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May 2022

2022-04-2617:30

Nid: 8527

SOLD OUT- Character Illustration

Designed for ages 9-12

Begins 04/26/2022, Ends 05/31/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-24-2022

6 Tuesdays, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration, and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message in your art. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2022-04-2618:00

Nid: 8528

Glass Fusing

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/26/2022, Ends 05/31/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-24-2022

6 Tuesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Carol Comer

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Throughout this class, you will learn about the heating cycle of glass, how to use a kiln, plus the techniques to design unique pieces of your own design. You can make jewelry, coasters, and bowls using slumping techniques to name a few projects. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-2618:30

Nid: 8522

Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesdays

Advanced

Begins 04/26/2022, Ends 07/12/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-24-2022

12 Tuesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills will enjoy this class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth during this class. Advanced students with five sessions or the equivalent, (or working at a level determined to be advanced by the instructor) will be required to do their own firing in cooperation with the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild to deepen their understanding of the process.

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-2718:00

Nid: 8529

Silver Ring Jewelry

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/27/2022, Ends 06/01/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-25-2022

6 Wednesdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Alex Draven

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Create and wear your own hand wrought jewelry! In this 6 week class take a piece of silver from scratch. Design and fabricate your very own ring with a setting. Watch it all come together while learning soldering, and bezel forming techniques manipulating all those items into a beautiful piece of jewelry to treasure forever. All skill levels welcome.

*Cost includes all art supplies for one person except for stone for place setting

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$132
(Cost for Members: $106.00)
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2022-04-2718:30

Nid: 8523

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/27/2022, Ends 07/13/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-25-2022

12 Wednesdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-2810:00

Nid: 8524

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/28/2022, Ends 07/14/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-26-2022

12 Thursdays, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Now offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-2813:00

Nid: 8525

Classic Ceramics 1:00pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/28/2022, Ends 07/14/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-26-2022

12 Thursdays, 01:00 PM-03:00 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Laura Kolinski-Schultz

Now offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-2818:00

Nid: 8530

Digital Photography

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/28/2022, Ends 06/02/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-26-2022

6 Thursdays, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Mallory McCrea

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Learn to see like a photographer and go from taking snapshots to purposeful, well-composed images that reflect your personal vision. Master the buttons and dials on your camera and shoot in modes other than Auto. This course introduces participants to the creative and technical possibilities of digital photography. Some off site subject mater near the museum and within walking distance downtown will be used for class projects and inspiration including visiting a professional photography studio! Topics include camera operation, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, lighting, and composition. New and experienced photographers are welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Please bring a digital camera that has a manual mode, DSLR, mirrorless, or some point-and-shoots and a card reader.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$132
(Cost for Members: $106.00)
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2022-04-2818:30

Nid: 8526

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/28/2022, Ends 07/14/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-26-2022

12 Thursdays, 06:30 PM-08:30 PM

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Now offering this 12 week class in our ceramics studios! Beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional pottery and decorative work. Discover the ceramic process from start to finish, learn glazing techniques, watch demonstrations and receive one-on-one attention with instructor help and feedback. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each individual student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

Additional costs, not included with class cost:
*All CMA ceramics students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40.00 for 25 pounds of clay and includes cost of glazes and firing.
*Beginning students may also purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA
*Both clay and ceramics tools can be purchased during the first day of class and throughout the session as needed.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2022-04-3010:30

Nid: 8533

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Be inspired by the world around you through visits to the Museum galleries and learning about famous artwork. Students will learn to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. Create unique art projects using a variety of drawing and painting art materials. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2022-04-3011:45

Nid: 8534

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs and Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun and challenging class. Visit the galleries to see famous ceramic pieces first hand, tour the ceramics lab and learn the process that clay goes through from beginning to end. Create functional, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two-four weeks after class.)

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations that is unsafe to hold class in person, this class will be rescheduled or canceled.

$85
(Cost for Members: $68.00)
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2022-04-3012:00

Nid: 8531

Classic Drawing

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 12:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Enjoy the creative processes of drawing from life. In this hands-on class students will view demonstrations and learn to use various techniques while working with artist, Kit Palencar. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. Kit Palencar will tailor instruction to your individual needs and interests. All experience levels welcome. Taken the class before? Instructor works with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Supply list available the first day of class. Cost NOT included (Approximately $20 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$108
(Cost for Members: $86.00)
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2022-04-3013:00

Nid: 8535

Abandoned Materials Reimagined

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Any Combs

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Inspired by the exhibit "Abandoned America: Everything Must Pass." Students will discover how artist, Matthew Christopher, captures the mesmerizing beauty and lost history of the various derelict buildings. His artwork advocates for rehabilitation and reuse by emphasizing the cultural importance of preservation. Through creativity, students will repurpose and upcycle "abandoned" materials to create beautiful 2D and 3D artworks utilizing unique and sometimes unconventional items to create something new!

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2022-04-3013:00

Nid: 8536

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten with an Adult

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Lindsey Wenck

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Parents, come play with your little artists as we draw, paint, sculpt, and create! Each week, students will gain inspiration while learning about a master artist and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art. Lessons change every session taught by experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*Cost includes all supplies for both one child and one adult to do together.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2022-04-3014:30

Nid: 8532

Watercolor Landscape Painting

All Skill Levels

Begins 04/30/2022, Ends 06/04/2022

Deadline to Register: 04-28-2022

6 Saturdays, 02:30 PM-04:30 PM

Room 102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Whether you are an experienced painter or beginner wanting to dabble in something more, this class is for you! Learn a variety of watercolor painting techniques through learning how to paint landscapes utilizing photos for reference. Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with instructor help and feedback. Some drawing experience preferred but not required, all experience levels welcome.

*Cost includes some supplies, supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $25 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$108
(Cost for Members: $86.00)
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2022-05-1718:00

Nid: 8538

Finding Mindfulness Through Mandalas- (Date Change to 5/17/22)

All Skill Levels

Begins 05/17/2022, Ends 05/17/2022

Deadline to Register: 05-22-2022

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-07:30 PM

Room 103

Instructor: Dianne Papes

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person! In conjunction with the Art for Health & Healing Program, the Canton Museum of Art welcomes you to a special mindfulness workshop that focuses on slowing down, relieving stress, and learning to use creativity to increase awareness of self and be present in the moment. Join our Art for Health & Healing Program Coordinator, Dianne Papes, as she directs you through the intuitive process of creating a mandala using watercolor techniques. Mandala's have been found throughout the centuries. They can be found in architecture and art forms all around the world! Prior art experience is not necessary, but an open mind is always helpful!

*Cost includes all art supplies for one person.

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$19
(Cost for Members: $15.00)
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2022-05-1817:30

Nid: 8541

Carnival Heads

Designed for ages 10-14

Begins 05/18/2022, Ends 05/25/2022

Deadline to Register: 05-16-2022

2 Wednesdays, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM

Room 101

Instructor: Andy Combs

Now offering this NEW two-day workshop in-person! Carnival celebrations have taken place for centuries all around the world. Each one culturally unique, full of pageantry, costumes, and fun! In this workshop, students will learn about the history of Carnival masks and create a whimsical paper mache head of their very own. Have fun being a little silly and use your sense of humor to create exaggerated features using paper mache techniques to bring your sculptures to life. All experience levels welcome.

*Cost includes all supplies

COVID UPDATE:
*At this time, the CMA recommends but no longer requires students and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. (Mask policies subject to change based on CDC guidelines)

$44
(Cost for Members: $36.00)
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