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Drawing: Manga: Learn to Draw Step by Step
Drawing: Manga
Learn to Draw Step by Step
Paperback      ISBN: 1600581935

With this 32-page, step-by-step instruction book, aspiring artists will discover the secrets to creating cutting-edge manga art. From an exploration of shading and coloring techniques to tips on figure drawing and character development, readers will learn everything they need to know to become masters of manga. Each featured project serves as both lesson and inspirational guide for preparing artists to craft their own world and characters in an authentic manga style

Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 Drawing Lessons from the Creator of Akiko
Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley
30 Drawing Lessons from the Creator of Akiko
Paperback      ISBN: 1440309310
It's THE book on manga from YouTube's most popular art instruction Guru

There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style--from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You'll learn how a few basic lines will help you place facial features in their proper locations and simple tricks for getting body proportions right. Plus, you'll find inspiration for infusing your work with expression, attitude and action.

This is the book fans have been requesting for years, packed with expert tips on everything from hairstyles and clothing to word bubbles and sound effects, delivered in the same friendly, easy-to-follow style that has made Mark Crilley one of the "25 Most Subscribed to Gurus on YouTube." Take this opportunity to turn the characters and stories in your head into professional-quality art on the page

Packed with everything you need to make your first (or your best-ever) manga stories

- 30 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to draw faces and figures for a variety of ages and body types
- Inspirational galleries featuring 101 eyes, 50 ways to draw hands, 40 hairstyles, 12 common expressions, 30 classic poses and more
- Tutorials to create a variety of realistic settings
- Advanced lessons on backgrounds, inking, sequencing and layout options
The Practical Encyclopedia of Manga: Learn to Draw Manga Step by Step with Over 1000 Illustrations
The Practical Encyclopedia of Manga
Learn to Draw Manga Step by Step with Over 1000 Illustrations
Paperback      ISBN: 1780193793

This highly practical book covers the essential techniques of the art of manga, and offers encouraging instruction for the reader to begin creating their own lively and well-composed strips, both by hand and digitally.

Cartooning: Cartooning 1: Learn the Basics of Cartooning
Cartooning: Cartooning 1
Learn the Basics of Cartooning
Paperback      ISBN: 1560104872

Learn all about the exciting realm of cartooning In Cartooning 1, Jack Keely (with some help from Carson van Osten) invites you into the cartooning world and shows you how to create a variety of lovable characters-from a perky puppy to a personable toaster In this book, the author explains his drawing techniques, as well as his methods of developing a cartoon to its fullest. You will learn to impart personality and expression as you discover a host of tips and techniques that will help you really bring your cartoons to life. Best of all, you'll find a wealth of charming cartoon characters to inspire you. This book will be a welcome addition to any cartoonist's library

Stan Lee's Master Class: Lessons in Drawing, World-Building, Storytelling, Manga, and Digital Comics from the Legendary Co-Creator of Spider-Ma
Stan Lee's Master Class
Lessons in Drawing, World-Building, Storytelling, Manga, and Digital Comics from the Legendary Co-Creator of Spider-Ma
Paperback      ISBN: 0823098435
From the co-creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe and some of the most popular comic book characters of all time comes an in-depth comics drawing instruction book revealing the tools, styles, and techniques of today's top comics artists.

Focusing on topics like anatomy, perspective, and character design, as well as brand new topics like manga art styles, digital art, and more, Stan Lee's Master Class is the next step for those looking to perfect their superhero rendering and create fantastic worlds perfect for today's modern comic book audience. With examples from his classic collaborations at Marvel Comics and from today's top comics artists, Lee builds on concepts only touched upon in his previous instructional offerings and provides a pathway for aspiring artists to bring their comic book artwork to professional-quality levels.

Advance praise for Stan Lee's Master Class

"Stan Lee dedicated his life to perfecting the art and craft of comic book storytelling. Stan Lee's Master Class distills his decades of experience into practical and clearly explained lessons to help you make the best comics you can. It's like having Stan looking over your shoulder."--Danny Fingeroth, longtime colleague of Stan Lee, and author of A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee
Gothic Lolitas
Gothic Lolitas
Paperback      ISBN: 1844485986

Gothic Lolitas began as a phenomenon in Japan in the late 90s, and their image as Victorian-era cleaning ladies has since expanded within the world of manga. Endowed with a certain aura of mystery, their illustration requires a specific technique used for complex garments and adolescent physiognomy. This volume uncovers how to tackle the creation of this character in a clear, instructive and easy to visualize fashion.

In Pursuit of Inspiration: Trust Your Instincts and Make More Art (Creativity Exercises, Art Book for Artists Techniques)
In Pursuit of Inspiration
Trust Your Instincts and Make More Art (Creativity Exercises, Art Book for Artists Techniques)
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452168857

Author and ceramicist Rae Dunn shares her favorite techniques for approaching a blank page and creating art. Discover how to draw with your non-dominant hand and sketch with objects found in nature. Colorfully illustrated with watercolors, sketches, original patterns, dreamy photography, and hand-lettered insights.
- Visually rich book with shapes, colors, and textures to inspire and instruct
- Find beauty in everyday objects, sights, and unexpected places
- Full of tips, prompts, and exercises designed to help you trust your instincts and inspire creativity

Fans of Wilma's World: Good Advice from a Dog and France: Inspiration du Jour will love this book.

This book is perfect for any aspiring artist, photographer or creative spirit,
- Artists
- Watercolorists
- Photographers
How to Draw Comic Book Bad Guys and Gals
How to Draw Comic Book Bad Guys and Gals
Paperback      ISBN: 0823023729

This guide to drawing comic book characters shows the reader how to draw bad guys and gals. Designed for adults and children, it shows how to draw diabolical, spine-tingling characters and comic-book villains.

The World of Cartooning: How Caricatures Develop
The World of Cartooning
How Caricatures Develop
Paperback      ISBN: 0913428558
The Monster Book of Manga: Gothic
The Monster Book of Manga
Gothic
Paperback      ISBN: 0062210246

From Sergio Guinot, the founder of Ikari, the prestigious Japanese manga animation school and studio, comes The Monster Book of Manga Gothic, the sixth entry in the bestselling Monster Book of Manga series.

This ultimate instructional illustration guide will teach both advanced manga artists and beginners about developing intriguing characters who have a dark, romantic side.

Filled with hundreds of practical suggestions, hints, and tips for artists of all levels, The Monster Book of Manga Gothic is a must-have for aficionados and any illustrator who wants to create manga characters that are bold, sexy, and unforgettable.