unfinished pastels or start a new one. There can be limited instruction from participating artists. Bring or buy your own supplies. Pictured is pastel painting by Susie.  Cost of SOP is $5, which may go towards any purchase as Town Hall Arts that day.
Open Paint Wednesdays 
 4th Wednesday Pastels
Wednesday, May 22 • starting at 10 am 
Combining Watercolor and Pastel on Aqua Board

In this painting, you will work with hard and soft pastels and watercolor.   Please bring your usual pastel and watercolor supplies, along with tape, and paper towels.   This painting is done on Aquaboard—there are still a few of these left for purchase at Town Hall Arts.  There can be limited instruction from participating artists.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Open Paint Wednesdays 
5th Wednesday Graphite
Wednesday, May 30 • starting at 10 am 
How to Draw Roses
Learn how the rose develops from bud to full bloom.  Practice petals and leaves in sketchbook, then make a final rendering on a piece of fine drawing paper, such as Editions, available for purchase by the sheet.  Useful supplies are graphite pencils 2B-8B, Magic Rub Eraser, sketchbook, Q-tips, cotton balls, Mono Zero or Tuff Stuff (pencil-type) eraser, and stump blenders.  There can be limited instruction from participating artists.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Open Paint Wednesdays 
1st Wednesday Watercolors
Wednesday, June 5 • starting at 10 am 
Tombow Pens with Watercolor

Tombow Pens are water soluble and work well with watercolor—and, there is still some left for sale!  You can even use the pens instead of watercolor—just draw and wet your paper with a brush. Be sure to bring paper towels and removable tape, along with your usual watercolor supplies.  There can be limited instruction from participating artists.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Open Paint Wednesdays
2nd Wednesday Acrylics
Wednesday, June 12 • starting at 10 am 
To be announced
Bring your usual acrylic supplies, including paper towels, removable tape, and a backboard to work on.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Beginning Watercolor with Susie
Thursday, August 1 • 1 pm to 4 pm
To be announced.
Along with your usual watercolor supplies, be sure to bring your own paper towels and removable tape.  Size of class is limited to 8 students.  Cost of class is $20, $25 if paint, brushes, and palette provided.