Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Classes and Events

 
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Mosaic Stepping Stones
Saturday, June 5 • 9 am to 1 pm
and Sunday, June 6 • 9 am to 11 am

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. Class cost: $30. This class will be held in The Courthouse, but check in with Larry first at Town Hall Arts.

 
Beginning Thursday, June 10:
All classes will move from the Courthouse to the Sports Center at Copper Valley.
Please check in for classes with Larry at Town Square and get directions to the new classroom.

A deposit may be required to hold your place
Oil with Eva ~  Every Monday 
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 8 students. Class cost is $30. Eva will be teaching only one class a month in the new location, possibly the first Monday of the month. Watch for details next newsletter. 

Open Paint Thursdays
 2nd Thursday Acrylics 
Thursday, June 10 • 1 to 4 pm Copper Valley Sports Center
 Achieving the Batik Look 

The batik technique produces organic patterns and can be achieved by painting acrylics like watercolor. Fluid acrylics thin best with water, but bring whatever acrylics you have. You can use hot or cold press watercolor paper with a thin wash of gesso over it. Bring your usual acrylic supplies, spray bottle, and masking fluid. Handout (no instructor) and standing easels are provided. Cost of Open Paint Thursdays is $5. Because of the new location, you must sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. 
Oil--Fridays with Heinie 
Every Friday!    10 am to 4 pm 
@ Copper Valley Sports Center (*No class the first Friday of each month) 

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. Get the list of Heinie’s oil colors at the desk Cost is $75 a lesson. 
Paint Open Oils Friday!
 Every Friday • 1 to 4 pm
Copper Valley Sports Center
 (*No POOF the first Friday of each month)
 Come paint with friends on Friday afternoon!
Enjoy the valuable Critique-Aperitif at 4. Bring your own art supplies. 
Standing easels provided. Other media painters welcome. Cost of POOF is $5. Because of the new location, you must sign up for POOF in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. 
Beginning Oil Painting with Susie 
Saturday, June 12 • 1 to 4 pm, Copper Valley Sports Center 
Bluebird in Lilacs 

This charming bluebird picture comes to us from CeCe! Learn the basics of drawing, mixing paint, and general procedures for handling oil paint. For this class, please bring a square canvas and your usual oil supplies. You have no supplies? No problem in this unique beginner class. Cost of class is $20, or $35 if all supplies are furnished (including canvas) for your use that day. If you only need a turp pot furnished, the charge is $25 for the class. If you request supplies, there is a $15 non-refundable deposit at registration. We will have a fun Aperitif Critique at 4 pm, so be sure to bring refreshments to share. Don’t forget to wear your paint clothes! Please let us know ahead of time if you will need supplies. Class size is limited to 6 students.

Monday Open Oils 

Monday afternoons • 1 to 4 pm 

Copper Valley Sports Center 

Come paint with friends on Monday afternoon! No instruction—bring your own photo or still life to work from. Enjoy the valuable Critique-Aperitif. Bring your own art supplies and refreshment to share. Standing easels provided. Acrylic painters welcome. Cost of MOO is $5. Because of the new location, you must sign up for MOO in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. Please watch newsletter for more MOO dates to come! 
Open Paint Thursdays 
3rd Thursday Watercolors or Alcohol Inks 
Thursday, June 17 • 1 to 4 pm Copper Valley Sports Center
Playing with Pansies 

Here is your chance to experiment some more with alcohol inks or make a loose watercolor. For watercolor, organic pigments are suggested, such as phthalo blue, phthalo green, and violet. A 9x12 tracing is available for the pansy shapes. Bring your usual supplies, including masking fluid. Handouts available—no instructor. There is a $5 fee for Open Paint Days. Because of the new location, you must sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session.
Open Paint Thursdays
 4th Thursday Pastels 
Thursday, June 24 • 1 to 4 pm Copper Valley Sports Center 

California Poppies 


Learn how to compose a painting from several photos. Please bring your usual pastel supplies, including a backboard, paper, and tape. (Larry has sanded pastel paper available for purchase by the sheet if needed. Colors are white, black and gray. He also has colored suede matboard to use for pastels.) You will receive a handout of instructions. Because of the new location, you must sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. Cost of Open Paint Thursdays is $5.



Alcohol Inks with Renée 
Sunday, June 27 • 1 to 4 pm, Copper Valley Sports Center 

Alcohol Inks with Renée Rondon of Valley Springs
 Join Renee for an exciting afternoon of creating and experimenting with alcohol inks! Alcohol inks are fast drying and are highly pigmented which makes them great to use on any hard, non-porous surface. They are transparent and extremely vibrant. Please pick up an updated supply list from Town Hall Arts. You will need to have your own alcohol inks and Yupo paper. Markers, rocket air blasters, and Oiler Boilers #200 will also be helpful with this project. Renee has Yupo paper you may purchase by the sheet if needed. Class size is limited to six students. Class cost is $30.
Open Paint Thursdays 
1st Thursday Oils 
Thursday, July 1 • 1 to 4 pm, Copper Valley Sports Center 
to be announced

 Work from handout or your own photo. No instructor provided. Standing easels are provided. Acrylic painters welcome. Cost of Open Paint Thursdays is $5. Because of the new location, you must sign up for Open Paint Thursdays in advance. Please notify Larry, 785-2050 or larry@townhallarts.com , if you are coming to this session. 
Beginning Watercolor with Susie 
Sunday, July 11 • 1:00 to 4 pm 
to be announced Bring your usual watercolor supplies; including Arches cold press paper, a watercolor card, and masking fluid. (You may purchase paper and cards for the class from Susie.) Size of class is limited to 8 students. Cost of class is $25 ($35 if everything, including Arches paper and card, are supplied). Town Hall Arts continues to sell the following watercolor supplies: Masa paper, Magic Rub Erasers, and watercolor cards.