If you like to draw manga, or any kind of characters, check out this tutorial on expressive accessories from the book Drawing: Manga Learn the Art of Manga Step by Step.
The Fighter- A deadly ninja star, sleet sword, or classic pistol reflects a character's fighting style.
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With this 32-page, step-by-step instruction book, aspiring artists will discover the secrets to creating cutting-edge manga art. From an exploration of shading and coloring techniques to tips on figure drawing and character development, readers will learn everything they need to know to become masters of manga. Each featured project serves as both lesson and inspirational guide for preparing artists to craft their own world and characters in an authentic manga style!
Jeannine Lee’s art education includes over seven years of instruction under contemporary Western artist Ji Young Oh as well as two years studying traditional character animation at California Institute of the Arts. Currently, Jeannine is a digital artist at Gaia Interactive, and she has worked for Marvel Entertainment, Inc., TOKYOPOP, and UDON Entertainment. When she isn’t working, she indulges in various crafts and hobbies, such as knitting.