Synopses & Reviews
500 Manga Characters
is the biggest collection of manga clip art ever collected on one disc. Now stunning artwork can be created quickly and easily using this vast collection of hi-res (300dpi) JPEG images that are ready to use in any project. The book accompanying the disc teaches how to use professional coloring techniques, add figures to backgrounds, combine them into a text document and even create original manga stories!
An enormous range of characters are included, from the heroic, dramatic, and historical to the comedic. There are also aliens, villains, monsters, and giant mecha robots. 500 Manga Characters is perfect for any designer or manga fan looking to create amazing artwork without learning to draw. All illustrations are royalty-free and are also supplied as black outlines, offering endless coloring possibilities. The book includes a complete illustrated listing of all the images on the CD. These criteria include: pose, setting, mood, aspect, appearance, expression, characteristics, and physical appearance.
Including one of the biggest collection of manga clip art ever collected on one ready-to-use CD, this book teaches how to use professional coloring techniques, add figures to backgrounds, combine them into a text document, and even create original manga stories. Full color.
About the Author
Yishan Li is a professional manga artist living in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her work has been published in the UK, U.S., France, Germany, and Switzerland. She drew the monthly strip, The Adventures of CG! for CosmoGIRL!. Her Beijing-based company, Yishan Studio, is made up of a small group of artists who have published many manga titles in the U.S.