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Manga Crash Course

Drawing Manga Characters and Scenes from Start to Finish

by Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic


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Everything you need to start drawing manga!

In the jam-packed pages of Manga Crash Course, popular YouTube artist Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic shares with you all the techniques you need to create not just manga figures and faces, but full characters and scenes. After learning the basics for drawing and coloring eyes, hands, feet and other body parts, you'll move on to facial expressions, hair and clothes—the things that will make your characters stand out from the rest.

Then, you'll put what you learned to the test as you play the Character Idea Game. Roll the dice to create wacky character combinations like Scary Vampire School Girl or Noisy Winged Knight. Finally, put your characters together in full manga scenes and paneled pages to create a dynamic story.

Your crash course to manga drawing begins...NOW!

  • More than 25 step-by-step demonstrations to guide you through creating each body part of your manga characters.
  • Over 130 lessons for facial anatomy, poses, clothing and accessories, and common hairstyles and emotions.
  • Turn your your full-sized manga characters into chibis with easy techniques.
  • Try the character invention game to help you create your own endless supply of unique manga characters and stories.
  • Publication Details

    F+W Media
    IMPACT Books
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    Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic (Author)

    Mina "Mistiqarts" Petrovic is a manga artist and instructor from Serbia with a degree in fashion design. She has a hefty schedule of commissions and works to teach Serbian youth easy ways to create manga. She is popular on deviantArt and YouTube w...

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