a very clean and attractive set of the Famous Artists Cartoon Course!
Albert Dorne & Co.'s Famous Artists School added this second correspondence course in 1956!
The faculty was composed of Rube Goldberg, Milton Caniff, Al Capp, Harry Haenigsen, Willard Mullin, Gurney Williams, Dick Cavalli, Whitney Darrow, Jr., Virgil Partch, and Barney Tobey.
This copy of the course includes an additional 50-page lesson "Television Art Supplement" on storyboarding and animation, copyrighted 1960.
This set is complete in 3 printed folio binders.
The first binder contains:
Introduction (28 pages)
Lesson 1: The Comic Head
Lesson 2: The Comic Figure
Lesson 3: Inking Head and Figure
Lesson 4: The Head in Detail
Lesson 5: The Figure in Detail
Lesson 6: Anatomy
Lesson 7: Pretty Girls
Lesson 8: Action and the Figure
Lesson 9: Clothes and Folds
Lesson 10: Special Types
The second binder contains:
Lesson 11: Drawing in the Panel
Lesson 12: Form
Lesson 13: Perspective
Lesson 14: Light and Shade
Lesson 15: Props and Backgrounds
Lesson 16: Animals
Lesson 17: Kids
Lesson 18: Lettering
Lesson 19: 36 pages by Rube Goldberg
The third binder contains:
Lesson 20: 32 pages by Milton Caniff
Lesson 21: 38 pages by Al Capp
Lesson 22: 22 pages by Harry Haenigsen
Lesson 23: 40 pages by Willard Mullin
Lesson 24: 52 pages by Gurney Williams, Dick Cavalli, Whitney Darrow, Jr., Virgil Partch, and Barney Tobey
Television Art Supplement (50 pages)
Of particular interest are lessons 19-24 profiling each cartoonist in depth.
Assignment sheets for all 25 lessons are present.
Near Fine in Near Fine binders (the pages are very clean, ringholes only show occasional wear, the first and last page of each binder have some toning,light scuffing and wear to the edges and seams of the binders)
This is a mixed set of binders. The first binder is engraved with the student's name "E. L. Crabtree." The second and third binders are engraved with the student's name "Curtis Lee New."