Drawing Cartoons (Complete Guide)

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9780007243327: Drawing Cartoons (Complete Guide)

This successful bumper gift book is full of practical advice and numerous step-by-step exercises on drawing a wide range of cartoons, caricatures, comics and animated cartoons.

Drawing Cartoons is an ideal introduction for the budding cartoonist. There's useful advice on the tools and equipment needed and all the techniques are very clearly and simply described, with step-by-step examples and demonstrations, including over 400 cartoons and caricatures.

The book covers a range of topics starting with how to draw basic cartoons and create different characters then introducing ways to bring those characters to life; portraying expressions and gestures, adding speech bubbles and capturing the personalities of your subjects on paper.

Drawing Cartoons also includes instruction on how to draw portraits and political, stylised or quick-draw caricatures followed by sections illustrating methods of creating a narrative for your cartoon characters by writing a comic script or creating an exciting story board.

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...particularly good if your child is into cartoons...there are lots of step-by-steps on how to draw faces (as well as all other aspects of cartoon drawing).
The Guardian, May 24th 2008

About the Author:

John Byrne (Cartoons and Comics) combines a highly successful magazine cartooning career with teaching cartooning workshops, and writing and illustrated books. he has also presented live TV cartoon lessons.Alex Hughes (Caricatures) contributes regularly to a wide range of magazines and newspapers, in addition to writing books. Janet Nunn (Animated Cartoons) has worked in animation for over 30 years, on both TV series and feature films.

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