Manga Clip Art: Everything You Need to Create Your Own Professional-Looking Manga Artwork

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Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2006 - Art - 128 pages
Whether you're heavily into manga or just getting interested, Manga Clip Art has everything you need to create your own original manga images and experience one of the hottest art forms today--and you don't even have to know how to draw!

Manga Clip Art provides you with the tools and know-how to create your very own stunning, personalized manga artwork. Not only that, but it provides the artwork to get you started, too! The CD is packed full of manga artwork, ready to be customized. There are characters in hundreds of poses, and you can choose costumes, backgrounds, and accessories from a wide variety.

The book explains in step-by-step detail all the techniques to create, color, and render your own manga illustrations. All of the exclusive manga illustrations supplied are royalty-free, so you can use them however you like.

Manga images featured include: science-fiction characters, giant robots, medieval fantasy characters, boys and girls, demons/monsters, and villains.

The CD files are supplied in Photoshop (.psd) format, which means virtually any image-editing application (such as Painter, Paintshop Pro, CorelPaint, Photoshop, and Photoshop Elements) can be used to customize them. The CD is cross-platform; files can be opened on both Mac and Windows computers.

As a bonus, the disc includes a free 30-day trial version of an application such as Photoshop Elements to get you started on your manga adventures.


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User Review  - silverystar7 -

This program is a lot of fun and very easy to learn for beginners. Youll find yourself spending hours creating new manga characters. The only downfall of this program is that it is entirely dependent ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Hayden Scott-Baron, better known as "Dock" to his fans, was always destined to create great artwork. Even before he got to high school he was selling his own comic. Back then, of course, his work was photocopied and sold for a quarter. Now he runs the flourishing manga house Sweatdrop Studios, giving his work a global reach.

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