Many graphic artists know that manga faces are different from those of regular, American-style comic book characters. But did you know that manga bodies are also different? Well, they are, and Christopher Hart is here, once again, to tell you all about it in his signature, accessible style.
This book is loaded with clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations, anatomical charts and information, and before-and-after comparisons you won't find anywhere else — all tailored to creating authentic Japanese-style manga. In addition to the breakdowns of the various sections of the body, Hart also demonstrate how various elements — including faces and costumes — come together to form complete characters. Basic Anatomy for the Manga Artist contains everything you need to know.
No aspiring mangaka (manga artist) should be without it.
Christopher Hart is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. His books have set the standard for art instruction with more than 2.5 million copies in print in 18 languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals.
Author — Christopher Hart.
Paperback. 160 pages. 8½" × 10¾" (22 cm × 27 cm).