Drawing & Cartooning

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  • Drawing & Cartooning
    January 21, 2016 - March 10, 2016
    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Instructor: Steve Sweny
Thursdays, January 21-March 10 (skip February 18th)
4:15-5:45 pm
6 weeks
Ages 8-12

Steve will lead students to improve their drawing skills by intorducing 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:

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to cancel a class series, it must be done before January 7th. After January 7th, no refunds. You may only exchange for another class session. (based on availability). If the studio needs to cancel the session for any reason, you will receive a full refund.


Venue Website:

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