Cartoon Prep College Art Camp
On day one you will be developing your own cartoon character from start to finish. In addition, you will make the character turn, move, talk and make funny faces.
On the second day you will create your own comic strip. You can develop your character from day one and add scenery and a storyline to complete the panel(s). At the end of camp there will be a show and tell of the character and your story.
This camp is recommended for students ages 13 & up. Adults are also welcome!
July 24th & 25th 11am-4pm
About the Teacher:
Diana Zourelias is currently an Illustration and Cartooning teacher at Oakbridge Academy of Art in Lower Burrell specializing in cartooning, portriture and anatomy.
In addition, Zourelias is a freelance artist whose work has appeared in the hidden pictures of Highlights Magazine as well as in the humorous greeting cards of Ruscraft Cards, American Greetings and Hallmark . You may have also recognized her work with her line of popular gift wraps for Garven LLC., the Looney Toon characters of Trau and Loevner and even Pittsburgh icons such as the logos for both Dingbats and Abates and most recently Guardian Storage.
In addition to her print work, Diana also appeared online with American Greetings and her comic series Granny's Garden, which followed the precocious life of a grandmother and her long adoration for floral and fauna. Other works include her work for Dover Publications that includes "Monster Bugs" and "Monster Insects", Mix and Match Princesses, Celebrity Parents, Celebrity Kids Paper Dolls, Presidential Pets, Abraham Lincoln Activity Book, Fairyland Hidden Pictures and many more
When & Where
The mission of the ToonSeum is to celebrate the art of cartooning. Our goal is to promote a deeper appreciation of the cartoonists and their work through hands-on workshops, community outreach, cartoon-oriented educational programming, and exhibitions or original cartoon art.