Manga for the Beginner

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Manga for the Beginner

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Right Away!

By Christopher Hart

Watson-Guptill Publications, Paperback, 9780823030835, 192pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2008

Description
Got manga? Christopher Hart's got manga, and he wants to share it with all his millions of readers especially the beginners. With "Manga for the Beginner," anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, bodies, fashion, and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, and shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life.


About the Author
CHRISTOPHER HART is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have sold more than 6 million copies and have been translated into 20 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice.