Cartoon cartoon [Ital., cartone=paper], either of two types of drawings: in the fine arts, a preliminary sketch for a more complete work; in journalism, a humorous or satirical drawing. Connections Press
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Cartooning Basics is an award-winning, step-by-step cartooning guidebook for doodlers age 7 and up. Though the simple illustrations and plain-terms instructions are readily accessible to young people, they are equally instructive in·struc·tive
Conveying knowledge or information; enlightening.
in·structive·ly adv. to amateur adults seeking to hone their cartooning skills and learn how to create cartoon characters. Now in an enlarged and revised format with a foreward by Jim Davis, creator of "Garfield", Cartooning Basics covers how to get ideas for 'toons, common symbols, especial es·pe·cial
1. Of special importance or significance; exceptional: an occasion of especial joy.
2. tips for expressions and facial features Facial Features
See also anatomy; beards; body, human; eyes.
the condition of having an upper jaw that protrudes beyond the plane of the face. — gnathic, adj. , showing distance, depth, and perspective, and much more, while the many, many illustrations demonstrate how all cartoons Many of the cartoons used in this database were obtained from The Cartoon Bank, Dobbs Ferry, NY, which has a huge selection of cartoons on every subject (visit www.cartoonbank.com). begin as a collection of simple shapes, from which details are elaborated. Highly recommended for practicing artistic techniques or just plain drawing fun.