Cartooning (Collins Need to Know?)

by John Byrne (Author)
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This practical step-by-step guide provides an ideal introduction to the exciting and fun world of cartooning, covering a wide range of cartoons, caricatures, comic strips and manga.

Would you like to draw cartoons like those you see in comic books, on TV, or on the big screen? Ever wondered how to draw caricatures of your friends or famous people? Do you want to know how to draw manga-style characters? Collins need to know? Cartooning is the one-stop guide to all the practical skills and insider tips you need to become a successful cartoonist – and have lots of fun in the process.

Contents include:

1 The history of cartoons
2 Loosening up
3 Materials
4 Drawing cartoons
5 Bringing cartoons to life
6 Cartoon humour
7 Caricatures
8 Comic strips
9 Manga
10 Putting your cartoons to work
Need to know more?

Whether you’re a complete beginner to drawing or are already a keen cartoonist, this handy and accessible guide will have you creating your own cartoon world in no time. All you need to make a start is a pen, some paper – and of course your sense of humour!

Publication date
January 09, 2014
Paper ISBN