Summer Camp – Learn Cartooning

Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21
9am – 12:00pm  (Half Day Camp)
All instruction will take place at The Artsmiths in Mt. Lebanon.

CartooningClass

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Learn the basics of cartooning in this course with professional cartoonist/illustrator George Broderick, Jr. From creating original characters using basic, simple shapes to inking, lettering and coloring your drawings for that “professional” touch, the next GREAT comic character could be just a few pencil lines away.

INSTRUCTOR: George Broderick began cartooning at age five when he peddled drawings of Mighty Mouse, Woody Woodpecker and Popeye from the back of his little red wagon to the unsuspecting neighborhood moms for a nickel a sketch. He has worked as a professional in comics since 1982. Since then, he has written stories for DC Comics, Marvel Comics and handled both scripting and editing on the LOST IN SPACE and QUANTUM LEAP comic books for Innovation Publishing and editing on LOST IN SPACE: Voyage to the Bottom of the Soul for Bubblehead Publishing.

AGE LEVEL: 9-14

TUITION: $125 (due at time of registration) includes Eventbrite fee and materials.

MATERIALS NEEDED: All materials are provided by the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and costs are included in the tuition.

LUNCH: Half day camps do not provide time for lunch.

CANCELLATIONS: Occasionally camps are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, we will notify you approximately 3 days before the camp was scheduled to begin & the full tuition will be refunded.

WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Students may withdraw from a camp by calling the Artsmiths. A $25 charge applies to all withdrawals, regardless of when it occurs. No camps will be refunded with less than two week’s notice.

DISCOUNTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS – Families who register more than one student or students who take more than one class in the same summer will receive a 10% discount on the registrations after the first one. You must email us at artmsithspgh@gmail.com to receive this discount. Students who would have financial difficulty registering for a camp may apply for a scholarship.  A very small number of scholarships are available at this time but if you need financial help, please click here and complete our scholarship application. All correpondance is entirely confidential.

CORRESPONDENCE: The Artsmiths communicates to students and parents through email. Please make sure to include your email address when you register. You will receive a confirmation email for your registration. In addition you will need to complete our Emergency and Authorization Information, and Special Needs Forms. These can be found by clicking here. You will also receive a reminder email 7 days before the start of camp.

REGISTRATION: Click here.

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