Graphic novel illustration is a popular and growing art form among all artists of different skill levels and backgrounds. Through its diverse offerings, 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 techniques to composition, color theory, and character construction, the book provides in depth instructions for rendering a wide variety of characters- including manga warriors, chibi humans, chibi animals, super-chibis, cartoon characters, comic inspired superheroes, and other exciting graphic illustration characters in an easy to understand and digestible format. The book opens with valuable information on tools and materials needed: including pencils, paper and supports, erasers, and traditional color tools. Accomplished artists Bob Berry and Jeannie Lee provide instruction on everything from basic figure drawing and perspective to capturing facial feature, mastering expressions, rendering clothing; and creating scenes and backdrops. Following the step by step drawing lessons, artists will learn how to put the elements together as they construct a fun assortment of characters, eventually learning how to draw characters of their own creation. The comprehensive drawing guide also provides tips on giving characters a story and personality.
The Art of Drawing Manga and Comic book will be an addictive resource for all manga, comic book and graphic novel enthusiasts.
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Walter Foster (September 1, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 8.75 x 11.67 inc
|Quantity : Pack||Single|
|Sub Brand||The Art of|
|Books & DVDs : Subject||Comics, General, Illustration|
|Books & DVDs : Medium||Drawing|
|Books & DVDs : Author/Artist||Walter Foster|