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Manga Mania Magical Girls and Friends: How to Draw the Super Popular Action Fantasy Characters of Manga

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The sales of magical girls are magical

Sailor Moon. Card Captor Sakura. Magical Girl Rayearth. They're magical girls, and they're some of the biggest names in manga. Magical girls, ordinary schoolgirls given superpowers, are hugely popular in Japan and the United States. Now Christopher Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw these manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects--they're all here, all in Hart's distinctive step-by-step approach. So are magical fighting boys and everybody's favorite, the cute, furry manga mascots. Hart demonstrates how to create funny mascots, magical boys, fighting teams, and supporting characters, plus how to design layouts. Magical girls show us that we all have special powers deep inside--now Manga Mania: Magical Girls and Friends let those special drawing powers reveal themselves at last

- The Manga Mania series has sold 500,000 copies

- Magical girls are super-popular--they pack the graphic novels shelves at bookstores

- Hart writes the world's top-selling instruction books--more than two million in print

- Strong girl characters empower girls everywhere

Synopsis:

From Sailor Moon to Magical Girl Rayearth, Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects--they're all here, all in Hart's distinctive step-by-step approach. 250 illustrations, 100 in full color.

Synopsis:

Sailor Moon. Card Captor Sakura. Magical Girl Rayearth. Theyre magical girls, and theyre some of the biggest names in manga. Magical girls, ordinary schoolgirls given superpowers, are hugely popular in Japan and the United States. Now Christopher Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw these manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects—theyre all here, all in Harts distinctive step-by-step approach. So are magical fighting boys and everybodys favorite, the cute, furry manga mascots. Hart demonstrates how to create funny mascots, magical boys, fighting teams, and supporting characters, plus how to design layouts. Magical girls show us that we all have special powers deep inside—now Manga Mania: Magical Girls and Friends let those special drawing powers reveal themselves at last!

About the Author

Christopher Hart is an award-winning and best-selling author whose books have set the standard for art instruction, both nationally and internationally, with more than two million copies in print in seventeen languages.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823029686
Author:
Hart, Christopher
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Cartooning
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Manga
Subject:
Cartooning -- Technique.
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Technique.
Subject:
Art - Cartooning
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Manga Mania
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 COLOR AND 150 BandW ILLUS
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
10.80x8.52x.49 in. 1.21 lbs.

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Product details 144 pages Watson-Guptill Publications - English 9780823029686 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Sailor Moon to Magical Girl Rayearth, Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects--they're all here, all in Hart's distinctive step-by-step approach. 250 illustrations, 100 in full color.
"Synopsis" by , Sailor Moon. Card Captor Sakura. Magical Girl Rayearth. Theyre magical girls, and theyre some of the biggest names in manga. Magical girls, ordinary schoolgirls given superpowers, are hugely popular in Japan and the United States. Now Christopher Hart shows fans everywhere how to draw these manga shoujo faves. Faces and body proportions, action poses, costumes, expressions, transformations, special effects—theyre all here, all in Harts distinctive step-by-step approach. So are magical fighting boys and everybodys favorite, the cute, furry manga mascots. Hart demonstrates how to create funny mascots, magical boys, fighting teams, and supporting characters, plus how to design layouts. Magical girls show us that we all have special powers deep inside—now Manga Mania: Magical Girls and Friends let those special drawing powers reveal themselves at last!
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