My mom gave me a "One Sketch a Day" blank book that I am planning on making my New Year's Resolution. I think it's going to be a great exercise (you should join me!) This technique for drawing using found text for inspiration from Drawing Comics Lab: 52 Exercises on Characters, Panels, Storytelling, Publishing & Professional Practices just might be the ticket for me since it will combine my love of quotes with my mission to draw more!
Click on these pages from Drawing Comics Lab: 52 Exercises on Characters, Panels, Storytelling, Publishing & Professional Practices to enlarge and read how to use found text to inspire an illustration or cartoon.
Do you dream of becoming a comic artist? Drawing Comics Lab covers all of the basic steps necessary to produce a comic, from the first doodle to the finished publication. This easy-to-follow book is designed for the beginning or aspiring cartoonist; both children and adults will find the techniques to be engaging and highly accessible. Featured artists include: - James Sturm - Tom Hart - Jessica Abel - Matt Madden - Eddie Campbell - And many others Start your comic adventures today with Drawing Comics Lab!
Robyn Chapman has studied cartooning at two of the medium’s finest institutions, receiving her BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design and her MFA from The Center for Cartoon Studies. In 2005 she became The Center for Cartoon Studies’ first fellow, and spent the next five years as their program coordinator and a faculty member. She has built and managed the curriculum for their successful Create Comics and Cartooning Studio workshops. Her cartooning courses, workshops, and lectures have brought her to classrooms at The New School, Wellesley College, The University of Iowa, and the 92nd Street Y. She lives in New York City. Visit her online at http://paperrocketcomics.com/.