In The Little Book of Cartooning Illustration, beginning cartoonists, animators, and illustrators will discover key concepts associated with learning the art of traditional cartooning and animation. In The Little book of Cartooning lIllustration you will learn to develop your own unique style and discover where to find materials thanks to dozens of tips from the pros. A combination of creative step-by-step projects and open practice areas offer encouragement and invite participation for those artists who want to put their newfound skills to immediate use. Youll learn all the cartooning and animation tricks of the trade with this helpful guide, including:
• The squash and stretch principle
• Exaggerating details
• Rendering faces and expressions
• Anthropomorphizing inanimate objects
• Creating original characters
• Mastering body shapes and movement
• Writing gags and jokes.
With so many tools at your disposal, why wait any longer to start animating? Get started, get drawing!The Little Book of series focuses on delivering fun, approachable, and interesting art instruction in a fresh, portable format. With its contemporary design, open practice pages, creative exercises, and prompts that encourage interactivity, beginning artists learn the fundamentals of their craft, often with immediate results.