Get in Gear
Cartoonists work in an unlimited range of styles and techniques with a vast array of art media—from pencil or pen and ink to markers, paints, and even computer programs. When you’re just starting out, don’t worry about developing a personal style. Just experiment with a variety of materials—you’ll soon discover your favorite ways to create shadows, add highlights, and more. The little tricks and techniques you find along the way will naturally add up to your personal style.