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Description - How to Draw Digital Cartoons: A step-by-step guide by Ivan & Tappenden, Curtis Hissey

This inspiring book provides a detailed guide to drawing, colouring and manipulating your own digital cartoons. It is packed full with professional advice, fantastic examples and practical step-by-step techniques that show how to create amazing characters and worlds. The book begins by introducing the essential equipment and types of computer software needed, and how to use them to develop sensational pictures, and there are plenty of informative screen grabs and illustrations to help you achieve the results you want. A useful guide to digital techniques follows, which explains how to colour a scanned image, how to combine different media, how to add speech bubbles, and much more. The main section features a range of projects that offer the opportunity to practice the techniques, and produce a variety of cartoon styles such as graphic novel, futuristic, manga and science fiction. There are also projects for creating caricatures as well as animal portraits and simple animation. Throughout the book there are over 200 amazing drawings and 70 step-by-step exercises which show the artist how to build and develop their skills, and give shape to endless visual possibilities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844769896
ISBN-10: 1844769895
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 96
Imprint: Southwater
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Publish Date: 1-May-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ivan & Tappenden, Curtis Hissey

Ivan Hissey studied design and illustration at Brighton University and the Royal College of Art, and has illustrated in a wide range of media for over 30 years. His illustrations, caricactures and cartoons have appeared in books and magazines of every description. Curtis Tappenden is a professional painter and illustrator. He works in the art department of The Mail on Sunday newspaper in London, and teaches on the National Diploma of Art and Design and Foundation courses at the University for the Creative Arts. He has illustrated numerous books and written over 15 of his own titles on art and design practice.

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