Art for Kids: Cartooning: The Only Cartooning Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always Wanted to Be

Art for Kids Cartooning The Only Cartooning Book You ll Ever Need to Be the Artist You ve Always Wanted to Be Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to create funny cartoons and this enjoyably illustrated guide tells them exactly how Written by professional cartoonist Art Roche it gives kids lots of

  • Title: Art for Kids: Cartooning: The Only Cartooning Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always Wanted to Be
  • Author: Art Roche
  • ISBN: 9781579906238
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to create funny cartoons and this enjoyably illustrated guide tells them exactly how Written by professional cartoonist Art Roche, it gives kids lots of hands on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into delightfully drawn reality The emphasis is on doing original illustrations and developing a personal vision, ratheAny child who can make a stick figure can learn to create funny cartoons and this enjoyably illustrated guide tells them exactly how Written by professional cartoonist Art Roche, it gives kids lots of hands on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into delightfully drawn reality The emphasis is on doing original illustrations and developing a personal vision, rather than tracing or copying someone else s style after all, cartooning is a free and fun form, so there s no wrong way to draw one Roche also includes plenty of information that other children s how to books overlook, including advice on writing jokes, composing panels, and getting published In short, it addresses every step of the process, from buying a pencil to seeing the cartoons in print.

    One thought on “Art for Kids: Cartooning: The Only Cartooning Book You'll Ever Need to Be the Artist You've Always Wanted to Be”

    1. I want to learn the basics of illustration, so I figured a kids' book would be a great way to get a simple explanation of the essentials. This is a fun book, and it explained some things, but it seems like it left a lot to "here's what it looks like--now go practice." Obviously, I'm not going to get better at drawing just from reading a book--I have to actually start drawing. I get that. But I would have liked a little more explanation. For example, when you want to draw a person's head facing d [...]

    2. Well, not just for kids. A easy to use and simple guide to help one get started to create their own characters! I enjoyed the books' presentation and the activities included.

    3. More good ideas, but quite similar to the other book. It's funny how things change (eg 1 idea for ridiculous events for to draw, is "Dad making dinner" )

    4. Our girls love to draw and our girls have been borrowing a lot of how-to-draw books from their elementary school library. Our youngest brought this book home and pored over the different techniques and styles. I like that this book has chapters on different styles and techniques and encourages children to find their own approach. I also like that the author teaches about how to tell a joke in a cartoon. The narrative is fairly long and I doubt that our girls read it all, but I know they had fun [...]

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