Thursday, March 19, 2015

Toon Time

A reduced rate is available for this Cartooning Class for those that are also taking Tony’s Basics of Drawing, Wednesdays (4/1 – 5/6/15; 10am-1pm). Use coupon code: BASICDRW.  The code is case sensitive so make sure you use CAPS.  Information for the Basics of Drawing class can be found at

Plus, don’t forget we have scholarships for eligible teens to participate in Tony’s class(es), but we would need to get completed applications in asap.  (blank form attached) 

For Immediate Release                                                       Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
March 19, 2015                                                                    Director of Art Education
                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Title:                            The Basics of Cartoon Art with Allen (Tony) Adams
What:                          cartooning workshop
Dates:                         Fridays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015
Time:                          12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Age Range:               adults (teens ok, but would depend on homeschooling / school schedule)
Skill Level:                 all skill levels welcome
Media:                        graphite/charcoal pencil
Where:                       Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Workshop Fee:         $135 CAM members / $150 non-members
                                    **if also taking Basics of Drawing, $115 CAM members / $130 non-members
Registration Ends:   April 9, 2015
For more info:           call (541) 267-3901 or email

Venture forth into the world of cartooning with former Walt Disney Studios screen cartoonist and General Dynamics illustrator and graphic designer Allen (Tony) Adams.  Join Tony for his six-week workshop covering The Basics of Cartoon Art taking place at Coos Art Museum on Fridays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 2015 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Basics of Cartoon Art workshop is designed to enlighten artists of all skill levels on the basic ingredients required in developing cartoon skills.  Each session will include demonstrations by the instructor, question and answer period, and individual one-on-one help for each participant in developing their own techniques.  This class will also include an introduction to materials and mediums, as well as instruction in the creative process required in designing and accomplishing successful cartoon art.  Cartooning can be one of the most enjoyable art forms an artist can experience.

Class size is limited to 10 participants. Registration ends April 9, 2015. Cost is $135 for CAM members, $150 for non-members. If also taking Basics of Drawing, cost is $115 for CAM members, $130 for non-members. Use coupon code: BASICDRW when booking. The Basics of Cartoon Art is designed for adults and teens (if it works into their homeschooling / school schedule). Eligible teens with a strong interest in visual art are encouraged to apply for a CAM Art Education Scholarship to offset workshop fee. For scholarship information contact the Art Education Department at (541) 267-3901. Online registration is available at


Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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