In Cute Chibi Animals, popular Instagram artist Phoebe Im (@bobblejot) teaches you the art of chibi, step by adorable step.
Learn how to master this popular anime and manga drawing style with this book that focuses on drawing 75 animals, including an anteater, chinchilla, manatee, dolphin, sloth, axolotl, pangolin, owl, narwhal, and much more. Chibi is Japanese slang for “short,” and the characters in Cute Chibi Animals live up to this description with their cute roly-poly bodies that make them extremely lovable and huggable. Learn how to draw adorable:
Along with the step-by-step tutorials, Phoebe shares her tips and tricks for drawing the animals with either pen and pencil or digitally; coloring, shading, and highlighting your characters; and giving them accessories for added cuteness. There are also coloring pages in the back of the book for some extra fun.
So, get out your drawing supplies and start creating your animal kingdom!
Phoebe Im began drawing by creating fan art inspired by various anime series. She started her Instagram account, @bobblejot, to work on a new art style with the goal to create cute art for the general public to enjoy, and it has quickly attracted a huge following. Phoebe currently lives in Singapore and has a background in digital animation. She works at a start-up company as a graphic designer.