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On the Drawing Board

Pittsburgh PA Caricature Workshop: June 9-11th, 2017


This is for the $100 deposit only to reserve your space. Tuition balance will be invoiced separately.

Dates: June 9-1th, 2017
Location: Comfort Inn & Suites RIDC Park, Pittsburgh PA
Class size: Limited to 12 students


Fri, June 9th:

  • 1 pm- 6pm: Lecture on Tom’s work and caricature theory, drawing and exaggerating features, practical application; Demonstration of Tom’s MAD magazine illustration process, Drawing exercises

Sat, June 10th:

  • 10:00 am- noon: Morning session- Warm up drawing exercise, Exercises on observation and exaggeration of faces, caricature techniques
  • Noon-1:00 pm: Lunch (included, provided onsite or at nearby location)
  • 1:00 pm-3:00 pm: Afternoon session- Inking demo, Hands on drawing of multiple subjects, feature lessons, individual and class critiques
  • 3:00 pm- 3:30 pm: Break
  • 3:30 pm -6:00 pm: Evening session: Continued lessons on features, multiple subject examination and drawing, one-on-one instruction and critique
  • 6:30-??: Class dinner at nearby restaurant (cost on own)

Sun, June 11th:

  • 10:00 am- Noon: Morning session- Warm up drawing exercise, Tom’s digital color illustration demo, more multiple subject drawing and examination, one-on-one instruction and critique
  • Noon-1:00 pm: Lunch (not included, on own)
  • 1:00 pm 5:00 pm: Continued lessons on features, multiple subject examination and drawing, one-on-one instruction and critique, portfolio reviews

Workshop Location Info:

Comfort Inn & Suites RIDC Park, 180 Gamma Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Group room rate of $124/night available for King room
  • Workshop right on hotel Premisies
  • Free hot breakfast, all day coffee and tea
  • Hotel stay NOT required. Any hotel arrangements need to be made on your own

Also Included in the workshop:

  • A signed copy of The Mad Art of Caricature and Sketch o’the Week, Vol 1
  • An Artist’s Proof of one of Tom’s “Batman” Prints
  • Your caricature drawn by Tom
  • Custom Caricature Workshop T-shirt or print featuring caricatures of the entire class with art by Tom

Tuition: $500*

* $100 discount for all members in good standing of the National Cartoonist Society or the International Society of Caricaturists, applied at final invoicing.

Required: $100 deposit to reserve your space. Fully refundable through April 15th. Balance due on May 7th.

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