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The World of Cartooning: How Caricatures Develop
The World of Cartooning
How Caricatures Develop
Paperback      ISBN: 0913428558
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

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.

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

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.

Manga Mania Chibi and Furry Characters: How to Draw the Adorable Mini-Characters and Cool Cat-Girls of Manga
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 newest, hottest manga style out of Asia. Chibis--characters that range from hypercute miniature people to bizarrely sexy furry characters--come in all varieties, all roles, including chibi teenagers, faeries, schoolgirls, nurses, mermaids, devils, angels, and everything in between. Now Christopher Hart, the world's best-selling author of cartoon and drawing titles, shows readers exactly how to draw chibis, infusing them with personality and creating authentic costumes for them. Cute chibi-style monsters (small yet powerful), appealing cat-girls (humanlike, but with feline traits), superdeformed manga/chibi characters (used to make funny wisecracks)--every type of chibi character is shown here in crystal clear, step-by-step drawings. Manga Mania Chibi and Furry Characters will get every manga fan in on the chibi fun.

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 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.
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.