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Avengers #25
Marvel Comics
Pencils: Walt Simonson Inks: Scott Hanna Colors: Jason Keith

Arts and Fashion Institute™ The finest school of sequential art in Bucks County & Lehigh Valley PA Study with an industry pro! Marvel & DC Comics artist Scott Hanna!








Scott Hanna makes drawing fun
while you
learn
beginning - advanced theories in drawing, artistic anatomy
and light,
value & form

 
                      NEW SESSIONS START EVERY 6 WEEKS

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Tuesday, Oct 21-Jan 13    7-9pm   "SEQUENTIAL ART"

Cost: $480 for 12 weeks    Students 13-adult    Instructor: Scott Hanna

Learn to draw comic stories & discover the techniques of sequential story telling. This 12 week class, taught by award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna, teaches how to work from a script, design & compose pages, & shows multiple ways to create visual impact & drama! A good starting place for students interested in a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, game design, comics & graphic novels. Students will end the course with a short visual story sequence working from a real professional script!  
Bring to first class
an 11x17 or larger drawing pad & drawing pencils. Students may be added to class roster on first class day or after with permission of instructor.

This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077





Sequential
Art


students working on skills of visual storytelling, page composition, character recognition, anatomy, perspective, set design and many other aspects required by the art form.






Figure
Drawing
Fridays


Fridays  7pm-10pm  "FIGURE DRAWING FRIDAYS"  

$10/night - age 18-adult  Next Figure Drawing Friday will be in January 2015. 

Once a month, AFI™ hosts figure drawing sessions. Pro models provide variety & challenge to your portfolio. Our figure drawing sessions can feature multiple 20-30 minute poses for sketching or one long classic pose. Artists are welcome to draw or paint. See detailed list or Facebook invitation posts for exact details. Artists under 18 are admitted with parental consent.




Tuesday, Nov 11-Dec 16      4:30-6:30pm       "INTRO to INKING"
6 weeks $240       age 13-adult
           Instructor: Scott Hanna


This six week class introduces serious art students to drawing with pen, brush & ink on paper.  Working with a variety of inking quills and brushes, you will learn to add incredible mood & drama to your art and to master some of the classic techniques used by the finest draftsmen in history. You will see & study examples from the renaissance, the golden age of illustration & the present. This class is taught by award-winning artist Scott Hanna whose work has been shown in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington and the Museum of Comic Art in NYC.  Bring to first class a Bristol paper drawing pad, a croquil pen set and black india ink.
 Further supplies will be shown in class for you to purchase later in the term.

This class meets at 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077





Intro to
Cartoons
Comics
& Manga


Working on
variety in
expressions

Saturday Nov 8, 22, 29, Dec 13     Noon-2pm    Intro to Cartoons, Comics & Manga
4 classes/$160     age 12-18     Instructor: Scott Hanna

Discover the fun of designing your own fantastic original characters, and creating great story-telling with award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna. You'll also learn how to create expressive faces & bodies, how to show movement in a pose and interactions between characters! A good starting place for students interested in a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, video game design, comics & graphic novels. Students will end the course with an understanding of the basics of anime cartooning! ALL supplies are provided in class. Note: The noon-2pm class time can be adjusted by request of students/parents.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077


Intro to
Cartoons
Comics
& Manga



Fun cartoon
characters





ANIME
CARTOON

6 Saturdays, Dec 13-Feb 7      10-12am       "ANIME & COMIC ART"   
6 weeks $240       Students 13-adult     Instructor: Scott Hanna



Learn to draw anime style, design fantastic original characters, create great story-telling with award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna. You'll learn to create expressive faces & bodies, how to show movement in a pose and interactions between characters! Scott will show students a variety of anime clips & comic art to illustrate the wide range of possibilities.  This class is a good starting place for students interested in a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, video game design, comics & graphic novels. Students will end the course with an understanding of the basics of anime cartooning! This class meets Dec 13, 20, Jan 3, 17, 31, Feb 7. 
Bring to first class: your sketchbook and drawing pencils.

This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077






Tuesday, Jan 20 - Feb 24    4:30-6:30pm         "ARTISTIC ANATOMY" 
6 weeks $240        age 13-adult
         Instructor: Scott Hanna

The artistic study of human anatomy is one of the foundation classes required in all design schools. This 6 week class taught by award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna, teaches you basic anatomy in the actual human proportion and discusses the differences in the "heroic" proportion. In class, you'll work with hand-outs from artistic anatomy text books, receive drawing demonstrations & lectures and study replica skeletal forms. Students will keep a class sketchbook to practice their drawing & record their progress. Bring to first class an 11"x17" or larger drawing sketch pad and a 4B drawing pencil.



This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077





Cartooning,
Animé,
Manga

We always
say the
SKY'S
THE
LIMIT
& we
mean it!

              PARENTS & STUDENTS:

              Contact us with your class preferences for
              Fine Art, Figure Drawing, Still Life Drawing,
              Anatomy, Pencilling, Inking,
Sequential Art,
 
             Cartooning, Animé & Manga Art!
              Scott can design a class to suit your needs
              so give us your feedback and we'll listen!
              610-346-6071






                                                                            
                                                                               


                                                          
. . . CLASSES RETURNING SOON . . .


"FINE ART DRAWING" 
 2 hr class/6 weeks $240  age 13-adult
  Instructor: Scott Hanna

Working with pencil & charcoal on paper, students will draw a new still life each week while learning about composition, perspective, proportion, form, light & shadow, creating portfolio pieces as they improve their handling of the drawing medium.  Bring to first class an 11x17 or larger  drawing pad and an assortment of drawing pencils.

This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077





Penciling
for Comics


returning soon!  7-9pm  "PENCILING FOR COMICS"
Class cost: $240 for 6 weeks   Students age 13-adult   Instructor: Scott Hanna

Penciling for Comics is both an art and a detailed craft. The penciler works from a script to tell a visual story. They are responsible for telling the story clearly with images. In this class you will learn to create a mood & atmosphere which complement the story, delineate action, invent new environments, render dramatic poses, use proper foreshortening, show lighting, textures, and emotional nuances. At the end of the class, students will have a better understanding of the world of the creative penciler.

Bring to first class: pencils, erasers, sketch pad 11x14 or larger.


Penciling
for Comics






6  2-hour classes   "CARTOON & ANIME ART" for kids

Class Cost: $240               Students 8-12          Instructor: Scott Hanna


Learn how to draw cartoon & anime art, design fantastic original characters, and create great story-telling with award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna. You'll also learn how to create expressive faces & bodies, how to show movement in a pose and interactions between characters! A good starting place for students interested in a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, video game design, comics & graphic novels. Students will end the course with an understanding of the basics of anime cartooning! ALL supplies are provided in class.

"DRAWING FOR ANIMATION"  2 hr class/6 wks $240  age 13-adult
  Instructor: S. Hanna

The best animation is built on a solid understanding of fine art drawing plus human & animal anatomy. Aspiring animators select from a wide variety of key departments & specialties such as layout, character animation, surfacing, modeling, effects, matte painting, etc. This six week class, taught by award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna, will introduce students to some of the fundamental drawing skills used by the greatest animators in the world.  A good starting place for students interested in a future in animation, cartooning, video game design, comics, manga, graphic novels & storyboard design.
Bring to first class an 11x17 or larger drawing pad and an assortment of drawing pencils.

This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077


"VISUAL STORY-TELLING" workshop   Students 13-adult    Instructor: Scott Hanna

Learn to draw comic stories & discover the techniques of sequential story telling. This weekend workshop, taught by award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna, teaches you how to work from a script, design & compose pages, & shows you multiple ways to create visual impact & drama! A good starting place for students interested in a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, game design, comics & graphic novels.
Bring to class
an 11x17 or larger  drawing pad and an assortment of drawing pencils.

This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077



Fridays  7pm-10pm  "FIGURE DRAWING FRIDAYS"  

$10/night - age 18-adult  

Once a month, AFI™ hosts figure drawing sessions. Pro models provide variety & challenge to your portfolio. Our figure drawing sessions can feature multiple 20-30 minute poses for sketching or one long classic pose. Artists are welcome to draw or paint. See detailed list or Facebook invitation posts for exact details. Artists under 18 are admitted with parental consent.




                                        GENERAL INFORMATION

LOCATION
The Arts & Fashion Institute™ is located in Riegelsville, PA 18077
Upper Bucks County, Delaware Valley & Lehigh Valley area.

CLASSES
Classes meet at the artist's studios - 595 Summit Ln, Riegelsville, PA 18077
Questions? Call 610-346-6071 or email ptakhanna@aol.com 



For those in northeast USA, AFI is just over an hours drive from NYC & Philadelphia. Call 610-346-6071. Special class requests are welcome! Contact us with questions or requests about specialized programs for your college, school or group. We're more than happy to oblige! :D 

REGISTRATION INFO

Early registration is recommended as classes have limited enrollment. Registration for Scott Hanna's or Pamela Ptak's classes may be accepted on 1st class day or early in the term if the class is not full. All other classes & workshops require advanced registration. Registration is accepted through the mail or in person accompanied by a check for cost of class. A registration form can be downloaded here... 

TUITION PAYMENT POLICY
Tuition & set kit fees must be paid upon registration. Tuition may be paid in cash (in person only) or by check. Students wishing a receipt must provide a stamped, self addressed envelope with payment. There is a $25 cancellation fee. Refunds will be made for classes cancelled 5 days or more before class starts minus the $25 cancellation fee. There will be no refund made for absences or for classes cancelled due to inclement weather. Instructors can not make up classes missed because of student absences. The Arts and Fashion Institute reserves the right to change or substitute instructors or discontinue any class without incurring liability or obligation.

CLASSROOM POLICY
Registered students and the instructor are the only individuals permitted in the classrooms during class time. Other individuals, including family members, friends and students not registered for the scheduled class are not allowed in the rooms unless they have the permission from the school administration & the instructor and are identified with a visitor's guest badge.

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO POLICY
The Arts and Fashion Institute™ reserves the right to use photographs or video taken during classes and other programs for the promotion of the school & its instructors. Any student, parent or guardian who does not wish to be photographed or have a child photographed must notify the Arts and Fashion Institute upon registration.

Questions? Call 610-346-6071 or email ptakhanna@aol.com 
Students may be added to Scott's or Pamela's class rosters
on 1st class day or after w/permission of instructor.