Drawing Cartoons and Comics For Dummies

By Brian Fairrington

A certain reference for growing and advertising and marketing unique cartoons and comics

An unique American artwork shape, comics thrill thousands of individuals around the globe. Combining step by step guide with professional assistance and recommendation, Drawing Cartoons & Comics For Dummies is a one-stop reference for developing and advertising unique cartoons and comics. whereas many books are likely to specialize in particular characters or topics, this thorough advisor focuses in its place on supporting aspiring artists grasp the fundamental construction blocks of cartoons and comics, revealing step-by-step the way to create every little thing from wisecracking bunnies to souped-up tremendous villains. It additionally explores lettering and coloring, and gives professional advertising and marketing recommendation. The book's colour insert offers suggestions on find out how to upload colour to comic strip creations.

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107 Giving Your Characters Personality.......................................................... 107 Making your characters replicate your sort ..................................... 108 Caricaturing your characters ........................................................... 108 xi xii Drawing Cartoons & Comics For Dummies development the physique: Drawing the normal personality sort .................... 109 beginning with circles ........................................................................... a hundred and ten relocating circles for various appears to be like .................................................... 114 Drafting fingers and palms ........................................................................... 119 Drawing hands ..................................................................................... one hundred twenty Lending a hand with palms ............................................................. 121 A Leg to face on: Drawing Legs and ft ............................................... 122 beginning at the correct foot .................................................................. 123 Spacing the legs and hips ................................................................. 124 determining costume ........................................................................................ one hundred twenty five Drawing your character’s clothing ........................................................ 126 Dressing for the get together ................................................................. 127 including components ............................................................................ 128 bankruptcy eight: Designing Human sketch Characters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 figuring out Why constructing a standard solid of Characters is essential ..... 129 Pinpointing the most characters ..................................................... a hundred thirty together with helping solid ................................................................. one hundred thirty developing Your center crew .......................................................................... one hundred thirty Centering at the kinfolk ..................................................................... 131 retaining your characters constant ............................................... 132 Experimenting with Male physique varieties ...................................................... 133 expensive previous dad ....................................................................................... 133 television information anchor or used motor vehicle salesman ........................................... 136 The geek/nerdy man ........................................................................... 139 attempting diverse lady physique Types......................................................... 142 the trendy mother .............................................................................. 143 The matronly grandmother .............................................................. one hundred forty five the woman round the corner .............................................................................. 148 developing these loopy youngsters .........................................................................

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