Cartooning the Head and Figure

ISBN-10: 0399508031

ISBN-13: 9780399508035

Edition: 1982

Authors: Jack Hamm

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Using step-by-step procedures, this book explains the art of cartoon drawing. In an accessible format, with more than 3,000 illustrations, it shows novices how to draw cartoon people.
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List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The Face and Head
Cartoon Faces - In Four Easy Steps
Simple Yet Profound Facts about Cartooning
Side and Front View Noses and Eyeglasses
Eyes and Brows and Eyes on Side of Nose
Mouths and Chins
Mustaches, Beards and Ears
Head Shapes and Hair - Male
Hair - Female and Women's and Men's Hats
The Profile within the Front View Head and the Partial Profile in the Full Face
The Emotions and Facial Expressions
Worrying, Thinking and Meditating
Smiling - Side and Front View
Laughing - Tongues, Teeth and Plain Openings
Eyelids and Eye Locations (with All Emotions)
Alphabetized Catalog of Emotions and Expressions (with Cross References)
Muscles of Expression
The Pretty Girl
Drawing Pretty Girls
Girl Transition into Cartoon
Types of Girl Cartoon Profiles and a Step-at-a-Time Procedure
Going to Real Life for Cartoon Elements
Breaking Down Faces for Cartoon
More Tips on the Pretty Girl Head
Eight Easy Steps in Drawing Teen-Age Girls
Highly Stylized Cartoon Girl Heads
The Caricature
The Art of Caricature
Helpful Pointers in Caricature
The Standing Figure
Building Cartoon Figures on the Simple Oval
Beginning the Side View Figure on a Triangle
The Triangle Modified and Reversed and the Dangling Arm and Jutting Heel
The Front View Figure on a Triangle
Expanding the Stick Figure
Stepping Outside the Normal into the Cartoon World
Usually Cartoon Heads Are Larger, Bodies Smaller
Cartooning on a Hairpin
Drawing the Funny Man
Drawing the Comic Lady
Women's Fashions and Cartooning
The Side View Female Cartoon
The Front View Female Cartoon
Six Simplified Methods of Female Construction
The Figure in Different Positions
The Seated Front View Figure
The Seated Side View Male, Emotions, Sitting, and Sitting with Legs Crossed
The Seated Female
The Kneeling and Bowing Position
Reclining Female Figures
Cartooning Males in Bed - Side View
Male Recliners - Additional Positions
The Walking Figure
The Walk in Cartoon - Angular and Rounded Beginnings
Over 150 Side View Walking Combinations
The Walk Wheel - Over 125 Front View Walking Combinations and Leg and Foot Factors
Creating Forward Motion by Perspective and Overlap and the Walking Front View Woman
The Magic of Straights in a Cartoon Walk and the Back View Walk
The Running Figure
The Run in Cartoon and the Reaching Run
The Desperation Run
Running Figures - in Easy Follow-Through Stages
The Hands
A Simplified Guide: Eight Basic Hand Groups
The Four Shape Treatments in Cartoon Hands and the Basic Thumbs
Ways of Drawing Cartoon Hands
The Feet
Cartooning Legs and Feet and the Cartoon Shoe
The Clothing
Cartoon Clothing and Folds
Men's and Women's Clothing
The Styles and Techniques
Breaking the Chain of Tight Conformity
Style and Technique Possibilities Are Unlimited
The Wandering Pen Line
Aerating a Cartoon
The Editorial and Political Cartoon
Approaching the Editorial Cartoon
Tips on Editorial Cartooning
Fluoro Wash and Dry Transfer Screen Cartooning
The Advertising Application - Newspapers, Magazines, Television, etc.
The Commercial Cartoon and Ad Eye Catchers
Line Width in a Commercial Cartoon and Cartoon Message Bearers
Using Various Papers in the Commercial Cartoon
More Styles and Techniques for Advertising
Different Techniques Featuring Women
Notes on Cartooning Little People and Pre-set Alphabets
The Cartoon Design
Unusual Effects with a Design Slant
Making Ordinary Objects Come Alive, the Silhouette and the Old-Fashioned Look in Cartoon
Costumes of Many Lands in Cartoon
Animation in Cartoon
The Baby and Child
Babies in Cartoon
Tips on Cartooning Babies
Very Young Children
Little Girls and Parents with Children
Little Boys
The Sports Cartoon
The Importance of the Sports Cartoon and Simplified Figure Anatomy
Putting Muscles on the Stick Figure and Areas of Exaggeration
Exaggerating Sports Action
Putting Thunder in the Sports Cartoon
Drawing Sports Personalities
Sports Spots
Special Problems
Cartooning Old Age
Hobos and Tramps
Low and High Society
The Heavy Figure
Pre-historic Characters
The Military
Cartooning Total Exhaustion
Characters in Conversation
People in the Act of Writing
Speakers and Orators
Cartooning Special Attire
Dealing with Various Cartoon Subjects
Miscellaneous Situations
Miscellaneous Characters and Types
Drawing Crowds of People
A Final Word
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