With Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades, you can learn to draw Mickey and his friends as they evolved throughout the 20th century. Featuring 128 pages of art instruction and history bound into a classic padded hardcover keepsake with ribbon bookmark, this title makes a covetable collector's item for any Disney enthusiast or aspiring artist interested in learning to draw in vintage cartoon style. Disney's Mickey Mouse has become a cartoon icon. Over the decades, that ubiquitous pair of ears has seen an artistic transformation spanning his premiere appearance in "Steamboat Willie" in the 1920s to the modern mouse known and loved today. A collection of vintage artwork from the Disney archives reveals early designs, sketches, and poses of Mickey Mouse as well as other classic characters such as Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck.Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades creates the opportunity for an artistic celebration of the world's most beloved mouse, by bringing together a collection of step-by-step projects and inspirational illustrations for rendering these timeless characters as they originally appeared. Featured projects include the evolving looks of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. With each section of drawing lessons categorized by style and decade in Disney history, artists and fans alike will find interesting anecdotes and facts sprinkled throughout, for a well-rounded collector's experience.
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Disney Storybook Artists are a team of illustrators of fine children's books based on the creative animation of Walt Disney Animation Studios. With talented artistry and masterful storytelling, Disney Storybook Artists help bring the magic of Disney animation into the hearts and homes of families everywhere.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Very good capturing of Mickey and the gang's visual refinement over the years and nice example of a good character design can change over time and remain true to who and what they are. Every wondered what kind of animal Pete is? The book's got the answer!