Learn to Draw Comics
This user-friendly guide from the 1930s offers aspiring cartoonists a wealth of practical advice. Rich in period flavor, it supplies the ageless foundations of comic art. Abundant illustrations and clear, nontechnical prose cover: creating expressions, attaining proportion and applying perspective, depicting anatomy, simple shading, achieving consistency, lettering, and writing a strip.
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Carlson offers very rudimentary instructions on drawing simple figures for comics. Since this was released in 1933, comic styles have changed greatly. Yet this still provides the basics on drawing ... Read full review
action of walking AERIAL PERSPECTIVE angle appear background bottom carefully cartoon cartoonist character chin coat color comic drawing COMIC FACES comic figure COMIC STRIP comic-picture complete corners correct correctly crayon curved daily strip dark diagram direct front view DRAW A COMIC DRAW LINES drawn effect emotions examples shown expression eyebrows eyes feet finished forehead FORESHORTENED VIEW free-hand guide lines hair hands horizon line humor illustration indicated interesting leg lines letters light comes look manner method mouth nose Note object observation outline oval paper parallel perspective pen and ink PENCIL LINES pictured herewith placed point of sight POINT OF STATION portray pose posi position practice rules shadow shown herewith shows side simple skeleton sketch slightly solid black space SPECTATOR stand stencil step STROKES styles STYLUS suggests T-square technique tical tones toonist tracing paper trousers vanishing point various WfTH wrinkles