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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.