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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.

Click here for Winter 2015 listings. See immediately below for Spring 2015 listings.

     Drawing Painting Watercolor Printmaking Mixed Media  
     Clay Photography Jewelry Fiber Bookmaking Sculpture

DRAWING
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Drawing Krouk Apr 6–Jun 8 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing von Metzsch
& Armenti
Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Apr 8–Jun 3 W 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing (6 sessions) Pottle Apr 11–Jun 6 Sa 9:30pm–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Drawing Blair Apr 8–Jun 3 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Figure Drawing Collins Apr 6–Jun 8 M 12:30pm–3:30pm ##
Essential Gestures Collins Apr 6–Jun 8 M 4:30pm–6:30pm cs
Responsive Drawing Collins Apr 6–Jun 8 M 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Colored Pencil Drawing Parker Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Colored Pencil Landscape Guay Apr 8–Jun 3 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Drawing for Painters Gerding Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 1:00pm–4:00pm ##
Open Studio Life Drawing** NA Apr 6–Jun 8 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

  **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 Krouk Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Beginnning Painting 2 Guay Apr 6–Jun 8 M 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Landscape Painting Gerding Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Intermediate Painting Blair Apr 8–Jun 3 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting Blair Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting With Acrylics Pottle Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Independent Painting Armenti Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Palette Knife Painting Scotch Apr 8–Jun 3 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Finding Color Scotch Apr 8–Jun 3 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) Krouk Apr 8–Jun 3 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Quick Sketch Painting Scotch Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Advanced Abstract Painting Collins Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:00am–12:30pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract Collins Apr 10–Jun 5 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Abstract Painting - All Levels Collins Apr 8–Jun 3 W 7:10pm–10:00pm ##
Pushing the Boundaries Collins Apr 8–Jun 3 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Advanced Play: Drawing, Painting & Collage Feldman Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:00am–12:30pm ##
Painting a Series Feldman Apr 10–Jun 5 F 1:00pm–4:30pm ##
En Plein Air Painting Neece Apr 9–Jun 4 M 1:00pm–4:00pm ##

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WATERCOLOR
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor Faramarzpour Apr 11–Jun 6 Sa 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Intermediate Watercolor Rumpf Apr 8–Jun 10 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Rumpf Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Landscapes and Close-Ups Parker Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 1:00pm–3:30pm ##
Botanical Watercolor Carter Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Ink Brush Painting (6 sessions) Rumpf Apr 28–Jun 2 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Try It! Watercolor* Faramarzpour May 5,12,19,26 Tu 4:00pm–6:00pm ##

     *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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CLAY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Gerstein Apr 6–Jun 8 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Reilly Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels Gerstein Apr 8–Jun 3 W 2:00pm–6:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 10:00am–1:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Apr 8–Jun 3 W 9:15am–1:15pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Apr 8–Jun 3 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Ceramics Murphy Apr 6–Jun 8 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs

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MIXED MEDIA
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Putting it All Together Blackwell Apr 7–Jun 2 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Collage Pottle Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 1:00pm–4:00pm ##
 
See also the workshops page for Mixed Media workshops.

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PHOTOGRAPHY
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Open Darkroom** NA Apr 8–Jun 3 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Open Darkroom** NA Apr 11–Jun 6 Sa 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Digital Photography Basics* Damianos Apr 27, May 4,11,18 M 12:00pm–2:30pm 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 Apr 6–Jun 8 M 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Intermediate Beaded Jewelry Alyse Apr 10–Jun 5 F 9:30am–12:30pm ##

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FIBER
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Round Robin Weaving Springett Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 9:00am–12:00pm ##
Tapestry Techniques Springett Apr 9–Jun 4 Th 12:30pm–2:30pm ##

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BOOK ARTS
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Paste Paper Bookmaking* Durso Apr 9,16,23,30 Th 12:30pm–3:30pm ##
 
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 Apr 6–Jun 8 M 9:00am–12:00pm ##

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Winter 2015 Listings


     Drawing Painting Watercolor Printmaking Lettering Mixed Media
     Clay Photography Jewelry Fiber Bookmaking Sculpture

DRAWING - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Drawing (9 sessions) Krouk Jan 5–Mar 16 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Armenti Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Krouk Jan 7–Mar 18 W 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Beginning Drawing Pottle Jan 10–Mar 21 Sa 9:30pm–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Drawing Blair Jan 7–Mar 18 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Colored Pencil Drawing 2 Guay Jan 7–Mar 18 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Drawing with Collage Pottle Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
The Power of Composition (4 sessions)* Faramarzpour Jan 26–Feb 23 M 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Open Studio Life Drawing (9 sessions)** NA Jan 5–Mar 16 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Beginning Figure Drawing (9 sessions)*** Collins Jan 12–Mar 23 M 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Essential Gestures (9 sessions) Collins Jan 5–Mar 16 M 4:30pm–6:30pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.
  **Open Studio Life Drawing - register in School office before each session.
***New start/end dates!

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PAINTING - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Painting Krouk Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Painting 2 (9 sessions) Guay Jan 5–Mar 16 M 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Painting 2 Gerding Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 9:30am–12:30pm ##
Intermediate Painting Blair Jan 7–Mar 18 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting Blair Jan 9–Mar 20 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Intermediate Painting With Acrylics Pottle Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Independent Painting Armenti Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Palette Knife Painting Scotch Jan 7–Mar 18 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Finding Color Scotch Jan 7–Mar 18 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Painting: Personal Style (Int/Adv) Krouk Jan 7–Mar 18 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Quick Sketch Painting Scotch Jan 9–Mar 20 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Advanced Abstract Painting Collins Jan 9–Mar 20 F 9:00am–12:30pm cs
Figure Painting - Real and Abstract Collins Jan 9–Mar 20 F 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Abstract Painting - All Levels (9 sessions) Collins Jan 5–Mar 16 M 7:00pm–10:00pm ##
Pushing the Boundaries Collins Jan 7–Mar 18 W 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Matisse Madness (Figure) Collins Jan 7–Mar 18 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs

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WATERCOLOR - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beginning Watercolor Faramarzpour Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 4:00pm–6:00pm cs
Beginning Watercolor Faramarzpour Jan 10–Mar 21 Sa 1:00pm–4:00pm cs
Intermediate Watercolor Rumpf Jan 7–Mar 18 W 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Watercolor 2 (8 sessions) Parker Jan 6–Mar 3 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor Rumpf Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 9:00am–12:00pm cs
Ink Brush Painting (6 sessions) Rumpf Feb 3–Mar 17 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs

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PRINTMAKING - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
See the workshops page for winter Printmaking workshops.

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LETTERING - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Italic Calligraphy Galligan Jan 7–Mar 18 W 9:30am–12:30pm cs
English Roundhand Calligraphy Galligan Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 12:30pm–3:30pm cs

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CLAY - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Wheelthrowing - Beginning (9 sessions) Gerstein Jan 5–Mar 16 M 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Beginning Reilly Jan 9–Mar 20 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - All Levels Gerstein Jan 7–Mar 18 W 2:00pm–6:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jan 6–Mar 17 Tu 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 10:00am–1:00pm cs
Wheelthrowing - Intermediate LaPierre Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Jan 7–Mar 18 W 9:15am–1:15pm cs
Basic Ceramics Lougee Jan 7–Mar 18 W 7:00pm–10:00pm cs
Intermediate Ceramics Murphy Jan 5–Mar 16 M 9:30am–12:30pm cs

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MIXED MEDIA - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Putting it All Together*** Blackwell Jan 13–Mar 24 Tu 12:30pm–3:30pm cs
 
See also the workshops page for winter Mixed Media workshops.

***New start/end dates!

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PHOTOGRAPHY - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Open Darkroom** NA Jan 7–Mar 18 W 6:30pm–9:30pm cs
Open Darkroom** NA Jan 10–Mar 21 Sa 9:30am–12:30pm cs
Digital Photography Basics* Damianos Jan 26, Feb 2, 9 M 12:00pm–2:30pm cs
Digital Photography Beyond the Basics* Damianos Mar 9, 16, 23*** M 12:00pm–2:30pm cs

     *Short course - meets 3–5 times.
  **Open Darkroom - register in School office before each session.
***New start/end dates!

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JEWELRY - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Beaded Jewelry Alyse Jan 9–Mar 20 F 9:30am–12:30pm cs

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FIBER - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Round Robin Weaving Springett Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 9:00am–12:00pm ##
Tapestry Techniques Springett Jan 8–Mar 19 Th 12:30pm–2:30pm ##

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BOOKMAKING - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Paste Paper Bookmaking* Durso Feb 5, 12, 26 Th 12:30pm–3:30pm ##

    *Short course - meets 3–5 times.

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SCULPTURE - WINTER 2015
Course Title Instructor Date Day Time CS
Sculpture in a Box (6 sessions) Bradley Jan 8–Feb 12 Th 9:30am–12:00pm cs
Sculpture (9 sessions)*** Collins Jan 12–Mar 23 M 9:00am–12:00pm ##

***New start/end dates!

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