Artful Etching (Paperback)


By Chie Kutsuwada (Illustrator)

Thunder Bay Press, 9781684127979, 64pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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Etch away the lines and add details to create colorful manga illustrations on these innovative etching pages.

Create dazzling and colorful manga artworks with Artful Etching: Manga. Using the included wooden tool, you’ll etch the lines and details of ten creative designs, uncovering a host of manga characters and scenes. All the sturdy etching pages have outlines to follow, and then you decide how much extra detail to reveal! An introductory section describes how to etch the scenes for the best results, and examples of finished pieces are included for reference.

About the Author

Chie Kutsuwada is a UK-based Japanese manga creator and illustrator. After graduating from the Royal College of Art, London, she focused on creating shoujo manga designs, which are very delicate and romantic in style. She creates stories as well as illustration, such as King of a Miniature Garden in The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga II (2007) and Moonlight in The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga III (2008), which was shortlisted in the Manga Jiman competition organized by the Japanese embassy. Her books are available in many English-speaking countries and some have also been translated and published in Turkey, France, Italy, and Spain. Chie also attends many manga-related events in and out of the UK and runs manga workshops at schools, libraries, and museums including the British Museum, the British Library, Wellcome Collection, and the V&A Museum. She has also worked on projects for Channel 4 and CNN.