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September 2021

2021-09-0718:30

Nid: 8197

Advanced Ceramics 6:30pm Tuesdays

Advanced

Begins 09/07/2021, Ends 12/14/2021, no class 11/2/2021,11/9/2021,11/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-05-2021

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 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:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-0818:30

Nid: 8198

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Wednesdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/08/2021, Ends 12/15/2021, no class 11/3/2021,11/10/2021,11/24/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-06-2021

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.

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:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-0910:00

Nid: 8199

Classic Ceramics 10:00am Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/09/2021, Ends 12/16/2021, no class 11/4/2021,11/11/2021,11/25/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-07-2021

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.

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:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-0913:00

Nid: 8200

Classic Ceramics 1:00pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/09/2021, Ends 12/16/2021, no class 11/4/2021,11/11/2021,11/25/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-07-2021

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.

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:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-0918:30

Nid: 8201

Classic Ceramics 6:30pm Thursdays

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/09/2021, Ends 12/16/2021, no class 11/4/2021,11/11/2021,11/25/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-07-2021

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

Room 104

Instructor: Sarah DeBaun

Now offering this 12 week course in our ceramics studios with our NEW instructor, Sarah Debaun! 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.

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:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-1810:30

Nid: 8210

Art FUNdamentals

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-16-2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman & Danielle Miller

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 with experienced instructors that work with each student to see them grow, sign up for multiple classes!

*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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2021-09-1811:45

Nid: 8211

Creative Clay

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-16-2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman & Danielle Miller

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! (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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$85
(Cost for Members: $68.00)
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2021-09-1813:00

Nid: 8212

Soar, Roar & Explore

Designed for grades 1-4 or 5-8

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-16-2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Danielle Miller

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Go on a wild animal adventure through visits to the Museum's exhibit, "Soar, Roar, Explore: Animal Life from the CMA Collection." Students will learn about animal species and animal conservation while creating art projects that focus on learning a variety of art techniques including 2D and 3D media.

*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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2021-09-1813:00

Nid: 8213

My First Art Class

Designed for grades Pre-K or Kindergarten with an Adult

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-16-2021

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

Room 101

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

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 Ð and create their very own masterpieces! Enjoy learning and playing with your little ones as we introduce them to the exciting world of art.

*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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$55
(Cost for Members: $44.00)
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2021-09-1814:30

Nid: 8206

Classic Acrylic

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/18/2021, Ends 10/23/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-16-2021

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

Room 102

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this 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 acrylic painting techniques through learning how to paint subjects from real life observation. 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 most supplies, supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $25 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$128
(Cost for Members: $103.00)
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2021-09-1913:30

Nid: 8205

Classic Watercolor

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/19/2021, Ends 10/24/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-17-2021

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

Room 102

Instructor: Ted Lawson

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Whether you are a beginner just starting out or have been painting for years there is something for everyone in this course. Interact with professional artist and instructor, Ted Lawson, who is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society and the Ohio Watercolor Society. Discover the versatility of watercolor through demonstrations, discussions and more! Time will be allotted to work during class, offering one on one attention with 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)

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$108
(Cost for Members: $86.00)
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2021-09-2118:00

Nid: 8208

Glass Fusing

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/21/2021, Ends 10/26/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-19-2021

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

Room 103

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this NEW 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.

*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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$175
(Cost for Members: $140.00)
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2021-09-2217:30

Nid: 8220

CANCELED- Family Finger Painting Landscapes in the Park

Designed for ages 4 and up with an Adult

Begins 09/22/2021, Ends 09/22/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-20-2021

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:00 PM

Canton Garden Center, 1615 Stadium Park Dr NW, Canton, OH 44718

Instructor: Nyki Fetterman

Now offering this NEW one-time workshop in-person in the park at the Canton Garden Center! Don't be afraid to get messy as you join us for this outdoor workshop in partnership with Canton Parks and Recreation. This off-site workshop is designed to do with a child and adult together. Explore the world around you through the art of painting en plein air with a finger painting twist, inspired by our exhibition, "Small Town Ohio: A Juried Exhibit of Paintings by Members of the Ohio Plein Air Society." Painting en plein air is the act of painting outside, using the landscape as your guide. Spend time in the park creating your own finger painting together on a canvas and be sure to come home with unique painting you will both be proud of!

*Cost includes all supplies for one child and one adult to complete together.
*Meeting location: Canton Garden Center, 1615 Stadium Park Dr NW, Canton, OH 44718
*Rain date: 10/29/21

*PLEASE NOTE: Painters will be painting sitting on the ground and provided a canvas and plastic tablecloth to paint on, please bring a blanket or towel with you to sit on that you don't mind getting messy. If you need further accommodations please contact Erica Emerson, Education Director at: erica@cantonart.org

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will NOT be required to wear a mask if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations to wear masks or that is unsafe to hold class in person, our mask policy will change or this class will be canceled.

$25
(Cost for Members: $20.00)
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2021-09-2218:00

Nid: 8202

Digital Photography

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/22/2021, Ends 10/27/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-20-2021

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

Room 103

Instructor: Mallory McCrea

Now offering this 6 week course in-person with our NEW instructor, Mallory McCrea! 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. Topics include camera operation, shutter speed, aperture, ISO, white balance, and composition. New and experienced photographers are welcome.

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

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$108
(Cost for Members: $86.00)
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2021-09-2218:00

Nid: 8209

Found Object Jewelry Setting

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/22/2021, Ends 10/27/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-20-2021

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

Room 102

Instructor: Alex Draven

Now offering this NEW 6 week course in-person! Everyone has that special little item or totem buried in the back of their junk drawer but can't seem to throw it away. In this course we will explore new and unique ways to set your found object into a piece of jewelry that you create and cherish! Be it a button, a chip from a long broken mug or that mystery key you keep around just in case." Using traditional metalsmithing techniques such as soldering, riveting, and cutting, professional artist, Alex Draven, will walk you through the process of creating a piece of wearable art to set your object into. All experience levels welcome.

*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, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$132
(Cost for Members: $106.00)
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2021-09-2318:00

Nid: 8204

Screen Printing

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/23/2021, Ends 10/28/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-21-2021

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

Room 102

Instructor: Zachary Clifford

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Have fun exploring this stencil process while utilizing reduction printing, resist techniques, and the use of photo emulsion. Learn the basic techniques to make your own limited edition prints while experienced students will be able to work building skills to create zines, posters, t-shirts and more! All skill levels welcome.

*Cost includes most supplies, supply list available the first day of class. (Approximately $35 or less depending on supplies already owned)

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$149
(Cost for Members: $119.00)
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2021-09-2318:00

Nid: 8207

Figure Drawing

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/23/2021, Ends 10/28/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-21-2021

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

Room 103

Instructor: Kit Palencar

Now offering this 6 week course in-person! Enjoy the creative processes of drawing the human figure in this exciting class mixing both classic and modern figure drawing. Students will learn to use various life drawing techniques utilizing image references and projected videos of the human figure (some drawing references will include nude models). 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.

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

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors WILL be required to wear a mask even if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance, and sanitize workstation after each use.

$108
(Cost for Members: $86.00)
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2021-09-2417:00

Nid: 8221

Plein Air in the Park at Gervasi! (with materials)

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/24/2021, Ends 09/25/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-17-2021

2 Friday & Saturday, 05:00 PM-07:00 PM

Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St NE BLDG C, Canton, OH 44721

Instructor: Lynda Rimke

Now offering this two day workshop in-person at Gervasi Vineyard! Taught by professional plein air artist and Signature Member of Akron Society of Artists, Lynda Rimke. Inspired by the exhibit, "Ohio Small Towns: A Juried Exhibit of Paintings by Members of The Ohio Plein Air Society." Learn to capture dancing light and atmosphere at a beautiful pond landscape location with watercolor paint. Enjoy a demonstration and talk on Friday evening when the light is just right, then put those principles into practice with guidance from Lynda the following morning. Explore thinking through values and composition in a small sketch, then creating a pencil outline of your chosen scene and finally adding bold washes of color with suggestions of detail to anchor the mood in time and place. All experience levels welcome! Join the group afterwards for an optional lunch at The Piazza at Gervasi Vineyard to chat about your paintings with an informal critique.

*Two ticket price options:
1) $79, cost for members $63: All materials will be provided to create a small watercolor painting. (Click for registration option #1)
2) $54, cost for members $43: Bring your own materials, a suggested list of materials will be sent before the workshop. (Click for registration option #2)
*Please bring a lawn lair to sit on.
*The cost of lunch is not provided.
*Meeting location: The entrance of the Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St NE BLDG C, Canton, OH 44721
*Date & times: Demonstration/talk: Friday, 9/24/21 from 5-7:00 pm, plein air painting: Saturday, 9/25/21 from 8:30 am- 12:00 pm, optional lunch/informal critique: 12:00 pm
*Rain dates: 10/1/21 & 10/2/21

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will NOT be required to wear a mask if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations to wear masks or that is unsafe to hold class in person, our mask policy will change or this class will be canceled.

$79
(Cost for Members: $63.00)
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2021-09-2417:00

Nid: 8227

Plein Air in the Park at Gervasi! (no materials)

All Skill Levels

Begins 09/24/2021, Ends 09/25/2021

Deadline to Register: 09-17-2021

2 Friday & Saturday, 05:00 PM-07:00 PM

Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St NE BLDG C, Canton, OH 44721

Instructor: Lynda Rimke

Now offering this two day workshop in-person at Gervasi Vineyard! Taught by professional plein air artist and Signature Member of Akron Society of Artists, Lynda Rimke. Inspired by the exhibit, "Ohio Small Towns: A Juried Exhibit of Paintings by Members of The Ohio Plein Air Society." Learn to capture dancing light and atmosphere at a beautiful pond landscape location with watercolor paint. Enjoy a demonstration and talk on Friday evening when the light is just right, then put those principles into practice with guidance from Lynda the following morning. Explore thinking through values and composition in a small sketch, then creating a pencil outline of your chosen scene and finally adding bold washes of color with suggestions of detail to anchor the mood in time and place. All experience levels welcome! Join the group afterwards for an optional lunch at The Piazza at Gervasi Vineyard to chat about your paintings with an informal critique.

*Two ticket price options:
1) $79, cost for members $63: All materials will be provided to create a small watercolor painting. (Click for registration option #1)
2) $54, cost for members $43: Bring your own materials, a suggested list of materials will be sent before the workshop. (Click for registration option #2)
*Please bring a lawn lair to sit on.
*The cost of lunch is not provided.
*Meeting location: The entrance of the Bistro at Gervasi Vineyard, 1700 55th St NE BLDG C, Canton, OH 44721
*Date & times: Demonstration/talk: Friday, 9/24/21 from 5-7:00 pm, plein air painting: Saturday, 9/25/21 from 8:30 am- 12:00 pm, optional lunch/informal critique: 12:00 pm
*Rain dates: 10/1/21 & 10/2/21

COVID UPDATE:
*Students and instructors will NOT be required to wear a mask if fully vaccinated or under the age of 18, please maintain courteous social distance.
*If the Ohio Public Health Advisory System makes recommendations to wear masks or that is unsafe to hold class in person, our mask policy will change or this class will be canceled.

$54
(Cost for Members: $43.00)
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