Art Techniques and Skills Christopher Hart explains how he drew this typical trendy young woman with a simple technique that always produces a pleasing, sharp look for cartoon characters with a graphic flair. Step 1The female, 20-something cartoon torso is built on two basic shapes: torso and hips. Step 2The top shape wedges into the second shape. Step 3The neck and the thighs wedge into the main body. The Completed Sketch: Cool 20-Something Femaleby Christopher Hart, from Cartoon Cool: How to Draw New Retro-Style Cartoons (Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, New York). Author Artists Network Staff Comment (1) Anonymous Log in to Reply Is there any way I could learn how to do simple, yet impressive drawings like yours? I know I could replicate that on paper…but it’s coming up with that original idea that I have a problem with. October 13, 2006 at 9:28 am Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.