Drawing & Cartooning

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  • Drawing & Cartooning
    September 24, 2015 - November 12, 2015
    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Instructor: Steve Sweny
Thursdays, Sept. 24-Nov. 12
4:15-5:45 pm
8 weeks, $165
Ages 8-12

Steve will lead students to improve their drawing skills by leading projects to spark their creativity and imagination. Kids will illustrate characters, create a comic strip and be given other conceptual assignments.  Focus is primarily on line and drawing but use of ink and watercolors will also be explored.

Materials required:

Watercolor Pad 140 lb. (Strathmore, suggested brand)
#2 pencils
3 black Prismacolor pencils, #935
Black markers – assorted sizes
2 Faber Castell pen brushes
Black India Ink
Speedball pen nibs twin pack #512 or others
Pen nib holder
Basic Watercolor kit (cakes)
Assorted watercolor brushes
Kneaded eraser

9×12″, 60 lb. sketchpad (suggested brand: Strathmore Sketch)
Mini Sketchpad, 3×4″ spiral on top, Strathmore or Canson


About the Artist:
Steve Sweny has a BA in Media Arts from the School of Visual Arts in NYC and also attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has worked as an illustrator for numerous national magazines, advertising agencies, and publishers. Clients include: The New York Times, Forbes, Business Week, National Lampoon, Chicago Tribune, Scholastic, Fortune, GQ, NY Daily News, Psychology Today, McGraw Hill, Discover, and many more. Locally, he has worked with AJC, Atlanta Magazine, and has illustrated 18 covers for Creative Loafing. He is represented by Donna Rosen Artists, and has taught Illustration at The Portfolio Center and Atlanta College of Art.

Cancellation Policy:

Sometimes our classes won’t fill their minimum and we will need to cancel. If the studio needs to cancel, we will contact you as soon as possible. A full refund will be applied.

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to cancel a class reservation, it must be done before September 1st. After September 1st, no refunds. You may only exchange for another class session. (based on availability)


Venue Website:

128 N. Avondale Rd., Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002, United States