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Manga Watercolor

Step By Step Manga Art Techniques from Pencil to Paint

Lisa Santrau

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David & Charles
01 May 2021
Learn how to create manga art from pencil sketch to finished painting, with this comprehensive guide. Start by exploring a wide range of techniques including how to draw manga faces, poses, hair and eyes, then learn about background textures, colours and more. Finally, complete 12 step-by-step painting projects to perfect your manga art skills. Simply magical manga in watercolor! Learn how to create beautiful manga art from pencil sketch to finished painting, with this comprehensive guide. As the popularity of Manga art continues to soar, manga and comic book artist Lisa Santrau shows beginners how to create subtle and beautiful manga pictures using pencil and watercolours - the simplest of art materials. Lisa explains the materials and tools needed and then explores the fundamentals of how to draw manga from colour theory and breaking down drawings into basic shapes, to body proportions and faces for both classic manga and chibi manga figures. You will learn how to sketch, how to create depth in your work with shading, and a range of watercolour techniques including washes, wet-on-wet and layering, as well as special techniques involving masking fluid and an innovative 'film' technique for creating texture and patterns. The exercises that follow the basics explore a wide range of techniques including manga poses, hair and eyes, then learn about backgrounds, textures, gradients and more. Finally, there are 12 step-by-step painting projects to perfect your manga art skills, with downloadable templates if you want to skip the drawing and get straight to the painting. This easy-to-follow book by the creator of the popular Mechanical Princess comics, contains all you need to successfully paint your own watercolour manga art. AUTHOR: Lisa Santrau is a graphic designer with a focus on illustration and has worked for over 15 years in the German manga and anime scene. She has published her successful manga series Mechanical Princess since 2012.
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Imprint:   David & Charles
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 200mm, 
ISBN:   9781446308479
ISBN 10:   1446308472
Pages:   144
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Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Lisa Santrau has been drawing and developing her manga pictures since childhood. After completing her studies in communication design, she spent a year in Japan and decided to work there full-time on illustration and story-telling. She has produced work for Nike, EMF, Tokyopop, Carlsen Comics and other clients. She can be found at comic conventions with her own manga series Mechanical Princess and Raven Curse.

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