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Cartooning for the Beginner

Cartooning for the Beginner

by Christopher Hart
Cartooning for the Beginner

Cartooning for the Beginner

by Christopher Hart

Paperback(First Edition)

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Aspiring cartoonists of all ages can begin drawing a repertoire of characters from the moment they follow the wide-ranging yet simplified lessons that fill these instructive pages, written and illustrated by an all-time best-selling artist/teacher.

This complete course, covering both comic strip and animation techniques, begins with lessons on basic cartoon body shapes and facial features. Included are helpful comparisons between the real versus the cartoon head, a smile chart, and various ways to draw the most popular and expressive cartoon eyes and mouths. Next come lots of typical body poses, how to draw action lines, slow/fast movement, cartoon hands, fun hair and clothing styles, backgrounds, and cute cartoon pets. Excellent directions also focus on helping beginners to find and develop their own cartoon style.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823005864
Publisher: Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Series: Christopher Hart's Cartooning
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 507,599
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.46(d)

About the Author

CHRISTOPHER HART is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have sold more than 7.4 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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