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A FUN drawing book for ages 7 and up!

If you like to draw and you like cartoons, Cartooning Basics is the book for YOU!

Do You like to draw cartoons? Discover how easy it is to creat your own cartoon characters with CARTOONING BASICS.

  • Create characters of all ages complete with great expressions!
  • Learn the secrets of drawing action packed poses for your characters!
  • Get great ideas for drawing cool cartoon animals from dogs to dinasaurs!
  • Draw space aliens, wacky monsters, robots and creapy crawlers
  • Make cool animation, backgrounds, perspective, comic strips and a whole lot more!
JIM DAVIS creator of Garfield:

"...Cartooning Basics is an entertaining read and a wonderful how-to for the beginning cartoonist or for anyone who wants to improve their drawing skills. ...What are you waiting for? Grab your paper and pencil and start having some fun?

CHARLES M. SCHULZ creator of Peanuts

(Writing in the first edition of Cartooning Basics)

"Duane Barnhart leads you, in his writing and cartoon samples, to the sort of start that everyone, who wishes to draw cartoons, certainly needs."



Cartooning Basics has drawing lessons on:
  • How to draw human expressions.
  • How to draw human characters at any angle
  • How to draw different ages for your cartoon characters
  • How to draw cartoon bodies
  • Create action characters
  • Easy techniques for drawing hands and feet
  • Draw cool costumes and create dozens of sure-fire poses.
  • How to draw great dogs and puppies
  • How to draw fantastic cartoon cats
  • How to draw horses
  • Draw cool dinosaurs
  • Creating silly farm animals
  • Drawing wwild animals
  • Making space ailens
  • Drawing wacko monsters and robots
  • Creating your own cool comic strips
  • Making your own cartoon flip books and animation
  • 3D effects with cool perspective
  • You will also learn cool cartooning facts, history, trivia, and more!!!