CARTOONING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT 1 – FACES

I would recommend ordering these materials:

Note: regarding buying brush pens online, sometimes one company’s pens can be great, but your next set of pens the same company can arrive dried out. This is a hazard of buying online regardless of the brand. If this happens, I would call Amazon customer service and request a replacement or refund. As an alternative, if you live near an art supply store, you could go in in person and try out their brush pens before buying them.


Here are some of the faces and figures we drew in class. (We’ll get more into figures in upcoming class sessions.)

  • Here are some more cartoon faces to practice drawing.
  • Some of the ones I drew were done with a compass – don’t worry about yours being so perfectly circular

Drawings by cartoonist Al Capp (final drawing is inked. We’ll learn more about how to finish cartoons in ink as the class moves along):

From the FAMOUS ARTISTS’ CARTOONING COURSE: