Here is a Retro book for you to take a look at and learn from. This book is called Draw Cartoons: It's Fun to Know How. This drawing tutorial book shows you the author's way of drawing cartoons and comics. It is a very old book, so of course, these are old techniques, but they are still great techniques to learn. This book goes over drawing cartoon faces, hands, feet, facial expressions, etc. I think you will have fun taking a look at it.
Okay, we have posted a lot of cute / chibi /kawaii styled super heroes / and comic book characters lately. So, I figured I would combine them all into one post to make them easier to find. Below you will find drawing tutorials for chibi Harley Quinn, Robin, Spiderman, Thor, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Deadpool, Superman, and Batman. This style is much easier to learn how to draw, so are great for beginners and kids. Have fun!
Today we will show you how to draw Wolverine from Marvel Comics series. Wolverine was born as James Howlett and sometimes called Logan. He is a mutant who has animal-keen senses, increased physical abilities, 3 claws on each hand and an anbility to self-heal. Learn how to draw Wolverine with the following step by step drawing tutorial.
Today we will show you how to draw Cyclops from Marvel's X-Men Superhero Team with the following step by step drawing lesson. Cyclops is also known as Scott Summers when he isn't out saving the world. He is the leader of the X-Men superhero team and his mutant power is to shoot powerful energy laser beams from his eyes. Learn how to draw him with the following comic drawing lesson found here.
If you have problems drawing cartoons because you have issues with drawing the hands in different poses, then you aren't alone. My biggest problem is with drawing hands. Use the following guide to hold on to this page by printing it out or by bookmarking it on your computer. Now anytime you have to draw cartoon / comic hands in different gestures, you can just reference this hands posing sheet.
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.
Good composition in a comic picture means that certain rules have been observed to make the finished effect harmonious and pleasing. When one item in a picture stands out it becomes the central point of interest, so be careful that nothing else conflicts with the element you wish to make more important. Read and study the following comic strip layout and composition instructions lesson to find out how to draw pleasing comics & pages & comic panels.
Find out how to start your own comic strip. This very comprehensive article / tutorial will guide you through coming up with a comic strip idea, how to lay out your comic strip page, how to write comic lettering, and how to keep continuity in your comic strip from day to day, week to week, year to year. There are also many illustrated examples that will guide you through the cartooning / comic strip process. Good luck.