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How to Draw Fantasy Females: Create Sexy Cyberpunks, Seductive Supergirls, and Raunchy Action Heroines
     

How to Draw Fantasy Females: Create Sexy Cyberpunks, Seductive Supergirls, and Raunchy Action Heroines

by Chris Patmore
 

Graphic artists who open this scintillating tutorial discover the beauty secrets of cartoon bombshells, then learn how to give them active roles in stories. Step-by-step illustrations show female anatomy and proportion, ways to render poses and body shapes, and methods to exaggerate or simplify female shapes for special effects. Artists learn to create convincing

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Graphic artists who open this scintillating tutorial discover the beauty secrets of cartoon bombshells, then learn how to give them active roles in stories. Step-by-step illustrations show female anatomy and proportion, ways to render poses and body shapes, and methods to exaggerate or simplify female shapes for special effects. Artists learn to create convincing drawings of seductive supergirls, action heroines, sexy cyberpunks, feisty Manga babes, and other types. Instruction includes methods for drawing facial features, head-turning hairstyles, and fantasy wardrobes with eye-popping metal bikinis and skin-tight jumpsuits. A historical overview of females in animation and comics covers styles from Betty Boop to Tank Girl. The author explains the importance of storytelling in art and discusses ways to develop story concepts before starting to draw. Chapters that follow focus on choosing art equipment (pencils, papers, brushes, inks, paints, and pixels), selecting appropriate drawing styles to match characters' personalities, rendering different feminine types, from goddess to the girl next door, and more.The book concludes with a brief survey of the business of commercial art, with advice on how and where to sell finished work, how to draw characters to order, and how artists can protect their rights. More than 200 flamboyant, full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764130892
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Chris Patmore is a London-based journalist, photographer, and graphic designer. His previous book, The Complete Animation Course, is also published in North America by Barron's.

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