Books & Resources
Free online CARTOON BOOK by Ken Alvine!
Most Asked Questions by Students and Teachers - Ken
to Draw Cartoons by
Jim Allen - The essentials for beginners
Cartooning by Jim Allen -
Learn cartooning with the Beauforts. Create a comic
strip as easy as 1-2-3. A must for the classroom for creating the
building blocks of a story.
Comics - Scott McCloud. Also Reinventing
Comics and Making Comics
DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics - Check
out the whole DC series: The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling
Comics, The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics, and DC Comics
Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics.
Storytelling and Visual Narrative - Will
Eisner. Also, Comics and Sequential Art
Hughs - Interview
with DC Comic artist Adam Hughs and demos and discusses his
technique. 5 videos in all.
Design - Interviews and galleries
wiith top animation, comic, and etc. artists
Tooned Magazine - the
magazine for working cartoonists, aspiring cartoonists and
fans of the art of cartooning. An excellent cartoon source
that features cartoonists and their work.
100 cartoon sites - Excellent
resource, check it out.
State Cartoon Library -
Check out the searchable database
DC blog- Information and events
relating to cartoons and comics
Comic Book Resources - Using Google
SketchUp to calculate complex perspectives
|Spawn - Behind
the scenes: pencils, inking, colors, and letters
Applause - Chip
Bok, editorial cartoonist
|AAEC - Cartoonists
on Cartooning. Several great online videos from top editorial
|Charles Schulz Museum
Sites - more to come