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Adult Art Classes

Adult art classes

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.

View/download catalog:  Summer 2014 Adults, Teens and Teachers [PDF].

     Drawing Illustration Painting Watercolor Printmaking  
     Mixed Media Clay Photography Jewelry Bookmaking  

DRAWING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Jun 23–Aug 11 M 7:00–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Guay Jun 23–Aug 11 M 7:00–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Armenti Jun 26–Aug 14 Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Colored Pencil Travel Journals* Pottle Jun 30–Jul 3 M–Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Intermediate Drawing (7 classes) Scotch Jul 2–Aug 18 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Explorations in Drawing* Pottle Jul 7–11 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
The Importance of the Sketchbook* Armenti Jul 10,17,24,31 Th 1:00pam–4:00pm cs
Pastel Drawing* Pottle Jul 14–18 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Tonal Drawing* Paine Jul 21,28 Aug 4,11 M 7:00–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Drawing: Imagination, Memory, Dreams* Blair Aug 4–8 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm ##

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

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ILLUSTRATION
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Introduction to Illustration* Goldman Jun 23–27 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Introduction to Illustration Goldman Jun 25–Aug 13 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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PAINTING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
En Plein Air Painting* Neece Jun 23–27 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract* Collins Jun 23–27 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Pushing the Boundaries* Collins Jun 23–27 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Acrylic Painting Wood Jun 25–Aug 13 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Matisse Madness Collins Jun 25–Aug 13 W 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) Guay Jun 25–Aug 13 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Observational Painting* Pottle Jun 30–Jul 3 M–Th 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Intermediate Painting* Armenti Jul 8,15,22,29 Tu 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Quick Sketch Painting Scotch Jul 8–Aug 12 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Intermediate Painting Scotch Jul 11–Aug 15 F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Palette Knife Painting* Scotch Jul 14–18 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Abstract Painting* Collins Jul 21–25 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Landscape Painting* Gerding Jul 22–24 Tu–Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Digital Painting* Glick Jul 28–Aug 1 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Intermediate Painting* Blair Aug 4–8 M–F 9:00am–12:00pm cs

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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WATERCOLOR
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor Miller Jun 25–Aug 13 W 7:00pm–9:30pm cs
Watercolor Landscapes, Large and Small* Parker Jul 8–10 Tu–Th 9:00am–12:00pm cs

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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PRINTMAKING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Inventive Collagraphs Wood Jun 23–Aug 8 M 6:30-pm–9:30pm ##
Inventive Collagraphs* Wood Jul 7–11 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm ##

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

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CLAY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Jun 23–Aug 11 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 24–Aug 12 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm***** cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate Gerstein Jun 25–Aug 13 W 4:00pm–6:30pm**** cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jun 26–Aug 14 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Jun 25–Aug 13 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

  ****On July 16 and August 8, class begins at 4:30pm
*****New start/end times.

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MIXED MEDIA
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Collage* Pottle Jul 14–18 M–F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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PHOTOGRAPHY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Digital Photography Basics (4 classes)* Damianos Jul 21,28, Aug 4,11 M 9:30am–11:30am cs
Digital Photography Beyond the Basics (3 classes)* Damianos Jul 16,23,30 W 6:30pm–9:00pm cs

    *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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JEWELRY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wild About Wire* Alyse Jun 30–Jul 2 M-W 1:00pm–4:00pm  
Beaded Jewelry* Alyse Jul 15–17 Tu-Th 9:00am–12:00pm  

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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BOOKMAKING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Paste Paper Bookmaking* Durso Aug 12–15 Tu–F 9am–12:00pm cs

   *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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