Tuesday, July 13, 2010


Tuesday July 20th 9am - noon: room 146-147
Stephen Silver (http://www.silvertoons.com) has worked as Character Designer and Supervisor for Disney Television Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing characters such as "Kim Possible", "Danny Phantom" and Kevin Smith's "Clerks" the animated series, to name a few. Silver is the author and artist of five self-published books on the art of sketching, caricature and life drawing. In addition to working freelance full time, he also teaches an online character design course at www.schoolism.com, a character design course at CalArts (California Institute of the Arts) in Valencia, California, and a quick gesture figure class at the Los Angeles Academy of Figuritive Arts. In 2000 he received the Golden Nosey award from the National Caricaturist Network for caricaturist of the year. In 2007 he was awarded the National Cartoonists Society's television animation award for the designs on Disney's Kim Possible. Silver names three treasures to success in life that give him what it takes to keep on drawing: passion, desire and determination.

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