Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action by James SturmAdventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action by James Sturm

Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action

byJames Sturm, Andrew Arnold, Alexis Frederick-frost

Paperback | October 8, 2013

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The Knight, Edward the chubby horse, and of course the Magic Cartooning Elf are back for more fun, but this time they're sharing the stage with a host of new characters.

In Adventures in Cartooning: Characters In Action you'll learn how to create your own kooky characters. And fresh faces are needed -- the famous director Otto Airs is making a movie, and he's invited everyone in the kingdom to audition! It's your chance to dream up boatloads of wacky characters to star in the film. Discover how body language and expression are used to tell a story, dress a wizard to the nines, and choose the perfect rogue robot. After following the heroes on their cartooning adventure, you'll be ready to create characters to star in your own comic book!

James Sturm is a cartoonist whose books include The Golem's Mighty Swing, Market Day, and Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow. He is the co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies where he currently serves as the school's director. Alexis Frederick-Frost is a co-author and illustrator of the Adventures in Cartooning series of graphi...
Title:Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in ActionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:64 pages, 7.58 × 9.95 × 0.17 inShipping dimensions:7.58 × 9.95 × 0.17 inPublished:October 8, 2013Publisher:first secondLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1596437324

ISBN - 13:9781596437326


Editorial Reviews

"This is a Zen sort of art book. It teaches advanced art techniques while hardly talking about drawing at all. . . Hysterical--and useful." -Kirkus Reviews

"Focuses on promoting creativity through zany scenarios and humorous characters . . . Children will appreciate the humor." -School Library Journal