The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration introduces beginning cartoonists and aspiring illustrators to the fundamentals of traditional cartooning and animation, personal style, illustrative gags, and joke writing.
In The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration, beginning cartoonists, animators, and illustrators will discover key concepts associated with learning the art of traditional cartooning and animation. In The Little book of Cartooning & Illustration you will learn to develop your own unique style and discover where to find materials thanks to dozens of tips from the pros. A combination of creative step-by-step projects and open practice areas offer encouragement and invite participation for those artists who want to put their newfound skills to immediate use. Youll learn all the cartooning and animation tricks of the trade with this helpful guide, including:
• The squash and stretch principle
• Exaggerating details
• Rendering faces and expressions
• Anthropomorphizing inanimate objects
• Creating original characters
• Mastering body shapes and movement
• Writing gags and jokes.
With so many tools at your disposal, why wait any longer to start animating? Get started, get drawing!The Little Book of series focuses on delivering fun, approachable, and interesting art instruction in a fresh, portable format. With its contemporary design, open practice pages, creative exercises, and prompts that encourage interactivity, beginning artists learn the fundamentals of their craft, often with immediate results.
Founded in 1922 by artist Walter T. Foster, Walter Foster Publishing, an imprint of The Quarto Group, is the worlds leading publisher of instructional art books and kits for adults and children. Walter Fosters diverse selection of drawing, painting, doodling, and mixed media art books and kits have created a foundation for millions of beginning, intermediate, and advanced artists looking to hone their talents, learn new techniques, and discover different mediums. From color mixing recipes and art tools to the fundamentals of drawing and painting, Walter Fosters books cover a wide variety of topics and mediums across a broad spectrum of traditional and eclectic subject matter for artists of all skill levels. Walter Foster Publishing continues to expand its offerings every year, producing cutting-edge art-instruction books and kits for a worldwide audience.
The Little Book of ...
Comic book & cartoon art