"One day the grandmother presented the little girl with a red velvet riding hood; and as it fitted her very well, she would never wear anything else; and so she was called Little Red Riding Hood."-The Grimm brothers, Grimm's Fairy Tales
Our first drawing lesson is about to begin, and that can be kind of scary if you're first starting out. Don't worry about how nice your drawing looks or whether your lines are perfectly straight. When drawing monsters, the messier and squigglier the better! Follow the steps and your monster will appear right before your very eyes (or eye)!
In the Studio
Meet Alex Hallatt—artist and contributor to The Art of Cartooning and Illustration.
Molly Jacques is the talented artist, illustrator, and teacher behind the beautiful hand lettering projects featured in the recently release Pinterest Perfect. In her Detroit-based studio, Molly crafts artwork for The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, and The Wallstreet Journal, just to name a few. She also regularly blogs and teaches her calligraphy skills to students through various workshops. Basically, Molly does everything and makes it look good.
"Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world." Marilyn Monroe
"Paris is always a good idea." -Audrey Hepburn
"Follow along as talented cartoonist Tim van de Vall guides you through a series of fun step-by-step projects that range from a typical dad and doting pup to a pirate princess and rogue space alien. Simple instruction, inspiring artwork, and helpful tips make Creative Cartooning a must-have resource for any aspiring cartoonist!"
"I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living." Anaïs Nin
Drawing keeps the eye fresh, the mind alive, and intuition nimble. Timothy Nero
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