Wednesday, January 31, 2007

How to Draw Goofy - 1956

Instructions on drawing Mickey Mouse and his friends have been perennial elements of Disney publications for decades. Even in recent years there have been oversize activity books that teach the amateur artist how to put character to paper.

This particular lesson on drawing Goofy was featured in the Fall 1956 issue of Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Club Magazine. The text manages to dodge the long controversial question of "What is Goofy?" by stating, "Goofy is dog-like in appearance, but has human characteristics."