General Information

For beginner students age 6-10.  Students will learn a step-by-step process of breaking an object or animal into smaller parts using line and shape in order to create an accurate drawing.  Students will be encouraged to create interesting backgrounds and details using real-life examples and pictures. The instructor will develop additional curriculum based on student interest and ability in which students may explore color, texture, value, form, perspective, and/or proportions.  Individual creativity will be encouraged.

Spring Session 2020:  March 30 – June 1

Fee:  $55.00 ($5.00 fee will be retained if refund requested)
No refund will be given to any student who withdraws after the first week of classes. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any student removed from the class during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

Registrations are available online and paper registrations will be in the church brochure racks by March 3. They will be accepted in the Sports and Recreation Office until March 30, or until the class fills up, whichever occurs first. Late registrations will be accepted if space is available. Office hours are 9am-4:30pm.

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Important Information


Friends Drawing Class 1 for beginner students age 6-10 begins Monday, March 30 and meets every Monday until June 1.   Time is 5:00-6:00pm.  No class on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day.  Class will be held on Wednesday, May 27 at same time and in same room.

Mandatory Parent Meeting:  Thursday, March 26 at 6pm  What to wear?  Students should wear comfortable clothing following the modesty requirements (shorts longer than fingertip length, shoulders and bellies must be covered, no words on the derriere) and comfortable shoes.  Color stain marks may happen, an Art Shirt is recommended.

Supply list needed:
Pad of Drawing Paper (24 sheets of 18″ x 24″)
Fine & Broad Tip Markers in assorted colors, including black
Scratch Paper (printer paper is ideal)
Pencil & Eraser (No Mechanical Pencils)
Portfolio for large papers
File folder to contain loose papers (8 1/2″ x 11″)
Art Shirt recommended

Winter Drawing Classroom Demonstration:  Monday, March 9 at 6pm in the classroom.

Spring Drawing Classroom Demonstration:  Monday, June 1 at 6pm in the classroom.

*On the last day of class, students will come from 5-6pm with Drawing 2 students to accommodate the Demonstration at 6pm that evening.

Questions?  Contact First Friends Sports and Recreation Ministries at Ph #330-966-6868, email

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Parent Resources

Winter Session Parent Welcome Letter (click here to view and print)

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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