Beginning Darkroom Natalie Scott Wednesday, 6 - 9pm Spring 1: 1/9 - 2/13 Spring 2: 2/27 - 4/3 Spring 3: 4/17 - 5/22 Resident: $130, Non-Resident: $140
This class covers film development, negative-film management, contact printing, variable contrast papers and filters and darkroom best practices. Learn the technical skills to manipulate your exposures and experience the magic of printing from your own film. All levels are welcome to register. Minimum 3, Limit 5 Held in Darkroom and 9E
Darkroom 1 Shelley Wood Thursday, 6 - 9pm Spring 1: 1/10 - 2/14 Spring 2: 2/28 - 4/4 Spring 3: 4/18 - 5/23 Resident: $150, Non-Resident: $160
Learn to process and print your own black and white images. Designed to teach photographic fundamentals, this course will cover photographic principles, history, and technology through darkroom work and discussion. Student provides a manual 35mm camera and some supplies. All levels are welcome to register. Minimum 3, Limit 5 Held in Darkroom and 9E
Independent Darkroom Study Studio Assistant
Monday, 10am - 2pm Spring 1: 1/7 - 2/11 (Skip 1/21)* Spring 2: 2/25 - 4/1 Spring 3: 4/15 - 5/20 *Resident: $84, Non-Resident: $99 Resident: $101, Non-Resident: $119
Wednesday, 10am - 1pm Spring 1: 1/9 - 2/13 Spring 2: 2/27 - 4/3 Spring 3: 4/17 - 5/22 Resident: $76, Non-Resident: $89
Friday, 10am - 2pm Spring 1: 1/11 - 2/15 Spring 2: 3/1 - 4/5 Spring 3: 4/19 - 5/24 Resident: $101, Non-Resident: $119
Minimum 1, Limit 5 Held in Darkroom and 9E
Independent study is available for advanced students that are: completely self-guided, don’t need instruction or create production work. All students (new and current) must notify DAC staff of intent to apply by filling out the application form and signing up for a six-week evaluation period with a Dougherty Arts Center instructor. Students must demonstrate skilled knowledge while taking a six-week session to be considered for approval. Please read studio policies before registering.
Our darkroom classes are organized to help you learn how to use a manual film camera, develop film and make your own unique darkroom prints. For beginners or advanced professionals; we have different opportunities for students interested in using our darkroom. Students ages 15-17 may register with Arts School permission.
Adult programs require full payment at the time of registration. Students ages 15-17 may register with Arts School Supervisor permission. Questions? Call 512-974-4040.