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A simple, easy-to-use guide to drawing manga that uses color to show beginning manga artists how to draw each new stroke.
The ultimate manga drawing book for beginners!
If you've ever wanted to learn how to draw manga, but weren't sure if you could do it, then think no more! Drawing Manga Stroke by Stroke will show you how to draw manga figures, even if you've never drawn manga before! You'll learn how to draw basic shapes and forms like hands, eyes, and hair, and then gradually you'll move up to drawing faces and body shapes. Once you've mastered the basics, you'll learn how to draw figures in action sequences like running, jumping, hugging, kissing, fighting, and dancing. Every step-by-step lesson uses color to show you the new strokes in each step. It's the easiest way to learn how to draw manga!
Here's what you'll find inside:
The easiest way to learn to draw manga, each lesson uses a simple grid pattern and color to show the strokes for each new step.
Over 75 step-by-step lessons that will teach you everything you need to know to draw manga figures representing a variety of ages, styles, and body types.
Detailed lessons on how to create emotion in faces, how to draw figures at different angles, and how to create different looks for your manga figures.
Fun tutorials for drawing details on clothes, hair, hands, eyes, and much more.
Expert tips with each lesson that will help you become a better manga artist, so you can eventually draw your own unique manga figures.
About the Author
9colorstudio is an alliance of manga artists working in Asia and the United States. Its team is made up of Lin Xiu Shan, who joined 9colorstudio as a full-time manga artist in 2012 and is currently working as a freelance illustrator in Asia and the United States. She has completed numerous commissions in the United States and has published several manga books since 2001; Agustinus Kwa Hong Yen, who joined 9colorstudio as a freelance manga artist in 2012, is currently working as a lead artist at GUMI Asia, and has been working as an illustrator for Iplayallday Studio for several games; and Yuanita Zheng Meifang, who joined 9colorstudio as a full-time manga artist in 2012 and has been published in several manga books in Indonesia, in addition to working on several manga commissions since 2004.