The Art of Drawing Manga & Comic Book Characters offers as a comprehensive resource for all things manga, chibi, and graphic novel character design. From basic pencil drawing and illustration to composition, color theory, and character construction, this drawing book provides in-depth instruction for rendering a variety of characters, including manga warriors, chibi humans, chibi animals, super-chibis, cartoon characters, comic-inspired superheroes, and others. Artists Bob Berry and Jeannie Lee provide instruction on basic figure drawing and perspective; capturing facial features; mastering expressions; rendering clothing, props, and accessories; and creating scenes and backdrops. Following the step-by-step drawing lessons, artists will learn how to put the elements together as they construct characters and learn how to draw characters of their own. Tips for giving characters personalities and stories round out this comprehensive drawing guide, designed to be a permanent art-instruction resource for all manga, comic book, and graphic-novel enthusiasts.
Dimensions: 144 pages, 8.75" x 11.67"