Town Hall Arts/ Galerie Copper
Open Paint Wednesdays

The Open Paint Wednesdays meets in the Atelier Copper Room every Wednesday.


Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied to any purchase at Town Hall Arts that day.


Current scheduled Wednesdays listed below, also see Classes & Events for our other scheduled classes


Oil
Wednesday, May 9 • starting at 10 am 
Red Shed in Acrylics

Focusing on values of the white in the light and shade of this shed will produce the perception of depth.  Besides an 18-step instructional handout, an 11x14 tracing of this drawing will also be available if you would like to use it.  Bring your usual acrylic 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.


Oil
Wednesday, May 16  • starting at 10 am
Oil Catch-Up Day—Play with Design

Bring those unfinished oil paintings and work on them while learning the one basic rule of composition that is the secret for designing great paintings.  Bring your usual oil painting 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.


Pastel
May 23 • starting at 10 am
Harbor Scene in Scotland

Use oranges and purples to create the mysterious mood of this harbor in Scotland. You will receive a 10-page handout, which we will begin reading and painting at 10 am.  Bring your own pastel supplies and work on the surface of your choice.  Sanded pastel paper, available from Larry, is recommended.   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.


Collage
May 30 • starting at 10 am
Still Life Collage

Use acrylic paint and art fodder to create a unique pear collage on canvas board.  You will need acrylic paint, gesso, charcoal pencil, masking tape, old credit card, matte and gel medium.  Bring any of the following that you have: doily, green and yellow tissue paper, printed tissue or napkins, newspaper or phone book page, paper from a sewing pattern, blue paint pen, woven produce bag, any stencils (letters are good), and anything else you would like to stick on your collage.  Acrylic colors used here are cad yellow, red, raw umber, crimson, Hookers green, cad blue-green light, dioxazine purple, and ultramarine blue. 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.