Title : Manga Mania: Shonen: Drawing Action-Style Japanese Comics
ASIN : 193302769X
Filled with top-notch art instruction, tons of visual tips, and over 350 drawings in the authentic Japanese style, this is the essential resource for all manga maniacs.
Brand: Chris Hart Books
Item Page Detail URL : link
Rating : 4.4
Rating : 13
Review : Great cover…decent book
Thought this book bears Christopher Hart’s name it doesn’t contain any of his art, not a big deal since 90% of the contributing artists are great.
Feels more like a “coffee table book” than a “how to book”, but then again it never really claims to be a how to book.
I have just recently come to the realization that 80% of “how to books” in the market all follow the same approach to “supposedly” teaching you how to draw…its a poor approach that unintentionally encourages you to copy and produce flat lifeless work. This book is no different, don’t get me wrong the art is great and the character designs are cool, but the tutorials are poor and don’t really get into any real detail or cover any basic structures of drawing (save for the head), then again its not a “beginners guide” but it would be nice to have a all in one book.
Its also covers some page design and a few other subjects.
I suppose its a great “ideas” book since it covers a wide range of…
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