Weekly classes support in-depth learning of fundamental skills and techniques for adults of all levels of ability and experience, and in a variety of media. Semester long classes meet once a week; class cancellations due to holidays are noted in the class descriptions. Four-week classes may be taken independently or consecutively.
Click on the class title in the grid below for full descriptions, including any required prerequisites. For assistance with your class selection, or to register online, you may call the School Office during phone hours, Monday through Friday, 10 am-1 pm, at 508-620-0937 or email anytime to school (at) danforthart.org.
Class Supplies: All materials are now be provided for the first two meetings of all adult beginner-level classes. See the class supply lists (CS) to learn more.
Early Bird & Senior Discounts: A discounted Early Bird rate is available on all Spring Session workshops through March 9, 2017; the Early Bird rate will show automatically for online registration as available. Senior citizens (aged 65 and older) receive an additional 10% off all offerings; senior citizen discounts are available only for phone or in-person registrations.
|Drawing||Painting||Watercolor||Mixed Media||Sculpture||Open Studio|
|Beginning Drawing||Krouk||Apr 10-May 22||M||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Drawing||Collins||Apr 14-Jun 2||F||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Drawing Natural Objects||Bauer||Apr 11-May 30||Tu||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Intermediate/Advanced Drawing||Bauer||Apr 13-Jun 1||Th||12:30pm-3:30pm||cs|
|Intermediate/Advanced Drawing||Blair||Apr 12-May 31||W||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Portrait and Clothed Figure Drawing||Bauer||Apr 11-May 30||Tu||12:30pm-3:30pm||cs|
|Beginning Painting and Drawing I||Bauer||Apr 22-May 6||Sa||1:00pm-4:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Painting and Drawing II||Bauer||May 13-Jun 3||Sa||1:00pm-4:00pm||cs|
|Oil Pastels for Everyone||Parker||Apr 11-May 30||Tu||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Painting||Krouk||Apr 12 - May 31||W||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Beginning Painting||Blair||Apr 14 – Jun 2||F||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Beginning Painting||Bauer||Apr 24 – May 22||M||6:30pm–9:30pm||cs|
|Intermediate Painting||Rabe||Apr 13 – Jun 1||Th||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Intermediate Painting||Scotch||Apr 12 – May 31||W||12:30pm-3:30pm||cs|
|Acrylic Painting Techniques||Graff||Apr 11 – May 30||Tu||9:00am-12:00pm||cs|
|Advanced Figure Painting||Collins||Apr 14 – Jun 2||F||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Palette Knife Painting||Scotch||Apr 12 – May 31||W||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Still Life Painting||Rabe||Apr 13 – Jun 1||Th||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Understanding Color in Painting||Bauer||Apr 13 – Jun 1||Th||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Independent Painting||Blair||Apr 14 – Jun 2||F||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Independent Painting||Blair||Apr 12 – May 31||W||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Independent Painting||Krouk||Apr 12 – May 31||W||6:30pm – 9:30pm||cs|
|Beginning Watercolor||Faramarzpour||Apr 10 – May 22||M||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Watercolor||Meding||Apr 18 – May 30||Tu||6:30pm–9:30 pm||cs|
|Beginning Watercolor||Rumpf||Apr 12 – May 31||W||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Watercolor I||Meding||Apr 22 – May 6||Sa||1:00pm–4:00pm||cs|
|Beginning Watercolor II||Meding||May 13 – Jun 3||Sa||1:00pm–4:00pm||cs|
|Continuing Watercolor Painting||Parker||Apr 11 – May 30||Tu||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Intermediate Watercolor||Rumpf||Apr 11 – May 30||Tu||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Intermediate Watercolor||Rumpf||Apr 12 – May 31||W||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|Painting with Paper||Blackwell||Apr 11–May 30||Tu||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
|The Power of Composition||Faramarzpour||Apr 14–Jun 2||F||9:00am–12:00pm||cs|
|Landscape Painting in 3D||Blackwell||Apr 10–May 22||M||12:30pm–3:30pm||cs|
Open Studio sessions are designed for students to work in community, with no instruction. Registered students may use available tables, stools, and easels in our studios, but must bring their own artists’ supplies. Please click on the PDF below the grid for more information on our Life Drawing Open Studio Sessions.
*Prices are listed per individual class. Students are encouraged to register in advance but may register in-person on the night of the class. Discounted rate, 4-session Gift Certificates are available for purchase by phone only. Students do not need to redeem the sessions weekly, but these gift certificates are not transferable to a future season.
|Open Studio||N/A||Mar 2-Mar 23||Th||9:00am-12:00pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Mar 6-Mar 27||M||6:30pm–9:30pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Mar 1-Mar 22||W||6:30pm–9:30pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Mar 4-Mar 25||Sa||1:00pm–4:00pm||N/A|
|Open Studio||N/A||Apr 13–Jun 1||Th||9:00am-12:00pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Apr 24–May 22||M||6:30pm–9:30pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Apr 12–May 31||W||6:30pm–9:30pm||N/A|
|Life Drawing Open Studio||N/A||Apr 22–Jun 3||Sa||1:00pm–4:00pm||N/A|
About SPRING Life Drawing Open Studios (PDF)
ABOUT TEEN CLASSES: Danforth Art is offering a one-day Portfolio Prep Workshop for teens (grades 9-12) on May 20, 2017. Motivated and responsible teens may also register for adult classes or workshops, including Open Studios. Please contact the School office at 508-620-0937 or school (at) danforthart.org to learn more.
**One- and two-day workshops are listed separately on the ADULT WORKSHOP page.