Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Classes and Events

To sign up for classes, please contact Larry or call 785-2050

PLEASE scroll down for descriptions and requirements for all classes currently offered.
Atelier Copper
Classes scheduled as of 
June 28, 2020
Please sign up for classes with Larry
or phone the gallery @ 209-785-2050
 A deposit may be required to hold your place in most classes
Mosaic Stepping Stones 
Saturday, June 27 • 11 to 3 pm (pt. 1)
Sunday, June 28 12 to 2 pm (pt. 2)
Stained Glass Stepping Stones with Kathie Peery of Copperopolis 

Kathie will provide a pattern and jars of colored glass for your background. Call Larry if you want to request a special pattern for your stepping stone. All supplies are included for this project. Kathie has been doing stained glass for 15 years and has expanded into mosaics as a means to use all of the scraps from glass panels. Pictured is a mosaic stepping stone path by Sharon Gore. Class cost: $25. This class will be held in The Courthouse, but check in with Larry first at Town Hall Arts.

Oil with Eva 
Mondays, June 29 ; 12 NOON to 4 pm 

LIVE MODEL - Oil Painting with Eva Walker of Angels Camp

Live model today!  Come enjoy an afternoon of painting Lulu with friends!  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.   Class size limited to 10 students.  Oil palettes and paper and 12x16 canvases will continue to be available at Town Hall Arts.  Larry also has Gamsol for purchase.  Class cost is $30.  Please tip the model!
Open Paint Thursdays 
1st Thursday OIls 
Thursday, July 2 starting at 11 am
Come paint this Copper scene. Photo of deer on 17 by Scot Neiman is available for you to paint if you like. No instruction provided—work from this photo or bring your own. Standing easels provided. Acrylic painters welcome. There is no cost for Open Paint Days. Town Hall Arts will continue to sell 12x16 oil palettes and disposable paper tablets for the palettes. Larry also has Gamsol and size 6 flat brushes at this time.

Oil--Fridays with Heinie 

Every Friday • 10 am to 4 pm

Learn to paint the way the old masters from 1860 to 1900 painted—detailed, yet fast and loose. Bring rags, paper towels, turp pot, and rounded-tip palette knife. 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 $75 a lesson.
Beginning Watercolor with Susie 
First Sundays 
Sunday, July 5; 1 pm to 4 pm
To be announced

You will need a 9x12 sheet of Arches watercolor paper, a watercolor card, masking fluid and pick-up, and your usual watercolor supplies, including removable tape and paper towels.  Size of class is limited to 8 students.  Cost of class is $20, or $25 if paint and brushes are supplied for your use that day.  Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies.  Town Hall Arts will continue to sell the following watercolor papers by the sheet for classes: 9x12 Arches Cold Press paper, Yupo, Masa paper and watercolor cards and journals.
Open Paint Thursdays
2nd Thursday Acrylics
Thursday, July 9  • starting at 11 am 
Starry, Starry Dog…or whatever 

Learn the secrets of painting a starry, starry Van Gogh sky and add your pet, house, boat, or anything to the foreground. You will need to add a thickening medium, such as Modeling Paste, to your acrylics for this painting. Bring your usual acrylic supplies. Good colors are yellow oxide, burnt sienna, black, burnt umber, Naphthol Crimson, phthalo blue and ultramarine blue, and white. You will receive a handout on how to paint the sky. Be sure to bring a photo of something you want to add to the foreground. Space is limited so please call to let us know you are coming. There is no charge for Open Paint Days.
Open Paint Thursdays
3rd Thursday Watercolors 
Thursday, July 16 • starting at 11 am
After the Storm 

Watercolor and moody subjects go well together. Learn how this is done in this soft, wet scene. Bring your usual watercolor supplies. Space is limited so please call to let us know you are coming. There is no charge now for Open Paint Days.

 (9x12 cold press watercolor paper is available for purchase from Town Hall Arts.)