A cartoon is a type of two-dimensional detailed visual fine art. While the particular definition has changed over time, modern-day use describes a normally non-realistic or semi-realistic illustration or painting meant for witticism, caricature, or humor, or to the artistic design of such jobs. A musician who produces animations is called a comic artist. 
The idea came from the Center Ages and initially explained a primary illustration for a piece of art, such as a paint, fresco, tapestry, or stained glass window. In the 19th century, it involved describe funny images in publications and papers, as well as after the very early 20th century, it described comic strips and also computer animated movies
An animation (from Italian: cartone and also Dutch: karton-- words describing solid, heavy paper or pasteboard) is a full-size drawing made on strong paper as a study or modello for a painting, tarnished glass or tapestry. Cartoons were commonly utilized in the manufacturing of frescoes, to accurately connect the component parts of the composition when repainted on wet plaster over a collection of days (giornate). 
Such animations frequently have pinpricks along the outlines of the design to make sure that a bag of residue patted or "pounced" over the cartoon, held versus the wall surface, would certainly leave black dots on the plaster (" pouncing"). Cartoons by painters, such as the Raphael Cartoons in London, as well as examples by Leonardo da Vinci, are very treasured in their very own right. Tapestry cartoons, generally coloured, were adhered to with the eye by the weavers on the loom
In modern print media, an animation is a piece of art, generally amusing in intent. This use dates from 1843, when Punch journal used the term to ridiculing drawings in its web pages,  specifically illustrations by John Leech. The initial of these parodied the preliminary animations for marvelous historical frescoes in the then-new Palace of Westminster. The initial title for these illustrations was Mr Strike's face is the letter Q and also the brand-new title "cartoon" was meant to be odd, a reference to the self-aggrandizing posturing of Westminster politicians.