Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Cartoon Bobbles

I just added 'Movers And Shakers! Bobble Yourself!' Once I have drawn a caricature, I can set it in motion with this cartoon equivalent of a bobble head. This can be a lot of fun and a real conversation piece on websites, blogs, or email. But before ordering one of these, it is strongly recommended to make sure your server and host support GIF animations. This might be as easy as a phone call to ask. Another way to check would be to download any free moving GIF from the internet and plug it into the intended area in order to see if the test animation work

Monday, September 26, 2011

Cartoon Research

Yup, I now do research on cartoons. I search for images that fit my ideas, then draw my cartoon. I never find exactly what I need, of course. It usually involves mashing images together. Some might be photos and some might be cartoons. But it makes me faster and it makes me better. Here's two source ideas mashed into a happy hen.