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Cartoon Drawing Secrets

This manuscript resurfaces with the secrets of drawing near lifelike, funny cartoons the easy way, with over 200 detailed illustrations. Here's a quick look at some of the powerful stuff you'll find in this manual: Learn the same system that once taught you your A-B-C's, it now can teach you the Art of Cartooning. As you continue to work with this system, your own unqiue style will naturally take over, just as your own handwriting style evolved. See how a few crazy lines can Transform themselves into people, and things. Learn the right way of Pen and Brush handling, and how to give your cartoons a touch more of Life all the secrets revealed. The 3 most effective methods of constructing the head in all of its positions. Once you learned the secrets, you'll be able to draw a comic head on your own effortlessly. Plus learn to turn the head in any direction, and draw the eyes, noses, hair and chin, using the same system. How to animate the face, and draw out the expression and moods everything from hate to love! The easy and simple way to draw the comic hand hands can be very expressive by themselves.

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Planning your layout

Comic Strip Layout

Layout is such an important facet of drawing cartoons. You don't want a flat and boring cartoon, so make sure your cartoon world is as graphically interesting as the real world. Experimenting with different perspectives, angles, and background details can help improve your story line and increase your cartoon's visual impact. The basic layout of the art and the placement of the characters and scenes are dependent on the story line. After you write the script what the characters say in the word...

Boys Over Flowers Anime

Drawing Anime Faces Lookingup

In nos. 1-6, new information is added to the box. Similar to the revised drawings featured on the previous pages, the amount of information contained in the drawings done at the level of an absolute beginner is different to that in advanced work. This is illustrated by the difference between nos. 1 and 8. The observer the person who set the task of drawing the boxes would be expecting only to see what was asked for, that is, a square box. Nos. 6 to 8 exceed these expectations. You cannot say...

Inking lour Comics

Resource The Art of Comic-Book Inking, 2nd Edition, by Gary Martin with various authors Dark Horse Using Manga Studio to ink your work digitally is great. You don't need to worry about running out of ink, or ruining a pen tip because you forgot to properly clean it, or cursing the high heavens when your cat knocks the ink well all over the page you just finished. Now you just need to pray the cat doesn't accidentally pull the plug on your computer before you get a chance to save you work. But...

The family car

Top Down Vehicle Drawing Truck

Every family piles into the family cruiser eventually, and in some cartoons, the cars are the stars. A car can add dimension and reality to your cartoon, either as part of the background or as a character see The talking car section later in the chapter . Keep the following in mind when cartooning family cruisers They often have squatty, exaggerated, funny-looking shapes. They're often some kind of SUV or station wagon. They're more accurately rendered if you study current car models to pick up...

Building An Action

Step Step Hero Drawings

Comic book heroes and villains are made to move, jump, leap, and soar. But when you start to position your figure in dynamic poses, things can get tricky unless you've taken care to maintain its essential building blocks. This is done by taking a moment to sketch out a solid rib cage, collar bone, pelvis, and the other major bones before executing the finished drawing. Contrary to what your instincts might tell you, muscles alone do not make a character appear sturdy. Solid bone structure does....

How To Draw Hair

How Draw Cartoons

Your own hair doesn't look like a hat why should your character's First draw the head without hair, then decide what the hair style should be. Lines for hair should flow away from the scalp and continue in the direction s set by the particular style. Instead of trying to draw each individual hair, draw large shapes and tufts. Don't make the hair appear too uniform. For women, especially blondes, you can create the illusion of luster by bunching some black lines together, provided that these...

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Frank Mclaughlin Comic Art

The tips of the fingers bend at a more extreme angle than on a normal hand. Artist Frank McLaughlin says, The key to all comic book-style illustration is to exaggerate the form at the outset, then tone down whatever looks too extreme. Don't draw realistically and then try to soup it up. Your drawing will look overworked that way. Below are some helpful hints on drawing the heroic hand. The tips of the fingers bend at a more extreme angle than on a normal hand. The webbing between fingers...

Creating drama with action words

Cartoon Action Words

You can add as much show and fervor to your comics as you like, and doing so with a handwritten font is easy. Everybody is familiar with the classic comic book action-style words like BOOM , POW , and WHAM These words and the way they're drawn create a sense of action and add drama to the visual story line. They can also serve as an important artistic element to the overall cartoon. You can see how this type of bold lettering can convey action and is dynamic in its visual impact and expression,...

About This Book

Extreme Facial Expressions

Curiously, there have been very few books on the subject of facial expression for the artist. To my knowledge, the last one was Sir Charles Bell's Essays on the Anatomy of Expression in Painting, published in 1806, and it wasn't a terribly good book in the first place. Many more recent drawing books have included short sections on expression without shedding much useful light on the matter. In fact, artists familiar with such sources have generally had the good sense to prefer their own...

Popular Comic Book ExpmfllONf

Head Proportions Comics

There are as many facial expressions as there are faces, but some are better suited to comic book illustration than others. You could draw a guy with his eyes popping out and his jaw on the floor, but chances are you'd be better off working in an animation studio or locked away where you wouldn't be a danger to yourself or others. Draw only the lines that actually create the expression. The width of the jaw will vary, depending on whether the character is clenching his teeth. Eyebrows curve...

The Heroic Female Figure

Draw Girl Body Line

The heroic female figure has a fairly wide collarbone, resulting in square, well-muscled shoulders. A woman's rib cage, bones, and all of her muscles are smaller than a man's. Her torso tapers sharply at the waist, but her pelvis is wider. As a rule, comic book women are drawn with more curves, while the men are drawn with more heavy angles. For detailed information on how to draw comic book heroines, see Beautiful But Deadly, pages 56-75. The center of balance is an imaginary vertical line...

Drawing Darth Sidious

Ever wanted to draw Star Wars characters just like the professional comic book artists In this step-by-step series, Star Wars artists and illustrators show you how to draw some of the most beloved characters in the saga, as well as new faces and creatures from Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith. So get your pencils and paper ready Darth Sidious, a mysterious Sith Lord, used his apprentice Darth Maul in Episode I to track the JediQui-Gon Jinn and a young Obi-Wan Kenobi to Tatooine....

Drawing Muscles

Muscle Groups

On a manr the line of the cheekbone travels toward the nnouth, then appears to be cut off by a vertical facial muscle called the depressor anguli oris, On a woman, the line of the cheekbone doesn't appear cut off by the depressor anguli oris Here are the cheekbones that cause the aforementioned contours. The bottom haif of the forehead superciliary arch is quite pronounced Note the angular indentations and protrusions of the face, which are pronounced in the profile On a woman, the lines of the...

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Space Between Biceps And Triceps Forearm

The important basic idea to get here is that the torso doesn't flatten out when the figure turns sideways it retains a great deal of thickness in profile. There's a lot of mass on the back and behind the arms, especially on big characters. Notice, too, that the upper body is defined by bunches of muscle groups while the legs are defined by longer, leaner muscles. There are two separate muscles located between the biceps and the triceps in the inner view of the upper arm the triceps brachii and...

Male and female bodies

How Draw Skeleton Male

Everything you've seen so far applies to both sexes. Although the illustrations show a skeleton with male proportions, the blueprint is the same for women. There is some overlap in the range of characteristics between the sexes, so keep in mind that everything you read here only applies to the average guy or gal. You'll find exceptions to every rule. Women have less muscle mass, and I'm probably risking my life by saying this more fat. Everybody stores fat almost all around their body, with a...

Rule Of Proportion the human body

Fashion Design Sketch Model Outlines

1 The head measures one-eighth of the height of the body and therefore constitutes a unit of measure. 2 The distance between the temples forms the basis of the width of a shoulder from the base of the neck to the shoulder joint AB a'b' . 3 When the figure is viewed from the front, the median axis divides the figure perfectly in half. 4 The shoulders are as wide as the pelvis, the waist two-thirds of the width of the shoulders, 5 The shoulders are drown extending beyond the upper body, with the...

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Drawing Human Sartorius

Names of some parts of the pelvis Figure 2.26. Names of some parts of the pelvis The femur has a ball joint at the hip, which is set at an angle. It runs from the outside to the center of the leg, making a skeleton seem more cross legged than an actual person. When someone is standing up straight, the hip joint is located exactly vertically over the foot. The kneecap is part of the tendons that stretch the leg. It lifts the tendons off the joint, and increases the leverage of the...

Figure The Reference System For Oblique Drawings

Oblique Drawing Exercises

The receding lines may be drawn at any convenient angle. Upward and to the right at either 30 or 45 are most commonly used because these angles may be drawn with standard triangles. The choice of which receding angle to use depends on which angle best shows the object involved. Dimensional values are directly transferable from the front view of the orthographic drawing to the front view of the oblique drawing. Circles transfer as circles, not as ellipses as in isometric drawings, and angles...

Comic Heads By The Divided Ball And Plane

Draw Eyes Construction

The above are simple applications of the method. These are no more difficult than by the previous plan of attaching forms directly to the ball. However, the chance of error is greatly lessened. You might as well have the complete method as part of it. Time spent on these pages will prove of sound value to anyone sincerely interested in the drawing of the head. It is suggested that you go on with the book and come back to this section at intervals. As you try you will improve. By all means do...

Also By Andrew Loomis

Andrew Loomis Face Proportions

Figure Drawing for All It's Worth Creative Illustration Drawing the Head and Hands Three-Dimensional Drawing COPYRIGHT 1939 BY ANDREW LOOMIS FIRST PUBLISHED BY THE VIKING PRESS IN MAY 1939 BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED REPRODUCED FOR EDUCATIONAL USE IN DECEMBER 2001 All drawings and text within this book are the property of their respective copyholders and should not be reproduced for any reason. They may only be used for the purpose of practice and study. DEDICATED TO EVERYONE WHO...

Head Tilts and Turns

Drawing Female From Behind

What gives our modern leading man his sleek look Primarily, it's the contour line that flows from the zygomatic arch the cheekbone just behind the eye down to the chin. This creates a separate plane out of the front of the face, narrowing almost to a triangle. You can see this separate, but distinct, plane in every pose, no matter which way the head tilts. Ever wonder why all the guidelines drawn on the face are curved instead of straight It's because the head is round, not flat. Think of the...

Shoulders

Human Robot Drawing

Think of the arm as crane sitting on top of a shoulder. Forward and backward movement is possible in addition to upward and downward movement. When the crane is placed on its side, the arm can move in all directions, albeit awkwardly. P-- arm is merely attached to the s . port and can only move up A shoulder joint emphasizing rotation. Crane-like movem is possible. Groove lines give the impression of smooth Shoulder design with traditional function allowing upward and downward movemen only....