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Instruction: $100k Animation Drawing Course 07 – When Generic Is A Good Thing

NOTE: Do not move on to this lesson unless you have completed Lesson Six


Read John Kricfalusi’s introduction to this lesson at…

Animation School Lesson 7: When Generic Is A Good Thing

Jerry Mouse

Locate still frames of cartoons featuring Elmer Fudd, Tom & Jerry and Porky Pig from the early to mid-1940s and copy the poses using the principles of construction.

Check your drawings for mistakes. Then draw them again and correct them.

As you draw, keep in mind the concepts of three dimensional cartoony construction, squash & stretch, line of action, clear silhouettes and organic forms.

When you are satisfied with your drawings, post them on your blog.

Here are some model sheets to draw from…

Reluctant Dragon Model Sheets
Reluctant Dragon Model Sheets

PLEASE NOTE: The procedure for getting your blog listed on this page has changed. Due to the overwhelming response to this course, I don’t have time to add each student’s link by hand. Your assignment will be automatically linked at the bottom of this page if you…

  • Click on “links to this post” at the bottom of this posting.
  • Click on “create a link”.
  • Copy and paste the HTML code into your completed assignment for lesson number 9.
  • Publish your post.

Your page will automatically be added to the list of links.

Do not delete or edit your posts or change the title after you have posted them. You will need them later to chart your progress.

Stephen Worth
Animation Resources


This posting is part of an online series of articles dealing with Instruction.

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