How to Draw

How to Draw

  • How to Draw Manga - Manga Basic Design Charming Character Design
    The Fundamentals of Manga Design series continues with this exhaustive entry on the charming characters in manga. Every aspect of charming character rendering is included, from the basic building blocks of proportion (with changing scales based on whether the character is younger and more moe or older and sexier), to dozens of specialized poses with an emphasis on the actual construction of the character form, step by step. If you've struggled with faces you'll find all the detailed tutorial guidelines you'll need here, with several pages devoted just to eyes, mouths, and lips - all you need to make your character the most expressive possible. The body is examined in detail as well, with special emphasis on the contours of the male and female form, and emphasizing them as distinct. The hands, body, back, and torso all have their pages-long sections devoted to them - and it continues to full-body poses, costuming and more. An amazing assist to aspiring manga artists requiring minimal Japanese knowledge to grasp the fundamentals. 192 pages, B5 size, monochrome, from Hobby Japan publishing.
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  • New Background Catalogue Color ver. 9   Entertainment Industry
    Here's a great How to Draw Manga book that will help your art skills a lot, representating a very important area of art, specifically backgrounds. This book is filled with hundreds of locations that you can use as a basis for your art, showing rooms and spaces from various angles for you. This book covers TV stations, recording studios, filming locations, radio stations, concert halls and other places related to the entertainment world. 190 pages, all in full color.
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  • How to Draw Manga Super Deform Pose - Chibi Character ver.
    This is another great How to Draw book that helps you learn to "see" anatomy by studying different poses. This book specializes in teaching how to draw "SD" or "super deformed" style characters, known as deforme in Japanese for some reason. The book gives you more than 650 poses to study, both on the high quality printed pages and on the included CD-ROM.
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  • How to Draw Character's Back Ground by Clip Studio Paint
    Drawing beautiful backgrounds can be a daunting task for an artist. This how to draw book has plenty of tips and pointers for you to start out, such as perspective, how to compose a scene, the importance of greyscale, lighting, as well as how to draw certain background elements such as clouds, flowers, small furniture's and even advanced techniques such as using photo to add a basic texture to your painting. Comes with 24 brushes for Clip Studio Paint and illustration data available for download. Start drawing the backgrounds that you've always wanted to today!
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  • How to Draw Fantasy Background for Clip Studio Pro
    Here's another great "How to Draw" book for anyone wanting to raise their skills as an artist, whether it's drawing proper manga illustrations or just creating awesome backgrounds for your other artwork. The books goes into great detail about how light works and how objects look when viewed from different directions, plus how to design epic looking clouds, trees and other background objects. There are also examples from Touhou artists, too. 170 pages,
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  • How to Draw Girls Pose 500 (Trace FREE)
    Having trouble finding the perfect pose for your illustration? For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you a wide variety of girl's poses with over 500 poses free for you to use. It even includes a CD with raw photoshop and esp files, free for you to use and draw over it! It has 160 pages with all kinds of poses that you can wish for, from basic poses, daily everyday poses and more.
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  • How to Draw Manga - Basic Technique of Moe Characters
    A great item we have here for you moe anime male characters lovers! This thick artbook is a moe character design database, with a special focus on how to draw cute girl characters. With 175 pages of design references and advice about everything from facial features, postures, musculature, clothing interactions and more. You'll discover how to create scenes with handsome male characters in Japanese manga fashion. It is a very good resource for those who wants to draw manga. A highly recommended quality item.
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  • Kawaii Muscle
    A little bit of muscles doesn't hurt in making a girl's body a lot sexier and hotter. If you love smoking hot women who has a great body, this is a great photo book for you. Contains some of the hottest Japanese models in Instagram for you to enjoy or use as a drawing reference as drawing girls with muscles accurately can be quite the challenge.
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  • Moe Visual Textbook by refeia - CG illustration Step up Guide
    We love to carry awesome How to Draw books here at J-List, which help you become a better artist. This is a great new line of high quality "Moe Visual Textbooks" which tell you how to understand and create your own moe characters, using the best techniques. Across 148 pages. see great examples of how to approach character poses and features, how to represent light from different angles, and of course how to color your image in Photoshop or Clip Studio Paint. This book featuring amazing artwork by Pixiv illustrator refeia.
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  • NEW 80s MATERIAL
    If you are looking for an 80's inspired art and material book, this is what you need. Featuring a variety of artwork inspired by the 80's with tons of cute pop art, icons and pixel art covering a wide variety of themes such as lifestyle, people, culture, seasons, emotions and more. This book also comes with a free DVD packed with over 500 free high resolution jpg and png images each for you to use.
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  • Illustration Anatomy - Illustration Kaitai Shinsho
    For aspiring artists who just can't seem to get it right with body proportions when drawing, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing the human body. It has 178 pages that goes into great detail into anatomy, such as body shape and proportions, poses, muscle structure, framing and much more. This book has everything you need to master the basics of character drawing. You'll be able to finally draw all the characters you want after referencing this book!
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  • Moeru! Dragon Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with another sexy volume. This time, a total of 99 dragons are gathered from all over the world, all illustrated in a moe, female form. Learn all about these beautiful but fearsome dragon girls in detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy dragon girls. Over 200 pages of smoking hot dragon girls for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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  • How to Draw Manga   Girl's Clothing (Onnanoko no Fuku)
    It is well known that the best mangaka also have a great fashion sense. If you want to improve you moe chara designs, you have to learn how to draw great outfits on your characters, this book does just that. 176 pages of tutorials, sketches, outline, step by step instructions and example of great outfits and fashion for your moe characters. Improve your manga drawing skills and impress you friends with this awesome tutorial book.
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  • Chotto Doki Doki suru Onnanoko no Shigusa wo Kaku Illust Pose Shu
    For aspiring artists who needs a little more information on to make their art better, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girls that will make your heart skip a beat. It has 162 pages of in depth study on poses seen daily to help you master drawing everyday poses that look natural and pleasing to the eyes such as. You'll be able to finally draw appealing everyday poses that will make people skip a heartbeat learning from this art book!
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  • How to Draw Underwear - Shitagi no Kakikata
    Here's another fun How to Draw book that's destined to bring a lot of joy to budding artists: How to Draw Underwear, which is filled with illustration tips on how to conceptualize and draw cute girls in cute bra and panties, as well as hunky guys too. Lots of attention is given to understanding the purpose of underwear, for those of us who don't have boobs and there's a guide to understanding how cup sizes and "three size" measurements work in the real world. Different types of bras, different types of panties, how panty stockings work, what kinds of frills, ribbons, and more are common on female underwear, plus how to draw the various types of male underwear. There are many concrete examples, from poses to coloring to showing the way breasts punch up depending on the bodies posed. A wonderful book! 130 pages.
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  • How to Draw Fetish Girls - Miseru Fechi E no Kakikata Joshi
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This book focuses on fetishes and gives you lots of insight into how to draw females in fetishistic fashion. All the major fetishes are here including school uniforms, glasses, unaji (back of the neck), kimonos, breasts, butt, feet, and gyaru, catgirls, and tons more. 144 pages.
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  • How To Draw Manga -- Moe Character no Kakiwake (Seikaku, Kanjo Hyogen)
    "Moe" is the soul of the anime otaku these days, translatable as the warm feeling you get when contemplating your favorite super-cute anime character. This is a great book with tons of examples of how to start from a blank sheet of paper and end up with your own amazing anime girl! Covers both personality and a broad range of emotions as well as character design. Japanese language, but easy to read illustrations that are very clear. 176 pages.
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  • How to Draw Muscles   Sugu ni Yakudatsu Kinniku no Kakikata
    This is an interesting "how to draw" book and manga hybrid that teaches you how to draw the muscle. The manga guides you from the basics and fundamentals to advanced techniques which are surprisingly easy to follow because of the manga format explaining it to you in a fun and informative way. Learn how to draw virtually all types of muscles from head to toe, biceps to abs. A great resource for aspiring manga artists. 80 pages.
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  • How to Draw Mens Character (Face and Body ver.)
    A great item we have here for you moe anime male characters lovers! This thick artbook is a moe male character design database. With 175 pages of design references and advice about everything from facial features, postures and musculature, you'll discover how to create handsome male characters in Japanese manga fashion. It is a very good resource for those who wants to draw manga, and will also help you choose the right outfits for your male characters. An highly recommended quality item.
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  • How to Draw the Panties
    We got an awesome new How to Draw book and this time you will learn how to draw the holy grail of anime and manga... panties! This book specifically shows you the right techniques on how to effectively draw panties from all angles, in different designs, and worn by different body types. You will learn everything there is to know how to draw panties from the simple white panty to the more advance and complicated ones with patterns/designs and frilly laces. This is a great book for those who want to draw ecchi manga or illustrations. 80 pages.
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  • How to Draw Manga -- Moe Futari no Kakikata   Onnanoko ver.
    We got an awesome new How to Draw Manga and this time you will learn how to draw yuri couples. This book specifically shows you the right techniques on how to effectively draw 2 cute girls interacting with each other. You will learn everything there is to know from perspectives, poses, interactions, facial expressions, and more with tips and techniques from the professionals. This is a great book for those who want to draw yuri manga or illustrations. 176 pages. Grab one now. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and artbook collectors!
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  • How to Draw High School Girls Pose - Thoughts from illustrators
    Here's a fabulous new book for budding artists who want to become famous manga-ka some day, or those who just like cute girls. It's a database of high school girl poses, which are modeled by 3 cute Japanese idols so it's realistic and you can study the character design of each girl, with many examples for you to copy. It also shows you the many concepts associated with high school girls, from the different parts of their uniform to hair and body styles. 530 photos and 80 illustrations, comes with CD full of sample images. 160 pages.
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  • How to Draw Manga - Girl's Character (Character Design, Move, Shadow)
    A how to draw manga featuring bishoujo character designing that shows in depth explanations and demonstrations on not only how to draw amazing looking moe girls, but also on the basics about how the face and body moves and functions. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like the functions of muscles and how they change the appearance of head and torso, to hints on how to make more realistic body parts through a better understanding of joints, bones and skin and how they change for characters of different sizes, body types, and ages. 200 pages, with lots of concrete examples you can study and learn from.
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  • How to Draw Girls Body Parts
    For artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing certain body parts of girls, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girl body parts. It has 164 pages that goes into great detail regarding every body part of a girl from hair to breasts and legs. You'll be able to finally draw girls that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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  • How to Draw Creatures   Genju Character wo Tsukuru
    This is a fabulous artbook featuring artwork by Terryl Whitlatch, creator of some of the most amazing fantasy creatures ever, which specifically explores the details of how fantastic and imaginary creatures come into being. There is tons of detail in this pleasant perfect bound artbook, with pencil sketches, illustrations showing how skeletal structures are used in creature creation and more. Terryl worked on many films like Jumanji, Star Wars and Men in Black.
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  • How to Draw Manga - Mini Character no Kakiwake
    For aspiring artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing chibi characters, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing chibi characters. It has 188 pages that goes into great detail from the very basics including the various proportions of chibi characters and poses from all angles. You'll be able to finally draw the cute chibi characters that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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  • Drawing Men's Hips (Butts)   Otoko no Oshiri no Kakikata
    For all fujoshi looking to improve their skills in drawing, check out this outstanding How to Draw Manga book that focuses on one of the most important part of a man's anatomy, the "hip" (aka the ass or butt). Featuring tons of poses for you to study and learn in various angles, positions, and situations. Contains useful information that will improve your technique like proper anatomy, correct use of perspectives, and professional tips from the best BL artists in Japan. 64 pages.
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  • How to Draw Character's Feeling   Chara no Kimochi no Kakikata
    A how to draw manga book that teaches you how to draw various emotions or feelings of a character. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like shading and angles, to hints on how to express a character's emotion and effectively convey them in your illustration. A must have book for aspiring artists and a great item for fans of high quality manga artist books and artbook collectors! 192 pages.
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  • How to Draw Character Design and Illustration for Story
    For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you essential information, and how to draw character designs. It has 160 pages that goes into great detail on the process of character designing, from concept to finished art work. It also contains knowledge on the various types of approach to character design for different purposes as well as some tips, and tricks.
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  • How to Draw Girl's Daily Coordination - Onnanoko no Nichijou Coordinate Kakiwake Guide
    For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you essential information on a girl's daily wardrobe coordination, and how to draw them. It has 145 pages that goes into great detail on the process of choosing clothes for all 4 seasons as well as dressing up for various situations and occasions.
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  • How to Draw Manga -- Bishoujo Character Design   Body Balance ver.
    A how to draw manga featuring bishoujo character designing that shows in depth explanations and demonstrations on not only how to draw amazing looking moe girls, but also on the basics about how the body moves and functions. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like the functions of muscles and how they change the appearance of head and torso, to hints on how to make more realistic body parts through a better understanding of joints, bones and skin and how they change for characters of different sizes, body types, and ages. 176 pages. A must have book for aspiring artists. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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  • SS (Small S) Mar 2018
    For people who loves illustrations and want to try their hands at drawing, this is a special magazine art book for you. It contains a collection of artwork by popular artists such as Toki Ame, Kokuto and more, alongside with some step by step of how illustrations are made with copic markers and watercolor. Also includes interviews with artists providing tips on how to be a better artist and recommended tools to use. Best of all it comes with a free 2018 Calendar with illustrations by top artists such as Sakura Mochi, Lemon, Yuma and more.
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  • Super Deform Pose -- Girls' Character ver.
    Here's an outstanding new "How to Draw Manga" book from the "Super Deform Pose" series. These books give you tons of information on how to create beautiful manga illustrations, especially on how to design super deformed or chibi characters. This volume focuses on girls' character. You'll find useful guides with illustrations by Pixiv artists on scenes for everything like action poses, sitting, bondage, and more. There are also more specialized guides for kisses, and even the infamous kabe-don (wall hitting) scenes. Perhaps best of all, this book comes with a CD-ROM full of sample images and materials. A must have book for aspiring artists. 160-pages.
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  • Manga Basic Design   Character and Back Ground (Chara, Haikei) Manga no Kiso Design
    Here's another great "How to Draw Manga" artbook that teaches you the excellent techniques of creating anime-style art. This book focuses on both creating characters and illustrating backgrounds, and it's got excellent lessons for you to copy until you start to make great art yourself, and it's specially designed so you can work on the sample designs before moving onto the next section. A great resource for future artists from Japan. 175 pages, standard A4 size.
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  • How to Draw Manga -- Moe Character (Gesture, Emotion)
    Amateur illustrators and beginners will love this thick 176 pages tutorial book that focuses on how to draw Moe Girls Characters, with tons of examples and advice. Focusing on how to draw a girl's gesture and emotion, this How to Draw book goes way further with dedicated sections on poses, movement, perspective, and expressions are very important details to know about and much more. Great if you want to learn how to draw your own Moe characters!
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  • How to Draw Manga   Bishoujo From 3D Shape
    Here's another great "How to Draw" manga and moe art book from Japan. This time the focus is on super cute characters and the "3D" aspects of their bodies or faces that make them come alive for us as fans. There are tons of specific examples of how to make your art "pop out" at the reader more, including studying how body positions work, how to use hair and eye features to make your characters more real, how to draw anatomy and bodies in specific poses, and more. 176 pages, including color illustration pages and more.
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