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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.

Fall 2022 Art Classes

Registration begins August 17 and ends on September 7. Space is limited. 


CLASSES FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

Colorful Autumn for students in grades K-2   
Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Paint trees, birds and squirrels, make a spooky house for cats and bats under a giant moon. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 

Fabulous Fall Crafts for students in grades 3-5Tuesdays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Explore collage and assemblage using cardboard, paper, boxes, yarn, beads and found objects. Create a weaving, 3-D animal, mask and paint a landscape. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 

Therapeutic Art Series for students in grades 7-12Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.mEnjoy 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 3-5Thursdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10 from 4 to 5 p.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 
 

The Workshop of Dr. Moreau for students in grades 6-8Thursdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.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 
 

Little Sprouts for children ages 3-5 in preschool
Fridays, September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11 from 3 to 3:45 p.m.
This mixed media class will use a variety of art supplies to help sprout artistic minds. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 

Colorful Autumn Art for students in grades K-2   
Fridays, September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Paint trees, draw birds and squirrels and make a spooky house for cats and bats under a giant moon. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 


SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Mobile Workshop for age six and up with an adult
Saturday, October 1 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m
Choose a favorite family subject such as flower, animal, sport, food, etc. then work together to draw and color your choice on lightweight cardboard, cut them out, add thin string and hang them from pieces of wire or dowel rods. Have fun balancing your mobile! Instructor: Marjorie Lutes.

Ancient Castle Workshop for age six and up with an adult Saturday, October 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Start with an easy sunset watercolor painting. As it dries, design your old stone castle. Castles will be cut out and glued onto our paintings. Each family member may make their own. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 

Autumn Wall Hanging Workshop for age six and up with an adult 
Saturday, October, 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Weave together beautiful patterned papers, yarn and fibers in fall colors. Then decorate with Native American symbols, beads and other found objects. Instructor: Marjorie Lutes
 

Family Cabin Workshop for age six and up with an adult 
Saturday, November 12 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Create a three-dimensional log cabin. Complete with landscaping and property. Your dream family cabin is created by you, add a pond, river, trees, flowers, walkway and of course small creatures.  Instructor: Marjorie Lute


CLASSES FOR ADULTS

Watercolor Landscapes Mondays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, and November 7, 14 from 3 to 5 p.m. 
*this class will not be held on Monday, October 31, 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 

 
Therapeutic Art Series
Wednesdays, September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9 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
Thursdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10 from 11 to 12:30 p.m.
This class is for anyone who wants to learn how to draw. We 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
Saturdays, September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22 29, November 5, 12 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  

 


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