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Slated for release on the 13th of August from IMM Lifestyle, Draw Manga: Step-by-Steps, Character Construction, and Projects from the Masters, includes the work of 17 artists and provides tips and tricks for creating manga artwork.
The book is divided into three parts -- tutorials; step-by-step creations, and projects. Covering materials including markers, pencils, watercolors and computer generated manga. This book will help you master the special tecniques for drawing the distinctive eyes, facial expressions, figures and hairstyles that are the genre's hallmark.
"This step-by-step manga art course for beginners makes it simple to learn the creative techniques behind the most popular Japanese comic style!"
What is Manga?
From wikipedia -- "Manga are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long and complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. The term manga in Japan is a word used to refer to both comics and cartooning. "Manga" as a term used outside Japan refers to comics originally published in Japan."
Learn the secrets for drawing individual character elements to create the distinctive manga character!
The book includes 140 photos, 10 projects, & 13 tutorials
Based in Cambridge, England, Sweatdrop Studios is a group of 17 artists who create manga comics. The company has produced over 50 titles, including several anthologies, and is active in manga deonstrations and competitions at at shows and exhibitions.