Develop your basic techniques in drawing towards a style specifically for cartooning. An introduction to line, proportion and shading and various existing styles to consider in your own drawings. Develop technique and style and complete the course with a portfolio of cartoon drawings.
- Face proportions
- Facial expressions
- Basic figure construction
- Using drawing conventions such as negative space and perspective/foreshortening to create dynamic figures
- Cartooning conventions such as speech balloons, sound effects, speed lines. Elements of a cartoon that are needed when dealing with the non-visual parts of the character’s world: sounds, smells, tastes, sensations, internal thoughts
- The final session pulls it all together to create a character concept drawing.