Draw Your Own Manga

Draw Your Own Manga : All the Basics

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This introduction to drawing manga is simple and easy to understand and features easy-to-draw characters. It takes readers through making the story from start to finish, discussing materials and techniques, facial expressions, proportions, background, perspective, layout and special effects. Draw Your Own Manga' is an introduction to drawing manga and has several distinguishing features that have made it the text book of choice at the famous Tokyo Animation College. It is simple and easy to understand and features appealing, easy-to-draw characters (including'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 188 x 260 x 12mm | 421.85g
  • Kodansha America, Inc
  • Kodansha International Ltd
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • English
  • 1
  • 4770029519
  • 9784770029515
  • 142,966

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.".. Just the right pick for anyone who secretly draws Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh! characters on notepads in office meetings ... This easy-to-use guide discusses all the important ingredients of the wide-eyed manga universe." -Animation Magazine"Avid fans of manga and aspiring artists will love taking a peek behind the scenes and learning to create their own manga artwork from this book." -VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates)"What makes this book stand out from the numerous other manga and anime how-to books are the great interviews with professionals ... highly recommended." -Hawaii Herald"Ever wanted to draw manga but didn't know where to start? Do you feel there's something not quite right with your drawing but not sure what? [This book] is the book for you" -Japan Today"Any youngster unable to resist the Japanese animation wonders of Pokemon, Digimon or Sailor Moon will love learning how to draw their favorite characters. This easy to understand book teaches kids and budding artists the ins and outs of drawing this popular style of animation. Great illustrations and clear instructions make this a great guide for creative projects." -New Idea Magazine (Australia)"The book moves into very complete instructions, delivered by a manga character and supplemented by photos of the necessary materials and equipment, for starting up as a manga artist yourself. ..if you want to become a manga artist, this is a very good place to start." -The Daily Yomiurishow more
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