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Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters TB Choi

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters By TB Choi

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters by TB Choi


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Summary

For beginner to intermediate artists, Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters demonstrates how to conceive and draw original characters for these popular art/entertainment genres.

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters Summary

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters: Step-by-Step Lessons for Creating and Drawing Unique Characters - Learn Anatomy, Poses, Expressions, Costumes, and More by TB Choi

With Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters, you'll learn character design for these popular entertainment genres from renowned concept artist and teacher TB Choi.

  • Constructing a Character. Build a character right from the start with the basics of human anatomy and proportion.
  • Simplifying Forms for Poses and Gestures. Streamline form to develop effective poses and gestures from a variety of angles.
  • Drawing Hair, Clothing, and Accessories. Render authentic details that support your characters and enrich your stories.
  • Conveying Dimension, Emotion, and Character. Refine your use of line, shadow, and form to create visual variety, depth, and emotion.
  • Pets, Chibis, and Sidekicks. Create pets, chibis, anthros, and kemonomimi with personality.
  • Exercise: Design and Draw a Character. Learn a simple method for developing an original character, from mind map to finished drawing.


Filled with step-by-step demonstrations and expert guidance and advice, Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters teaches you everything you need to bring unique characters to life.

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters Reviews

Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters lives up to its title as an instructive and visual how-to guide for aspiring artists interested in drawing characters or comics in the style of Japanese manga. A wealth of black-and-white illustrations (color is primarily used as highlights to aid in focus, and only occasionally shown in finished examples) demonstrate how to incorporate the basics of human anatomy, portray poses and gestures, add details like hair and clothing, apply lines and shadows to give expression and emotion, and much more. Thoroughly accessible to budding artists of all ages, Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters is an excellent supplementary resource to broaden artistic creativity. * Midwest Book Review *

About TB Choi

TB Choi is a character/concept artist and drawing instructor specializing in anatomy and character design. Included among her many celebrated film, animation, and gaming clients are Adobe, EA (Entertainment Arts), Sony Pictures, Guerilla Games, Netflix, Reel FX, Riot Games, Blizzard, and Epic Games. To see more of TB's work, visit her on Instagram @tb_choi and on Twitter @TB_Choi12.

Table of Contents

1
Constructing a Character
The Basics of Line
Human Skeleton
Muscles
Bone and Fat
Basic Human Proportions
Skull
Mouth
Eyes
Ears
Nose
Arms
Hands
Legs
Feet
2
Simplifying Forms for Gestures and Poses
The Basics of Poses
and Gestures
Exploring Different
Angles
How a Pose Can Support
a Story
How to Draw Breasts
(on Female and
Male Characters)
Adjusting Body Shape
to Fit a Character
Silhouettes
3
Drawing Hair, Clothing and Accesories
Draping and Folds
Folds and Movemen
Proportion and Clothing
for Youth
How Hair Frames
the Head and Face
Drawing Hats
Drawing Glasses
4
Putting It All Together
Basic Facial Structures
Face Shapes
Drawing Faces from
Different Angles
Emotion and Expression
Gestures That Enhance
Emotion and Story
Creating a Character's
Backstory
5
Pets, Chibis and Sidekicks
Pets with Personality
Chibi Characters
Kemonomimi and Anthros
6
Exercise: Design and Draw a Character
Drawing a Friend
INTRODUCTION
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
INDEX


Additional information

NPB9780760371374
9780760371374
0760371377
Design Your Own Anime and Manga Characters: Step-by-Step Lessons for Creating and Drawing Unique Characters - Learn Anatomy, Poses, Expressions, Costumes, and More by TB Choi
New
Paperback
Rockport Publishers Inc.
2022-11-15
144
N/A
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