Anime and manga basics for the absolute beginner, but that is not the whole story! This book features a system, in a form of a game, you can use to create new ideas, and never get stuck with making new awesome stories and designs!
In the jam-packed pages of Manga Crash Course, popular YouTube artist Mina “Mistiqarts” Petrovic shares with you all the techniques you need to create not just manga figures and faces, but full characters and scenes. After learning the basics for drawing and coloring eyes, hands, feet and other body parts, you’ll move on to facial expressions, hair and clothes–the things that will make your characters stand out from the rest. Manga Crash Course is the go-to reference for anyone looking to learn how to draw fictional manga characters!
Containing over 100 images and illustrations, this guide covers everything from creating the perfect eye to adding features like hair, making dynamic poses, and explaining tutorials on writing your own story! With Mina’s fun teaching style bursting with energy as she walks you through the book page by page, just open up one of her drawing demonstrations in this course anytime anywhere. The only thing left is for you to get started!!
Manga Crash Course can be used as a beginners 101 guidebook into drawing manga and comic book characters without having any overhead knowledge in sketching out basic shapes or understanding proportions.
Then, you’ll put what you learned to the test as you play the Character Idea Game. Roll the dice to create wacky character combinations like Scary Vampire School Girl or Noisy Winged Knight. Finally, put your characters together in full manga scenes and paneled pages to create a dynamic story.
• More than 25 step-by-step demonstrations to guide you through creating each body part of your manga characters.
• Over 130 lessons for facial anatomy, poses, clothing and accessories, and common hairstyles and emotions.
• Turn your your full-sized manga characters into chibis with easy techniques.
• Try the character invention game to help you create your own endless supply of unique manga characters and stories.