product description page

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades (Hardcover) (David Gerstein)

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades (Hardcover) (David Gerstein) - image 1 of 1

about this item

With an 85-year legacy, Disney's Mickey Mouse began as a character and has become a cartoon icon. Over the decades, that ubiquitous pair of ears has seen an artistic transformation spanning a premiere appearance in "Steamboat Willie" in the 1920s to the modern mouse known and loved today. A collection of vintage artwork from the Disney archives reveals early designs, sketches, and poses of Mickey Mouse as well as other classic characters such as Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck.

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades creates the opportunity for an artistic celebration of the world's most beloved mouse, by bringing together a collection of step-by-step projects and inspirational illustrations for rendering these timeless characters as they originally appeared. Featuring 128 pages of art instruction and history bound into a classic padded hardcover keepsake with ribbon bookmark, this title makes a covetable collector's item for any loyal Disney enthusiast or aspiring artist interested in learning to draw in vintage cartoon style.

Featured projects include the evolving looks of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. With each section of drawing lessons categorized by style and decade in Disney history, artists and fans alike will find interesting anecdotes and facts sprinkled throughout each page, for a well-rounded collector's experience that is sure to please.

With an 85-year legacy, Disney's Mickey Mouse began as a character and has become a cartoon icon. Over the decades, that ubiquitous pair of ears has seen an artistic transformation spanning a premiere appearance in "Steamboat Willie" in the 1920s to the modern mouse known and loved today. A collection of vintage artwork from the Disney archives reveals early designs, sketches, and poses of Mickey Mouse as well as other classic characters such as Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck.

Learn to Draw Mickey Mouse & Friends Through the Decades creates the opportunity for an artistic celebration of the world's most beloved mouse, by bringing together a collection of step-by-step projects and inspirational illustrations for rendering these timeless characters as they originally appeared. Featuring 128 pages of art instruction and history bound into a classic padded hardcover keepsake with ribbon bookmark, this title makes a covetable collector's item for any loyal Disney enthusiast or aspiring artist interested in learning to draw in vintage cartoon style.

Featured projects include the evolving looks of Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. With each section of drawing lessons categorized by style and decade in Disney history, artists and fans alike will find interesting anecdotes and facts sprinkled throughout each page, for a well-rounded collector's experience that is sure to please.

Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Techniques / Cartooning, Techniques / Drawing, Techniques / Pencil Drawing
Series Title: Learn to Draw
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Quarto Pub Group USA
Author: David Gerstein
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2015
TCIN: 16685453
UPC: 9781600584299
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-8080
$16.95
MSRPReg: $19.95 Save $3.00 (15% off)

guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.