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

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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 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 bookLegendary Visions: The Art of Genzoman.

With the recent influx of Far East games, anime, and comics into the western world, manga is becoming an increasingly popular art form. Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art explores the core aspects of this emerging artistic style and takes you through the process of designing manga-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 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.

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

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.


Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Art
Sub-Genre: Asian, Subjects + Themes / General, Techniques / Drawing
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Language: English
Street Date: April 2, 2013
TCIN: 14486960
UPC: 9780956817167
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-3389
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