You’ll love this cartoon drawing guide if:
- You want to learn how to draw cartoon faces like an expert
- You’d like to explore drawing faces using a variety of materials and mediums
- You want to be able to depict various facial features and expressions
Drawing Cartoon Faces by Harry Hamernik and 8fish is intended to help you draw a variety of cartoon faces in order to ultimately depict an effective comic story. Utilize more than 90 step-by-step lessons to master a range of drawing techniques using a variety of materials and mediums. Not only will you enjoy black-and-white examples of the different techniques and lessons, but finished color art is also included in order to provide more impact and a dynamic look.
Begin with the fundamentals in Chapter 1, and establish the basic materials you’ll need, as well as the essentials for drawing different parts of the face. Chapter 2 explores different aspects of drawing basic cartoon portraits, or caricatures, so you will have a starting point from which to build more complicated facial features, scenes, shading, angles, and more. Learn how to create specific expressions with Chapter 3, which covers scenarios and characters, from a love scene to a girl getting reprimanded. Put it all together in Chapter 4, where you’ll learn how to portray framing and depict body language, and ultimately create single, two, and three panel scenes. Once you’ve completed the lessons provided in this book and mastered the art of drawing cartoon faces, you’ll be ready to take on the human experience in cartoon form!
In Drawing Cartoon Faces you’ll find:
- 90+ step-by-step drawing demonstrations
- A variety of styles from a talented group of young artists
- Basic black-and-white drawings accompanied by finished color art
A word from the authors:
“If you truly want to create characters that are realistic, three-dimensional and engaging, you have to start delving into the infinite number of complex expressions we possess. Why? Because the human experience is deep.” — Harry Hamernik and 8fish
About the authors:
Harry Hamernik has spent years teaching caricature drawing to artists for theme parks such as SeaWorld, LEGOLAND, Knott’s Berry Farm and Paramount’s Kings Island. Harry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design with an emphasis in commercial illustration.
8fish is a jack-of-all-trades creative workshop that has been producing mind-blowing animation, design and illustration for years.