The Little Book Of Cartooning & Illustration: More Than 50 Tips And Techniques For Drawing Characters, Animals, And Expressions

byMaury Aaseng, Clay Butler, Jim Campbell

Paperback | December 4, 2018

The Little Book Of Cartooning & Illustration: More Than 50 Tips And Techniques For Drawing Characters, Animals, And Expressions by Maury Aaseng
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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.

With this guide, dozens of tips from the pros will help you find the materials and tools you need to develop your own unique style. 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.

You'll learn all the cartooning and animation tricks of the trade, 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.
Maury Aaseng has always been excited about drawing and art. After graduating with a BFA in graphic design from the University of Minnesota—Duluth, Maury began an illustration career, and his freelance work has spanned a variety of subject matter and illustration styles, including cartooning, medical illustration, natural sciences, pati...
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Title:The Little Book Of Cartooning & Illustration: More Than 50 Tips And Techniques For Drawing Characte...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 9.5 X 6.75 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 9.5 X 6.75 X 0.5 inPublished:December 4, 2018Publisher:Walter Foster PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633226204

ISBN - 13:9781633226203

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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