Drawing Manga Faces & Expressions (9784805317181)

How to Draw Manga
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Tuttle Publishing
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over 175 detailed lessons and 1,200 drawings
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8 1/2 X 11

Learn to draw expressive faces to communicate thoughts, feelings and emotions!

Drawing characters with realistic facial expressions is a challenging and critical skill for every manga artist and storyteller. Drawing Manga Faces & Expressions is an invaluable practical guide for illustrators who wish to bring their drawing skills to the next level!

This book contains over 175 detailed step-by-step lessons and 1,200 drawings, with practical advice and helpful tips on every page.

The tutorials covered in this comprehensive guide include:
  • How to draw realistically consistent faces from every possible angle
  • How to draw attractive eyes, noses, mouths, ears and hairlines for any age or gender
  • How to apply shading to make your characters' faces appear three-dimensional
  • How to express emotions like joy, anger, fear, surprise, sadness, wonder, confusion and calm
  • And so much more!

About the Author:
YANAMi is a freelance illustrator who graduated from the Toyo Institute of Art and Design. He has taught manga illustration and human anatomy courses at the university level for many years. He started working as an illustrator and lecturer in 2014 and has written several books in Japanese on the subject of illustration.