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The Art of Comic Book Inking (Third Edition)
The Art of Comic Book Inking (Third Edition)
Paperback      ISBN: 150671191x
The industry-standard manual for aspiring inkers and working professionals returns in a new expanded edition.

Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest ink artists in comics, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. This expanded edition features new art and text by author Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking by artist Leo Vitalis. Also included are eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by top comics illustrators, present and past, to use for practice or as samples to show editors and publishers. Along with pen, brush, and stylus, no inking tool is more useful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.
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.

The Little Book of Manga Drawing: More Than 50 Tips and Techniques for Learning the Art of Manga and Anime
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.

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.

Beginner's Guide to Comic Art: Characters
Beginner's Guide to Comic Art
Characters
Paperback      ISBN: 1909414271

Your journey into the world of comic art begins here 3dtotal's latest successful Beginner's Guide delves into the creative processes behind great comic art, outlining both the traditional and digital tools of the trade. Learn all about the comic workflow, from storyboarding to speech balloons, line art, inking, coloring, and background gradients. A comprehensive comic art theory chapter will help you get to grips with narrative, composition, perspective, depth, light, color, anatomy, and environments. Learn the tricks of the trade as top artists create a mini comic book from scratch, describing in detail their working process. A visual glossary of everything from bounding boxes to poses and expressions, plus a breakdown gallery, will also help you on your way to comic success

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.

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 Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls: How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates
The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls
How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates
Paperback      ISBN: 1942021844
It's manga GRRLLL power With these easy-to-follow templates, anyone can create and draw absolutely amazing female anime characters.
Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters In his follow-up to the bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime, Christopher Hart focuses on some of the popular, dynamic, and beautiful females who populate the world of anime. Basic templates make it easy to draw the head, hairstyles, clothing, body proportions, and more, while tutorials help you create full-blown scenes that will take your art to the next level.
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
The World of Cartooning: How Caricatures Develop
The World of Cartooning
How Caricatures Develop
Paperback      ISBN: 0913428558