Famous Artists Cartoon Course


 

$700.00

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Description

The Famous Artists School added a second correspondence course in 1956: The Famous Artists Cartoon Course!

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 1965 version of the course includes an additional 50-page lesson "Television Art Supplement" on storyboarding and animation.

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)

 

Index

Assignment sheets for all 25 lessons are present.

Of particular interest are lessons 19-24 profiling each cartoonist in depth.

Taking this course would have cost you between $375 and $475 in the 1950s and 1960s. Now 50 years later, this beautiful copy is a bargain at $700!

Features

Famous Artists School

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine in Near Fine binders (a clean, bright, unused se

Creators

Famous Artists School

Publishing Information

Westport, CT
Famous Artists School
1965

Physical Description

14 inches
12 inches
550 pages
1000s of black & white illustrations
Hardcover
Custom binders
English