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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 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 CLASSES START EVERY 6 WEEKS

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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,
 
             Drawing Animals, Cartooning, Animé & Manga Art!
              Scott will design classes to suit your needs
              so give us your feedback and we'll listen!  610-346-6071






Figure
Drawing



Some Fridays 7pm-10pm
& Saturdays 6-9pm   "FIGURE DRAWING"   
$10/night - age 18-adult  Next Figure Drawing will be in July 2016  Model: TBD  

Once or twice 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.





Teens 12-18
Mon-Thurs
July 25-28

ARWYN'S
AMAZING
ANIMÉ
CAMP

Mon-Thurs July 25-28    11am-1pm    Arwyn's Amazing Animé Camp
4 classes/$160     age 12-18     Instructor: Scott Hanna

In 2014 a great aspiring artist asked us to design a one week camp for fun & in-depth animé study. It was such a hit with students that we decided to name the annual summer animé camp after her! In this camp, students will study several animé & manga styles, learn to draw a number of different types of characters, discover the differences & similarities between male & female figures, and even animals so they can confidently create their own stories. Students will view award-winning animation to inspire their creativity and develop their critical eye for style, composition & story-telling elements. They'll start with black and white and before the week is out, they'll be working in color! This camp's instructor is award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna who draws & creates exciting artwork for the two biggest comic/graphic novel companies in the US. A good starting place for students interested in a future in animé, manga & cartooning, animation, video game design, storyboard design, comics & graphic novels. Students will end the course with an understanding of the basics of anime cartooning!
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



Saturdays
age 10-14

Drawing
for Animé,
Cartooning


Sat July 16-Aug 6    11am-1pm    "Drawing for Animé & Cartooning"
4 classes/$160     age 10-14     Instructor: Scott Hanna 

The best animé & cartooning is built on great basic drawing, delightful human & animal body structures and interesting environments. 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.  Students will discover how to create fun original characters, represent movement, feature character interactions, and place characters in environments. A good starting place for students interested in a future in animé, 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



TUES
JULY 12
-AUG 9


FACES
& HANDS

Tues, July 12-Aug 9 (skips July26)  430-630pm   Faces & Hands: Expressive Details
$160 for 4 weeks         age: 13 - adult          Instructor: Scott Hanna

In this four week class award winning artist Scott Hanna will teach students how to capture  expressive gestures and communicate mood in their art. Working with no 2 and 4B pencil on 11 x 14 or larger sketch pad, students will begin drawing primal & exaggerated facial expressions in week one and work toward the more subtle facial expressions in week two. Weeks three and four will concentrate on hand positions & will cover a wide array of moods expressed through their position & attitude. Hands and faces are the most essential communicators in the expression of body language.
Bring to first class:
no 2 and 4B pencils, 11 x 14 or larger sketch pad.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077

TUES
JULY 12
-AUG 9


INKING
TECHNIQUES

Tues, July 12-Aug 9 (skips July26)       7-9pm             Inking Techniques
$160 for 4 weeks           age: 13 - adult            Instructor: Scott Hanna

In this 4 week class award-winning artist Scott Hanna will introduce you to four of the art world's best loved inking techniques. Inking can define form like few other art mediums, but it's permanence sometimes keeps students away. Understanding the unique attributes and techniques of inking with brush & quill pen can help artists share their passion for line, value & tone. Scott makes it his mission to remove the fear and embolden the hand of the artist as he encourages them to dive in and experiment with the strength and qualities of the line work.
Week one students will start with black ink on white paper and follow Scott Hanna's detailed demos trying out a variety of tools to expand their abilities. Weeks 2 through four will cover three additional techniques including tonal/monochrome ink with washes, full color watercolor & Ink, and white ink/black ink on tonal grey paper, This class will help artists select future, more comprehensive classes on these inking topics.
Bring to first class:
11 x 14 or larger sketch pad, bottle of waterproof India ink, small round watercolor brushes size 2 to 4, croquil sketching pen and nibs. (not calligraphy nibs) If students have trouble finding them, some supplies are available for purchase in class.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077












           . . . . CLASSES RETURNING FALL 2016 & WINTER 2017




Artistic
Anatomy

Returning SEPTEMBER - OCT 2016      "ARTISTIC ANATOMY" 
DATES TBD   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




TUESDAY

Sequential
Art

RETURNING SEPTEMBER-DEC 2016     "SEQUENTIAL ART"
DATES TBD   
 $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.






Fine Art
Drawing

Returning in Winter 2016-17      "FINE ART DRAWING"
DATES TBD  
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


Fine Art
Drawing













        . . . . . CLASSES RETURNING SOON . . .


Penciling
for Comics


 "PENCILING FOR COMICS"
Class cost: $240 for 6 weeks, 2 hrs   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.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077


Penciling
for Comics




Penciling
for Comics






INTRO
TO
INKING

  "INTRO to INKING" 

6 weeks of 2hr classes $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: 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 Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077



INTRO
TO
INKING








Water-
color
Pen & Ink

     "WATERCOLOR PEN & INK"
6 weeks of 2 hour classes $240              age 13-adult
         Instructor: Scott Hanna

In this class, students learn to mix media in a single illustration. Starting with a light pencil sketch on watercolor paper of a person, animal or still life, students will learn to depict light, shadow & form, work on color mixing & combining and end with a finished work of art. Students will start with small samples in the first session to get familiar with the handling of the tools & mediums. Scott will demonstrate ink work with both brush & pen and students will use either or both in their work. Each week, students will watch additional demonstrations by master illustrator Scott Hanna and learn more techniques to add to their skill sets helping them create their own unique finished works.
Bring to first class: drawing pencils, black drawing ink & quill pens, assorted round (soft-tip) watercolor brushes, any type/brand of watercolor paints, watercolor paper or block, paint tray/palette. Additional supplies (including rare antique pen points & unusual fine art papers) will be available for purchase in class.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077






Watercolor
Pen & Ink

Kids 10-14


Drawing
Animals


examples
of Bird, Cat,
Squirrel,
Bear skull
& more

"Drawing Animals" 
6 weeks 1.5 hr classes $180        age 10-14         Instructor: Scott Hanna

Learn to draw a variety of animals in this 6 week class taught by award winning illustrator & comic artist Scott Hanna. Using unique methods to simplify the forms, Scott will help students create lovely images as they discover facts about the anatomy of many different types of animals. In class, students will watch drawing demonstrations &follow along drawing different animals each week. Attention will be given to different textures such as fur feathers & scales. Students will draw in a sketchbook to practice & record their progress. Bring to first class: a drawing sketch pad and pencils.

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

Kids 10-14



Drawing
Animals


examples
of rabbit,
racoon
& wolf




Saturdays

Drawing
Super
Heroes


  "DRAWING SUPER HEROES"
Class cost: $180 for 6 classes     Age: 10-14    Instructor: Scott Hanna

Learn to draw popular super heroes & capture their distinct spirits. Students get to vote on WHICH popular super heroes they’ll learn to draw from the world of comics & graphic novels. Then award winning artist Scott Hanna, who's worked on nearly every character in the Marvel & DC Comics universes, will teach you their specific proportions, details of their faces & bodies, how they move, pose and interact! A good starting place for students wishing a future in storyboard design, cartooning, animation, video game design, comics & graphic novels. Students will get an understanding of the concepts & details required to design & draw super heroes!  All characters and topics covered in this class are age appropriate. Bring to class: a sketch pad & pencils.  


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



six 2-hour classes           "DRAWING FACES & EXPRESSIONS" 

Class cost: $240 for 6 weeks   Students age 13-adult   Instructor: Scott Hanna

The human face can express a myriad of moods with very subtle muscle changes. To communicate well with your story telling art, you must be able to differentiate these expressions clearly while maintaining the person's facial characteristics.  In this class, both fine artists and sequential artists will learn how to capture expressions with their line work.
Bring to first class: drawing pencils, conte crayons, regular & kneaded rubber erasers, sketch pad 11x14 or larger.
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


 Animé and Cartooning        age 10-14     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 cartooning and animé! ALL supplies are provided in class.
This class meets at Scott's studio: 595 Summit Lane, Riegelsville PA 18077



six 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.







                                        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.

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. Students are not permitted to photograph, video tape, audiotape, or record the lessons without written permission from the school's directors.

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