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Manga for the Beginner Shoujo: Everything You Need to Start Drawing the Most Popular Style of Japanese Comics

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The ultimate guide to creating the most popular form of manga--shoujo!

If you’re reading this, you already love shoujo. But now you’ll be able to take the next step and actually write and draw your very own. The teen characters that populate the genre are outrageously cool, including magical girls, demon gals, cat girls, J-rockers, handsome teen boys, Goth boys, and the increasingly popular elegant older young men that shoujo fans adore.

 

No one can top Christopher Hart in helping you learn some fundamental art techniques that will bring shoujo characters, which are more realistic and less cartoon-like than other styles of manga, to life. His drawings in this book reflect the coolest and latest style Tokyo has to offer, and the easy-to-follow steps are designed for the beginner.

 

From coloring to character development, Manga for The Beginner Shoujo has your back on every detail as you learn to create the most beloved of all manga. You may start off as an otaku (a manga fan), but you’ll end up a mangaka (a manga artist)!

Synopsis:

The third title in a bestselling series, "Manga for the Beginner Shoujo" shows aspiring artists how to draw the most popular style and widely read genre of Japanese comics.

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 Manga for the Beginner Chibis, 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823033294
Author:
Hart, Christopher
Publisher:
Watson-Guptill Publications
Subject:
Digital
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Cartooning
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
149 4-C; 426 BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10 x 8.5 x .54 in 1.6 lb

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