Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art: Learn to Draw, Color and Design Characters

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Bursting with knowledge and brilliant artwork, Beginner’s Guide to Creating Manga Art offers a comprehensive, practical guide to this art form and is an unmissable title for anyone wanting to learn how to capture that classic manga style.

Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art explores the core aspects of this artistic style and takes you through the process of designing manga- and anime-style characters from the initial concept to full-color images. The diversity of the authors...

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Overview

Bursting with knowledge and brilliant artwork, Beginner’s Guide to Creating Manga Art offers a comprehensive, practical guide to this art form and is an unmissable title for anyone wanting to learn how to capture that classic manga style.

Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art explores the core aspects of this artistic style and takes you through the process of designing manga- and anime-style characters from the initial concept to full-color images. The diversity of the authors featured in these pages offers an exciting blend of perspectives and techniques from around the world, with industry greats including Steven Cummings (an American comic book artist in Japan whose clients include Marvel and DC Comics) and Gonzalo Ordoñez (the author of Legendary Visions: The Art of Genzoman) among the leading names. These talented artists open a window into their world and present tutorials covering everything from drawing features, anatomy, and expressions to designing clothing, perfecting poses, and coloring characters with a mixture of traditional and digital artistic tools.

Steven Cummings is an American comic book artist who has worked for the likes of DC Comics and Marvel Comics, and is currently a member of the famous Udon Entertainment team in Japan.

Gonzalo Ordoñez specializes in manga characters and is the author of the popular book Legendary Visions: The Art of Genzoman.

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"Overall, this book is more on understanding the style of manga art, and the tutorials that show you how to create them"
- Teoh Yi Chie Parka Blogs
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780956817167
  • Publisher: 3DTotal Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/2/2013
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 586,615
  • Product dimensions: 11.70 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Steven Cummings is an American comic book artist who has worked for the likes of DC Comics and Marvel Comics, and is currently a member of the famous Udon Entertainment team in Japan.

Gonzalo Ordoñez specializes in manga characters and is the author of the popular book Legendary Visions: The Art of Genzoman

3DTotal Publishing was launched in 2010, as the publishing arm of popular digital art website 3DTotal.com. As well as self-publishing the next volumes in the pre-existing Digital Art Masters and Digital Painting Techniques series, 3DTotal Publishing has successfully launched a number of new titles including Beginner’s Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop, ZBrush Character Sculpting and Elysium - The Art of Daarken.

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