Cartoon Cool: How to Draw the New Retro Characters of Today's Cartoons

Cartoon Cool: How to Draw the New Retro Characters of Today's Cartoons

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by Christopher Hart
     
 

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Love that Sponge Bob? Always lurking in Dexter's lab? Wishing for Fairly Odd Parents? Millions of fans watch these shows avidly, often solely for their zingy, stylized look and hip visual jokes. Now there's a drawing book just right for everyone who admires that quirky style: Cartoon Cool. Top-selling author Christopher Hart shows beginning cartoonists, retroSee more details below

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Love that Sponge Bob? Always lurking in Dexter's lab? Wishing for Fairly Odd Parents? Millions of fans watch these shows avidly, often solely for their zingy, stylized look and hip visual jokes. Now there's a drawing book just right for everyone who admires that quirky style: Cartoon Cool. Top-selling author Christopher Hart shows beginning cartoonists, retro fans, and all other hipsters how to get that almost-1950s look in their drawings. His trademark step-by-step drawings and crystal-clear text are sure to make Saturday mornings more creative!

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Library Journal
Hart has published so many good books on cartooning that one is tempted to simply put in a standing order and be done with it. This volume recalls the 1950s cartoon style reminiscent of The Jetsons, The Flintstones, and Yogi Bear-the same style now popular in SpongeBob SquarePants, Johnny Bravo, and Dexter's Lab. Leaf through Cartoon Cool and learn how to draw "A Dad, a Bathrobe, and a Cup of Coffee," or ten ways to draw the retro-style family pet. Hart's wry humor is evident throughout. A good choice for large collections; smaller ones may want a more general cartooning book, like Steve Marchant's The Cartoonist's Workshop. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780770434786
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
03/02/2014
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
301,336
File size:
67 MB
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Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER HART is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have sold more than 6 million copies and have been translated into 20 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice.


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