In the present day, the meaning of animation has evolved a lot from what used to be in art work of middle ages and renaissance period. In modern situations, cartoon refers to a visual presentation that produces humor and satire. The word cartoon has began from the Italian “cartone” and Dutch/Flemish word “karton”, meaning strong, heavy newspaper board or dashboard. Cartoon HD
Magazines and magazines are the most popular media where the cartoons are shown. The modern cartoons are drawn as one painting and are often reinforced by a caption written just beneath the animation or in a talk balloon. These cartoons are mostly called gag shows. Peter Arno, renowned cartoonist of The New Yorker, is considered to be the father of gag cartoons. Some famous gag cartoonists include- Charles Addams, Gary Larson, Charles Barsotti, Chon Day and Mel Calman.
Editorial cartoons are an integral part of the newspapers and information magazines. The humor shown in these cartoons is of somber nature. Paradox and satire are found in them as the essentials. Editorial cartoons or political cartoons give a commentary on the latest politics or social situations. Content cartoons are also shown with speech balloons or the rough caption written on the cartoon itself or beneath. Herblock, Robert Peters, David Low and Gerald Scarfe are most acclaimed political cartoonists.
Shows have made a long lasting market in electronic media too. Since kids like shows a lot, almost every entertainment channel show some cartoon programs. Above all, full time cartoon stations have been launched plus they grab a significant talk about of the total television set viewing. In electronic multimedia these cartoons are called animations. People like Walt Disney, have created some cartoon characters that would be the on the tip of the tongue of the individual, who once has been a kid. Ben and Jerry, Mickey Mouse button, Donald Duck etc. are the renowned and loving cartoon characters.