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The best book on a hot new subject! This jam-packed how-to by a former Marvel Comics cartoonist offers everything a budding artist needs.

Written and illustrated by a former Marvel Comics artist with brilliant hand-done images throughout, this graphic handbook of cartooning is without equal. It's simply larger, better illustrated, and more in depth than any similar title on the market. In elaborate detail, it focuses on superheroes and their atmospheric world filled with speed and movement. Every aspect of creating cartoons is taught: the supplies, developing mood, and the techniques that endow characters with personality. See how to draw a variety of faces (female, heroic, cute, gaunt), and give the appearance of age. From the skeleton to the torso, to the arms, hands, and legs, follow every stroke that goes into producing bodies of all shapes and sizes. Finally, there's instruction on sending those figures into running, jumping, punching, kicking action in a fully realized scene. With advice so thorough, any amateur can become a pro.

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Written and illustrated by a former Marvel Comics' artist with brilliant hand-done images throughout, this graphic handbook to cartooning focuses on superheroes and their atmospheric world filled with speed and movement.

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Ben Caldwell has created action figures based on characters from The Lord of the Rings, Spiderman, and the X-Men movies. He is currently redesigning the look of the popular Wonder Woman character for DC Comics.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780806987392
Author:
Caldwell, Ben
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Art & Art Instruction
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Subject:
Comics & Cartoons
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Art
Subject:
Cartooning -- Technique.
Subject:
Children s Art-General
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
107-952
Publication Date:
20040331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in 2-color
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.31 in
Age Level:
08-UP

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