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Do you have a child that is interested in drawing Manga?? If so look no further Fox Chapel Publishing's?Draw Manga: Step-by-Step from the Masters is great book for a budding artist!? When I was learning to draw I loved books that would teach me step-by-step how to draw the things I was interested in drawing.? When I became a teacher I would check out all the how-to-draw books out from the school library to help my students learn to draw the things they were interested in.? As a teacher we are not always able to give our students the one-on-one attention they need especially if they are capable of doing their assignments without help.? Instead we tend to flock to those that desperately need our one-on-one instruction.? Books like Draw Manga are perfect for those students that can teach themselves with the help of step-by-step instruction.
This step-by-step manga art course for beginners makes it simple to learn the creative techniques behind the most popular Japanese comic style!
- Easy, progressive art course'shows beginners how to draw innovative manga
- 13 tutorials?cover all the essential topics such as eyes, hair, clothing, accessories, lighting and color
- 10 step-by-step projects?teach you how to create characters of all ages?children, teenagers, and adults
- Learn the basic drawing skills?you need to create the distinctive features of manga characters
- Written and illustrated by a?collaborative group of manga artists
Inside?Draw Manga, 140 color illustrations and easy-to-follow directions are divided into three sections: basic tutorials; how to turn raw ideas into finished comics; and projects from the masters, with exhaustive detail on producing professional-grade artwork.
Draw Manga?covers not only traditional media such as colored markers, pencils, and watercolors, but also computer-generated manga. And there's advice on special techniques for drawing the distinctive eyes and hairstyles that are the genre's hallmark, as well as on character creation, developing a first sketch, using color and motion, sequencing, pacing, and more.
In?Draw Manga, professional manga artists reveal their secrets for drawing individual character elements and creating an effective manga character!
These step-by-step tutorials are great for walking artist through the steps to drawing Manga characters!? ?The tutorials even help the artist create emotion in their characters.? Then later in the book they go into great detail on how to create realistic characters by incorporating skin tone, hair and eyes.? Eyes are the most important facial feature to bringing your characters to life.? Make sure to check out all Fox Chapel Publishing has to offer.