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Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing Manga, Illustratedby John Layman
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Simple instructions for illustrating everything Manga.
This guide teaches manga lovers how to create their own characters and stories. From bodies to the nuts and bolts of“mec” (manga for anything mechanical), readers will learn all the basics necessary to start rendering the exotic worlds and creative characters that attracted them to manga as readers. Over 200 illustrations will show readers exactly how to draw everything from heroes to vehicles to backgrounds.
Manga is the fastest-growing segment of the publishing industry, with 2004 sales projected to reach 120 million, up 20% from 2003
There are few instructional manga books that are truly instructional and even fewer with this guide's step-by-step directions
The single most comprehensive source for learning all the manga basics
About the Author
John Layman has been involved in manga and all sorts of comics for decades. The writer of Gambit for Marvel, he has written two miniseries each for Thundercats and Species. The creator of Puffed and Bay City Jive, Layman has edited and lettered comics for many comic companies.
David Hutchinson is a freelance illustrator who specializes in manga. He has contributed to many of Antarctic Pres‛s How to Draw Manga volumes.
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