Manga Madness

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North Light Books, Mar 24, 2004 - Art - 127 pages
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Draw awesome manga characters and scenes just like the pros!

Capture the excitement of manga in your drawings! Inside you'll find hundreds of dynamic illustrations for achieving the hot, action-packed look you want. Loaded with detail and over 40 step-by-step lessons, you'll learn the skills and tips you need to create amazing characters and scenes.

From drawing characters in cool poses to exploring visual storytelling, Manga Madness will show you the way! Drawing basics such as shading, perspective and foreshortening Japanese terms, traditions and character types Quick tips for having fun and improving your work From pretty girls and rebellious heroes to space pirates and giant robots, you'll get fast results for your best manga drawings yet!


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the History Style and Categories of Manga
Basic Drawing Techniques and Manga Features
Manga Characters Step by Step
Action Settings and Vehicles
Manga Storytelling
the Business of Making Manga

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About the author (2004)

David Okum has worked as a freelance artist and illustrator since 1984. His manga work has been published since 1993 and he currently runs after-school comic book workshops for students to learn the craft of creating comics.

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