Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist
Everything You Need to Start Drawing Authentic Manga Characters
By Christopher Hart
(Watson-Guptill, Paperback, 9780823047703, 160pp.)
Publication Date: June 21, 2011
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Manga Anatomy Like You've Never Seen It!
You know that manga faces are different from those of regular, American-style comic book characters. But did you know that manga bodies are also different? Well, they are, and Christopher Hart is here, once again, to tell you all about it in his signature accessible style.
This book is loaded with clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations, anatomical charts and information, and before-and-after comparisons you won’t find anywhere else—all tailored to creating authentic Japanese-style manga. And in addition to the breakdowns of the various sections of the body, you’ll also learn how all the different elements—including faces and costumes—come together to form complete characters. Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist contains everything you need to know.
No aspiring mangaka (manga artist) should be without it.
CHRISTOPHER HART is the world’s bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books, including Manga for the Beginner, Manga for the Beginner Chibis, and Manga for the Beginner Shoujo. His books have sold 3.1 million English-language copies and have been translated into 20 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content, cutting-edge art, 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.
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