There are dozens of books that teach you how to draw manga, and dozens more that "talk" about manga. But unlike any book on manga previously published, 1,000 Ideas by 100 Manga Artists is a uniquely broad,
Bringing together the work and words of 100 manga artists from Japan and around the world, author Cristian Campos seeks to expose the virtually limitless range of artistic styles inspired by the manga aesthetic.1,000 Ideas by 100 Manga Artists presents a dynamic mix of both professional practitioners and young artists just starting out — the voice of experience alongside the voice of youth — to give us a faithful rendering of the territory that is home to today's manga artist.
To compile the book, Campos first asked each artist to answer ten questions about their work, their tricks, their favorite drawing materials, and most importantly the influence manga has had on their work. Then Campos asked each artist to submit 10 pictures that "represented" or "illustrated" their replies. The results are as multifaceted — and as intriguing — as the individual artists themselves.
Whether you are an artist, illustrator, or designer working in manga style or simply a manga fanatic, 1,000 Ideas by 100 Manga Artists is a definite
Author — Cristian Campos.
Paperback. 320 pages.