Cartoon Cool: How to Draw New Retro-style Characters
Love that Sponge Bob? Always lurking in Dexter's lab? Wishing for Fairly Odd Parents? Millions of fans watch these shows avidly, often solely for their zingy, stylized look and hip visual jokes. Now there's a drawing book just right for everyone who admires that quirky style: Cartoon Cool. Top-selling author Christopher Hart shows beginning cartoonists, retro fans, and all other hipsters how to get that almost-1950s look in their drawings. His trademark step-by-step drawings and crystal-clear text are sure to make Saturday mornings more creative!
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The big bottom lip isn't that commonly used but can be These are the simplest
lips you can draw. They work well, effective in creating a unique character. and
they're funny. No Cupid's bow shape, not much of an overbite. Give it a try. i ...
Whereas the cockatoo, parrot, and parakeet all have full bottom beaks, the
cartoon canary should have very little, if any, bottom beak — for a petite look. The
upper beak does not hook over. They •□e smooth, gentle little creatures.
This is the line of the bottom of the car where the paint and/or chrome ends. The
chassis, which is black, drops down a bit further between the wheels than the
bottom of the car. CAN'T BUY ME LOVE It's amazing the kind of a. COOL CHICK
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xsherix - LibraryThing
This is a book about how to draw the retro cartoons. I was a bit disappointed because I thought it would include more than it did. Nonetheless, it is a good buy and will teach you how to draw a few characters. Read full review
NiceUser Review - algedonic - Overstock.com
Very good resource on the 50s look and how to achieve it in cartoon drawing.Looking forward to completing all the exercises and seeing what I end up with the book makes each drawing look easy by breaking it down to its component steps. Read full review
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Cartoon Cool: How to Draw the New Retro Characters of Today's Cartoons
Limited preview - 2014