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Adult & Teen Workshops & Classes

NEW Online Classes and Workshops Available!

Check the Links Below for the Latest Offerings
 

The CMA offers courses available in a wide range of media, scheduled for weekdays and weekends throughout the day and evening, there's a class to fit every schedule, budget, and interest! Courses are available for adults plus children and teens, (including a Summer Art Camp).
 

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Classic Watercolor From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/27/2020, Ends 11/01/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/25/2020

6 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Ted Lawson

Now offering this six week course online! Explore the versatility of watercolor painting from home. Whether you are a beginner just starting out or have been painting for years there is something for everyone in this course. Interact online with instructor Ted Lawson and fellow students through virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. All experience levels welcome.

*Supply list available the first day of class. Cost NOT included (approximately $55 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Drawing with Fire: Wood burning From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/27/2020, Ends 11/01/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/25/2020

6 Sundays, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Online

Instructor: Christy Davis

Now offering this NEW six week course online! Interact online with instructor Christy Davis and fellow students watching virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more. The art of wood burning and pyrography has been around since the time fire was discovered. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques to achieve different effects in wood burning for small to medium size projects. Students will be given time to practice, and create with Christy's help and live feedback. All skill levels welcome.
 

*Supply list available the first day of class. Cost NOT included (approximately $90 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Book Arts From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/29/2020, Ends 11/03/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/22/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Zachary Lee Clifford

Learn four different book making techniques from the comfort of home in this NEW hands on online class. Create a pamphlet stitch book, a case bound book, an accordion book, and a one page zine. Interact with instructor Zachary Clifford and other students while watching step by step demonstrations as well as given time to practice, and create with help and live feedback fromt he instructor. Explore self-publishing, fine arts book structures, and book making tools and materials. These simple books can be developed into amazing artist books on their own and lead to an understanding towards more advanced structures. This class is for both beginners and experienced students.
 

*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Cost includes all supplies.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $142.00 per person (Cost for Members: $114.00)

 

Advanced Hand Building From Home 6:30pm Tuesday

Advanced

Begins 09/29/2020, Ends 12/15/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/27/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this NEW twelve week course online! Students with a firm foundation in basic technical skills and have taken at least one or more ceramic classes at CMA will enjoy exploring ceramic hand building from the comfort of home in this unique class. Form, surface design, glazing, and firing will be explored in greater depth. Interact online with instructor Bill Shearrow and fellow students through virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work with clay during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. Pieces will need to be dropped off to be fired and scheduled timed ticketing will be available for in person studio time to glaze pieces. Individual projects will include, home studio safety, tile making, functional pottery, decorative work and more!

*Supply list available the first day of class. Costs NOT included:
*Approximately $30 or less in miscellaneous materials depending on supplies already owned.
*All CMA ceramics students are also 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 a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA.
*Both clay and ceramics tools kits can be purchased at the museum before class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Wire Wrapped Stone Jewelry From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/30/2020, Ends 11/04/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/23/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Alex Draven

Now offering this NEW six week course online! Explore the creative world of wire wrapped stone jewelry making from the comfort of home in this unique class. Interact online with instructor Alex Draven and fellow students watching virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Students will be given time to practice, and create with help and live feedback. Discover the basics of wire and stone wrapping to begin making your own jewelry. Experience is not needed as artist Alex Draven walks you through the introductory steps in creating a custom piece of your own design!
 

*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Cost includes all supplies except stones to be purchased by student.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $132.00 per person (Cost for Members: $106.00)

 

Hand Building From Home 6:30pm Wednesdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/30/2020, Ends 12/16/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/28/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this NEW twelve week course online! Explore ceramic hand building from the comfort of home in this unique class. Interact online with instructor Bill Shearrow and fellow students through virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work with clay during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. Pieces will need to be dropped off to be fired and scheduled timed ticketing will be available for in person studio time to glaze pieces. Individual projects will include, home studio safety, tile making, functional pottery, decorative work and more!

*Supply list available the first day of class. Costs NOT included:
*Approximately $30 or less in miscellaneous materials depending on supplies already owned.
*All CMA ceramics students are also 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 a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA.
*Both clay and ceramics tools kits can be purchased at the museum before class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Hand Building From Home 10:00am Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/01/2020, Ends 12/17/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/29/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Bill Shearrow

Now offering this NEW twelve week course online! Explore ceramic hand building from the comfort of home in this unique class. Interact online with instructor Bill Shearrow and fellow students through virtual online lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work with clay during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. Pieces will need to be dropped off to be fired and scheduled timed ticketing will be available for in person studio time to glaze pieces. Individual projects will include, home studio safety, tile making, functional pottery, decorative work and more!
 

*Supply list available the first day of class. Costs NOT included:
*Approximately $30 or less in miscellaneous materials depending on supplies already owned.
*All CMA ceramics students are also 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 a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA.
*Both clay and ceramics tools kits can be purchased at the museum before class and throughout the session as needed.

Cost: $169.00 per person (Cost for Members: $135.00)

 

Figure Drawing From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/01/2020, Ends 11/05/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 09/29/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this NEW six week course online! Interact online with instructor Kit Palencar and fellow students through virtual lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. Enjoy the creative processes of drawing the human figure in this exciting, hands-on class. Students will learn to use various life drawing techniques utilizing photo reverences and videos of the human figure (some drawing references will include nude models). Kit will tailor instruction to your individual needs and interests. All experience levels welcome.
 

*Supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $20 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Classic Acrylic From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/03/2020, Ends 11/07/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/01/2020

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

Online

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this six week course online! Interact online with instructor Kit Palencar and fellow students through virtual lessons, demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work during class offering one on one attention with real time instructor help and feedback. Whether you are an experienced painter or beginner wanting to dabble in something more, this class is for you! Learn a variety of acrylic painting techniques through learning how to paint subjects from real life observation. Some drawing experience preferred but not required.
 

*Supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $30 or less depending on supplies already owned).

Cost: $117.00 per person (Cost for Members: $94.00)

 

Kitchen Litho Workshop From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/18/2020, Ends 10/18/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/11/2020

1 Sunday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Zachary Lee Clifford

Discover Kitchen Lithography printmaking from the comfort of home in this NEW hands on one time workshop. Explore this unique printmaking technique that draws from the principles of traditional lithography using a few standard printmaking materials and also items found in your kitchen like aluminum foil and Coke! Join professional printmaking artist Zachary Clifford and other students as you watch step by step demonstrations as well as given time to practice, and create your own prints with help and live feedback. Open to all skill levels.
 

*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Cost includes all supplies.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $22.00 per person (Cost for Members: $18.00)

 

Ultimate Jack O' Lantern Carving From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/27/2020, Ends 10/27/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/20/2020

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online, Arrowhead Orchard Applehouse Farm Market, 11724 Lisbon St NE, Paris, OH 44669

Instructor: Erica Emerson

Now offering this NEW workshop online! Join us as we take traditional jack o' lantern face carving to the extreme! Interact with instructor Erica Emerson as she walks you step by step through a variety of pumpkin carving techniques and tools you never knew you could utilize or do. Fun for both families with older children and adults. Students will discover concept design and get inspired by original and creative ways to carve. Most supplies will be available for pickup 4 days prior to the workshop at Arrowhead Orchard Applehouse Farm Market in Paris OH. Purchase delicious cider and pick the perfect pumpkin to carve when you are there to enjoy while we get creative, relax, and get in the festive fall spirit. A pumpkin can be bought from the market or hop on a hayride to the pumpkin patch for FREE. Market hours are Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 12noon-6pm, don't forget your mask. Make it a fun date night or join together with friends and family digitally for this exciting night in and fun fall activities!
 

*Cost includes all supplies except pumpkin, cider, a serrated knife to cut top, and a large metal spoon or ice cream scoop.
* Multiple people can join in the room, however materials will only be provided for one person per each registration.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop at Arrowhead Orchard Applehouse Farm Market in Paris, OH.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $20.00 per person (Cost for Members: $16.00)

 

Alcohol Ink Landscapes and Adult Milkshakes From Home!

All Skill Levels

Begins 11/10/2020, Ends 11/10/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/03/2020

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

Online, Pav's Creamery, 708 South N Main St, North Canton, OH 44720

Instructor: Erica Emerson

Now offering this NEW unique collaborative workshop online! Interact with instructor Erica Emerson as she walks you step by step through the techniques and process of making this beautiful alcohol ink painted landscape tile. Inspired by the contemplative, relaxing, and beautiful atmospheric landscapes in the exhibit "Approaching the Shift: Drawings by Judith Brandon". A materials kit including a 4" x13" ceramic tile and all supplies will be available for pickup at the North Canton Pav's Creamery 4 days prior to the workshop. Purchase delicious adult milkshakes or ice cream to go when you are there to enjoy while we get creative, relax, and play with this exciting medium. Make it a fun date night or join together with friends and family digitally for this exciting night in!
 

*Cost includes all supplies.
*Materials kit available for pickup 4 days prior to workshop at Pav's Creamery in North Canton.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $34.00 per person (Cost for Members: $27.00)

 

Zine Making Workshop From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 11/17/2020, Ends 11/17/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/10/2020

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Zachary Lee Clifford

Learn about zines and how to create them from the comfort of home in this NEW hands on one time workshop. In this workshop you'll learn how to make a simple zine that can be utilized for collage, drawing, photography, poetry or more. Interact with instructor Zachary Clifford and other students while watching step by step demonstrations as well as given time to practice, and create with help and live feedback. This class is for both beginners and experienced students.
 

*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Cost includes all supplies.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $25.00 per person (Cost for Members: $20.00)

 

Tree of Life Pendant From Home

All Skill Levels

Begins 11/18/2020, Ends 11/18/2020 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/11/2020

1 Wednesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM

Online

Instructor: Alex Draven

Now offering this NEW one time workshop online! Create a beautiful tree of life wire pendent from the comfort of home in this unique class. Interact online with instructor Alex Draven and fellow students as he walks you through step by step instuctions from start to finish. The symbolism of the tree of life is widespread throughout history, and it also happens to be a popular jewelry accessory. All experience levels welcome to create this iconic medallion.
 

*Materials and tools provided for pickup 4 days prior to class. Tools are to be returned to the museum within one week after class.
*Cost includes all supplies.
*Make sure to register before deadline to ensure materials are available.

Cost: $32.00 per person (Cost for Members: $26.00)