Spring Art Classes
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registration will begin on March 4.
All classes begin the week of April 6 and run through the week of May 25.
Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks.
**There will be no Tuesday classes held on April 7. The Library will be closed. The make-up day for these classes is Tuesday, June 2**
**There will be no Monday classes held on Memorial Day, May 25. The make-up day for these classes is Monday, June 1**
Classes are first come, first serve and fill quickly. You must have a North Canton Public Library card to register.
Adult art class registration may be completed by paper form or online. Paper registration forms are near the front entrance of the library.
All children’s art class registration will be done online only at www.ncantonlibrary.org.
CLASS CONFIRMATION and STUDENT CANCELLATION:
A confirmation eMail of held and cancelled classes will be sent to you on March 27.
Confirmation will also be available using these instructions: by phone 330-499-4712, at the prompt press nine, or check online at: www.ncantonlibrary.org.
Cancellation of a class must be made before the registration deadline. If you have registered for a class, that person is enrolled unless we are called with a cancellation.
Dates for registration deadline and class confirmation are listed below.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 25
CLASS CONFIRMATION: March 27
PAYMENT: Please do not make payment at this time. Payments for confirmed classes will be due no later than the second class.
Please remember to bring your payment to class. Payment can be made by check or cash. Please make checks out to North Canton Public Library.
PLEASE NOTE: Failure to pay will result in the fee being charged against your library account, and may result in your account being blocked from use and being reported to the library’s collection agency.
By registering for a class, you verify that you accept this policy.
Children’s Art Classes Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $30 for one entire eight week session.
Supplies are provided for children’s classes. Students develop art skills with challenging new projects.
Classes are designed to meet the needs and abilities of each student as well as foster creativity, social skills and individual growth.
Mixed Media classes provide experience working with a variety of materials and processes including painting, drawing, collage and 3-D materials.
SC – 1. Preschool “Mixed Media” Thursday 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Inst: Pam Neff
SC – 2. Preschool “Mixed Media” Friday 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Inst: Clare Aitken
PRESCHOOL CLASSES ONLY – Parent/Caretaker is required to stay on North Canton Public Library property for the duration of preschool class.
Preschool classes are for children ages three to five years old, who are able to participate in a classroom setting independently, and who are potty trained.
SC – 3. K-2nd “Intro to Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse” Tuesday 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Inst: Clare Aitken
Students will be introduced to artists; Van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse through paint, pastel, clay and collage techniques.
SC – 4. K-2nd “Eye Spy Art” Thursday 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Inst: Pam Neff
Each session is new. We will discuss famous artists and use some of their techniques to create our own masterpieces.
SC – 5. K-2nd “3D Sculpture Class” Friday 4:45 to 5:30 p.m. Inst: Clare Aitken
Create three dimensional works of art with a variety of media.
SC – 6. 3rd – 5th “Draw, Paint, Print & Play” Tuesday 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Inst: Clare Aitken
Pastel, watercolor, simple batik and print-making techniques will be covered.
SC – 7. 3rd – 5th “Colors Of Spring” Thursday 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Inst: Becky Taylor
Students will explore the colors of spring creating colored chalk drawings using shading and highlighting techniques.
SC – 8. 6th – 8th “Dynamic Painting and Collage” CLASS CANCELED INSTRUCTOR NOT AVAILABLE
SC – 9. 6th – 8th “Smashing Good Time” Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Inst: Becky Taylor
Super Smash Brothers…Mario! Link! Samus! Pikachu! You will create your favorite characters along with plenty of new faces from Super Smash Brothers.
These characters can be incorporated into a poster or can be transformed into many different types of items.
Home School Art Classes Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $30 for one entire eight week session.
Supplies are provided for Home School classes. Classes are designed to help home school students receive an art class experience. Classes are also designed to meet the needs and abilities of each student as well as foster creativity, social skills and individual growth. Classes provide experience working with a variety of materials and processes.
Adult Art Classes Classes meet ONE day per week for EIGHT weeks. The fee is $40 for one entire eight week session.
Adult classes are open to high school students and up. Supply lists for adult classes are available online and at the library’s information center.
SA – 1. “Watercolor With Rudy” Monday 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Inst: Rudy Amatangelo
Rudy’s presentation, demonstration and critique method of group instruction benefits both beginning and advanced painters.
Fundamental design, composition and drawing techniques will be applied to landscape subjects.
This class makes use of digital equipment, including PowerPoint projected reference, printer/copier and cameras as tools to enhance learning.
Please see supply list for this class. Bring your usual watercolor supplies. If you are a beginner, you will need the following supplies.
Paint: Tube of student grade watercolors: Van Dyke Brown, Cerulean Blue & Raw Sienna
Brushes: Synthetic Sable Brushes:# 5 round, # 8 round, # 6 rigger, 1 inch flat
Other Supplies: Round plastic Allman palette, 2 sheets 30” x 22” 140lb watercolor paper, 16 x 20 masonite or stiff cardboard, Masking tape
Pencils one each HB and 2B, Kneaded Rubber eraser, Container for water, Box of Kleenex
SA – 2. “Exploring Watercolor” Saturday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Inst: Nancy Stewart Matin
Let Nancy teach you how to capture the glow of watercolor, as well as help you to design more dynamic paintings.
All skill levels welcome.
Please see supply list for this class. If you have supplies, bring what you have. We’ll discuss our “tools” first day.
If a beginner, I’m going to get your brush wet as cheaply as possible; if you catch the bug, you can easily upgrade to better supplies…List & prices are quoted from Pat Catans.
Paint: Reeves 12 color tubes ($5.00), Paper: Studio 71/140# watercolor paper ($4.37), Brushes: Studio 71/pack of brushes “watercolor” ($8.97)
Palette: Studio71/10 well palette ($ .77), Extras: Masking tape, spray bottle, water container, pencil (to draw with), kneaded eraser, notebook for recording wisdom, hair dryer.