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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.

Winter 2023 Art Classes

Registration begins December 19. Space is limited. 


CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Mixed Media for preschoolers ages 3-5
Thursdays, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9 from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotney

Mixed Media for students in grades K-2
Thursdays, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9 from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotney

Mixed Media for students in grades 3-5
Thursdays, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9 from 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotney 

Mixed Media for students in grades 6-8
Mondays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Please note this class will not be held on President’s Day, February 20, the library is closed.
Instructor: Lee Ann Novotney

Therapeutic Art Series for students in grades 7-12
Wednesdays, January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. This class begin one week later than the other winter classes.
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


WINTER WORKSHOPS

Winter Birds for ages 5 and up with adult
Saturday, January 21 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
We will draw, color, cut, bend, paint and embellish beautiful birds together.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

A Valentine Treasure Box for ages 5 and up with adult
Saturday, February 4 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Come and make a special valentine box with beautiful papers, ribbon, and gems.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

A Friendly Family Farm for ages 5 and up with adult
Saturday, February 18 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
We will create a barn, outbuilding, pen, and fence, farm animals and landscape.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes

Fun Flower Pot for ages 5 and up with adult
Saturday, March 4 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon creating flowers and a pot to hold them, leaves and butterflies too.
Instructor: Marjorie Lutes


CLASSES FOR ADULTS AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Therapeutic Art Series for adults and high school students
Wednesdays, January 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. This class begin one week later than the other winter classes.
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 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9 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

Intrigued by Watercolor for adults and high school students
Saturdays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4, 11 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 you 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

Watercolor Landscapes for adults and high school students
Mondays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13 from 3 to 5 p.m.
Please note this class will not be held on Presidents Day, February 20, the library is closed.
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


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