Fairy Tale Fun

Fairy Tale Fun

Learn to Draw More Than 20 Cartoon Princesses, Fairies, and Adventure Characters

By Dave Garbot

Walter Foster Jr, Paperback, 9781600584510, 64pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

Description

"Fairy Tale Fun" teaches young artists to draw a range of favorite, fun, and quirky fabled figures in true cartooning style. Children will love learning how to reinterpret popular fairy tale characters in cartoon form, as well as design their own fantasy characters, all with a colorful, silly touch. Featured sections cover characteristics, expressions, and gestures that make a whimsical, magical cartoon character come to life on the page, as well as creative ideas and techniques for rendering mythical characters in unexpected costumes, disguises, or locations. Projects include widely recognized fairy tale figures and characters from classic stories, fables, and legend, including princesses, fairies, knights, dragons, giants, and more, reinterpreted in a fun, kid-friendly style Each lesson begins with a simple shape and progresses to a colorful final piece of art, making it easy for budding artists of all skill levels to follow along. "Fairy Tale Fun" teaches young artists-in-training how to take their drawing skills from enthusiastic doodler to ace cartoonist through a series of engaging, easy-to-follow step-by-step cartooning projects. Along the way, tips and tricks from a professional cartoonist are included to guide their efforts, making this book an experience that is sure to create a new favorite pastime.



About the Author
Bruce (charming cheetah) Hale spends much of his time pouncing on pesky balls of yarn and raiding his neighbor's catnip garden. To relax, he perches himself in his living room window and basks in the rays of the sun in Santa Barbara, California.