Chip Taylor Communications

Subject: Arts: Instruction & How-to

Beginning Artists Series

Well-known and beloved artists share their years of expertise and love for art in this excellent series of step-by-step, how-to programs that will guide and motivate all viewers aspiring to become artists. Series: 6 or 7 programs (20 to 60 minutes). Click for more

Cartooning and Caricature 1: Drawing Heads

Cartooning & Caricature  1: Drawing Heads

"Highly Recommended. The key to learning any skill is to start with the basics, which is what makes these two how-to programs easy to recommend. Walt Owen is an accomplished artist with a background in education and an overall pleasant manner; plus he's devised methods of teaching the basics of drawing that makes learning these skills doable and enjoyable, which is certain to build one's confidence and self-esteem after following the steps." -National Media Review
Everyone loves to doodle; many draw cartoon-type figures, and some have dreams of becoming a cartoonist or artist. In this two-part how-to program renowned artist, and former art teacher, Walt Owen, shares his easy-to-learn methods of cartooning and caricature, which is perfect for beginners. Follow along and before you know it you'll be able to draw faces and figures, as you never imagined you could. Some say drawing portraits is the most difficult thing for an artist to learn. One thing is for certain, before you try, you need to know some basic steps to follow. In Part 1: Drawing Heads, Walt shows viewers how to create a caricature from one simple line; then he draws a series of heads to reveal "tricks of the trade," which will help beginning artists visualize the true "art" of cartooning. Produced by Chip Taylor. 02/10DE PIJ 21 min.
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