The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Learning to Draw Manga

In Draw Like a Mangaka (Walter Foster Publishing | May 21, 2024 | $19.99), the creative force behind the wildly popular Draw like a Sir YouTube channel, Marcel Kühn, compiles the secrets he has honed over a decade of manga drawing, demystifying manga illustration for artists of all skill levels. Learn about the essential tools and materials, foundational drawing techniques, and the secrets of crafting expressive faces, well-proportioned bodies, and intricate hairstyles.

In this fun, easy-to-follow guide, you’ll find:

  • Guidance for both traditional and digital drawing, catering to your artistic preferences.
  • In-depth tutorials on crafting captivating faces, features, and expressions that convey emotion and depth.
  • Detailed insights into understanding bodies, proportions, and anatomy, enhancing the realism of your characters.
  • Step-by-step instructions for rendering hair and clothing, adding texture and personality to your creations.
  • Guidance on dynamic poses and perspective, infusing your manga illustrations with movement and energy.

From essential tools to dynamic poses, this book equips you with the skills you need to bring your characters to life. Draw Like a Mangaka is the perfect resource for anyone who loves manga and aspires to draw like a manga artist.

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