Ed Emberley’s Faces!

Like a lot of children of the 70s and 80s, my education on drawing cartoons was largely shaped by the masterful Ed Emberley. I had five or six of his books, which break down the complex art of drawing bodies and faces into simple shapes and step-by-step instructions. I loved it.

So, naturally, as we’re working on both drawing with shapes and faces, Grace and I spent some time with Mr. Emberley’s books. She really took to it and was able to understand his lexicon. I decided to have some fun and draw the Avengers as Ed might have!

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One thought on “Ed Emberley’s Faces!

  1. Wow. That brings me back. I had the “Big Purple Drawing Book” which I used to study over and over (I still draw ropes like how he taught me!). Great stuff, guys!

    –B

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