The best cartooning is efficient visual storytelling-it is as much a matter of writing as it is of In this book, noted cartoonist and illustrator Ivan. IVAN BRUNETTI. In his instructional book Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice Ivan Brunetti writes, “I often think that, were my arms to be cut off in some tragic. “I choose to do cartoons because that’s the art form closest to how I actually see the world,” says Ivan Brunetti, the illustrator behind eight New.

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Dec 12, Adan rated it it was amazing. Ivan Brunetti is the best!

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I miss that class. Brunetti at “Lines on Paper” panel, Chicago I plan to follow the lessons at some point in the near future, but just reading it through ignited a few new thoughts in my art brain.

If your focus is writing screenplays, all the better. This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat He presents a series of assignments designed to help readers express themselves eloquently in words and pictures.


He has worked as an illustrator, including cover designs for The New Yorker since Through simple, creative exercises and assignments, Brunetti offers an unintimidating approach to a complex art form. This is a book about honing the craft of cartooning.

Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice

As I attempted the exercises, I was delighted to find that as I was trying to draw my subject I occasionally stumbled usually due to my lack of skill on some nuance I hadn’t consciously considered previously. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jan 01, Redi Bortoluzzi rated it really liked it.

Feb 03, S rated it really liked it Shelves: Four issues have appeared between and Archived from the original on May 5, It took me a while to get into Brunetti’s sometimes unnecessarily familiar tone but it’s a very good outline for a 15 week comics class and by the conclusion it’s downright inspirational.

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Jun 25, Aileen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Last but not least, Ivan Brunetti comes across as the nicest person ever. Probably one of the best books on teaching and making comics available.

A reader interested in learning the craft of comics would do well to gollow its course. It makes you think about visual images as well as textual ones, and how they work together, which is a great skill now where storytelling has become more and more cinematic. Just so you know- there’s a lot of shitty books on cartooning, this is not one of those. If you follow the exercises in this book, your skills will definitely improve.


Paperback77 pages. I’m great at that already. A book on eating donuts? I found this book to be helpful with my fiction writing and that it does not simply apply to cartooning. In this book, noted cartoonist and illustrator Ivan Brunetti presents fifteen distinct lessons on the art of cartooning, guiding his readers through wittily written passages cagtooning cartooning terminology, techniques, tools, and theory.

Refresh and try again. A valuable resource in my collection. Return to Book Page.

Oct 10, Morgane rated it it was amazing Shelves: Draw the following scenarios: