Written and illustrated by manga artist Keith Sparrow, this comprehensive, inspiring guide starts with an introduction to manga basics, showing you how to create the ideal workspace and how to overcome fear of a blank page. Discover how to draw all the elements you’ll need, from hands and eyes to perspective, light and shade, as well as how to create show-stopping drama, movement and atmosphere.
The book then guides you step by step through 16 exciting, action-packed pin-ups – allowing you to explore a range of poses, characters and perspectives. Follow the step by steps and the basic techniques to build up your confidence and before you know it you’ll be creating your own action drawings and characters! A sword-wielding heroine takes on a hulking guard; and a mecha warrior engages in flying combat!
This revamped edition is reproduced at a larger size so every step is as clear and dynamic as it can be.
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