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Drawing and Cartooning Myths, Magic and Legends: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Aspiring Myth-Maker
     

Drawing and Cartooning Myths, Magic and Legends: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Aspiring Myth-Maker

by Tony Tallarico Sr.
 

From Merlin, the master magician, to evil goblins, noble warriors, castle witches, and wild beasts, this guide abounds in figures from ancient myth — and it teaches young would-be artists how to give life to their very own legends. Tony Tallarico, author of the popular "Where Are They?" series, starts each lesson with a few simple shapes. In four

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From Merlin, the master magician, to evil goblins, noble warriors, castle witches, and wild beasts, this guide abounds in figures from ancient myth — and it teaches young would-be artists how to give life to their very own legends. Tony Tallarico, author of the popular "Where Are They?" series, starts each lesson with a few simple shapes. In four easy-to-follow steps, he shows how to add details that result in captivating portraits of dragons, wizards, trolls, and other characters.
Featuring over 40 different fun-filled lessons, this guide includes a multi-paneled cartoon strip that gives kids the chance to practice their new skills. They'll sketch some supernatural characters to add the finishing touches to an adventure involving the rescue of a princess from a dark castle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486472775
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/14/2010
Series:
Dover How to Draw Series
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
779,287
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

The author and illustrator of more than 1,000 children's books, Tony Tallarico got his start in comics in 1953, penciling and self-inking stories for such publishers as Charlton, Trojan, and the David C. Cook Publishing Company. His popular creations include the Where Are They? series, which has sold more than 15 million copies in a dozen languages. Tony also created the first black hero comic book, Lobo, and and the first political satire comic book, The Great Society Comic Book.

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