The latest addition to the Artist's Library series, Creative Cartooning is a must-have resource for beginning and intermediate artists who want to develop expertise in the art of cartoon drawing. With its contemporary approach to an ever popular and continually evolving art form, Creative Cartooning is an easy-to-use, pencil-drawing guide that offers cartoonists and cartoon-artists-in-training a range of essential information to get started--from providing an overview of the basic tools and materials and directions for understanding character construction, to learning how to use a drawing pencil to express emotions, render gestures, and add personality. Creative Cartooning provides a comprehensive approach to learning the basics, including drawing different body types and head shapes; mastering facial features; rendering hands, feet, props, and costumes; and much more. Plus, artists of all skill levels will find it easy to navigate through this book thanks to straightforward instruction and myriad step-by-step drawing projects featuring a variety of cartoon and illustration styles, including quirky characters, funny animals, talking objects, and more. Creative Cartooning is filled with fun, as well as inspiration, artist tips, and helpful drawing techniques, making it the perfect resource for learning to draw polished, professional-looking cartoons. Subject matter includes: Basic Cartooning Techniques; Mastering Heads, Bodies, Hands and Feet; Drawing Facial Features and Expressions; Rendering Gestures; and Cartooning Animals and Unique Characters.