Step-by-Step Lessons for Creating and Drawing Unique Characters
Learn Anatomy, Poses, Expressions, Costumes, and Color
With Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters (Rockport Publishers / October 4, 2022 / US $24.99), you’ll learn character design for these popular entertainment genres from renowned concept artist and teacher TB Choi.
- Constructing a Character. Build a character right from the start with the basics of human anatomy and proportion.
- Simplifying Forms for Poses and Gestures. Streamline form to develop effective poses and gestures from a variety of angles.
- Drawing Hair, Clothing, and Accessories. Render authentic details that support your characters and enrich your stories.
- Conveying Dimension, Emotion, and Character. Refine your use of line, shadow, and form to create visual variety, depth, and emotion.
- Pets, Chibis, and Sidekicks. Create pets, chibis, anthros, and kemonomimi with personality.
- Exercise: Design and Draw a Character. Learn a simple method for developing an original character, from mind map to finished drawing.
Filled with step-by-step demonstrations and expert guidance and advice, Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters teaches you everything you need to bring unique characters to life.
TB Choi is a character/concept artist and drawing instructor specializing in anatomy and character design. Included among her many celebrated film, animation, and gaming clients are Adobe, EA (Entertainment Arts), Sony Pictures, Guerilla Games, Netflix, Reel FX, Riot Games, Blizzard, and Epic Games.
DESIGN YORU OWN ANIME AND MANAGA CHARACTERS
By TB Choi
On-Sale Date: October 4, 2022 · $24.99 US · $32.99 CAN · 144 pages · Paperback · ISBN: 9780760371374
Rockport Publishers, an imprint of The Quarto Group