Whimsical, appealing drawings spring like magic from the page as young artists learn how to make charming creations from simple shapes. Each step is carefully shown and finished in full color. Fun examples and instructions all but guarantee success for budding cartoonists!
Starting with simple shapes and the most basic materials, professional cartoonists Steve Barr and Freddie Levin show young artists the essential skills involved in combining shapes to make characters and objects, simplifying and coloring them. With clear, step-by-step instructions, young artists will learn to draw a variety of fun and friendly cartoon monsters. Starting with the basic shapes, the easily-followed lessons lead to full-color final drawings.
And in addition to traditional favorites such as Frankenstein, Count Dracula, the Mummy and vampires, Steve Barr includes a number of originals. 1-2-3 Draw Cartoon Monsters includes plenty of humor and encouragement, including a reproducible cartoonist's apprentice certificate.