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 or Acrylics
June 28 • starting at 10 am
Big Art—Small Canvas—Making Color Your Subject

Learn to paint with just the right balance of neutral and saturated hues.  Bring your usual oil or acrylic supplies.  We will be working on mini canvases.  Size 1 and 2 filberts are helpful in mini paintings. You will be given a handout to follow.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.

Watercolor
July 5 • starting at 10 am
Common Properties of Watercolor

Always wondered which colors are transparent, opaque, staining, or granulating? Receive a handout that will explain it all and paint a luminous lighthouse with layers.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Oil
July 12  • starting at 10 am
Color Harmony

Learn some helpful information about color combinations that harmonize.  Choose one of your favorite landscape photographs or work from example. Bring your usual oil painting supplies. You can also use acrylic paint if you like.  You will be given a handout to follow.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.

Open Paint Wednesdays--Graphite
Graphite
August 9 • starting at 10 am 
Drawing the Child’s Body

One day you may be working on a portrait of a little boy and you know something is wrong, but you can’t figure out what.  Very often it is the misplacement of the ears.  Learn some tips on the correct way to draw children’s ears.  You will need graphite pencils and drawing paper, or sketchbook.  Bring a photo to work from afterwards if you like.  Also, this is Open Painting, so feel free to work on your own project with us.  Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.
Open Paint Wednesdays-- Watercolor
Watercolor
August 16 • starting at 10 am 
Vineyard in Italy

Get ready for your European adventure with this loosely painted Italian vineyard.  Learn steps to painting en plein air in your watercolor journal for your trip.  (You may want to include this as the first painting in your journal.)  Bring your usual watercolor supplies, including paper towels and tape.  This quick study may also be done on a 1/8 sheet of Arches paper.  Colors used by this artist are raw umber, burnt umber, Payne’s grey, terre verte, Hooker’s green, yellow ochre, yellow, Prussian blue, and cad red. Cost of Open Paint Wednesdays is $5, which may be applied toward any purchase that day at Town Hall Arts.