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Foundation Course Cartooning By John Adkins Richardson

Foundation Course Cartooning by John Adkins Richardson

Condition - Very Good
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Provides information on the first steps to producing illustrations, whether hand or computer drawn. This book covers all the major cartoon-drawing techniques, and includes easy-to-follow instructions on creating characters; conveying mood, personality and emotion; giving the impression of movement; telling a story in pictures, and much more.

Foundation Course Cartooning Summary

Foundation Course Cartooning by John Adkins Richardson

"Foundation Course Cartooning" is the first step to producing fantastic illustrations - whether hand or computer drawn. Beginning with a fully illustrated overview of the history of cartooning, it gives a fascinating account of early caricatures through to development of modern strip cartoons and animation. Providing everything you need to get started, the book's practical advice includes which equipment and materials you'll need for hand-drawn cartoons and guidance on computer hardware and software. All the major cartoon-drawing techniques are covered, plus easy-to-follow instructions on topics such as how to create characters, convey mood, personality and emotion, give the impression of movement, tell a story in pictures, and much more. Finally, masterclasses provide sample illustrations and practical step-by-step cartooning projects, giving valuable insights into how cartoons are generated and how you can improve your skills and develop your illustrations for a range of applications. This book teaches not only how to draw but also how to bring those cartoons to life.

About John Adkins Richardson

John Richardson is the creative force behind Richardson Studios, which has been producing posters, comics, storyboards, advertising illustration and character development for newspaper and magazine publishers all over the world for many years. John's particular talent in 'ghosting' popular cartoon styles means that his work is in demand by clients as diverse as Burger King, Shell, The Financial Times, the BBC, Tetley, Marmite, London Underground and the NHS.

Table of Contents

Introduction Tools and Materials Techniques Creating Character and Place

Additional information

Foundation Course Cartooning by John Adkins Richardson
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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