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Overview

You Can Start Drawing Cartoons Right Now! Cartoon Magic makes it easy. In minutes, you'll be drawing comical people, goofy animals, handsome heroes, vile villains and fantastic things-cartoons so wacky you'll giggle, snicker and snort for hours at a time. There's no limit to the fun you can have!

You'll begin by putting together your very own "cartoon kit." All you need are a pencil, an eraser, some paper and a window. That's right, a window! Look inside to find out why. Then find a ton of tips for drawing cartoons of every shape and size-from tiny comics to giant posters. You'll also learn how to write a script, then design, draw and color your own strip, special effects and speech balloons. So...what are you waiting for? It's time to start making some cartoon magic!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781581802290
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 10/02/2001
Series: Art Magic Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 6 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Part 1Drawing People, Animals, Aliens and Stuff!7
Start at the Top8
Crazy Faces!10
Give Your Character a Smile or a Frown12
Drawing Bodies for Those Heads14
Move It!16
Getting Everyone Dressed18
Common Household Cartoon Pets20
Making Fido Fun!22
Feet and Feathers: Animals Moving24
Does Granny's Dog Look Like Granny?26
Putting Faces on Everything28
Personality on wheels30
Drawing Good Guys and Bad Guys32
Creating Life in Outer Space34
Part 2Bringing It All Together37
Pow! Whoosh! Pop!38
Cartooning Color Tricks40
Keeping Your Cartoons in Perspective42
Look At It This Way44
The Scene's the Thing46
It's all How You Write It48
Put Your Words in the Right Place50
Draw Your Own Strip54
Think Big!58
Cartoon Posters: Share the News62

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