The twenty-second day of February is a national holiday in America because, as everybody knows, it is the
anniversary of George Washington's birthday. All loyal Americans love and honor him, the greatest man in
the history of the Republic.
He was born in 1732, in Westmoreland County, Virginia, where the Potomac River flowed past his father's
farm. The farm-house, called "Wakefield," was burned, but the United States Government built a monument
to mark the place where it stood.
George Washington Carver was born a slave in 1864. After
the Civil War, he became an important scientist. He was the
first black man to receive a graduate degree
Carver was a skilled botanist.
He became famous for his work
with peanuts and other plants.
He used them to make new
products. Carver was also a
great teacher. He taught both
students and farmers croprotation
methods. That meant
they would change the crops
they planted each season.
It let the soil rest between
plantings to keep it healthy.
Carver was a great scientist,
but he was humble, too.
To obviate misunderstanding, it seems well to warn the reader that this book aims only at giving a sketch of
George Washington's life and acts. I was interested to discover, if I could, the human residue which I felt sure
must persist in Washington after all was said. Owing to the pernicious drivel of the Reverend Weems no other
great man in history has had to live down such a mass of absurdities and deliberate false inventions. At last
after a century and a quarter the rubbish has been mostly cleared away, and only those who wilfully prefer to
deceive themselves need waste time over...
Woof, woof! It's time to play fetch with those pencils as we learn how to draw a cartoon dog! Man's best friend has been a source of inspiration for countless cartoon characters such as Snoopy from Peanuts, canine sleuth Scooby Doo, Disney's Goofy and Pluto and Brian, one of the most intelligent members of the Griffin family in Seth MacFarlane's Family Guy. So, let's get those tails wagging and get started!
STEP-1: Doggie Doodles – Sketching out a Basic Shape The first part of learning how to draw a cartoon dog is to sketch out a basic shape for the...