Modern Cartoonist,Praise for The Art of Daniel Clowes: "Even if you're not an avid reader of [Clowes’s] books and strips (your loss), this volume will entice and entertain." —The Atlantic "The real selling point of Modern Cartoonist is the art . . . some Amid Amidi, of the influential Animation Blast magazine and CartoonBrew blog, charts the evolution of the modern style in animation, which largely discarded the "lifelike" aesthetic for a more graphic and often abstract approach.Chockfull of tips, hints, and stepbystep illustrations, Modern Cartooning gives artists of all ages the tools they need to let their imaginations run wild."Thomas Nast (18401902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best.known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant.There is more actual instruction in this book than in any other of Chris' cartooning titles. In short, if you want to know how to draw cartoons, Chris Hart's Humongous Book of Cartooning is for you. From the Trade Paperback edition.Provides lessons on the art of cartooning along with information on terminology, tools, techniques, and theory.Focusing on ten major themes—disaster, superheroes, sex, the suburbs, cities, punk, illness and disability, girls, war, and queerness—Chute explains how comics gets its messages across more effectively than any other form. “Why ScuLPTlNG THE HEAD SHAPE Now, on to cartoon "sculpting.".This is a very effective and creative technique, which I developed, named, and protect with armed guards. Sometimes aspiring artists ask me ifI really draw the way that I show The book is generously illustrated with fullcolor reproductions of the artists’ works, including some that have been published and others not originally intended for publication, such as sketchbooks and personal projects.Offers tips and techniques for cartooning the head and figure in various positions and attitudes.