How to Draw 1970s McDonalds Characters
How to be a Retronaut unearthed just the thing so many of you budding artists have been looking for (but didn’t know you were). Thanks to Jason Liebig, here are scans from a 1970s McDonaldland specification manual!
That’s right: your old friends recurring childhood nightmares are all here! Ronald, Grimace, Hamburglar, the Fry Guys and even a pirate and some old dude with baguettes in his pockets who I absolutely don’t remember.
For you designer types, gaze upon the delightful nauseating palette that is McDonaldland’s Pantone colors.
Now you can draw your favorite McDonaldland characters. Click through for outlines and turnarounds of the whole crew. I’m lovin’ it! sorry! [Seriously, someone should cast the Apple Pie Tree in resin.]
I still call one of my friends from High School Grimace, some would say I’m a shitbag for that.