Duane Barnhart's Cartooning Basics
Creating the CharactersBook - 2004
KIDS LOVE TO DRAW CARTOONS!This new, expanded edition of Cartooning Basics makes it easier than ever for kids and beginners to find cartooning success!Schools faced with budget problems continue to drop art programs and most certainly do not support the art form kids love best'cartooning. Professional cartoonist and teacher, Duane Barnhart filled this cultural gap with Cartooning Basics in 1997 and the book became a hit with kids, teachers and home schools. Now, in this fourth edition, he has revised Cartooning Basics to include even more cartooning instruction geared for kids ages seven to teenagers.Barnhart has filled each page with simple and easy to follow step-by-step lessons containing plenty of examples and ideas. He helps beginners pace their success with pencil icons indicating difficulty level. This new edition goes much farther by including two ways to draw successful, active body poses, more expression ideas, many more characters, perspective drawing, background, cartoon strip instruction, animation and even a page on how to get ideas. Flip the corners of the book to see your ?cartoon guide?, the Number Two pencil, have some animated fun!Cartooning Basics is a wonderful gift book for children who love cartoons and love to draw them! With a colorful, fully laminated cover and black and white inside, it is available from most bookstores or by calling Cartoon Connections Press, 651-429-1244.Cartooning Basics, Fourth Edition, 8.5 x 11?, 88 pages, perfect bound, over 900 illustrations, ISBN: 0-9657136-4-4, Publication: Fall, 2004, Retail: $12.99.
Publisher: White Bear Lake, MN : Cartoon Connections Press, c2004.
Edition: 4th ed., completely rev.
Branch Call Number: 741.5 BAR
Characteristics: 81 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Cartooning basics