Cartoon Drawing for Digital Animation

This is the place to find all kinds of extra information required for ARTDM 165-166

Monday, June 26, 2017

A note from the cave

Hi everyone, 
Welcome to my cartoon cave,  in the cave I think about those artists that I find interesting. Today I would like to show you the artist McBess or other wise known as Matthieu Bessudo. Check out the video below, its short, he talks about his inking techniques.

McBess Interview

McBess Animation

Watch McBess Draw

Below are a couple of other fun 
music videos that really use 
rubber hose style animation. 

6/26 Homework

165 Students:
For homework, ink your rubber hose drawings.
Use two pens, extra fine for the inner lines and fine point for the outer lines. As soon as you come into class tomorrow, scan your drawings.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

6/22 Homework

165 Students:
In your sketchbook, full page, using only your red pencil, draw yourself as a rubber hose style character. Draw the basic body shape first, then add features and clothing. Watch 20's-30's rubber hose cartoons on... 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

6/21 Homework

165 Students:
1. In your sketchbook, draw one of the two images shown below as a caricature. Use your notes or go to the "Caricature" tab at the top of the screen for more information about Caricature. Using red pencil only, no ink, full page, experiment with the head  We will look at them on Thursday.
2. Go to the "Caricature" tab at the top of the screen and scroll down to the bottom a watch the short video on the differences between a sketch and caricature.

166 Students:
Tomorrow we will look at drawings and first animation.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6/20 Homework

Great job today everyone!

165: In your sketchbook, draw 6 different head shapes that are about the size of a tennis ball. Use your notes or go to the "Human Head" tab at the top of the screen for more information about proportion. Using red pencil only, no ink, experiment with different head shapes and raising/lowering the eye line to create different ages of characters. 
We will look at them on Wednesday.
166: We will look at the rough drafts of your character sketches and begin working in animate. 

Friday, June 16, 2017