How to draw cartoons for comic strips pdf

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How To Draw Cartoons For Comic Strips Pdf

illustrations for this book direct from the pen of the old illustrating a book on " How to Draw Funny Pictures." COMIC FIGURES AND SIMPLE CARTOONS. How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here is a comprehensive approach to drawing co.. . HOW TO DRAW COMIC BOOK. AND. Part 1. “Awesome. Anatomy!" From the author of the best-selling. HOW TO DRAW CARTOONS FOR COMIC STRIPS.

Sign up Log in How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips Here is a comprehensive approach to drawing comic-strip characters in an appealing contemporary style featuring large-format reproductions that can be easily copied. A wide range of drawings depicting people of all ages as well as such animals as cats, dogs, birds, and fish show you how to capture the personality, mood, and character of a subject. The drawings illustrate head and body construction, how to draw facial features and expressions, how to use action lines to depict body language, how to draw hands and feet, and ways to convey emotion and age. The author also offers valuable tips on developing a comic strip. He shows you how to place subjects within panels; make a layout; master reverse angles, medium shots, and close-ups; establish lights and darks; and utilize dialogue balloons. Beginning and intermediate artists--from the younger audiences attracted to animation to more sophisticated artist who enjoy New Yorkertype spot cartoons--will find the book of great interest. Beginning and intermediate artists--from the younger audiences attracted to animation to more sophisticated artist who enjoy New Yorker-type spot cartoons--will find the book of great interest.

Since viewing screens are miles away and usually smaller than the instudio screen, the reduction in size makes the final result look better. Lots of practice in preparation helps the artist anticipate. The character above seems to be screaming for mercy.

Positions 1 through 7 are all impossible for real people to assume. Notice the. The two individuals selected do not have to be in the same family. They may be boyfriend and girlfriend, or two friends of the same sex.

In away it's easier to caricature the individual features than to try for portrait exactness. If we go the caricature route it's well to select parts of the face which may it's funnier be exaggerated that way. Also, profiles work out better than front views. It's a good idea to experiment on to. Just use pencil, and have an eraser handy. If you wish to ink it later, it's wise to go lightly with the pencil underdrawing.

There are three ways accomplished: download rgandy which is a very fine transparent muslin with a rather stiff finish. Fold it so there are four thicknesses. Lay it out to measure 5" x 30" when it's folded.

Use a few stitches or staples. Have your assistant or "accomplice" pull it tightly at the back and secure it with a safety pin. You can 6ee the black: Draw one continuous line as in figs.

Treat mouth same way. Who can say that the face above his neck was entirely satisfactory to the one behind it? We learn to live with what we look like. Accepting that,. Enough for introspective philosophizing. But since. Now let's play the part of a feature plucker. Following the directions above the heads at top right: There are two faces in fig. The first one is improved by reversing it. Sothern was a pert American comedienne both on stage and TV.

She made scores of fine films including the uproariously comical "Maisie" series. He won 47 fights by knockouts. Manassa, Colorado, was his birthplace. Later he was called the Manassa Mauler because of his aggressive style. He was the first fighter to draw a milliondollar gate.

This transformation was done with pre-cut cards. The card is poster board with one sheet of newsprint mounted on top. It is important that the two faces are the same size. Both Sothern and Dempsey were lightblue out- lined previous to the show. Only Dempsey is put on cards. An opaque projector was used to enlarge the faces. The cards were placed to one-side as shown in fig. L They were held in place by a thin coat of repositioning rubber cement. As each facial section of Dempsey was finished it was pressed into place over the Sothern sketch which was completed before the show to shorten the time for this routine.

It is necessar y to li ght-blueline fig. Phase No. He learns i. C being on the chin; No. Much can be mad e of thi s for until now the child is not superstitious; No.

Lastly the chalk artist tears off the drawing with "so he marries the girl and the poor lad's mind returns to its former. First, carefully remove the top portion of the lady's coiffure 1 and place it as a broad shoulder line in fig. The lady' s eye 4 may serve as the burly bruiser's brow. The feminine. The flower in her hair becomes his cauliflower ear. His eye is her earscrew.

Her lips are the shadow under his jaw and chin. What he doesn't realize is that every line of his profile can be duplicated in every line of his lady love. Starting with No. For example, his eye 6 and his upper lip and mouth 10 are at the very bottom of the lady's formal attire.

All the lines numbered in fig. Begin with a simple understructure which looks right. With a seethrough tissue lay. They may be simplified and practiced if part of a program before and audi-. Her shoe heel is half his smile. The line which is an essential part of both big head and small body we call the master line See this in figs. Small sketches may be enlarged with an opaque projector, then light-blue lined where they can be traced later with black or colored chalk.

First off, the succeeded in part because They do care and have The comedians? If they make fun of from the start. Fields, a noted stage and motion-picture comedian.

The hippopotamus seems a natural for him.

How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips

His style of humor at age He made his large nose the object of playing the violin. She holds her little fingers out when sipping tea or handling her slim cigarette. Farm" boys' livestock brings record prices at a recent show fig.

This was an actual happening,. Because it was done in the least possible One of the secrets of effective TV drawing is to save the it was kept simple. In this case it is the comic faces of the canine singers. Since it is first developed on paper with light non-reproducing blue lines, the chalk artist can skip around. This keeps the viewing audience in suspense as to the outcome.

For example, the two tails could be heavy-lined Last of first, the two noses sticking up in the air second, the body sections of the dogs next, etc.

Nearly every comic page has two, sometimes mor dogs entertaining readers. Purebred dogs are wonderful, but the dogs themselves couldn't care less. If we as human beings smiled as often as dogs wagged their tails it would be a.

In reality dogs never complain about their food as the bespectacled one is doing in fig. The second dog in fig. In truth no veterinarian ever saw a dog flinch from his rabies shot like in fig. Give a dog-head feet 5 and he'll sit for you. Following the pointer 6 are Give them the benefit of the doubt it's the backend that smiles. In the animal world unusual things occur. Since people have more dogs and cats for pets than any other creature, they observe and report extraordinary events.

The charming female with the ribbon in her hair g. The bloodhound 6 can outsniff all others breeds and some of them look comically sad and wrinkled with drooping jowls and big bags under the eyes. Notice the sketch lines in contrast with the bold lines in fig. The hound in fig. The siren tingles his sensitive ears so he howls. His nose can pick up a scent in the wind The bull dog in fig. Wait a minute! The little spaniel 13 is a cute begger wanting a snack. If circus dogs could speak in fig.

The kitten at the extreme right is from " How To Draw Animals " by the author of this book.

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I do not care for the rough I preand tumble and parties fer tea. By the way, have you heard about Mrs. Now, don't SSSp-ssptell a soul ssssp!

You don't say! Well, what do you know about that! Tsk Tsk-" with apologies to cats. Insects for the most part are uninvited pests to the point of becoming hateful pestilences. They lend themselves to comic treatment. Actually, under the magnifying glass they are fearfully terribly made! The critter in 6 credits his illustrious parent for his unparalled appearance. The plea Pity the poor cow in fig. Many of our streets were once called "cowpaths" fig. The brahman bull of fig.

Mfhat's wrong with the big bear at the right? There's a lot right about it: But a smile? Not only can't bears smile, actually in real life they can't even look pleasant or.

A dog can' smile either, but he can look friendly. Even a confined bear possesses the strength of up to ten men especially the Alaskan brown bear. Human beings emit something intangible through their eyes. It's hard to keep this from happening. This is not true of bears. It is interesting to note there are more toy bears on the market than any other animal.

Teddy bears by the thousands have been sold. Soft, cuddly bears are big sellers. Greeting cards featuring comic bears move well. Even little cookies shaped like bears are on the grocery shelves. You'd never dream that it's an easy matter for even a medium-sized bear to break the neck of an ox with a single blow. Just the swat of one front leg of an an angry bear has the smash of a sledge. Like many animals the underdrawing can be a couple of circles fig.

The steps. The twin cubs in fig. The thick-lined technique, the double-ringed eyes, big feet, checkered pants all contribute to making them funny. The telephone conversation going on in fig. The little. Here is a white polar bear cub engaging in a little reading. By way of contrast the black figfi cub with the big eyes and button nose smiles at us as he sets ouXon his morning walk.

His team just won a championship title. The next page takes up mascot possibilities in the bear. Afearly every state in the union has a junior high, high school, college or professional team called the.

Coaches and athletic directors feed players and fans alike with footballs to cure what ails. At some time during the comes a warning: Former students come from.

But, don't go 'way, they'll be back before long with renewed enthusiasm! Theirs is an interesting study. However, we've reduced our concerns to the female wearing a little lady' s hat and the gander losing his man's hat.

Apparently he has not.

Goose philandering. So she bites his tail cartoon style and he goes "honk" see cartoon sounds pp 10 to 16 this book. Birds and fowl lend themselves to comic treatment quite Especially see fig. Whatever expression crosses a human face can grace easily. From bats f igs. See the big Goon ey Birds the latter part try some of your own!

This is true from the tiny hummingbird to the giant condor. There are birds all over the earth. Many of them are unusual if not clownishly crazy looking, but none of them seem to mind. Likewise, other birds possess posi-. These qualities may be used in drawing a human? Alongside the bird's expression is a similar one in cartoon. The ramifications in this respect are endless. The treatment given these facial features fulfills the two great principles dealt with in the early pages of this book: If on that particular square directions are indicated then the bird must follow those directions.

The first one reaching "Gets Corn" wins. Now, turn the page for our application in this chapter. As a reader of these pages you at once admit to being interested in laughter.

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Most people who read the comics drawn by cartoonists laugh inwardly rather than outwardly some do both. Though anyone who tells a joke or draws a joke or invents a punchline to a joke is strangely rewarded if the hearer or reader laughs out loud.

If there is laughter in a circle of friends the host or hostess feels good about it. Our whole body functions better when we're happy. Medical science attests to this. The bird's crest on top of his head grows that way naturally. The fellow' s hair to the right just hasn't been combed since he got out of bed this morning. Most comic characters are not too well-groomed. We invite them into our homes as special guests despite this fact.

What self-respecting newspaper doesn't have one or more comic pages? Denning always alert to meet the needs of every manu-. Cartoon No. She rowed and swam to trim down her figure. After splashing out most of the lake's water there was a different shoreline. The older teenagers in fig. A special tribute here paid to these preachers of the Gospel. In the opinion of this author these men possess a this, despite the fact that they are not in one of the highest paid of 'built-in sense of humor' is.

The character was named "Stupe the Student. With each drawing was a paragraph or two in written by Stupe this case the author of. The lino cutters and pre- mounted blocks can be obtained from your art store. The blocks were locked into place for a tabloid-size. You twiddle it a time or two which doesn't help You try to catch hold of it, but it's far too short for. You had never seen one before. You wanted to do the best job possible, for the pattern you put down would be used for all humankind forever.

Let's begin with the nose, the very center of this new concept. And I believe it would be a real improvement. I would place the nostrils at the top. Say you're ever trapped in rising water Another thing: If you sneezed, you wouldn't be so likely to mess up your vest.

Still another advantage if the nose were reversed, it would be in shadow. You know how many of them worry about a shiny nose! It would be more sanitary above not put.

It would be better for people who talk through their hat; it would be more convenient if the mouth 2. This way they would be closer to the ground, and we'd better see where we were going.

We would not be so likely to stumble. Our would be more sure. If there happened to be an obstruction we I. It would be a big help in tying these our work. If your hat is too big, it wouldn't be face likely to cover up your eyes if they were low on the. Above the eyes as we have them today? I'd put them below the eyes.

This way they could serve as tear catchers should one need to cry. It would give a person more time to reach for a. Also, the rouge on the ladies' cheeks wouldn't get streaked up. At the bottom of the face? If the chin were on top of the head, you could get a shave and a haircut at the same time. For a bald-headed man, he could just let his beard be his hair. It would do away with baldness "Where would you place the ears?

On each side of the head? To be sure but make them upside down!

The reason for that is. They would 1. The women would be pleased. Instead of just one, they could wear two, three, four or more. Then say you sometimes slipped through a hole.

If your ears were upside down, they'd serve as a safety catch and break your fall. Not below, but on top of the head. This is logical because: An aspirin or two could be taken for both sorethroat and headache. You wouldn't need a scarf just put your hat on and you'd have protection from the. On the topside instead of hidden underneath your chin. Male birds have their decorative and ornamental plumage on top to attract the females.

Also, when on a hunting expedition, an approaching hunter would especially if the not shoot you tie were bright orange. Whether the tie is a bow tie or a long necktie makes little difference.

The long tie in the wind would pleasantly announce your arrival to friends awaiting you at airports or at sports events at stadiums. The conclusion to this whole proposal is undoubtedly a positive one. It's a bit late now, however, for there are some 5, , , people on the earth. If you wish you may light-blue- line by opaque projector the face and head of a friend, an official or a well-known personality. The paper should be upside down to the audience.

The remarks that attend each heavy-lined traced feature may be either memorized or written in light blue beside the particular feature itself to be read aloud in the drawing process. When all is completed, turn the board around with "Hello, Mr. Especially for beginners. Concentrates on the myriad expressions of the human face and how to capture them in a drawing.

A veritable Noah's ark of animals to draw, each accompanied by a description of its habits. Drawing the Head and Figure Here at last is a how-to handbook that makes drawing the human figure easy and and hundreds explain the fundamentals of.

Beginning with the fundamentals of good composition, this guide ranges from the simplest scenery sketching to the most complex renderings to give every artist, beginner or professional, essential scenery-drawing techniques. The author begins with a section on guide lines, methods, and comparisons of related body parts, then goes on to specific animals, from dogs and cats to elephants and camels.

Over illustrations and diagrams and clear explanations provide working methods and approaches to all kinds of media including pencil, charcoal, pastels, pen-and-ink, watercolors, oils, acrylics, and more. Jack Hamm, whose signature style of art instruction has sold nearly a million books, now applies his highly regarded techniques to humorous art with a drawing guide guaranteed to bring laughter within. Drawing Scenery, and First Lessons in and master drawing techniques while thoroughly enjoying themselves every.

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Drawing and cartooning p. Includes index. ISBN I. H27 He was not a man money-wise. But he was wise was people. His advice free. It William Mathews, the American author a hundred years age, said of laughter, "It luxury man "and as Charles enjoys, worth a hundred groans stirs in any up the blood, expands away state who lived over is the cheapest Lamb says, 'It is of the market,' it the chest, electrifies the cobwebs from the brain, and gives the whole system a shock to which the voltaic-pile is as nothing.

Band-Aids are available usually is still minute before the camera. However, the the entire minor and get well book together involved hours of work, but by-in large it was fun. Getting this wouldn't be tion fair to the late Albert Dr. Explore Your Mind.

Many are in this book. For several years the author cartooned a "Week-in-Review" paper. Years ago when comics began, they were few and first A single strip was as wide as the newspaper page itself Now they are half as wide.

This is the bane of far between. He cannot develop much in the way little room for balloon of a background setting.

How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips

There's But he must live with spirit it. For teaching and learning of the way things are, have crowded some pages they look "busy" and the spots are minuscule. The "Stupe the Student" samplings were written and cut series. This method was not bandied about when talk. For some four years work of the one holding for pic- They haven't a care in the world.

What not be funny to another. If one is drawing or planning What is the first thing a large picture, a steep slant might be all right. Webster's is die tionary definition of the word: Sir Fulke Greville, English poet, observed, "Man is the only creature endowed with the that is on power of laughter. Albert Edward mals.

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And that drives away the "pain" of a new idea. It clears the way. This book is full of new ideas. One idea begets another. Our minds rub off on each other. Ways and styles of cartooning were discussed in Cartooning the Head and Figure by this author.

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