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Art Class FAQs

Are classes open to everyone? Yes! But you must have a North Canton Public Library card to register.

Do I need to bring my own supplies?Supplies are provided for all classes unless otherwise specified in the class description.

How do I register for a class?Children’s art class registration is accepted online only at ncantonlibrary.org. Adult art class registration may be completed online or via email to the Little Art Gallery curator at gallery@northcantonlibrary.org.

What if I need to cancel? Registration may be canceled online or via email to the Little Art Gallery curator at gallery@northcantonlibrary.org.

Art Classes are offered at no cost thanks to the generous support of the ELLA M. LAZICH TRUST.

Summer 2022 Art Classes

Registration begins May 16 and ends when each class fills or ten days before the first class, whichever comes first. Space is limited. 


JUNE CLASSES (four weeks)

Small Creatures for preschoolers ages 3-5
Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28 from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Use paper, cardboard and scrap materials create small summer creatures including fish, frogs, and turtles. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Explore the Forest for students in grades K-2
Tuesday, June 7, 14, 21, 28 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Explore the forest in art: paint trees, create a river and a camping scene. Experiment with pastels to compose a beautiful sunset. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Therapeutic Art Series for students in grades 7-12
Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy making art and the peace it brings? Perhaps you’ve never used art materials, but have been curious to try. Come join Adrianne, a Board-Certified Art Therapist, as she leads you through four different therapeutic art experiences that focus solely on using art media as a catalyst for expression and self-awareness. No artistic skill required! Come as you are and learn more about yourself in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Instructor: Adrianne Snyder

The Workshop of Dr. Moreau for students in grades 3-5
Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Learn to sculpt animal configurations! We will build wire “skeletons” and fill out the details on realistic animals that we all love with a twist! Each week we will combine two different animals to make a species entirely new! Instructor: Erin Mulligan

Intro to Landscape Painting for students in grades 6-8
Thursdays, June 9, 16, 23, 30 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
In this class, students will experience the process of painting a landscape with techniques used every day as a professional painter! You will create a realistic landscape throughout the four weeks of the class! If you are interested in improving your skills as a painter, this class is for you! Instructor: Erin Mulligan


JULY CLASSES (four weeks)

Small Creatures for preschoolers ages 3-5
Tuesdays July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 from 1 to 1:45 p.m.
Use paper, cardboard and scrap materials create small summer creatures including fish, frogs, and turtles. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Explore the Forest for students in grades K-2
Tuesdays July 12, 19, 26 and August 2 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Explore the forest in art: paint trees, create a river and a camping scene. Experiment with pastels to compose a beautiful sunset. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Therapeutic Art Series for students in grades 7-12
Wednesdays, July 13, 20, 27 and August 3 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy making art and the peace it brings? Perhaps you’ve never used art materials, but have been curious to try. Come join Adrianne, a Board-Certified Art Therapist, as she leads you through four different therapeutic art experiences that focus solely on using art media as a catalyst for expression and self-awareness. No artistic skill required! Come as you are and learn more about yourself in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Instructor: Adrianne Snyder

Wild Creatures for students in grades 3-5
Thursdays , July 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Create animals and imaginary creatures while experimenting with a variety of materials. Paint, paper, scrap materials, found objects and imagination will be used. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

The Deep Dark Sea for students in grades 6-8
Thursdays , July 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Explore some of the strangest life forms in the sea. Favorite creatures will come to life in our art. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Intrigued by Watercolor for adults and high school students
Saturdays, July 16, 23, 30 and August 6 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Let’s explore the mystery of watercolor together. Take watercolors to the next level as Nancy teaches the secrets to the glow of watercolor and keys to unleashing imagination. This class is geared to intermediate and advanced artists. Supplies will be discussed during the first class. Instructor: Nancy Stewart Matin


JUNE AND JULY CLASSES (eight weeks; please note these classes skip the week of July 4th)

Watercolor Landscapes for adults and high school students
Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1 from 3 to 5 p.m.
This watercolor class is for everyone at every level wanting to learn new techniques and paint buildings and landscapes. Students will create a landscape as the instructor leads them through the basics of material layout and design as well as watercolor techniques. This class has a requested supply list available online and in the library’s information center. Instructor: Jack Fetzer

Therapeutic Art Series for adults and high school students
Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 13, 20, 27 and August 3 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Enjoy making art and the peace it brings? Perhaps you’ve never used art materials, but have been curious to try. Come join Adrianne, a Board-Certified Art Therapist, as she leads you through eight different therapeutic art experiences that focus solely on using art media as a catalyst for expression and self-awareness. No artistic skill required! Come as you are and learn more about yourself in a safe, supportive and fun environment. Instructor: Adrianne Snyder

 


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