Manga Fashion Bible

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
ISBN: 1942021623
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Cartooning

Packed with tutorials and enticing projects, this stylish compilation from bestselling author Christopher Hart demystifies the entire process of drawing manga s irresistibly edgy fashions. From classic outfits to new Tokyo trends, hairstyles to figures and poses, Chris explores this popular Japanese genre in depth: mixing and matching outfits, creating complementary color schemes, drawing patterns on fabric, and more. A troubleshooting guide helps beginners solve common problems."

Shojo Fashion Manga Art School

Author: Irene Flores
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440317149
Release Date: 2009-10-23
Genre: Art

The Number One Fashion Workshop for Shojo Manga! From 'dos to shoes, how you dress and style your characters says a lot about who they are, before they even utter a word. Whether your story calls for a flashy drama queen or a mousy bookworm, this guide contains everything you need to know to create fabulous shojo manga characters with personality. The Figure. Follow these simple basics to draw the guys and girls of various body types, in any pose. The Face. Learn how to draw an endless variety of features. Get the feeling across with facial expressions from a subtle quirk of the mouth to all-out crocodile tears. Then add the perfect hairstyle—the icing on the cake. The Look. "Shop" from an illustrated gallery of clothing and accessories for every season and occasion, from formal dresses to bunny slippers, with demonstrations and tips on designing your own original fashions. The Setting. Portray your character's world with demonstrations on how to create classic hangouts like classrooms, coffee shops and bedrooms. Complete with 14 start-to-finish demonstrations for drawing a range of character types, from the girl next door to the punk guy, from single characters to couples and groups, this book will help you bring a world of unique and memorable characters to life...and have lots of fun doing it!

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
ISBN: 1936096862
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Art

Nothing satisfies anime artists more than creating original characters for comics and graphic novels—and bestselling author Christopher Hart helps them achieve this goal. He provides insight into the six most popular anime types, from schoolgirls and boys to vengeful bad guys and fantasy creatures, along with templates; step-by-step drawing exercises; and “menus” of head and body types, outfits, and accessories.

Manga Mania Magical Girls and Friends

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780770434878
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Genre: Art

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!

Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780823082278
Release Date: 2011-08-31
Genre: Art

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.

Mastering Manga 3

Author: Mark Crilley
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440340932
Release Date: 2016-08-29
Genre: Art

Master the skills to create your very own manga! Expert manga artist Mark Crilley guides you to another level with this powered-up drawing book. Complete your Crilley collection with this third installation, which elevates the instruction to focus on drawing methods to help you create distinctive and detailed professional-level manga art. Through 40 in-depth step-by-step demonstrations not covered in other Mastering Manga books, Mark reveals his secrets for adding color, how to draw manga-style animals, ways to use photo reference, his preferred art supplies and how to fix character inconsistencies. The book is broken down into three sections: "Characters and Styles." Learn how to draw characters in every manga style--elegant Shojo, angular Dark Fantasy, action-packed Shonen and cute cartoon. Includes non-human characters like animal familiars (realistic or chibi) and aliens. Break-out lessons focus on anatomy, hairstyles and all genres of clothing, from classic anime uniforms to fantasy costuming."Poses and Action." Make your characters bold, memorable and full of vitality. Get the most out of your poses by learning how to create natural, standing and dynamic running poses, plus sword fights, romantic Shojo interactions and stances for animals, manga monsters, chibi cuties and mech a robots. Advanced lessons include how to convey a sense of motion, tips on body language and how to effectively using foreshortening."Finishing Touches." Elevate your art with Mark's professional instruction on completing your comic. These final lessons include page layouts, logo design, how to place a character in a setting, correctly using dialogue and speech bubbles, advanced costume design (fantasy armor, wings, and more) and how to create attention-grabbing cover art."Manga is all about fresh concepts and fascinating characters. You've got ideas. You've invented new characters. There's a whole world waiting to see what you've come up with!" --Mark Crilley

Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780823007103
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Uses step-by-step instructions to teach aspiring manga artists how to create their own versions of zombies, vampires, monsters, and other scary and dark characters.

Draw Manga Faces for Expressive Characters

Author: Hosoi Aya
Publisher: Impact
ISBN: 1440337284
Release Date: 2015-01-08
Genre: Art

Offers step-by-step instructions to learn how to copy and draw more than 800 facial expressions of cartoon characters in the Japanese comic book style known as “manga,” including school girls, heroes and villains. Original.

Shojo Fashion Manga Art School Year 2

Author: Irene Flores
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440310805
Release Date: 2012-04-12
Genre: Art

Provides instructions and advice on dressing manga characters in realistic modern clothing, including casual and formal outfits and school and sports uniforms for children and older adults as well as young men and women.

Sci Fi Fashion Art School

Author: Irene Flores
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440349041
Release Date: 2016-12-19
Genre: Art

Your guide to drawing sci-fi characters! From post-apocalyptic Earth to extraterrestrial civilizations, get ready to explore the farthest reaches of your imagination and evoke your own original sci-fi worlds. With Sci-Fi Fashion Art School you will learn to draw everything from scavenger-wear and exosuits to alien garb and space explorer uniforms. Starting with simple guidelines, you'll discover how to create distinct characters just by varying facial features, body mass and hair. Beyond the mechanics of drawing, you'll learn to make strategic creative choices by asking questions like: What drives your characters? Do they dress for survival or social status? What materials are at their disposal? The answers help you develop fashions, weapons and accessories uniquely suited to the environmental and cultural conditions of your particular world. The Sci-Fi genre has no limits. With the instruction and inspiration inside, neither will you. Launch Yourself Into New Worlds! Learn how to draw clothing, hairstyles, tools, weapons, jewelry, prosthetic parts, and more. Create characters, settings and scenes with 21 step-by-step demonstrations Explore several different sci-fi world scenarios: The Wasteland, Urban Dystopia, iRobots and The Final Frontier. Develop a diverse cast of characters, including enforcers, scientists, survivors, rulers, rebels, servants, bad guys and others.

Figure It Out

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Drawing with Christopher Hart
ISBN: 1936096994
Release Date: 2016-07-19
Genre:

Bestselling author Christopher Hart helps artists master the fundamentals of drawing natural-looking figures. Eschewing esoteric art poses, he portrays real-life gestures, such as standing, sitting, kneeling, and reclining, with arms folded, ankles crossed, hands on hips, and more, all shown from various angles. Hart also explores deeper concepts such as perspective, depth, shadows, and foreshortening, and provides step-by-step tutorials throughout."

Mastering Manga 2

Author: Mark Crilley
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440328404
Release Date: 2013-09-25
Genre: Art

Level UP and master more manga with YouTube's most popular art instructor, Mark Crilley! It's here! The highly anticipated follow-up to the best-selling Mastering Manga provides everything you need, regardless of your skill-level, to learn how to draw manga like a pro. Graphic novelist and YouTube's most popular art instructor Mark Crilley is back to lead you on your artistic journey. No matter what your experience, Mastering Manga 2 will have you creating manga in no time. You'll master the basics of facial and body proportions as your drawing skills increase to the next level. Clear and easy step-by-step instruction will walk you through the mechanics of how to draw manga. You'll learn to create characters in diverse settings and scenes, as well as a variety of styles. Lessons on background and perspective will help you pull it all together into a full manga story panel. More than 30 step-by-step demonstrations! Proportion. Learn to draw all types of bodies, faces, ages and ethnicities in profile, from behind, and more, including how to turn a full-sized character into an adorable chibi. Clothing and body language. Reveal your character's personality through hairstyles, expressions, clothing styles and accessories. Useful poses. Tweak 16 classic manga poses to make them your own, or follow along with specific step-by-step demonstrations on drawing characters sitting, fighting, kissing and more. Environments. Create all types of habitats and moods using forest elements, rain, and the effects of water and weather. Anatomy of a manga panel. Learn how to choose the correct composition, background, depth and balance to create the most effective panel layout for your story. Grab a pencil and learn all the secrets needed to bring your manga story to life!

Manga Mania Occult and Horror

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780823014224
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Art

Demonstrates how to draw vampires, costumes, and occult creatures in a manga style using step-by-step instructions and detailed pencil sketches.

Manga Art for Beginners

Author: Danica Davidson
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781510700062
Release Date: 2016-03-29
Genre: Art

With titles ranging from Attack on Titan to Pokémon, manga is a billion-dollar industry with millions of fans worldwide. Readers will love this step-by-step guide to drawing characters that resemble the Japanese comics and anime they love. In this book, fans can learn how to draw their own manga characters and join in on the fun. Manga Art for Beginners explores the basics, like how to draw faces and eyes, and gradually shows how to get into more complex drawings. Readers will learn to draw the following character types in easy, detailed steps: • Hero/Heroine • Schoolboy/Schoolgirl • Male and Female Ninja • Butler/Maid • Bishonen • Gothic Lolita • Shrine Maiden • Magical Girl • Chibi

Manga Magic

Author: Supittha "Annie" Bunyapen
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440339806
Release Date: 2015-08-19
Genre: Art

What do you get when you cross popular manga style with legends of old? Manga Magic! In this one-of-a-kind guide, beloved and prolific manga artist Supittha "Annie" Bunyapen (a.k.a. Ecthelian on deviantART) shows you how to put original spins on popular fantasy figures and creatures, with insight on everything from what they wear to where they dwell. Inside, you'll learn how to: Develop fantastic characters--from basic anatomy to important details like hair and skin tones. Design costumes fit for a goddess (or fairy, or Pan, or what-have-you) right down to armor, jewelry and footwear. Color with confidence. Achieve various results using basic watercolor techniques, special effects and markers. Set the scene with great backgrounds--from aerial views to underwater scenes. Bring it all together, step by step. 20+ start-to-finish demos feature a variety of mythic characters, from wood nymphs and Golem, to multiple gods and goddesses. Whether you base your characters on traditional Greek mythology, Japanese folklore or fantastical renditions of your own imagining, this guide will lead you step by step through the creation of your own magical manga worlds!