How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Author: Christopher Hart
Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters. With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and dark characters of manga have become so popular. From drawing monster eyes to goth boys, Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters teaches artists how to draw these creepy and mysterious characters that they just can't get enough of. Packed with expert tips on drawing: · Zombies · Vampires · Werewolves · Goths · Witches · Sorcerers · And so much more!
Manga Anatomy Like You've Never Seen It! You know that manga faces are different from those of regular, American-style comic book characters. But did you know that manga bodies are also different? Well, they are, and Christopher Hart is here, once again, to tell you all about it in his signature accessible style. This book is loaded with clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations, anatomical charts and information, and before-and-after comparisons you won’t find anywhere else—all tailored to creating authentic Japanese-style manga. And in addition to the breakdowns of the various sections of the body, you’ll also learn how all the different elements—including faces and costumes—come together to form complete characters. Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist contains everything you need to know. No aspiring mangaka (manga artist) should be without it.
Got manga? Christopher Hart’s got manga, and he wants to share it with all his millions of readers—especially the beginners. With Manga for the Beginner, anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, bodies, fashion, and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, and shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This accessible and inviting how-to guide provides the necessary techniques for drawing manga mecha, weapons, vehicles, and accessories, including armored robots, robotic vehicles, battle suits, crash helmets, spy goggles, ninja headwraps, fighting gloves, power gauntlets, throwing daggers and stars, swords, cannons, hand blasters, finger lasers, hover boats, super bikes, flying cruisers, and armored vehicles. Each manga feature is accompanied by step-by-step sequences and a finished example. Examples have been drawn from different manga sub-genres to provide the most complete overview possible.
There is no doubt about it. Manga and anime have gone from a Japanese art style to a cultural phenomenon. A break down of the art of manga is provided, giving the artist the opportunity to master it piece by piece. The text focuses on the mastery of drawing faces and bodies. With step-by-step instructions and great tips on the best tools of the trade, aspiring artists will be drawing manga in no time.
Focusing on the dramatic character friendships (and sometimes rivalries) that are central to any manga narrative, Best Friends Forever teaches readers how to draw characters at slumber parties, school, and parties together, as well as combining character types that complement each other. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.