Character Designer, Instructor, owner Silver Drawing Academy // Stephen Silver
Character Designer, Lecturer, teacher at Schoolism.com and owner of Silver Drawing Academy.
Silver names three treasures to success in life that give him what it takes to keep on drawing: determination, passion and desire.
Stephen Silver was born in London in 1972. Aspiring to be a professional artist his whole life and knowing drawing would be his vocation, Silver got his professional start in 1992 drawing caricatures in amusement parks. In 1993 he went on to establish his own illustration business and caricature concession company called Silvertoons, where he worked freelance. In 1996 he was hired as a graphic designer for the clothing company “No Fear”.
In 1997 he was hired by Warner Bros. Television Animation as a character designer and has been working in the animation industry ever since. He has worked as Character Designer and Supervisor for Disney Television Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing characters for “Kim Possible”, “Danny Phantom” and Kevin Smith’s “Clerks” the animated series, to name a few.
STephen lectures worldwide and teaches full-time at www.schoolism.com. In 2014, Silver opened the doors to SIlver Drawing Academy in Los Angeles, California. He offers, Character Design, Caricature Figure Drawing, and Storyboarding classes, with weekend workshops and monthly Life Drawing get togethers. Please visit www.silverdrawingacademy.com for more information.
Silver will be sigining books, prints and doing portfolio reviews.
Books and prints