Cartooning

Cartooning

The Ultimate Character Design Book

Book - 2008
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Chris Hart’s how-to-draw books have sold in the several millions of copies. Now, in his latest, he delivers detailed instructions, inspiring ideas, and invaluable tips for creating appealing and original manga-style characters. Character design is the key to success in comic books and animated films, and with this clear step-by-step guide, it’s a skill that can be quickly learned. Starting with the basics?body types, facial features, costumes, and expressions?Chris shows how to draw a hyper kid, bratty teen, lovable pooch, cool rapper, and many other distinctive types. Then, he takes the reader on a guided tour in search of original characters in places that range from suburban malls to the glitter and glamour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills.



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An award-winning cartoonist shares his character-creating magic through a step-by-step guide that starts with the basics of body types, facial features, costumes, and expressions and shows how to put it all together to create original characters. Original.

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& Taylor

Chris Hart delivers detailed instructions, inspiring ideas, and invaluable tips for creating appealing and original manga-style characters. In this clear step-by-step guide, Chris shows how to draw a hyper kid, bratty teen, lovable pooch, cool rapper, and many other distinctive types. Then, he takes the reader on a guided tour in search of original characters in places that range from suburban malls to the glitter and glamour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
Provides tips and instructions for how to draw human cartoon characters, including facial expressions, hairstyles, and clothing, and offers examples of such familiar characters as a diner waitress, school psychologist, and computer nerd.

Publisher: New York : Chris Hart Books/Sixth & Spring Books, c2008
ISBN: 9781933027425
1933027428
Characteristics: 131 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm

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kaching12
Jun 27, 2012

It's a good, general starting guide, but it's not the best book out there. If you're just starting out in cartooning or want to spread your wings a bit, it's worth a look.

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alanna_peaceout
Jan 30, 2011

Its ok I find it a little difficult to copy the steps

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Black_Dog_56 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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