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Weekly Studio Art Classes

Adult art classes

Click here to download Spring 2016 catalog [PDF] Click here to download Summer 2016 Adults and Teachers catalog [PDF]

Danforth Art offers a rich selection of semester-long classes which support in-depth learning of foundational skills and techniques for adults of all levels of ability and experience, from absolute beginners to advanced artists. Classes are offered in a variety of media, and listed by season, media, and level below. These classes meet six times or more, most meeting one session per week.

Spring season classes meet six times or more, most meeting one session per week. Summer classes meet once a week throughout the summer (most meet 9 weeks). All of these classes, except for Open Studios, are eligible for Early Bird discounts; the Early Bird discounted rate will be automatically listed as available.

PREREQUISITES are listed in the course description. If you are unsure if a particular class is right for you, please call the School Office for assistance.

CLASS SUPPLY LISTS (CS) are available in the chart below as downloadable PDFs. Students are expected to bring supplies to the first class. ## indicates that the class supply list is not yet available. If a class does not need supplies or supplies are provided, the column entry is blank. For information about where to purchase art supplies, click here.

Spring & Summer Session Classes

Drawing Painting Watercolor Sculpture Ceramics Photography Mixed Media Printmaking

Additional offerings are available in the Adult Summer Short Classes and the Adult Workshops sections.


DRAWING - SPRING & SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Drawing (7 sessions) Krouk Apr 12–May 31 Tu 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing (7 sessions) Krouk Apr 13–Jun 1 W 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Collins Apr 15–Jun 10 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate/Advanced Drawing Blair Apr 13–Jun 8 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Drawing the Head Collins Apr 11–Jun 6 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Beginning Figure Drawing Collins Apr 11–Jun 6 M 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
The Power of Composition Faramarzpour Apr 14–Jun 9 Th 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Expressive Drawing Through Color (6 sessions) Parker Apr 26–May 31 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Colored Pencil Multiplicities Pottle Apr 14–Jun 9 Th 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Perspective (4 sessions) Faramarzpour May 1,15,22, Jun 1 Su 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Rock, Paper, Scissors (4 sessions) Blackwell May 10,17,24,31 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Art for Non-Artists (4 sessions) Fournier May 18,25 Jun 1,8 W 1:00pm–3:00pm  
Botanical Drawing (3 sessions) Megan May 25, Jun 1,8 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
 
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Apr 12–Jun 7 Tu 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
 
Beginning Drawing Krouk Jun 21–Aug 16 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Jun 23–Aug 18 Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Drawing in the Zone (6 sessions) Shaw Jun 24–Jul 29 F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
 
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Jun 21–Aug 16 Tu 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

  **Open Studio Life Drawing - register in School office before each session.

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PAINTING - SPRING & SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Painting von Metzsch Apr 13–Jun 8 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Painting (7 sessions) Krouk Apr 12–May 31 Tu 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting Scotch Apr 13–Jun 8 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting Rabe Apr 14–Jun 9 Th 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Independent Painting von Metzsch Apr 12–Jun 7 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm ##
Independent Painting Blair Apr 13–Jun 8 W 12:30am–3:30pm cs
Independent Painting
(7 sessions - no class 4/29)
Blair Apr 15–Jun 10 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) (7 sessions) Krouk Apr 13–Jun 1 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Pushing the Boundaries Collins Apr 13–Jun 8 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Abstract Painting - All Levels Collins Apr 13–Jun 8 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract Collins Apr 15–Jun 10 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Palette Knife Painting Scotch Apr 13–Jun 8 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Pigment Stick Painting (3 sessions) Feldman Apr 26, May 3,10 Tu 1:00pm–4:30pm cs
Painting En Plein Air Painting (5 sessions) Neece May 12,19,26, Jun 2,9 Th 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Journals and Three Mediums (3 sessions) Feldman May 24,31 Jun 7 Tu 1:00pm–4:30pm cs
 
Beginning Painting (8 sessions) Guay Jun 29–Aug 17 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Painting – 2 Views Scotch & Jun 22–Jul 20 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Krouk Jul 27ľAug 17 cs
Independent Painting Krouk Jun 22–Aug 17 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Intermediate Painting – Drapery (6 sessions) Bauer Jun 21–Jul 26 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Palette Knife Painting Scotch Jun 21–Aug 16 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Painting Innovations – Cezanne Collins Jun 22–Aug 17 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##

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WATERCOLOR - SPRING & SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor (3 sessions) Meding Apr 29, May 6,13 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Watercolor 2 (6 sessions) Parker Apr 26–May 31 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate Watercolor Rumpf Apr 13–Jun 8 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Rumpf Apr 12–Jun 7 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Chinese Ink Brush Painting (6 sessions) Rumpf Apr 26–May 31 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Abstracting Nature in Watercolor (4 sessions) Meding Apr 30, May 7,14,21 Sa 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Abstracting Nature in Watercolor (4 sessions) Meding May 20,27, Jun 3,10 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
 
Beginning Watercolor Meding Jun 29–Aug 17 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Intermediate Watercolor – Real and Abstract Meding Jun 28–Aug 16 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs

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SCULPTURE - SPRING 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Intermediate Beaded Sculpture Alyse Apr 15–Jun 10 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs

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CERAMICS - SPRING & SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Basic Ceramics Lougee Apr 13–Jun 8 W 9:15am–1:15pm cs
Basic Ceramics Komissar/Lougee Apr 13–Jun 8 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Ceramics Murphy Apr 11–Jun 6 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Apr 11–Jun 6 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Reilly Apr 15–Jun 10 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 12–Jun 9 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 14–Jun 9 Th 10:00am–1:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 14–Jun 9 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels Gerstein Apr 13–Jun 8 W 2:00pm–6:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels (5 sessions) Reilly Apr 15,29,
May 13,20,
Jun 10
F 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
 
Basic Ceramics Lougee Jun 22–Aug 17 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Jun 20–Aug 15 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 21–Aug 16 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 23–Aug 18 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels (6 sessions) Reilly Jul 15–Aug 19 F 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

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PHOTOGRAPHY - SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Taking Better Photos (3 sessions) McGrath Jun 21,28, Jul 5 Tu 7:00pm–9:00pm cs
Taking Better Photos (3 sessions) McGrath Jul 12,19,26 Tu 7:00pm–9:00pm cs

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MIXED MEDIA - SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Mixed Media - Color and Invention (5 sessions) Blackwell Jun 20–Jul 25 M 9:00am–12:00pm cs

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PRINTMAKING - SUMMER 2016
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Pronto Plate Lithography (4 sessions) Rhodes Jul 6,13,20,27 W 6:30pm–9:30pm ##

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