Art in Comics / Manga
Cartooning Cartooning Book 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!
Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals
Paperback ISBN: 159253645x
Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts—with and without experience—the instruction and inspiration to draw in the Japanese character style. This book is for artists and crafters of all skill levels that want to bring their own illustration to their work. It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements.
The Little Book of Manga Drawing
More Than 50 Tips and Techniques for Learning the Art of Manga and Anime
Paperback ISBN: 1633224732
In this new series from Walter Foster Publishing, artists and art hobbyists alike will delight in learning a variety of fun and interesting art topics in a portable format boasting a fresh, contemporary design. Filled with open practice pages, creative exercises, and art prompts, The Little Book of Manga Drawing encourages interactivity for immediate results, while also teaching beginners the fundamentals of the featured medium in an engaging and fun way. In The Little Book of Manga Drawing, beginning manga artists and aspiring illustrators will discover a variety of basic manga drawing techniques through step-by-step projects, creative prompts, and engaging ideas to ignite creativity. From learning how to master the proportions and shape of heads and bodies, to understanding how to create personally relevant manga characters, this fun guidebook covers all the basics. After an introduction to the tools you'll use when creating manga, you'll dive into how to draw and colorize your own manga artwork with the help of dozens of techniques and helpful instructions. You'll also learn to draw props, costumes, and color, as well as how to draw manga chibis, to round out this comprehensive book.
Shojo Fashion Manga Art School
How to Draw Cool Looks and Characters
Paperback ISBN: 160061180x
A comic-book illustrator provides a guide to manga clothing and characters that demonstrates the Japanese practices of stylized proportions, clean lines and contrast between black and white; offers more than 40 step-by-step demonstrations; and covers basic techniques, heads and faces, bodies, clothes and accessories and more. Original.
Manga Crash Course
Drawing Manga Characters and Scenes from Start to Finish
Paperback ISBN: 1440338388
Everything you need to start drawing manga! In the jam-packed pages of Manga Crash Course, popular YouTube artist Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic shares with you all the techniques you need to create not just manga figures and faces, but full characters and scenes. After learning the basics for drawing and coloring eyes, hands, feet and other body parts, you'll move on to facial expressions, hair and clothes--the things that will make your characters stand out from the rest. Then, you'll put what you learned to the test as you play the Character Idea Game. Roll the dice to create wacky character combinations like Scary Vampire School Girl or Noisy Winged Knight. Finally, put your characters together in full manga scenes and paneled pages to create a dynamic story. Your crash course to manga drawing begins...NOW! - More than 25 step-by-step demonstrations to guide you through creating each body part of your manga characters. - Over 130 lessons for facial anatomy, poses, clothing and accessories, and common hairstyles and emotions. - Turn your your full-sized manga characters into chibis with easy techniques. - Try the character invention game to help you create your own endless supply of unique manga characters and stories.
Manga Mania Chibi And Furry Characters
How to Draw the Adorable Mini-characters And Cool Cat-girls of Manga
Paperback ISBN: 0823029778
Everyone loves chibi, the hottest manga style out of Japan. Chibi characters range from hyper-cute miniature people to bizarrely sexy furry characters. This book shows readers how to draw chibi, infusing them with personality and creating costumes for them. Types of chibi characters are shown here in clear, step-by-step drawings.
An Interactive Guide to Learning the Art of Manga Illustration
Paperback ISBN: 1633220753
Learn to illustrate and create unique manga art in this fun and engaging, step-by-step book. Beginning Manga treats aspiring illustrators to a fun, interactive learning experience with a variety of creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. Starting with an introduction to tools and materials, readers learn new drawing and inking techniques, as well as how to work with color thanks to a variety of simple step-by-step projects and prompts designed to spark creativity and inspire artists to create unique manga worlds of their own. Included are templates and practice pages to assist with developing one's craft in addition to brainstorming, sketching, and collecting project inspiration. All of this and more make Beginning Manga the perfect resource for aspiring manga artists and illustrators.