Subtitle The Complete Beginner's Guide to Learning to Draw Manga

Marcel Kuhn
Price $19.99 / £14.99
Description Description Go from beginner to mangaka (“comic artist” in Japanese) with this comprehensive yet fun and accessible guide to drawing manga.

In Draw Like a Mangaka, the creative force behind the wildly popular Draw like a Sir YouTube channel, Marcel Kühn, compiles the secrets he has honed over a decade of manga drawing, demystifying manga illustration for artists of all skill levels. Learn about the essential tools and materials, foundational drawing techniques, and the secrets of crafting expressive faces, well-proportioned bodies, and intricate hairstyles.

With every page, “Sir,” the author’s manga avatar, injects humor and warmth into the learning process, offering insightful tips and encouragement that resonate with both beginners and seasoned artists. Whether you’re sketching with pencil and paper or exploring digital drawing platforms, the guide provides step-by-step instructions that cater to various preferences. The book’s approachable and engaging narrative transforms these complex concepts into achievable milestones.

In this fun, easy-to-follow guide, you’ll find:
  • Guidance for both traditional and digital drawing, catering to your artistic preferences.
  • In-depth tutorials on crafting captivating faces, features, and expressions that convey emotion and depth.
  • Detailed insights into understanding bodies, proportions, and anatomy, enhancing the realism of your characters.
  • Step-by-step instructions for rendering hair and clothing, adding texture and personality to your creations.
  • Guidance on dynamic poses and perspective, infusing your manga illustrations with movement and energy.
From essential tools to dynamic poses, this book equips you with the skills you need to bring your characters to life. Draw Like a Mangaka is the perfect resource for anyone who loves manga and aspires to draw like a manga artist.
Format Trade Paperback 144 Pages
ISBN 9780760389126
Size8.50 in x 11.00 in / 215.90 mm x 279.40 mm
Published Date May 28th, 2024
Marcel Kuhn
Constantly overtired, dependent on sweets, and permanently at his drawing table, that’s Marcel “Draw like a Sir” Kuhn. Marcel shares his manga drawing expertise in entertaining and informative videos on YouTube @DrawlikeaSir. In addition to Draw Like a Mangaka, Marcel has illustrated and published eight books including the six-part manga series MYTH.
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