How to Draw Manga for the Beginner - Step by Step Guides in Drawing Anime Characters

Mendon Cottage Books
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 Table of Contents 
INTRODUCTION 
Learning How To Draw 
THE BASIC ELEMENTS OF DRAWING 
Lines 
Shapes 
Value 
OVERVIEW OF A MANGA CHARACTER 
STEP BY STEP DRAWING OF A MANGA HEAD 
Front View 
Quarter View 
Side View 
DRAWING THE HAIR 
THE EYES 
DRAWING THE EARS 
Drawing Manga Mouths 
DRAWING MANGA POSES 
COLORING MANGA CHARACTERS 
Author Bio 
Publisher 

INTRODUCTION 

Manga is a term for the drawing style developed by the Japanese that they use in their comic books. It has a distinctive look that separates it from the western comic style. 

Because of its appeal to its viewers manga become popular throughout the world, many enjoy reading it because of the interesting plot of the story as well as the art and eventually manga evolved into an animated version called anime. 

If you want to learn how to draw or if you just want to advance your skills in drawing manga, this book is perfect for you. This book features step by step instructions and includes some advanced techniques that will really help you improve your drawing skills.
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About the author

John Davidson

Born and raised in Wyoming and Canada on Ranches. Studied at Utah State University and taught drafting at Bridgerland Applied Technology College for 20 years. Own and run several businesses, an architectural design business, a web design business and a Sawmill business. Married to Karla for over 30 years and have 4 great kids, living in Mendon, Utah.
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Publisher
Mendon Cottage Books
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Published on
May 1, 2016
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Pages
79
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ISBN
9781311122070
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / Techniques / Drawing
Comics & Graphic Novels / Manga / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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 Table of Contents 
Preface 
Chapter # 1: Types of Comic Books 
1. One-Shot 
2. Anthologies 
3. Mini-Series 
4. Ongoing 
5. Graphic Novel 
6. Webcomic 
Chapter # 2: Coming up with a Comic Book Idea 
Pay attention to your environment 
Get inspiration from movies 
Read novels 
Read other comic books 
Chapter # 3: Tips for Developing Your Story 
Remember to develop key characters 
Give your characters good reasons for fighting 
Black moments are great 
Have a proper ending 
Don't be predictable 
Chapter # 4: Coming up with Characters 
Revisions make great characters 
Keep the list of characters small 
Personality and background are crucial 
Draw sketches 
Make them unique 
Characters in your book must be different physically 
Colors Matter 
Chapter # 5: Know Your Audience 
You will be able to use its language 
You will give your audience stories it likes 
Promotion becomes easier 
Writing the book becomes easier 
How to Identify Your Audience - 
Chapter # 6: Making Your Comic Book 
Write Your Story 
Make Panels 
Chapter # 7: Tips for Editing and Proofreading Your Book 
Revise one thing at a time 
Focus on grammar and spellings 
Don't just edit once 
Don't proofread it yourself 
Chapter # 8: Promoting Your Comic Book 
Have a website 
Don't forget social media 
Ask people to share and recommend 
Join comic boards 
Sell at a comic con 
Chapter # 9: How to Be a Great Comic Book Writer 
1. Read Lots 
2. Work with Others 
3. Learn from the Pros 
4. Don't Stop at One Book 
5. Get Feedback 
Conclusion 
Author Bio 
Publisher 

Preface 

You definitely have a list of comic books you like. And I can imagine that they take you into a new world when you read them. Simply put, comic books are a great way to spend leisure time. I know people who enjoy these books more than movies and novels. 

If you want to join in the fun and be one of those entertaining people with comics, then it's never too late to get in the game. If you can start writing comic books, you may get famous and make some money in the process. Furthermore, you will find fulfillment in that other people are enjoying your creations. 

All that's required from you is to work hard and give your readers the best stories you can come up with. 

However, there is one thing that acts as a roadblock for many – where to start. 

How on earth are you going to come up with characters? How will your develop your story to make it entertaining? And how will you even hatch an idea that will turn into a great book? 

If you are like many, you may be intimidated at the thought of all this. 

In this book, I will show you how you can make a comic book. You will find everything you may need to know about this process. I have tips on idea generation, story development, character development, and more. All these tips will help you start and finish your book. Additionally, you will also find info on promotion and becoming a great comic book writer. 

I'm sure that you will enjoy the book. So without wasting anymore time, let's get started.
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