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Foundation Course: Cartooning. By John Richardson. Cassell Illustrated, 2006. 144pp.


Paperback: ISBN-10: 1844034526 // ISBN-13: 978844034529
Library of Congress: NC1320 .R53 2006
Dewey: 741.5  // OCLC: 69486067
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Introduction ... 6
About the book ... 6
A history of cartoons ... 7
Tools and Materials ... 12
Pencils and Pens ... 14
Brushes and inks ... 16
Paper and useful tools ... 18
Computers ... 20
Workspace ... 22
The Art of the Cartoon ... 24
Drawing styles ... 26
Inspiration and ideas ... 32
Figure drawing ... 34
Thumbnail sketches ... 40
Adding tints ... 42
Adding colour ... 44
Considering your audience ... 46
Working from a brief ... 48
Creating Character ... 50
Faces and expressions ... 52
Adult comic characters ... 58
Hands and feet ... 62
Fabric and clothing ... 68
Posture ... 70
Animals ... 74
Inanimate objects ... 80
Lettering design .... 84
Telling a Story ... 86
Cartoon strips ... 88
Mood and lighting effects ... 94
Conveying movement ... 96
Storyboarding ... 98
Airbrushing effects ... 100
Masterclasses ... 102
Humorous posters ... 104
Children's books ... 110
Greeting cards ... 114
Editorial illustration ... 118
Caricatures ... 122
Hoarding art ... 130
Glossary ... 138
Index ... 142
Acknowledgements ... 144


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