Broadway Gallery classes

Broadway Gallery classes

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Several classes for children and adults are offered through The Broadway Gallery, 1418 Commerce Ave., Longview.

Supply lists are available at the front desk of the gallery.

To register or for details, visit, call 577-0544, send an email to or stop by the gallery between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays.

Art scholarships are available for students 7 to 18 years old who are interested in art classes and who are otherwise unable to afford the classes. Forms are available at the gallery or by emailing Susan at

Children’s Painting for Fun: 3:30-5 pm. Wednesdays; ages 8 and older. Instructor Susy Halverson gives each student fun experiences with water clean-up oil paint at his or own level. She guides them in their desired subject while gently challenging them toward learning the joy of art. All skill levels welcome. Class size limited to one to seven students. $15 per class if use instructor’s paints, $12 if use own paints.

Oil Painting for Enrichment: 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays; adults. A canvas up to 18x24 inches will be supplied for all students. Use own paints or use instructor Susy Halverson’s paints. Low odor, water mixable oil paints are used in the class that clean up with soap and water. Learn new techniques. Halverson specializes in landscapes and waterscapes, but students can paint what they want with guidance. Class size limited to one to seven students. $12 per class if use own paints, $15 if use instructor’s paints. Students may bring regular oil paints, but should clean their brushes at home.

Oil Painting: 3:30-5 p.m. Fridays; ages 7 through senior citizens. Oil painting class with a focus on animals, composition, anatomy and color. Specific focus showing how to create engaging composition and on animal anatomy of a chosen subject. If student has some experience with oil paints, the focus will be on teaching more about painting style and giving suggestions on new techniques students might try to improve their style. Novice students will start with the basics (this includes a drawing lesson combined with a painting class) and work up through several sessions until they feel more comfortable with the medium. The goal is to explore the paints and have the artist develop his or her own style while learning about the animals they are painting. All skill levels welcome. $15 per class if use own supplies, $25 if use instructor Lorena Birk’s supplies.

Acrylic Painting for Adults: 2-4 p.m. Fridays, March 6, 13, 20 and 27 (Session 3); ages high school through adult. Broaden knowledge of colors. Learn to successfully work with acrylic paint and create watercolor effects. Supplies provided. Wear clothes that can get paint on them. If can’t make a lesson, call instructor Scott McRae to schedule a make-up class. Class size limited to one to six students. $80 for four classes.

— The Daily News


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