By Jack Keely, Carson van Osten
Examine all in regards to the intriguing realm of cartooning! In Cartooning 1, Jack Keely (with a few support from Carson van Osten) invitations you into the cartooning global and exhibits you ways to attract and create a number of adorable charactersfrom a perky dog to a personable toaster! during this publication, the writer explains his drawing concepts, in addition to his equipment of constructing a comic strip to its fullest. you'll discover ways to impart character and expression as you find a number of counsel and strategies to help you rather convey your cartoons to lifestyles. better of all, you'll discover a wealth of captivating sketch characters to encourage you.
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Whitaker, Steve. The Encyclopedia of Cartooning ideas. A finished visible advisor to conventional and modern innovations. Sterling Publishing Co. , Inc. , 2006. 163 Pages
Make them chuckle with assistance from this totally illustrated, all-in-color A-Z consultant that indicates you ways to place a humorous suggestion or sharp commentary throughout in visible comedian sort. It’s packed with enjoyable suggestions and all of the fundamentals a budding cartoonist must recognize to start, from an research of the to be had drawing fabrics to suggestion on proposing and publishing your paintings. From making caricatures to making backgrounds, every little thing is roofed intimately, with beneficiant examples. A gallery paintings shows a number of kinds in 5 various genres.
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About the Author
Steve Whitaker is an award-winning artist, who studied portray ahead of getting into cartoons and has labored as an artist, brand clothier, editor and colourist. Steve lives in London.
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SIMPLE WAVE PATTERNS Elegant in their simplicity, the rounded shapes of these flowing waves form a beautiful, undulating pattern. As you’ll notice in the example below, by adding pattern into the white spaces, the waves become more detailed and dramatic. To create rhythmic waves, start by drawing a wavy line and then spiraling one end inwards. Practice drawing wave shapes in a row, until creating waves feels comfortable and familiar to you. Then try drawing different size waves moving in different directions, like these examples.
The “Dream” and “Sing” are done with the Metallic, the “Laugh” and “Dance” are done in Souffle (which in addition to being opaque will also write on plastic, metal, glass and other non-porous surfaces), the white “Live” and “Love” were done with a white gel pen, and I wrote the colorful “Play” and “Live” with Moonlight pens. One of my favorite techniques to do on black paper is a tone-on-tone effect; contrasting the shiny black translucent Glaze ink with the soft matte paper. It’s difficult to photograph but you can watch me demo this technique in the Sakura Fanatic video on YouTube.
On the right hand page I’ve doodled on Strathmore’s wonderful black Artagain® paper with different Sakura pens. The “Dream” and “Sing” are done with the Metallic, the “Laugh” and “Dance” are done in Souffle (which in addition to being opaque will also write on plastic, metal, glass and other non-porous surfaces), the white “Live” and “Love” were done with a white gel pen, and I wrote the colorful “Play” and “Live” with Moonlight pens. One of my favorite techniques to do on black paper is a tone-on-tone effect; contrasting the shiny black translucent Glaze ink with the soft matte paper.