Bring paintings to life

Do you wish to make better paintings but don’t know where to begin? Artist Pam Newell is teaching a smaller class tailored to each artist, covering problem solving and the fundamentals needed to create a better painting. Sessions are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29 at the Hamilton County Art Center & Birdie Gallery, 195 S. Fifth St., Noblesville. Each session is designed to help artists discover their strengths, improve technical skills, and learn techniques of master artists by focusing on composition, focal point, value, color, edges, line and more. Some drawing or painting experience recommended. Cost is $200. For more information, e-mail or call 842-5513.