Art in Comics / Manga
Beginner's Guide to Comic Art
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
Paperback ISBN: 1780193793
Presents a comprehensive guide to drawing manga, including tips on materials and techniques, creating characters, using props and backgrounds, building action scenes, digital enhancement, and animation.
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.
Mastering Manga 2
Level Up With Mark Crilley
Paperback ISBN: 1440328307
Provides advice and tips on drawing in the Japanese manga style, including heads, faces, and features, body proportions, poses, movement, and clothing for typical youthful characters, adults, and children, settings, and other details.
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!
Paperback ISBN: 1844485986
By employing stunning art and step-by-step instructions, this visual guide shows aspiring manga artists how to create lifelike female characters, from the initial geometric shapes through the finished image. Drawing inspiration from Victorian and Edwardian styles of dress, the gothic Lolita style this reference employs is shown in a clear, instructive, and easy-to-visualize fashion. Each instructional lesson begins with a series of geometric shapes and each eventual character is developed in a manner that builds confidence and skills, making this an ideal resource for beginners and those with an interest in manga who want to hone their abilities.
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 Wonder Manga Art School
Create Your Own Cool Characters and Costumes With Markers
Paperback ISBN: 1440308624
A Complete Shojo Manga Art Course! The world of shojo manga art dares you to go all out—big eyes, colorful skin tones, spiky hair…the works.Shojo Wonder Manga Art School shows you how to take full advantage of that freedom while bringing believability and originality to your manga characters. With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, Supittha “Annie