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Monster Book of Manga Drawing

By David Okum

SKU# GROUP-U6497-U6500


You’ll Love This “How to Draw Manga” Book If:

  • You’re just getting started with this art style, and want a guide to drawing Manga for beginners
  • You want clear, step-by-step instruction for drawing Manga monsters and other fantasy characters
  • You’d like to learn the basics of Manga drawing as well as specific projects

The Monster Book of Manga Drawing by David Okum is the ultimate guide to portraying superheroes, villains, fantasy & martial arts elements, and monsters in the ever-present and identifiable Japanese style of drawing. Not only will you learn how to draw these specific Manga characters and elements, but you will also find plenty of Manga drawing fundamentals to help guide your hand, especially if you’re a beginner. Learn which essential tools you’ll need to get started, explore a bit of Manga history, delve into the basics of construction and the drawing process, practice drawing facial expressions, and get the inside scoop on coloring Manga. Once you’ve got the essentials down, you’ll find 150 different step-by-step projects to help you master drawing Manga. Learn how to draw werewolves, giant lizards, dashing heroes, sidekicks, and more. You’ll also find demonstrations of how to portray particular actions, specifically martial arts moves.

With all this prime instruction on hand, you’ll be able to construct the ultimate Manga fantasy scene, complete with hero, villain, and lots of action. Go big with this monstrous book, and get to drawing Manga!

In the Monster Book of Manga Drawing You’ll Find:

  • 90+ superheroes, monsters, and fantasy characters demonstrated in step-by-step format
  • An entire chapter of martial arts moves for action-filled fight scenes
  • Plenty of sidekicks, thugs, and other supporting characters to complete your cast

About the Author:

David Okum has worked as a freelance artist and illustrator since 1984 and has had comic book work published since 1992 when he had a story published in a Ninja High School anthology published by Antarctic Press. He has since been included in two other Antarctic Press anthologies and several small-press comic books. His writing and artwork have appeared in six books by Guardians of Order. He is also the author and illustrator of Manga Madness, Superhero Madness, Manga Monster Madness, Manga Fantasy Madness and Manga Martial Arts from IMPACT/North Light Books. David has also illustrated two graphic novels for Scholastic’s Timelines series. David studied fine art and history in university and works as a high school art teacher.

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SKU GROUP-U6497-U6500
Author/Speaker/Editor David Okum
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Discover how to apply drawing basics like anatomy, shading, and perspective to drawing manga characters and poses. Learn how to draw manga from over 150 step-by-step demonstrations in this compilation from David Okum.

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Monster Manga Book! Review by Mary Bostic, Senior Editor

Learn how to draw ninjas, samurai, robots, wizards, martial artists, monsters and more with this massive book of manga drawing. With almost 300 pages of techniques and step-by-step demos, it's a great value.

(Posted on 1/21/14)

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