Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

history and development of cartoons

Published in: Entertainment & Humor
  • I recovered from bulimia. You can too! learn more... ◆◆◆
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here
  • I recovered from bulimia. You can too! learn more... ●●●
    Are you sure you want to  Yes  No
    Your message goes here


  1. 1. The History and development of Cartoons
  2. 2. What does a cartoon mean?
  3. 3. A cartoon (from the Italian &quot;cartone&quot; and Dutch word &quot;karton&quot;, is a full-size drawing made on sturdy paper as a study or modello for a painting , stained glass , or tapestry . <ul><li>In fine arts :- a preparatory drawing for a piece of art such as a painting or tapestry . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Historical background <ul><li>When Leo X was elected pope in 1513, he had the opportunity to make his own contribution to the ambitious programme of decoration in the Sistine Chapel. Leo X commissioned a set of tapestry designs, or cartoons, from Raphael in 1515 </li></ul>
  5. 6. Common man
  6. 7. Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Iyer Laxman <ul><li>R. k. laxman </li></ul>I drew objects that caught my eye outside the window of my room - the dry twigs, leaves and lizard-like creatures crawling about, the servant chopping firewood and, of course, and number of crows in various postures on the rooftops of the buildings opposite
  7. 8. Do you know? <ul><li>He has never kept a diary nor worn a wrist watch in his entire life [11] </li></ul><ul><li>The Common Man in his cartoons never speaks anything. </li></ul><ul><li>The Common Man has even travelled to Antarctica once in a cartoon. </li></ul><ul><li>The Common Man speaks once in an early cartoon about Nehru. He tells Nehru even as he doesn't recognize him, &quot;...Don't know all that Sir, but I'm voting for that man...!&quot;, pointing to Nehru's statue. (from the book 'Brushing Up the Years') </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>An animated cartoon is a short, hand-drawn film for the cinema, television or computer screen, featuring some kind of story or plot </li></ul>
  10. 11. First Cartoons <ul><li>The first animated cartoon was &quot;Fantasmagorie&quot; produced in 1908 by the French director Emile Cohl. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first successful animated cartoons was “ Gertie the Dinosaur ” produced by Winsor McCay </li></ul>
  11. 13. Walt elias disney &quot;I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment.&quot;
  12. 14. <ul><li>In the 1930s to 1960s, cartoons were produced in huge numbers, and usually shown before a movie to keep audiences entertained. </li></ul>
  13. 15. Sound Technology <ul><li>Original cartoons were black and white and included no sound. </li></ul><ul><li>The first cartoon with synchronized sound is Walt Disney's </li></ul><ul><li>Steamboat Willie,starring </li></ul><ul><li>Mickey Mouse in 1928. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Sound Film <ul><li>With the advent of “ sound film ” , musical themes were now included. Animated characters would perform an action in &quot;loops&quot;, where drawings were repeated over and over, synchronized with the music. </li></ul><ul><li>Disney produced the first full-color cartoon in Technicolor, “ Flowers and Trees ” , in 1931 </li></ul>
  15. 17. Primetime <ul><li>Other networks tried to run cartoons in the primetime slot such as, The Jetsons , Top Cat , and The Alvin Show , none of these programs survived more than a year. </li></ul><ul><li>The Flintstones was the first successful primetime animated series in the United States, running from 1960-1966. </li></ul>
  16. 18. Saturday Morning Cartoons <ul><li>Networks moved these failed shows to Saturday morning. Reaching smaller audiences with more demographic unity among children </li></ul><ul><li>These cartoons became popular and played for years! </li></ul>
  17. 19. Today’s Technology <ul><li>Today, animation is commonly produced with computers, giving the animator new tools not available in hand-drawn traditional animation. </li></ul><ul><li>Professionals argue that today ’ s, computer generated films, are not officially cartoons </li></ul>
  18. 20. And now the most recent
  19. 21. zoo zoo
  20. 22. Thank you