Animators make traditional two-dimensional (2D) cartoons by creating a series of drawings that are filmed or scanned and then played in quick succession to create a moving image. Three-dimensional (3D) animation relies o... More » Art & Literature Comics & Anime

To make a short animated cartoon, first plan the animation by sketching a story board with the main scenes or moments in the short. Sketch the characters in the short in full figure, profile and three-quarter profile to ... More » Art & Literature Graphic Design

Some old cartoon series include “The Flintstones,” “Looney Tunes” and “Scooby-Doo.” These classic cartons have spawned countless spin-offs, remakes and films, and all three are highly influential on modern animation. More » Art & Literature

According to the Library of Congress, symbols in political cartoons are used to convey a larger concept or idea. Symbolism is a common element in political cartoons, and it can play an important part in cartoon analysis. More »

Find free medical cartoons on and, as of 2015. Both websites allow visitors to download cartoons that feature jokes about doctors, insurance companies and patients. More » Art & Literature Comics & Anime

Anyone with Internet access can view daily Doonesbury cartoons by visiting and searching for Doonesbury. The site offers every daily Doonesbury comic strip from its first appearance on Oct. 26, 1970. The sit... More » Art & Literature Comics & Anime

Learn to draw cartoons by first looking at an object or person and observing basic shapes and proportions. Take photographs and use them to study details. After deciding what shapes and sizes the objects are, use them as... More » Art & Literature Comics & Anime