This is your go-to drawing and visual reference book for creating anime and manga characters, featuring more than 600 drawings demonstrating basic techniques and depicting a wide range of characters.
For student and aspiring artists, illustrators, character designers, and more, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Lessons to Create Anime and Manga Characters demonstrates foundational art concepts like proportion and anatomy as you learn to draw a broad array of characters and their poses and expressions, all shown from a variety of perspectives.
Each set of step-by-step illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing. Artist and author Alex Brennan-Dent's expert drawing techniques and video tutorials to key concepts accessible via QR codes make this a must-have sourcebook for animators and manga artists.
This comprehensive guidebook includes:
- Anime and manga drawing fundamentals, including anatomy, poses and body language, and features such as hair, eyes, mouths, and hands
- A guide to figure proportions, differentiated by age group
- Step-by-step instructions for drawing a wealth of different characters, including characters from everyday life, sports, music, fantasy, sci-fi and horror, and role-playing games
- Tips on depicting interactions, both friendly and fighting
Draw Like an Artist: 100 Lessons to Create Anime and Manga Characters is a library essential for any artist interested in learning the fundamental techniques for drawing these popular entertainment genres.
The books in the Draw Like an Artist series are richly illustrated visual references for learning how to draw classic subjects through hundreds of step-by-step images created by expert artists and illustrators.