Learn to Draw Exciting Anime & Manga Characters (9784805317167)

How to Draw Manga
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Tuttle Publishing
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200 lessons; over 600 full-color illustrations
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Trim Size:
7 X 10

This complete guide provides lessons and insights from 100 professional artists!

Imagine an art class taught by 100 professional Japanese manga and anime illustrators. In much the same way, this essential guide gathers the collective knowledge, tips and techniques from over 100 anime and manga artists. The lessons cover everything from the basics of figure drawing and posing to advanced cutting-edge digital illustration and coloration techniques.

The 200 step-by-step lessons include:
  • Anatomy and body structure
  • Facial features and expressions
  • Drawing clothing and accessories
  • Digital painting and coloration techniques
  • Composition and narrative structure
  • And much more!

Learn to Draw Exciting Anime & Manga Characters features full-color examples that focus on the fine details as well as the big-picture, broad-stroke basics. With over 600 sample illustrations to guide the reader, this book offers tips and techniques for traditional hand-drawing and digital design alike. This is the anime and manga drawing guide that all aspiring artists need!

About the Author:
Sideranch is a collective of Japanese creative professionals who specialize in a range of artistic, publishing, gaming, and entertainment industry pursuits. This unique organization brings together experts in character design, illustration, animation, game development, inking/lettering/coloration, and graphic novel and comicbook creation.