How to Draw the Coolest, Cutest Characters, Animals, Mascots, and More
Author: Camilla d'Errico,Stephen W. Martin
Renowned manga artist and comics creator Camilla D'Errico's beginner's guide to drawing her signature Japanese-style characters. From comics to video games to contemporary fine art, the beautiful, wide-eyed-girl look of shoujo manga has infiltrated pop culture, and no artist's work today better exemplifies this trend than Camilla D'Errico's. In her first instructional guide, D'Errico reveals techniques for creating her emotive yet playful manga characters, with lessons on drawing basic body construction, capturing action, and creating animals, chibis, and mascots. Plus, she gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at her character design process, pointers on creating their own comics, and prompts for finishing her drawings. Pop Manga is both a celebration of creativity and an indespensible guide that is sure to appeal to manga diehards and aspiring artists alike.
"The popularity of manga among young people who love to draw continues to grow. In her second manga book, J.C. Amberlyn focuses on favorite manga archetype characters, with a fun and lively how-to-draw book aimed at beginners. Every genre of manga has its typical characters--plucky hero and heroine; funny friend/sidekick; serious warrior; young innocent; wise teacher; cold villain; chibis; cat girls/cat boys; chibi animals; magical animals; strong/scary animals; gothic characters--and they are all here along with the step-by-step drawing instructions needed to give even beginners the direction they need to create the favorite characters they can't get enough of. A final chapter on backgrounds, scenery, and the enviroment will further give readers the information they need to pull everything together and create their own manga characters and worlds they live in. Includes 23 step-by-step demonstrations."
Patsy Walker has managed to escape her past, her enemies and Hell itself (literally) - but nothing compares to job hunting in New York City! Between trying to make rent and dodging bullets, Patsy barely has time to deal with her mother's exploitative romance comics about Patsy's past resurfacing, much less how they start to interfere with her work and dating life. As she goes from living a double life to a triple, what the hell is Patsy Walker supposed to do? There'll be friendship and burgers, monsters and rent checks and a ghost from the past with questionable motives! Comics' most flexible heroine has been a provisional Avenger, a Defender, Satan's daughter-in-law and a dead woman -but she's never been anything like this! Collects PATSY WALKER, A.K.A. HELLCAT! #1-5.
A frustrated little ninja-in-training takes the advice of her wise and tiny Chibi Samurai and makes a friend who helps her demonstrate the shared skills of perseverance, hard work and cooperation at an Island Festival.
2017 AMAZON BEST SELLER This incredible adult coloring book by best-selling artist Jade Summer is the perfect way to relieve stress and aid relaxation while enjoying beautiful and highly detailed images. Each coloring page will transport you into a world of your own while your responsibilities will seem to fade away... Use Any of Your Favorite Tools Including colored pencils, pens, and fine-tipped markers. One Image Per Page Each image is printed on black-backed pages to prevent bleed-through. Display Your Artwork You can display your artwork with a standard 8.5" x 11" frame. Two Copies of Every Image Enjoy coloring your favorite images a second time, color with a friend, or have an extra copy in case you make a mistake. Includes FREE Digital Version As a special bonus, you can download a PDF and print your favorite images to as many times as you want. Now on Sale Regular Price: $9.99 - SAVE $3.00, 30% OFF - Limited time only. Makes the Perfect Gift Surprise that special someone in your life and make them smile. Buy two copies and enjoy coloring together. Buy Now, Start Coloring, and Relax... Scroll to the top of the page and click the buy button.
Having narrowly escaped financial ruin, Lawrence turns his attention to helping Holo find her ancient homeland in the North. But how long can a traveling merchant afford to wander the countryside looking for a village that he suspects may have ceased to exist long ago? When a rival merchant sets his sights on Lawrence's beautiful companion, though, can Lawrence truly be confident that Holo will remain by his side? Has the time come when Lawrence must ask himself whether his relationship with the Wisewolf is business or pleasure?
For artists of all ages, the ultimate full-color guide to drawing a variety of adorable chibi manga characters from Kamikaze Factory Studio, the leading anime school and studio. With their oversized heads, chubby cheeks, and enormous and expressive eyes, chibi manga is a popular art from in graphic novels, video games, and films—and one of the most difficult manga styles to master. Chibi Manga includes all of the tricks—both freehand and digital—manga artists, illustrators, and graphic designers need to create five different kinds of chibi manga characters: Ninja, Gothic, Magic, Heroines, and Heroes. The most complete how-to-draw book on this manga style, Chibi Manga covers both manga and anime, and includes detailed information on how to apply digital color, 3D designs, vectorial drawing, and a host of other fascinating and useful design applications to go from initial black-and-white sketches to vibrant, fully costumed collections. Each project in this easy-to-follow guide includes precise step-by-step instructions, a list of specific software, tools, and professional tricks to achieve the unique look and mischievous quality of these adorable characters and animals.
Millennial Monsters explores the global popularity of Japanese consumer culture--including manga (comic books), anime (animation), video games, and toys--and questions the make-up of fantasies nand capitalism that have spurred the industry's growth.
At last, Jasmine Becket-Griffith's most loved paintings are now available as a coloring book!Jasmine has selected 55 of her favorite characters to create this fantasy art adventure for you to enjoy. Designed for coloring book fanatics both young and old, there are detailed intricacies for those who love to lose themselves in meditative detail, and there are broad patches and fun characters for those who like to take a simpler approach.Each coloring pattern features an enlightening description about the original painting it is based on, and the individual character depicted, to satisfy the curiosity of the artist's many fans.
How to Draw the Super-Popular Action Fantasy Characters of Manga
Author: Christopher Hart
Sailor Moon. Card Captor Sakura. Magical Girl Rayearth. They’re magical girls, and they’re some of the biggest names in manga. Magical girls, ordinary schoolgirls given superpowers, are hugely popular in Japan and the United States. Now Christopher Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw these manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects—they’re all here, all in Hart’s distinctive step-by-step approach. So are magical fighting boys and everybody’s favorite, the cute, furry manga mascots. Hart demonstrates how to create funny mascots, magical boys, fighting teams, and supporting characters, plus how to design layouts. Magical girls show us that we all have special powers deep inside—now Manga Mania: Magical Girls and Friends let those special drawing powers reveal themselves at last!
Chronicles the adventures of a quirky group of girls and three of their teachers at a high school where the class genius is ten years old, English class may suddenly become physical education, and a shark may appear in the school pool.