The Monster Book of Manga Steampunk

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Enter an alternative world ruled by steam-powered machinery, Victorian elegance, and futuristic technology by creating your own elaborate manga characters in Steampunk, the latest volume in the bestselling Monster Book of Manga series.

This easy-to-follow guidebook brings to life more than thirty avant-garde manga characters fit for a steampunk universe where fantasy, science, and history collide. Through advanced illustration techniques and step-by-step instructions, you'll ...

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Overview

Enter an alternative world ruled by steam-powered machinery, Victorian elegance, and futuristic technology by creating your own elaborate manga characters in Steampunk, the latest volume in the bestselling Monster Book of Manga series.

This easy-to-follow guidebook brings to life more than thirty avant-garde manga characters fit for a steampunk universe where fantasy, science, and history collide. Through advanced illustration techniques and step-by-step instructions, you'll learn how to easily transform rough sketches into intricately inked graphics, all adorned in clockwork motifs, rich colors, and Space Age attire. Characters include pirates, sci-fi soldiers, industrial aviators, witches, time travelers, robots, and vampires. Whether you're a novice or a skilled artist, The Monster Book of Manga: Steampunk is the definitive guide to creating your very own collection of steampunk manga characters.

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Steampunk captures our imaginations because it mixes the best parts of bygone eras with exciting futuristic elements, giving it an almost dreamlike science fiction air. This addition to HarperCollins' ever-growing Monster Book of Manga series teaches novices and more advanced artists to draw more than thirty steampunk manga characters and create convincing action scenes. Using step-by-step instructions, tips on techniques, and examples, manga master Jorge Balaguer sharpens the skills of those interested in participating in this lively subgenre.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062351999
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/24/2015
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,449,314
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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