If you want to draw an animation of a person running or walking, you are going to need to know how to draw each frame, one by one. Use these frame by frame illustrations of a little boy or man walking or running to guide you thru the steps of cartooning or animating a person in motion. This comes from an old animation textbook so you can see how the old masters used to animate cartoons. Have fun!
When drawing a cartoon character who is doing something, such as running, turning, jumping, etc then you will want to draw a line of action.A line of action is an imaginary line that extends through the main action of the comic figure. Learn how to draw this 'line of action' in the following cartooning / drawing tutorial.