Bishoujo Manga

Bishoujo Manga : Easel-does-it

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Bishoujo manga is about beautiful people. Technically, the term means "pretty girl"and the storylines focus on alluring young women, but pretty boys also have supporting roles. It is a varied and popular sub-genre, with action taking place in the real world as well as fantasy lands and other galaxies. There are a variety of bishoujo stories, but what they have all have in common is beautiful characters. After an introduction describing where bishoujo fits in relation to other manga subgenres, BISHOUJO MANGA: EASEL-DOES-IT offers an overview of the most useful materials and tools for artists in this style. The book covers all the basic techniques necessary to successful bishoujo, such as constructing a basic female body, making convincing facial expressions and hair, adding clothes and accessories, making characters move and interact, and drawing backgrounds and scenery. At the heart of BISHOUJO MANGA: EASEL-DOES-IT are eight individual projects of increasing complexity and sophistication and provides all the information artists who are new to this artistic and exciting style need to get started in producing satisfying and successful illustrations. Whatever their age or skill level, from budding artist to polished professional, anyone with an interest in learning to draw in the bishoujo style will find BISHOUJO MANGA: EASEL-DOES-IT a perfect tutorial.
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 198.1 x 264.2 x 17.8mm | 567g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Full-colour illustrations
  • 0061139327
  • 9780061139321

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