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Manga for the Beginner: Everything you Need to Start Drawing Right Away!

by Christopher Hart

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  TeamDewey | Apr 25, 2013 |
I have looked through a number a “How to Draw Manga” books in past and either the instructions are too complicated to follow successfully or the style of manage is inconsistent and too Americanized. Chris Hart’s Manga for the Beginner: Everything You Need to Start Drawing Right Away! Is the “How to Draw Manga” book I have been waiting to get in my hands. Hart has been producing how to draw books for a few years now and his expertise shows. Manga for the Beginner is easy to follow and offers readers a consistent and fun style to practice. What the book lacks in colour images it more than makes up with quality instruction and examples. Readers learn to draw everything from teen girls, to school boy outfits, to simple jabs, to vampires and charming tortoises. Manga for the Beginner is practical and effective, a definite read for manga fans learning to draw. Also recommend C. Hart’s Manga for the Beginner Chibis: Everything You Need to Start Drawing the Super-Cute Characters of Japanese Comics (2010). ( )
  Dalmlis1 | Mar 6, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823030830, Paperback)

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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A comprehensive tutorial for the aspiring manga artist uses a step-by-step format to take readers through the entire drawing process, from basic head and figure work to dynamic action poses, fashion, special effects, lighting and shading, perspective, and popular manga types and characters.… (more)

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