Creating Manga Characters

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Manga artists teach newcomers how to fit characters, world, and plot together to create a seamless, convincing whole

Written and illustrated by five artists from Sweatdrop Studios, this book starts with drawing in the manga style before going on to describe the process of character creation and how a character can express their personality and emotions. Five original characters help to explain every topic, including character traits, from personalities and typical...

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Overview

Manga artists teach newcomers how to fit characters, world, and plot together to create a seamless, convincing whole

Written and illustrated by five artists from Sweatdrop Studios, this book starts with drawing in the manga style before going on to describe the process of character creation and how a character can express their personality and emotions. Five original characters help to explain every topic, including character traits, from personalities and typical roles all the way down to the individual details important to making a character unique. The book also looks at the creation of side characters to complement the main character, and at world-building. Packed with tips, it describes how to make a world realistic and intriguing, no matter how fantastical or everyday its basis.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847973818
  • Publisher: Crowood Press, Limited, The
  • Publication date: 7/23/2012
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Sweatdrop Studios is a collective of English-language manga creators who publish British small press comics. Their other titles include 500 Manga Characters and Draw Manga.

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