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Manga for the Beginner Chibis: Everything You Need to Start Drawing the Super-Cute Characters of Japanese Comics

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Publisher Comments:

The ultimate guide to creating chibis!

They populate manga with chunky bodies, oversized heads, and huge expressive eyes. They're schoolgirls and schoolboys, magical girls and mad scientists, fairies and fighter princesses, cyborgs and sci-fi secret agents, bikers and bad samurais, robots and rebel leaders. They've even got chubby pets and zany monster sidekicks! They're chibis!

Excruciatingly cute, highly stylized, and beloved in all manga genres (fantasy, magical girls, shounen, anthro, sci-fi-, and more), without them, manga would barely exist. And now you can learn, step by step, how to draw virtually every chibi out there, how to "chibify" ordinary manga characters—and how to invent your very own designs! Covering facial expressions, those iconic manga eyes, costumes, character interaction, and story settings, Manga for the Beginner Chibis has it all.

Synopsis:

Hart's follow-up to his bestselling "Manga for the Beginner" shows readers exactly how to draw the many kinds of chibi characters, ranging from the adorable chibi mini-people to the harmless and hilarious little bad guys. 500 illustrations throughout.

About the Author

Christopher Hart is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. Hart is also the author of Manga for the Beginner, and his books have set the standard for art instruction, both nationally and internationally, with 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, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice.

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ISBN:
9780823014880
Author:
Hart, Christopher
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Cartooning -- Technique.
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Technique.
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
25 4-COLOR; 500 B, &, W ILLUS. ILLUSTRAT
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.02x8.46x.51 in. 1.56 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Hart's follow-up to his bestselling "Manga for the Beginner" shows readers exactly how to draw the many kinds of chibi characters, ranging from the adorable chibi mini-people to the harmless and hilarious little bad guys. 500 illustrations throughout.
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