Intro to Cartooning: Study of Billy DeBeck/Barney Google
Starting a new cartooning class, this is an example of doing a study copy of a great cartoonists work in order to learn from it.

This one is after the work of Billy BeDebeck, who's name I think I mispronounced! lol.

I recomend doing several of these of your favourite artists best drawings, in a systematic fashion targeting both a general understanding of the tools and skills they used, and specific issues with your own work you want to work on.

Here's a link to the final art

Here's the image I used as refrence,

It's part of a set of Billy DeBeck art i've posted here.

I mention a way to remove the colors from scanned art to leave just inks, that's part of this clip here. The color replace trick is at 3:16 -

The cartooning class is here, sign up!

The Making Comics site is here.

note this post on Cartooning styles, from Noodle arms and Bigfoot, to superheros.

Music is by Professor Umlaut Kevin MacLeod