Manga for the Beginner: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Right Away!

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Watson-Guptill Pub., 2008 - Art - 192 pages
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Got manga? Christopher Hart's got manga, and he wants to share it with all his millions of readers—especially the beginners. With Manga for the Beginner, anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, bodies, fashion, and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, and shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life.

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Manga for the Beginner

User Review  - stormy1q -

This book starts off as giving easy instructions on how to draw manga. However it turns all to quickly into a book for moderate to advanced drawers. It did say for the Beginner in the title. That is what one would expect throughout the book. However that was not the case. Read full review

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Christopher Hart is the world's best-selling author of drawing and cartooning books, with more than 2.5 million copies in print in seventeen languages. He lives in Westport, CT.

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