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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

The Shoujo Manga Fashion Drawing Book

Author: Fez Baker
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 1438006586
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: Art

Artist Fez Baker teaches aspiring artists how to draw and paint up-to-the-minute models and fashion, all in that distinctive "manga" style. Includes clear, step-by-step instructions on 25 different "fashion collections," plus drawing tips, manga-style girl and boy figures, and more.

Manga Workshop Characters

Author: Sophie Chan
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781440340239
Release Date: 2015-11-01
Genre: Art

Create your own manga characters! The manga universe is diverse--full of cute chibis, soulful romantics, cunning villains and sassy schoolgirls. Whether you want to tell love stories, create fantasy worlds or explore the drama of everyday life, you can do it with the help of self-taught manga artist and YouTube celebrity Sophie-Chan. You'll learn to draw personality-filled characters and create unique manga stories from start to finish, even if you've never drawn manga before! Inside Manga Workshop: 30+ start-to-finish demonstrations teach you to draw women, men and children of all ages, perspectives and personality types, including classic manga schoolgirls, the boy next door, businesswomen, rock stars and gothic vampires. The Face. Using simple shapes, draw different eyes, noses and mouths to create endless expressions, from blushing surprise and happiness to full-blown tears--even cool hairstyles! The Figure. Follow easy guidelines to create proportionate characters--chibis and children, high schoolers and warriors--and place them in scenes. Plus, learn the secrets to drawing accurate hands and feet, including shoes! Color. Learn to color your manga with colored pencil, markers and digital drawing programs to reflect setting, genre, time of day and personality traits. Bonus pages show variations on facial expressions, common poses, extra outfits and how to use each in your story, plus special drawing demos, including an angel, vampire, witch, a magical cat and Chan's own characters. Includes publishing tips, words of advice and insider secrets!

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.

Mangamania Shonen

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
ISBN: 193302769X
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A manga artist shows readers how to draw the characters and situations associated with manga that appeals to teenage boys, covering head and body types, movement, samurai, female warriors, secondary characters, monsters, and robots.

Manga Drawing Class

Author: Christopher Hart
Publisher: Chris Hart Books
ISBN: 1936096870
Release Date: 2015-07-07
Genre: Art

For anyone with manga mania, this guided sketchbook will be an endless source of instruction and inspiration. In easy-to-follow lessons interspersed with high-quality pages for hands-on practice, bestselling author Hart shows how to bring manga's faeries, warriors, villains, sci-fi figures, and monsters to life. The pad encourages students to sketch right along with Hart, mastering the skills to draw characters' heads, expressions, bodies, outfits, and dynamic action poses.

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

Pop Manga

Author: Camilla d'Errico
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 9780307985514
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Art

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.

Shojo Wonder Manga Art School

Author: Supittha Bunyapen
Publisher: IMPACT
ISBN: 9781440320538
Release Date: 2011-07-29
Genre: Art

The world of shojo manga dares you to go all out—big eyes, colorful skin tones, spiky hair ... the works. Shojo Wonder Manga Art School shows you how to take full advantage of that freedom while bringing believability and originality to your characters. With easy-to-follow instruction, Supittha “Annie” Bunyapen (known as ecthelian on deviantART) shows you how to draw a wide range of characters including heads and figures, attitudes and expressions, clothing, and natural and dynamic poses. • Over 20 step-by-step demonstrations cover an assorted cast of colorful characters, including 5 complete scenes • Basics-and-beyond instruction on drawing heads, figures, clothing, accessories, poses, hairstyles, costumes and backgrounds • Coloring techniques for refining your illustrations and mixing markers with other media to create cool effects