Famous Artists Cartoon Course. 3 Vol Set, Complete, VG HC 1956

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Rube Goldberg, Al Capp, Dick Cavalli, et al. Westport, Connecticut. Famous Artist Cartoon Course, Inc. 1956.
English Language, Very Good HC, Folio 12" x 14 1/2", 24 lessons + supplements in 3 Volumes, Unpaginated

3 volumes in orange (volume 1), yellow (volume 2) and green (volume 3) cloth over boards with interior pages bound to spine with metal four-ring binding, all volumes showing exterior rubbing to rounded tips and head and foot of spine, minor scuffs and shelfwear to front and back panels, and soiling to edges of first page, first page of volume 1 and last page of volume 2 reinforced at punch holes, first page of volume 1 showing neat pencil-written student number, else clean, intact, and otherwise unmarked throughout.  Unpaginated, replete with black-and-white how-to instruction divided into 24 lessons, each followed by a student worksheet with assignments.

Courses include: The Comic Head, The Comic Figure, Inking Head and Figure, The Head in Detail, The Figure in Detail, Anatomy, Pretty Girls, Action and the Figure, Clothes and Folds, Special Types, Drawing in the Panel, Form, Perspective, Light and Shade, Props and Backgrounds, Animals, Kids, Lettering, and six master classes taught by pillars in the field Rube Goldberg, Milton Caniff, Al Capp, Harry Haenigsen, Willard Mullin, and Gurney Williams. Also includes a Supplement titled, How to Make Money in Commercial Art, Illustration and Cartooning, which also includes foldout storyboards. An invaluable art education for teachers, students, or anyone looking to learn or improve drawing skills. 

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