Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cartooning (4 Left)


 "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Cartooning But Were Afraid to Draw" is the ultimate cartooning book.

  • This book serves as a complete course for beginners as well as a great tool for the most advanced cartoonist.
  • Covers everything a cartoonist needs to know to tell a joke visually, from the effective use of layout, light, and shading to the techniques of conveying emotion.
  • Lessons in drawing characters in reaction shots and “takes,” indicating specific settings such as underwater and nighttime scenes, and depicting various weather conditions.
  • An entire chapter devoted to creating special effects—from speed to explosions.
  • It also shows cartoonists how to find their own drawing style and how to develop a cast of characters.
  • This friendly yet authoritative book is filled with appealing, original comic strips and gags that Hart created especially to illustrate his lessons.
  • Recommended for every artist who wants to draw cartoons will appreciate the insider's knowledge and tricks of the trade.
  • This is a comprehensive sourcebook worth having in your library. 

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