Featuring illustrated tutorials for drawing 30 different manga characters and scenes, Ten-Step Drawing: Manga breaks down each subject into ten simple steps. All you need to get started is a pen or pencil and a piece of paper!
With Ten-Step Drawing: Manga, learn to create an array of manga characters, step by easy step. From manga, chibi, and anime-style characters and scenes to mastering proportions, props, and costumes, manga lovers will delight in the varied selection of subjects; as well as how easy it is to recreate them in ten simple drawing steps. Handy prompts help encourage artistic individuality and include helpful tips for drawing your own manga characters and scenes. Approachable text and step-by-step drawings make learning to draw fun and easy, and the portable format allows for spontaneous drawing wherever you may be.
Designed especially for aspiring illustrators, doodlers, and art hobbyists, the fun and approachable books in the Ten-Step Drawing series encourage new artists to get acquainted with the basic principles of drawing so they can learn to create art with confidence. Ten-Step Drawing: Manga is sure to encourage even the most reluctant artist to break out a sketchbook and doodle to their heart’s content. So grab a pencil and start drawing!
Also available in the Ten-Step Drawing series: Flowers, Animals, Nature, People, and Everyday Things.
Chie Kutsuwada is a UK-based Japanese manga creator and illustrator. She creates stories as well as illustrations, such as "King of a Miniature Garden" in The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga II and "Moonlight" in The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga III, which was shortlisted in the Manga Jiman competition organized by the Japanese Embassy. She has also worked on Shakespeare's As You Like It and Musashi Miyamoto's The Book of Five Rings and contributes to the ongoing bi-monthly illustrated column Mondo Manga for Mainichi Weekly. Chie also attends many manga-related events in and out of the UK and runs manga workshops at schools, libraries, and museums including The British Museum, The British Library, Wellcome Collection, and the Barbican. She has also worked on projects for Channel 4 and CNN. If you'd like to find out more information or see further examples of her work, you can visit her at: chitangarden.wix.com/chiekutsuwada,
facebook.com/chitangarden, and on Twitter @chitanchitan.