How to Draw Cartoons, Paperback / softback Book


This is a step-by-step guide with 1000 illustrations.

It offers expert techniques for creating your own cartoon and comic strip characters, with more than 60 exercises and projects.

It is a comprehensive and detailed guide to drawing cartoons, suitable for both beginners as well as experienced artists.

It presents an introduction to all the materials and equipment needed, with practical guidance on how and when to use them.

It details all stages of the creative process, from developing original ideas and characters to completing a cartoon strip.

This inspiring book provides a detailed guide to drawing your own cartoons.

The first section, Materials and Methods, introduces traditional techniques.

The second section, Drawing Characters, provides guidance on how to create figures and the third section, The Cartoon Environment, explains the importance of viewpoint, perspective, lighting, scale, focus and mood.

The final section includes a range of projects which offer the opportunity to practise the disciplines you have learned, from portraying children and teenagers to creating a sinister narrative. Over 1000 amazing drawings and 60 step-by-step exercises show beginners how to build and develop their skills, and also how to polish their existing abilities and give shape to their creations.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 1000 colour photographs and illustrations
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing
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  • Category: Painting & art manuals
  • ISBN: 9781844769544

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