The big book to start you drawing manga-style. A fantastic book that is absolutely packed with clear information and instructions on drawing figures in the manga style, whether you're a seasoned comic artist or just picking up a pencil for the first time.
This book takes a practical approach to cover a huge field. Working from the absolute basics through drawing, inking and leading on to multiple different colouring media, it provides a complete course in manga figures.
Samantha Gorel, known by her pen name Mireielle online, has been drawing manga for over 12 years and regularly attends comic conventions to sell her comic books and artworks. Samantha works as a full time freelance manga illustrator. She is entirely self-taught, which allows her to better understand how many young artists learn to draw manga. She has a passion to connect with her fans on an individual level through her tutorials and websites. Samantha lives in Arizona, United States.
Introduction Drawing Learning how to draw Faces, expression and hair Gender and age Expressions Eyes Hair Drawing the figure Basic figures The torso Hands and feet Pose Kemonomimi: animal features Chibis Composition Inking and colouring Tools for inking Colour theory Picking a colour scheme Light and shade Coloured markers Watercolours Coloured pencils Acrylics Digital tools Index