Draw your Own Manga : All the Basics

Draw your Own Manga : All the Basics

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
Provides instructions on the basics of drawing manga, covering materials and tools along with information on drawing characters, creating simple effects in ink and screen tone, and drawing in perspective.

Oxford University Press
American Library Association's 2005 Best List - Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

Ever wanted to draw manga but didn't know where to start?
Ever felt there's something not quite right with your drawing but not sure what?

Draw Your Own Manga: All the Basics is the book for you! The textbook of choice at Tokyo Animation College-the leading school for manga artists in Japan, it covers all the basic information you need to get started on drawing manga with clear and easy-to-understand instructions.

* Which materials and tools are essential and how to use them.
* How to draw characters, and what proportions to use for dodies and faces.
* Techniques for creating simple but effective special effects in ink and screen tone.
* Easy-to-follow rules for drawing in different types of perspective.
* How to use photographic material for backgrounds.

Draw Your Own Manga: All The Basics also features interviews with two famous mang artists, Takao Yaguchi and Toru Fujisawa, who share their thoughts on the important features of manga and what it takes to become a manga artist.

Publisher: New York : Kodansha, c2003
Edition: ed
ISBN: 9784770029515
Characteristics: p. :126 ; cm


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Jan 19, 2016

@ sparkle y do u not find it very useful?

in my opinion its not useful but fun to read i guess

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