Drawing & Cartooning

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  • Drawing & Cartooning
    March 18, 2015 - May 13, 2015
    4:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Instructor: Steve Sweny
Wednesdays, Mar 18-May 13 (skip Apr 8)
4:15-5:45 pm
8 weeks, $165
Ages 8-12

Students will have fun creating their own cartoons and improving their drawing skills. Creating their own cartoon characters and caricatures will introduce students to the wild and wacky world of cartooning. 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
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)
Kneaded eraser


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.

Class Cancellation Policy
Sometimes our classes won’t fill their minimum and we will need to cancel. Most likely it could be the day before, and we will contact you as soon as possible. A full refund will be applied if the studio has to cancel a class.

What happens if I need to cancel?
Class fees are non-refundable. There is a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you cancel within the 48 hours before the class, you will forfeit your fee. If you alert us 48 hours or more before your scheduled class, we will be glad to give credit for a future class. This credit must be used within 60 days of the cancellation date to prevent loss of the registration fee.


Venue Website:

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