The Manga Artist's HandbookTuttle
Drawing Basic Manga Characters The Easy 1-2-3 Method for Beginners.
What many believed were the very first manga in Japan appeared in 12th- and 13th-century scrolls. The first book of Hokusai's manga sketches was published in 1814 and the subsequent 12 volumes of manga published before 1820 were very popular. Today’s beginning manga artists are in good hands with the authors of the handbook, Junka Morozumi and Tomomi Mizuna.
Every page presents a classic manga pose, from walking and running to jumping for joy. Six detailed lessons include expert tips and easy exercises for capturing the right facial expressions, drawing clothes, and getting the perspective and body proportions right.
- Authors: Junka Morozumi and Tomomi Mizuna
- 96 pages
- 10 x 7 ½ inches
- Color illustrations throughout
- Publication: 2019