Comic Strip Illustration
m our focus has been centred on cartoons and comic
strip illustration, with the final outcome being your own comic strip.
This you are undertaking having looked at other good practise.
Today you can choose from these tasks in order to extend or add greater
depth to your art project.
- Using a search engine, for example www.google.com
/images, browse, then select two very different cartoon characters.
Cut and paste these images into a word document before writing one
or two paragraphs comparing and contrasting artist style. Consider
drawing skills, personality of character, colour, and culture e.g.
Japanese Manga v Beatrix Potter.
- If you have access to a digital camera, or a
scanner transfer an image of your own central character into an
Art program you have available on your computer before going onto
experimenting with different colourways. You could redraw areas,
changing shape of head or body, or play with different facial expressions.
Print off any examples you are pleased with as evidence of your
- You could make a flick book of your computer
generated cartoon character by reducing each image down after introducing
subtle changes in a sequence e.g. Face serious to smiling, eyes
open to closed, eyebrows moving etc. Print off these images and
make them into a small book A6/A7/A8 size.
Show these to your art teacher as part of your project