Choice artwork: A cartoonist’s crib sheet

vanosten.gifAround 1975, Disney artist Carson Van Osten sketched the “Comic Strip Artist’s Kit”, seven large drafting sheets of tips and tricks illustrated in lead pencil. These sketches may have been lost to the sands of time, but thanks to the Internet, but Van Osten had graciously allowed his originals to be scanned and placed on Mark Kennedy’s blog.

Even if you gave up drawing Mickey Mouse in fifth grade, you might want to take a look to see what an effective visual tutorial on drawing looks like – or to appreciate some never-before-seen artwork of your favourite Disney characters.

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