Carl Rustung

Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice

Book cover for Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice
Written byIvan Brunetti
Publish date2010
PublisherYale University Press
ISBN9780300170993

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Brunetti on photocopying

Making photocopies of our originals is quite instructional, because we get a clue as to how our work will look when reproduced and how to “size” our artwork by considering the final reproduction as we create our original. We may need to adjust and clarify our drawing if our lines do not reproduce as intended.

Avoid frills or unnecessary elaborate flourishes; simplify your range of gray tones. As Art Spiegelman wrote in Dead Dick, his Dick Tracy homage, “Never stipple when you can hatch. Better yet, use black.”