Discover how to create great cartoons in a wide range of styles and media, from comic-book line art to digital manga.
More than 100 step-by-step sequences demonstrate all the skills you will need, from sketching basic body shapes using pencil and paint to computer rendering techniques.
Learn how to exaggerate and distort your characters to a great comic effect; render funny expressions and body language; add backgrounds, lettering, and speech balloons.
Includes advice on finding inspiration and developing your own style, insider tips from a professional cartoonist, and information on presenting and selling your finished artwork.
Franklin Bishop has spent almost his entire life drawing cartoons and teaching professional cartooning skills to young people, art students, and mature students. He has delivered highly successful cartoon courses for the Workers' Educational Association and County Council Education Departments in the UK, is a tutor at The University of Nottingham School of Continuing Education, and the Head Tutor for the cartooning course a The Learning Institute (UK & USA).