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Click for Fall 2015 Catalog. Early registration ends August 26.

From absolute beginners to established artists with advanced degrees, students learn from professional artists as well as from their fellow students in a supportive art community. In addition to Fall, Winter and Spring sessions, Danforth Art offers numerous Adult Workshops, Artist Talks and a Summer program of classes, workshops and week-long intensives. See Student Info for important information including parent information and school office hours. See the discounts page for membership and other savings. Register today!

Class Supply lists for each class can be found in the CS column below. Click the cs in the column to see a downloadable PDF of the needed supplies. ## 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.

Looking for Summer 2015 classes? Click here for the Summer 2015 class listings.


Fall 2015

     Drawing Painting Watercolor Printmaking Mixed Media
     Clay Photography Jewelry Fiber Book Arts Sculpture

DRAWING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Drawing Krouk Sep 28–Dec 7 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Armenti Sep 29–Dec 9 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Sep 30–Dec 2 W 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing (8 sessions) Pottle Sep 26–Nov 21 Sa 9:30pm–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Drawing Blair Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Figure Drawing Collins Sep 28–Dec 7 M 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Pen and Ink Drawing Goldman Sep 28–Dec 7 M 6:30pm–9:30pm ##
From Observation to Abstraction Collins Sep 28–Dec 7 M 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Expressive Drawing through Color Parker Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Intermediate Drawing with Liquid Pencil (9 sessions) Guay Sep 30–Dec 16 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Making Form and Space Look Real (8 sessions) Faramarzpour Sep 29–Nov 17 Tu 4:00pm–6:00pm ##
Pastel Drawing Pottle Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 1:00pm–4:000pm cs
Botanical Drawing* (3 sessions) Megan Oct 7,14,21 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Composition for Painters* (3 sessions) Gerding Nov 4,5,6 W-Th 12:30pm–3:30pm ##
 
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Sep 28–Dec 7 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.
  **Open Studio Life Drawing - register in School office before each session.

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PAINTING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Painting von Metzsch Sep 30–Dec 16 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Beginning Painting 2 Guay Sep 28–Dec 7 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Painting 2 (9 sessions) Rabe Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Painting Intensive* (3 sessions) Gerding Nov 4,5,6 W–F 9:00am–12:00pm ##
Intermediate Painting Blair Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting Blair Oct 2–Dec 11 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting (Acrylics Only) Pottle Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Independent Painting Armenti Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Palette Knife Painting Scotch Sep 30–Dec 16 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) Krouk Sep 30–Dec 16 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Quick Sketch Painting Scotch Sep 30–Dec 16 W 12:30am–3:30pm cs
Advanced Abstract Painting Collins Oct 2–Dec 11 F 9:00am–12:30pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract Collins Sep 30–Dec 16 W 7:10pm–10:00pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract Collins Oct 2–Dec 11 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Abstract Painting - All Levels Collins Sep 30–Dec 16 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Pushing the Boundaries Collins Sep 30–Dec 16 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Painting a Series Feldman Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 9:00am–12:30pm cs
Creative Color in the 20th/21st Centuries Feldman Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 1:00pm–4:30pm ##
En Plein Air Painting* (4 sessions) Neece Oct 1,8,15,22 Th 1:00pm–4:00pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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WATERCOLOR
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor Faramarzpour Sep 26–Nov 21 Sa 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Intermediate Watercolor (9 sessions) Rumpf Sep 30–Dec 16 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor (9 sessions) Rumpf Sep 29–Dec 15 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Watercolor 2 (9 sessions) Parker Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 1:00pm–3:30pm ##
Ink Brush Painting (6 sessions) Rumpf Oct 6–Nov 17 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
 
See also the workshops page for a Watercolor Workshop series, a four part series of 2-day workshops.

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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PRINTMAKING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
See the workshops page for Printmaking workshops.

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MIXED MEDIA
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Collage & Assemblage Blackwell Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm ##
Collage, the Art of Visual Poetry Blackwell Sep 30–Dec 16 Tu 9:30pm–12:30pm ##
 
See also the workshops page for Mixed Media workshops.

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CLAY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Sep 28–Dec 7 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Reilly Oct 2–Dec 11 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels Gerstein Sep 30–Dec 16 W 2:00pm–6:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Sep 29–Dec 8 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 10:00am–1:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Sep 30–Dec 16 W 9:15am–1:15pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Sep 30–Dec 16 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Ceramics Murphy Sep 28–Dec 7 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs

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PHOTOGRAPHY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Open Darkroom** NA Sep 30–Dec 16 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Open Darkroom** NA Sep 26–Nov 21 Sa 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Digital Photography Basics* (3 sessions) Damianos Oct 2,9,16 F 9:30pm–12:00pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.
  **Open Darkroom - register in School office before each session.

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JEWELRY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Beaded Jewelry Alyse Sep 28–Dec 7 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Beaded Jewelry Alyse Oct 2–Dec 11 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
 
See also the workshops page for additional Jewelry workshops.

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FIBER
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Weaving Sampler Springett Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 9:00am–12:00pm  
Beginning Tapestry Springett Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 12:30pm–2:30pm ##
Beginning Weaving Springett Oct 1–Dec 10 Th 3:00pm–5:00pm ##

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BOOK ARTS
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Paste Paper Bookmaking* (3 sessions) Durso Nov 6,13,20 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
 
See also the workshops page for additional Book Arts & Papermaking workshops.

    *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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SCULPTURE
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Sculpture Collins Sep 28–Dec 7 M 9:30am–12:30pm ##

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Summer 2015


Click here to download Summer Catalog for Adults, Teens, Teachers [PDF]
     Drawing Painting Watercolor Mixed Media Clay Photography Book Arts

DRAWING - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Comic Character Design Shiff Jun 22–Aug 17 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Introduction to Studio Art Shiff Jun 24–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Colored Pencil Drawing Guay Jun 24–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Jun 29–Aug 17 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Jul 2–Aug 20 Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Jun 22–Aug 17 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
           
Drawing: Expression, Observation, Imagination* Blair Aug 3–7 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Introduction to Studio Art* Shiff Aug 17–21 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Comic Character Design* Shiff Aug 17–21 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Pastel Drawing* Pottle Aug 17–21 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs

    *Short course - meets 3–5 times.
  **Open Studio Life Drawing - register in School office before each session.

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PAINTING - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Painting Guay Jun 22–Aug 17 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Quick Sketch Painting Scotch Jun 23–Aug 18 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Intermediate Painting Scotch Jun 24–Aug 19 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Explore Picasso Collins Jun 24–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) Krouk Jul 1–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Painting Krouk Jul 10–Aug 21 F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
 
Color Interactions* Blair Aug 3–7 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm ##
Urban Landscape Painting* Krouk Aug 10–14 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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WATERCOLOR - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor Paine Jul 1–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

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MIXED MEDIA - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
See also the workshops page for more Mixed Media workshops.

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CLAY - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Jun 22–Aug 17 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 23–Aug 18 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Jun 24–Aug 19 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 25–Aug 20 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs

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PHOTOGRAPHY - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Open Darkroom** NA Jun 24–Aug 19 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
 
See also the workshops page for additional Photography workshops.

  **Open Darkroom - register in School office before each session.

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BOOK ARTS - Summer 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
See also the workshops page for additional Book Arts & Papermaking workshops.

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