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Cool Cars / Cartooning by Jack Keely

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Go, Speed Racer !

Speed lines are a classic device used by cartoonists to imply motion—this device works wonderfully when cartooning cars like the speeding Bugatti Veyron shown here! By combining fragmented and solid speed lines, you can underscore the fast motion of the car.

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1 I rough in the body of the car and the wheels, then add lines to indicate the body, roof, trunk, windshield, and headlights. I draw elongated lines coming off the bottoms of the tires and the corner of the roof to indicate the path of the speeding vehicle.

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2 Now I add details ...

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