books about: caricature
Poor T-Rex. It’s hard to be the Lizard King when you can’t even change a light bulb. Drawn from Hugh Murphy’s wildly popular Tumblr feed of the same name, T-Rex Trying depicts the stubby-armed tyrant in a range of hilarious—yet pathos-inducing—activities that we humans take for granted. Murphy’s 100 drawings include: T-Rex Trying to Paint His House T-Rex Trying to Use a Drive-Through ATM T-Rex Trying to Apply Sunscreen ...
The Complete Far Side: 1980-1994
Andrews McMeel Publishing
New York Times best-seller! Â "Every one of these cartoons is just something that drifted into my head when I was alone with my thoughts. And, for better or worse, I 'jotted' them down. It was only later, when perhaps I received an angry letter from someone, that it struck me: Hey! Someone's been reading my diary!" --Gary Larson, from the preface to The Complete Far Side Â Revered by its fans as the funniest, most ...
An affectionate and humorous celebration of every aspect of the craft of knitting, from buying—and hiding—massive quantities of yarn to wrestling with projects that go seriously awry to prescriptions for alleviating the stress brought on by holiday knitting. This witty collection represents a pitch-perfect send up of one of the most rapidly growing hobbies today. Including 75 cartoons, deftly rendered in pen and ink with watercolor wash, and ...
Classic Christianity Illustrated: Vivid Applications of the Grace of God
Harvest House Pub
These 25 compact stories with matching illustrations cover all the basic elements in Christian teaching, from God's total forgiveness to our new identity in Christ, from the depth of God's grace to walking in the truth.
I Am Pusheen the Cat
Who is Pusheen? This collection of oh-so-cute kitty comics—featuring the chubby, tubby tabby who has taken the Internet by storm—will fill you in on all the basics. Things you should know about Pusheen. Birthday: February 18 Sex: Female Where she lives: In the house, on the couch, underfoot Her favorite pastime: Blogging, sleeping Her best feature: Her toe beans Her favorite food: All of them Pusheen is a pleasantly plump cat who ...
Cartooning the Head and Figure
THE QUESTION: Are there new ways of opening the field of cartooning to any one who likes to draw? THE ANSWER: Yes! Here are tried and proven methods that explain, simplify and teach every one, regardless of age, the art of cartooning. Step by step procedures with more than 3,000 illustrations . . .
W. W. Norton & Company
The definitive biography of the greatest cartoonist of the Greatest Generation. "The real war," said Walt Whitman, "will never get in the books." During World War II, the truest glimpse most Americans got of the "real war" came through the flashing black lines of twenty-two-year-old infantry sergeant Bill Mauldin. Week after week, Mauldin defied army censors, German artillery, and Patton's pledge to "throw his ass in jail" to deliver his ...
Hell in a Handbasket
Images inspired by vintage American advertising, science fiction, and Norman Rockwell idylls are, in his hands, the means by which to keep laughing instead of crying at the feral descent of our politics and culture. In his weekly cartoon strip, This Modern World , "Tom Tomorrow uses images traced from photographic references (running from 1950s advertising art to recent shots of politicians) and a multipaneled comic-strip format to create a ...
The Mad Art of Caricature!: A Serious Guide to Drawing Funny Faces
Deadline Demon Publishing
In The Mad Art of Caricature , award-winning caricaturist and illustrator Tom Richmond shares his secrets to creating great caricatures, drawing on his 25 years of experience teaching live caricature techniques and producing award-winning humorous illustrations and caricatures for publications, books, advertising, video games, film, television animation, and clients like MAD Magazine . He takes the reader on an artistic journey, ...
The PreHistory of The Far Side:: A 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Andrews and McMeel Publishing
1989 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.
Prepare to Board! Creating Story and Characters for Animated Features and Shorts
Packed with illustrations that illuminate and a text that entertains and informs, this book explains the methods and techniques of animation preproduction with a focus on story development and character design. Story is the most important part of an animated film-and this book delivers clear direction on how animators can create characters and stories that have originality and appeal. Learn how the animation storyboard differs from live action ...
Bill Mauldin's Army: Bill Mauldin's Greatest World War II Cartoons
The foxhole history of the American soldier in World War II, by two-time Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Bill Mauldin.
Let's Toon Caricatures
Lunar Donut Pr
This is an instructional book on how to draw cartoon caricatures. With over 150 photos to practice from, it is the most extensive caricature book ever published. Multiple styles and medias are explored and there are step by step examples of how to draw caricature faces and cartoon bodies.
Digital Modeling ([digital])
New Riders, 2011
Professional modeling is the foundation of every aspect of the 3D production pipeline and is essential to the success of any 3D computer graphics project. [digital] Modeling is unlike any other modeling book you’ve seen—it gets to the core of what it takes to create efficient production-ready models and demystifies the process of producing realistic and jaw-dropping graphics. Taking a software-neutral approach, it teaches you the essential ...
The Great Showdowns
Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Han vs the green fellow. Chief Brody vs the very large shark. John McClane vs broken glass, and many, many more... Scott Campbell’s acclaimed Great Showdowns series, showing strangely good- natured confrontations between his favorite movie characters, finally gets the book collection fans have been demanding! Whether it’s Ripley vs the Alien ...
'Love Is...' is that little naked cartoon boy and girl who like to remind us at every opportunity why life's worth living and why love makes the world go round. It was a huge hit in the 70s and continues to be syndicated around the world today. This is the re-launching of the brand and we have a whole series of books offering cute and cuddly wisdom for young and old, boys and girls, happy and sad alike.
Family and Friends in Polymer Clay
North Light Books
You can make character dolls and whimsical figures from polymer clay! . Make friends with polymer clay - and family too! In this delightful, light-hearted book, Maureen Carlson will teach you how to sculpt unique clay figures of your favorite people. You'll find everything you need to have fun and success - including a complete description of tools and supplies; general techniques for creating faces and bodies; and tricks for recreating the ...
Barefoot Gen, Vol. 1: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
This harrowing story of Hiroshima was one of the original Japanese manga series. New and unabridged, this is an all-new translation of the author's first-person experiences of Hiroshima and its aftermath, is a reminder of the suffering war brings to innocent people. Its emotions and experiences speak to children and adults everywhere. Volume one of this ten-part series details the events leading up to and immediately following the atomic bombing ...
Lives of the Musicians: Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)
Harcourt Children's Books
Here are the life stories of such diverse figures as Vivaldi, Mozart, Scott Joplin, Nadia Boulanger, and Woody Guthrie. Readers will learn of both their musical natures and the personal, humorous characteristics that make their lives so fascinating. “Living, breathing anecdotes--the stuff of which the best biography is made.”-- Publishers Weekly
Happiness is a Warm Puppy (Peanuts)
Charles M. Schulz
Cider Mill Press
Happiness is Classic Peanuts! These collector’s editions perfectly recreate the original look and feel of the best-loved Peanuts books—their paper, their ink, even their lamination. And of course, the heartwarming content that charmed the world, sold millions, and launched the career of Charles M. Schulz remains untouched. On every spread there’s a tiny tidbit of wisdom from one of the gang, along with one of Schulz’s irresistible ...
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