Art in Comics / Manga
Manga for the Beginner
Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Right Away!
Paperback ISBN: 0823030830
A comprehensive tutorial for the aspiring manga artist uses a step-by-step format to take readers through the entire drawing process, from basic head and figure work to dynamic action poses, fashion, special effects, lighting and shading, perspective, and popular manga types and characters. Original. 35,000 first printing.
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.
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!
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.
The Art of Comic Book Inking
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.
Manga for the Beginner Shoujo
Everything You Need to Start Drawing the Most Popular Style of Japanese Comics
Paperback ISBN: 0823033295
A latest entry in the best-selling series that includes Manga for the Beginner and Manga for the Beginner Chibis targets the largest manga genre with instructions on how to draw its signature brilliant eyes and other recognizable characteristics. Original.
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.
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!