Author(s): E. G. Lutz
Learn how to draw, with a masterclass from the man who inspired Walt Disney. Credited with being the inspiration for Walt Disney to pick up a pencil and pursue a career in animation, E G Lutz's method of drawing complex illustrations in gradual, simplified stages paved the way for many of the artists and illustrators who followed him. * Learn how to draw a delightful range of subjects, from animals and people to toys, buildings and landscapes. * Pictures are broken down into simple shapes and lines, which are then built up, with the aid of clear step-by-step instructions, into beautiful drawings. * Simple to follow, yet using principles seen in sophisticated artworks and animations today, this guide can help budding artists of all ages to develop their skills. Nostalgic yet timeless, this historically and culturally important book has inspired so many adults and children to draw and can help you too to discover the delights of creating your own artwork.
Although little is known about him, E G Lutz's book is credited with being the inspiration for Walt Disney's career in animation. A brilliant newspaper columnist, Lutz specialized in cartoons, drawing animals and designing optical toys for children to cut out and make.