Learn to illustrate and create unique manga art in this fun and engaging, step-by-step book.
Beginning Manga treats aspiring illustrators to a fun, interactive learning experience with a variety of creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. Starting with an introduction to tools and materials, readers learn new drawing and inking techniques, as well as how to work with color, thanks to a variety of simple step-by-step projects and prompts designed to spark creativity and inspire artists to create unique manga worlds of their own. Included are templates and practice pages to assist with developing one's craft in addition to brainstorming, sketching, and gathering project inspiration. All of this and more make Beginning Manga the perfect resource for aspiring manga artists and illustrators.
Sonia Leong is a professional comic artist and illustrator who specializes in anime and manga. Her more than 80 published works comprise graphic novels, magazines, film and television projects, and instructional art books, including Illustration Studio: Beginning Manga and Illustration Studio: Drawing Manga Heroines and Heroes, both from Walter Foster Publishing. Sonia also teaches manga workshops and exhibits her artwork throughout the world. Learn more at www.fyredrake.net.