A Complete Shojo Manga Art Course! The world of shojo manga art dares you to go all out-big eyes, colorful skin tones, spiky hair-the works. Shojo Wonder Manga Art School shows you how to take full advantage of that freedom while bringing believability and originality to your manga characters.
With easy to follow step-by-step instruction, Supittha "Annie" Bunyapen (known as ecthelian on deviantART) shows you how to draw a wide range of characters in the manga style including heads and figures, attitudes and expressions, clothing, and natural and dynamic poses. In addition to this expert instruction, you'll discover tricks for building mood with shadows, light and expressive color.
More than 20 step-by-step demos cover an assorted cast of colorful characters, including 5 complete scenes with finished backgrounds
Basics-and-beyond instruction on drawing heads, figures, clothing, accessories, poses, hairstyles, costumes and backgrounds
Color-mixing charts and step-by-step demonstrations for mastering basic skin tones
Coloring techniques for refining your illustrations and mixing markers with other media to create cool effects
Supittha Bunyapen is a prolific young manga and cover artist whose site recieves around 30K pageviews a month along with hundreds of commissions for her work and tutorials. She currently works in the game industry for hot outfit Kiz Toys and uses both traditional and digital media. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina and her work can be viewed at www.ecthelian.deviantart.com
Introduction; Tools and materials; 1 Basic heads, faces and expressions; 2 Body basics; 3 Characters and poses; 4 Characters in scenes; Resources; Index.