Subtitle More than 50 tips and techniques for learning the art of manga and anime
Jeannie Lee, Samantha Whitten
In The Little Book of Manga Drawing, beginning manga artists and aspiring illustrators will discover a variety of basic manga drawing techniques through step-by-step projects, creative prompts, and engaging ideas to ignite creativity.
From learning how to master the proportions and shape of heads and bodies, to understanding how to create personally relevant manga characters, this fun guidebook covers all the basics.
After an introduction to the tools you’ll use when creating manga, you’ll dive into how to draw and colorize your own manga artwork with the help of dozens of techniques and helpful instructions. You’ll also learn to draw props, costumes, and color, as well as how to draw manga chibis, to round out this comprehensive book.
The Little Book of ... series focuses on delivering fun, approachable, and interesting art instruction in a fresh, portable format. With its contemporary design, open practice pages, creative exercises, and prompts that encourage interactivity, beginning artists learn the fundamentals of their craft, often with immediate results.
Also available from the series: The Little Book of Sketching, The Little Book of Lettering & Word Design, The Little Book of Cartooning & Illustration, The Little Book of Rock Painting, and The Little Book of Drawing Dragons & Fantasy Characters.