Cartooning for Kids

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Maple Tree Press, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Pick up a pencil and join in the fun!
Cartooning for Kids is the perfect book for kids who love cartoons and comics and want to create their very own. With timeless tricks of the trade and tips for beginners, this book has become a perennial bestseller. A vibrant new cover refreshes this popular staple of the children's section.
With inspiring energy and easy-to-follow steps, Marge Lightfoot presents the basics of sketching people, animals, superheroes, and scenery. Budding cartoonists will have rewarding results as they create characters who run, jump, and zoom across their pages. Whatever children can imagine, this book will guide them toward making the invisible not only visible, but full of movement, color, texture, and emotion.
Colorfully illustrated by Lightfoot herself, Cartooning for Kids is sure to motivate young artists to tell stories, develop a sense of artistic expression, and, most of all, have fun!

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Marge Lightfoot
Contributor residences (city, state or country if outside the US or Canada): British Columbia

Marge Lightfoot is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. She studied graphic design and communications and has also taught cartooning for both children and adults. Cartooning for Kids is her first book. Marge Lightfoot lives near Vancouver.

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