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 beginning February 17, 2019
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
Oil with Eva –new starting time!
Mondays, February 17, March 2, 23, 30 • 12 NOON to 4 pm

Oil Painting 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. Oil palettes and paper ad 12x16 canvases will continue to be available at Town Hall Arts. Larry also has Gamsol and Turpenoid for purchase. Class cost is $30

Open Paint Thursdays

3rd Thursday Watercolors

Thursday, February 20 starting at 10 am

Watercolor Journaling 

This is a great time to work on your watercolor journal from your last trip or start a new one with any theme. (Pictured are pages from Nancy Snyder’s watercolor journal.) Larry still sells 10x7 journals that feature watercolor paper interspersed with sketching paper, which is great for painting, writing, and pasting in memories. Bring all of your usual watercolor supplies. There can be limited instruction from participating artists. There is no charge now for Open Paint Days. (9x12 cold press watercolor paper will also continue to be available for purchase from Town Hall Arts.)
Oil--Fridays with Heinie
Every Friday • 10 - 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 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.

Monday Open Oils 

Monday afternoons 

February 24 • 1 to 4 pm

Come paint with friends on Monday afternoon! No instruction—bring your own photo to work from. Enjoy the valuable Critique-Aperitif. Bring your own art supplies and refreshment to share. Standing easels provided. Acrylic painters welcome. There is no cost for MOO. Town Hall Arts will continue to sell 12x16 oil palettes and disposable paper tablets for the palettes.
Open Paint Thursdays 
4th Thursday Pastels
Thursday, February 27 • starting at 10 am 

Beginning your pastel with an underpainting can help improve the final result and set the tone for the entire painting.  Bring your own photo or work from example.  Please bring your own backboard, paper, tape, and pastels.  (Larry has sanded pastel paper available for purchase by the sheet if needed.  He also has suede matboard for pastels.)  There can be limited instruction from participating artists. There is no charge for Open Paint Thursdays. 
Beginning Watercolor with Susie
First Sundays
March 1 • 1 pm to 4 pm

Quail Tangle

Tangles are back by popular demand! Bring your usual watercolor supplies, pencil, eraser, 7x7 piece of Arches 140 lb. Cold Press paper, .01 Micron Pen, paper towels, and removable tape. You will paint a lovely watercolor wash behind your zentangled quail. Size of class is limited to 8 students. Cost of class is $20, or $25 if paint, pen, 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 First Fridays!
1st Friday Oils
Friday, March 6 • starting at 10 am

Start with One Shape

Because we do not have the Courthouse on the first Thursdays, we will have the first of the month’s Open Paint on Fridays. Learn to mass in the general color and major shape of trees before adding the sunset shapes. Bring your usual oil painting supplies, including tape and paper towels. There can be limited instruction from participating artists. Artists are welcome to work in any media on their own projects on Open Paint Days. There is no charge for Open Painting Days.

Open Paint Thursdays
 2nd Thursday Acrylics 
Thursday, March 12 • starting at 10 am
Using the whole range—inks, fluids, and heavy body 

Acrylics are available in different viscosities from inks to fluids to heavy body. Make a composition using all three! Bring your usual acrylic supplies, including a toothbrush and palette knife. There can be limited instruction from participating artists. There is no charge for Open Paint Days.