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The Practical Encyclopedia of Cartooning

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The art of cartooning has had a huge influence on many different cultures across the globe. From the simple and accessible charms of traditional newspaper comic strips to the sophisticated animations that make up any number of television shows, cartoon art allows anyone, however inexperienced, a chance to express themselves and delight others. This expertly presented new guide begins with a number of essential techniques, from testing the effects of different pencils on different paper surfaces to exploring the subtle differences between different pen strokes and patterns. The various styles of sketching are also demonstrated in a number of clear and concise exercises, helping the reader to craft and fashion their own characters at will. The book offers a wide variety of practical exercises to allow the reader to perfect their newly found skills - from lessons in anatomy, facial expression and depicting movement to dressing the character, creating dialogue and using backgrounds. The authors explain the concepts and methods used by professional cartoonists and graphic artists to help build a scene, develop and expand a narrative, and create a wide range of scenes and environments in which the characters can interact and relate. These techniques are explained clearly and effectively, and are backed up throughout with practical exercises and projects that will help polish and to give shape and life to the reader?s cartoon creations. With more powerful computers available at ever-cheaper prices, cartoon art can be fashioned with little more than a laptop computer. The book helps to unravel the complexities of digital manipulation, with illustrative screengrabs and detailed explanations of the methods used, step-by-step. Of equal use to the seasoned professional and to the complete beginner, this comprehensive volume offers an easy to use, practical guide to help you master one of the best-loved and consistently innovative art forms of our time.
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