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By Robyn Chapman

Do you dream of turning into a comic book artist? Drawing Comics Lab covers all the easy steps essential to produce a comic book, from the 1st doodle to the completed book. This easy-to-follow e-book is designed for the start or aspiring cartoonist; either little ones and adults will locate the concepts to be enticing and hugely available.

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YOUR FACE," COLORED PENCIL, 1986 Chapter 3 MAKING AN ANIMATED FILM 24 M a k i n g a n A n i m at e d F i l m CARTOON BY CORDELL BARKER Now I'm going to tell you how you can be a success like Bill Plympton. There are certainly many ways to be successful in the animation business, and mine isn't the only way, but I believe that a lot of my ideas are not only helpful but hopefully also inspirational, and that they can help you on the way to a big career in cartoons. What I want to do is show you my procedure for making a film.

I don't like to narrow my audience, I pray for universal appeal. I hate snobbish, purist filmmakers—­ people who eschew wacky gags and prurient violence. They take their films way too seriously; they want their film to elevate the soul. Come on, get real! That shows a certain disdain for the common audience. C H A P TE R T H R EE I'll tell you a story. I was working at a grocery store when I was around 18, and my boss had a grandson he was very proud of. Knowing I was a painter, he asked me to do a portrait of the kid.

As the schedules for a comic strip are often quite short, I had to draw very fast to make my deadlines, so my drawing style became very loose. Also, I had to come up with a funny idea in a matter of minutes, which trained my brain to CHAPTER TWO UNPUBLISHED RAPIDOGRAPH ILLUSTRATION, 1978 19 20 My History MY POLITICAL CARTOON STRIP, 1986 always be thinking of jokes, and to turn an idea into humor—to find the funniest way to tell a story. I think those two talents that I developed are very important to the success I have today, such as it is.

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