Draw 50 Famous Cartoons: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Your Favorite Classic Cartoon Characters

Draw 50 Famous Cartoons: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Your Favorite Classic Cartoon Characters

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by Lee J. Ames
     
 

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A barrel of laughs is what aspiring cartoonists of all ages will have while they learn to draw their favorite characters from the funny pages.

Overview

A barrel of laughs is what aspiring cartoonists of all ages will have while they learn to draw their favorite characters from the funny pages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823085682
Publisher:
Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
256,969
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Read an Excerpt

The novice with a musical instrument is frequently taught to play simple melodies as quickly as possible, well before he learns the most elemental scratchings at the surface of music theory. The resultant self-satisfaction, pride in accomplishment, can be a significant means of providing motivation. And all from mimicking an instructor's "Do as I do."
Mimicry is a prerequisite for developing creativity. We learn the use of our tools by mimicry. Then we can use those tools for creativity. To this end I would offer the budding artist the opportunity to memorize or mimic (rote-like, if you wish) the making of cartoons— cartoons he has been anxious to be able to draw.

Meet the Author

Lee Judah Ames (January 8, 1921 – June 3, 2011 ) was an American artist noted for his Draw 50... learn-to-draw books. He was born in Manhattan, New York. His first job at age eighteen was at Walt Disney Studios. He has since led a career as an advertising artist, fine artist, cartoonist, designer, animation in-betweener, illustrator, and as an artist-in residence at Doubleday. His series of 26 Draw 50... books take a friendly and minimalist approach to teaching drawing while the books often contain no instructional text. He enlisted in the military and served as a second lieutenant during World War II. He and his wife Jocelyn resided in Mission Viejo, California.

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Draw 50 Famous Cartoons: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Your Favorite Classic Cartoon Characters 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great drawings
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
FELIX THE CAT!!!!!! YAY!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I could never and I mean NEVER draw until I got this book! THANK YOU LEE J. AMES!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does not even have a sample... how dissapointing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Dissappointed that i bought this and it is not compatible with my nook
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have this book at home!:{ listening to one direction!!!!