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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.


Mixed Media for preschoolers ages 3-5 Thursdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, from 3 to 3:45 p.m.Instructor: Lee Ann Novotny
Preschool classes are for children who are able to participate in a classroom independently, and are potty-trained.

“Glitter, Sparkle and Shine” Mixed Media for students in grades K-2
Fridays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1, from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Mixed Media for students in grades K-2 Thursdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotny

“Wildlife from Around the Globe” Mixed Media for students in grades 3-5 Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, from 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Mixed Media for students in grades 3-5 Thursdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, from 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotny

Mixed Media for students in grades 6-8
Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Please note the Library will be closed on Presidents Day, February 19. Instructor: Lee Ann Novotny
“Canvas Painting, Drawing and Crafts” for students in grades 6-8
Fridays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1, from 3 to 4 p.m.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Therapeutic Art Series for students in grades 7-12Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, 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 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

Watercolor Landscapes for adults and high school students
Mondays, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 4, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Please note the Library will be closed on Presidents Day, February 19.
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, January 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, 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

Beginning Drawing for adults and high school students
Thursdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to draw. It will cover all the elements of drawing: line, shape, value, texture, and space (including perspective, gesture and contour drawing). Students will experiment with different materials needed to produce great drawing. Supplies are provided. Instructor: Jerry Zelinskas

Introduction to Life Drawing/Painting for adults and high school students
Fridays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
This is an instructor led drawing, painting class with a clothed live model or a still life arrangement if a model cannot be present. The instructor will work to help you advance your art along your own artistic goals. Bring the supplies with which you are comfortable. Please contact the instructor with questions about the class or materials at themarkdmahoney@gmail.com. Instructor: Mark D. Mahoney

Mixed Media and Collage for adults and high school students
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Use a variety of art supplies to meet the challenge of bringing your ideas to life. Weave a wall hanging with yarn, ribbon, branches, and found objects. Paint opposing subjects in a double watercolor. Make a chaos collage. Choose a social issue to express in an assemblage. Visual art is a quiet form of communication. Have fun and make your statement! Supplies are furnished, but you may bring items to add. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Intrigued by Watercolor for adults and high school students
Saturdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24, from 11a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Doing watercolors for a while?  Feeling stuck?  I can help you get from “nice” to “wow”! This class is geared to intermediate and advanced artists. Supplies will be discussed during the first class. Instructor: Nancy Stewart Matin


WINTER WorkshopsRegistration begins December 11, at 2 p.m. and ends when workshop is full or five days before it begins.

Winter Birds for ages 5 and up with adult
Saturday, January 27, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.Make an assortment of colorful local winter birds. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Valentine Flower arrangement for ages 5 and up with adultSaturday, February 10, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.Decorate a vase and fill it with hand made flowers, leaves and hearts. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes


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