Manga for the Beginner Kawaii by Christopher Hart
How to Draw the Supercute Characters of Japanese Comics

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Got manga? Christopher Hart’s got manga, and he wants to share it with all his millions of readers—especially the beginners. With Manga for the Beginner, anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, bodies, fashion, and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, and shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life.

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About Christopher Hart

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Christopher Hart is the world's leading author of drawing and cartooning books, including Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy and Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy. His books have sold 3.1 million English-language copies and have been translated into twenty languages. Renowned for up-to-the-minute content, cutting-edge art, and easy-to-follow steps, all of Hart's books have become staples for a new generation of aspiring artists and professionals, and they have been selected by the American Library Association for special notice. He also hosts the TV segment "How to Draw Action Heroes with Chris Hart" for the Comcast TV Network. Visit his website at
Published August 7, 2012 by Watson-Guptill. 192 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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