Do you love comics? Want to become a cartoonist? This practical, hands-on guide is packed with step-by-step instructions and plenty of tips for creating your own cartoons. From inanimate objects to animals to aliens, you can see how to breathe life into your characters and make your cartoons stand out. Plus, you discover how to
Get the creative juices flowing — find inspiration and formulate your cartoon idea, gag, or concept, and make it work
Create your characters — from their heads to their toes, give your characters personality and presence
Assemble your comic strip — create an effective background, plan your layout, letter your cartoons, create drama, and more
Fine-tune your work — discover the tools and techniques for digitally formatting your comics
Open the book and find:
Drawing techniques, such as shading and crosshatching
An exploration of body, gender, species, and character types
Tips for developing a cast of characters
The lowdown on drawing editorial cartoons
How to add color to your creations
Ten steps to a finished comic strip
Hints on breaking into the business
Being a cartoonist since 1981 I was looking for a more recent book with updated computer cartooning and comic book drawing info.Most of the books I had were from 2000 -04. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Randy Crawford
well I'm keeping this book for a very very long time all those cartoons i see i want to draw.Published 11 months ago by aj
I bought this for my art class as a drawing book to work on when they finish all their projects. It just has too much info and not enough examples. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Lynda R. Hendrick
Nice push for anyone interested in this funny field about how to express any opinion with a pencil and some markers as a side kick!,Published 17 months ago by James Hierro
I didn't like that they don't sell here in Brasil, so I have to find someone to get those for me and bring it here!!
do you have e-books to read in kindle???
great book my son used it for building his tatoo business and it was just what he wanted, thank you so muchPublished 21 months ago by K. Smith
this book is a great reference for drawing all sorts of characters. and like all "dummies" books its full of alot of information. this is awsomePublished 24 months ago by Jeff
All the For Dummies books are designed very good.
The books that you would read over and over again ! Read more