ERIC Number: ED407286
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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Cartooning: The Art and the Business. Revised Edition.
Written by a professional cartoonist, this book is intended to be a guide for students interested in marketing and who have an appreciation of cartoons. Covering major aspects of cartooning, the book includes examples and practical advice from well-known professionals on the following: (1) generating ideas; (2) selecting drawing tools; (3) writing gags; (4) drawing facial expressions; (5) creating effective compositions; (6) developing characters; (7) devising marketing plans; and (8) how computers are changing techniques and the process of some cartooning. Detailed lists of markets and guides for selling cartoons to magazines, newspaper syndicates, book publishers, comic books, television stations, advertising agencies, and greeting card companies are included. (DQE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Art Education, Cartoons, Characterization, Computers, Higher Education, Marketing, Nonprint Media, Visual Arts
William Morrow and Company, Inc., Wilmor Distribution Center, 2912 Reach Road, Williamsport Industrial Park, Williamsport, PA 17701 ($15).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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