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  • 1. Comics! Introduction.....Here we go! http://www.hulu.com/watch/330454/the-new-yorker-animated-cartoons-evolve-at-your-own-risk http://www.hulu.com/watch/255084/the-new-yorker-animated-cartoons-art-direction http://www.hulu.com/watch/330452/the-new-yorker-animated-cartoons-global-whiningThursday, March 14, 13
  • 2. When did comics begin? • In 1827, Switzerlands Rudolphe Töpffer created a comic strip and continued on to publish seven graphic novels. • Rodolphe was initially unable to pursue a career in the visual arts like his father. Instead, he devoted himself to literatureThursday, March 14, 13
  • 3. Are Comic Books Funny? Around 1900, the terms "comics" and "comic strip" came into common use in the United States. The strips of pictures being printed in magazines and newspapers at that time were all funny or comic. At first newspaper comic strips were called "the funnies" and later the term comics became more popular.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 4. Brenda Starr • In 1940, the first cartoon strip written by a woman was published in Chicago.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 5. MAD Magazine 1952 • American publisher, William Gaines started Mad magazine in 1952, a popular and satirical monthly comic book.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 6. SUPERHERO’s? When and Why? -Superheroes became popular in the late 1930s and early 1940s. DC Comics emerged. -During World War II they became stars. -Superman had arrived and become the first comic-book character to have powers much greater than any human being.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 7. The superheroes in this century continue to be more popular than ever. Movies that star characters such as Spider-Man have become blockbusters Let’s watch the history in action! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqvJ0UHFaugThursday, March 14, 13
  • 8. So, Where do we start? Learn how to draw forms/shapes, people, objects, places, expressions! Start with manipulating the basic forms: squares, triangles, rectagles, ovals http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=yvjKtMji6Rk Sketchbook Assignment #1: Due Friday, 3/15Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 9. Video-Showing basic shape drawings • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OOZxt1yoRA Sketchbook Assignment #2: Due Friday, 3/15Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 10. Breaking humans into shapes! http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=1618qH7KojU Sketchbook Assignment #3: Due Friday, 3/15Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 11. Practicing eyes! Sketchbook Assignment #4: Choose 5 sets of eyes to draw. Due Tuesday, 3/19 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 12. Eyes - Part 2 Focusing on expressions http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=GxGWEnB1F1s Sketchbook Assignment #4: Choose 5 sets of eyes to draw. Due Tuesday, 3/19 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 13. Drawing hands - Part 1 Sketchbook Assignment #6: Complete steps A - D Due Tuesday, 3/19 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 14. Hands - Part 2: Gestures Sketchbook Assignment #7: Choose 10 hands Due Tuesday, 3/19 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 15. Breaking down animals into shapes Sketchbook Assignment #8: Draw # 1 - #3 Due Thursday, 3/21 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 16. Lastly, Drawing the head & Expressions Sketchbook Assignment #9: Draw # 1 - #12 Due Thursday, 3/21 at beginning of class.Thursday, March 14, 13
  • 17. Remember... Practicing helps improve your drawing skills!Thursday, March 14, 13

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