Canton has craft and craft supplies available for retail sale. Crafts are artistic activities that need a certain level of skill. Crafts can be of various kinds, such as glass painting, scrapbooking, making photoframes, painting, calligraphy, etc. Each activity has its own necessary set of supplies. For example, for painting one needs a sketch pad or a canvas, paints of some type such as ink, crayons, pastels, oil colors, water colors or crylic paints. Similarly, calligraphy needs special pens. These supplies are manufactured by a number of brands. One or more brands are available for retail sale in Canton. These products may be for children, or for adults (and hence, more sophisticated use). Children's craft products have to be safe and non-toxic. Craft making can be an absorbing and instructive hobby. It can also be sold for earnings.