Cartooning the Head & Figure

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Penguin, 1982 - Art - 120 pages
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THE QUESTION:
Are there new ways of opening the field of cartooning to any one who likes to draw?

THE ANSWER:
Yes!
Here are tried and proven methods that explain, simplify and teach every one, regardless of age, the art of cartooning. Step by step procedures with more than 3,000 illustrations . . .

 

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User Review  - taterzngravy - LibraryThing

This book should be titled "The Encyclopedia of Cartooning the Head & Figure" since it not only demonstrates a variety of techniques, but it also thoroughly catalogs eyes, noses, mouths, expressions ... Read full review

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User Review  - digistyle - LibraryThing

My most used reference for cartooning the human figure. The various approaches shown even helped with my traditional figure work. Lots of examples and tidbits that are missing from the more current "how to's." This is the most handled book in my art related book collection. Read full review

Contents

Cartoon Faces In Four Easy Steps
1
Head Shapes and Hair Male
7
Sorrow
13
Alphabetized Catalog of Emotions
19
Girl Transition into Cartoon
25
Eight Easy Steps in Drawing
31
The Triangle Modified and Reversed
37
Drawing the Funny Man
43
THE FIGURE IN DIFFERENT POSITIONS
49
Male Recliners Additional Positions
55
Thi s
58
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Jack Hamm is one of the best-selling authors of art instruction books. With nearly a million copies sold, his books have helped aspiring artists of every age and level of ability learn to draw and improve their technique.

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