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.
|DRAWING - SUMMER 2016|
|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–9:45pm||cs|
**Open Studio Life Drawing - register in School office before each session.
|PAINTING - SUMMER 2016|
|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||cs|
|WATERCOLOR - SUMMER 2016|
|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|
|CERAMICS - SUMMER 2016|
|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|
|PHOTOGRAPHY - SUMMER 2016|
|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|
|MIXED MEDIA - SUMMER 2016|
|Mixed Media - Color and Invention (5 sessions)||Blackwell||Jun 20–Jul 25||M||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|PRINTMAKING - SUMMER 2016|
|Pronto Plate Lithography (4 sessions)||Rhodes||Jul 6,13,20,27||W||6:30pm–9:30pm||##|