[Ebook] ↠ Kids Draw Knights, Kings, Queens, & Dragons Author Christopher Hart – Writerscompany.co.uk

Kids Draw Knights, Kings, Queens, & Dragons A Child S Guide To Drawing Knights, Kings, Queens And Dragons It Contains Step By Step Instructions And The Lessons Progress Incrementally, Starting With The Basic Head Shape And Anatomy And Continuing Through A Wide Range Of Stretching And Action Poses And With A Variety Of Facial Expressions The Volume Also Discusses How To Infuse Drawings With Personality To Make Figures Come To Life


About the Author: Christopher Hart

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name. I started drawing character designs for a small animation studio in San Diego, California, when I was still in High School in Los Angeles I used to drive 136 miles, each way, on the weekends, when I was 16, just for the opportunity to get paid to draw Cartooning was a magical experience to me.I graduated from High School, and attended the character animation program at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California At Cal Arts, we had to do a lot of intense animation, which I found tedious I wasinterested in character design, and story, rather than drawing twelve poses to create one second of movement It wasn t for me.So I left and enrolled in, and graduating from, New York University The social scene at Valencia consisted of a sandwich shop, where you could buy a magazine, if you got there early enough New York city had slightlyto offer.After I graduated, I worked as a staff writer on several NBC prime time, comedy variety television shows I also wrote for 20th Century Fox, MGM Pathe , The Showtime Cable TV Network and Paramount Pictures But then the Writer s Guild went on strike Writers in Hollywood weren t allowed to work for TV or the screen So I went back to my cartooning roots And I began writing for the Blondie comic strip, and began contributing regularly to Mad Magazine, and did some cartooning for magazines.My cartoon work got noticed by Watson Guptill, a premier publisher of art books They asked me to do a book for them on drawing cartoons They had never done that before The result was How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips, and it sold briskly They asked me to do another, and then another Well, I ve sold over 3 million books domestically since then, have 19 translations, and I m still at it.My book, Manga Mania How to Draw Japanese Comics, quickly became the number one selling art book in the country source Bookscan It is also the winner of the prestigious New Jersey Library Association s Garden State Teen Book Award for 2004 in the category of nonfiction for grades 6 12.The Young Adult Library Services Association selected two of my books for their prestigious 2003 Quick Picks for Young Adults Those titles are Anime Mania How to Draw Characters for Japanese Animation and Mecha Mania How to Draw the Battling Robots, Cool Spaceships, and Military Vehicles of Japanese Comics my title, Manga Mania How to Draw Japanese Comics, was selected for 2002.The Young Adult Library Services Association YALSA chose my book, Drawing Faeries A Believer s Guide, for their 2004 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults reading list The Children of the New Earth online magazine awarded the book its CNE seal of Excellence My book, Manhwa Mania, which introduces Korean style comics to manga audiences, was chosen as a Quick Pick for Relunctant Young Readers by the American Library Association in 2006, ages 12 18.In 2004, I was asked by the Loew Cornell Art Supply Company to develop a series of eight top quality art kits, which would feature my manga, cartooning and comic drawings The kits are now completed They will be available, on , in fall, 2006.My work has also been been featured in such publications as American Artist, Newtype the premier manga publication , Mad Magazine, Highlights for Children, Crayola Kids, Ranger Rick, Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy and Boy s Life My tutorials have been featured on Animation World Network, one of the leading websites of the animation industry I ve also been a cover story on the industry trade magazine, Publisher s Weekly And if you ve read this far into my bio, then I mimpressed with you than you are with me Thank you so very much for letting me offer some inspiration to you in your art adventures Keep Drawing Chris


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