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Manga Workshop Characters How to Draw and Color Faces and Figures

Inside Manga Workshop:

•30+ start-to-finish demonstrations teach you to draw women, men and children of all ages, perspectives and personality types, including classic manga schoolgirls, the boy next door, businesswomen, rock stars and gothic vampires.
•The Face. Using simple shapes, draw different eyes, noses and mouths to create endless expressions, from blushing surprise and happiness to full-blown tears—even cool hairstyles!
•The Figure. Follow easy guidelines to create proportionate characters—chibis and children, high schoolers and warriors—and place them in scenes. Plus, learn the secrets to drawing accurate hands and feet, including shoes!
•Color. Learn to color your manga with colored pencil, markers and digital drawing programs to reflect setting, genre, time of day and personality traits.
•Bonus pages show variations on facial expressions, common poses, extra outfits and how to use each in your story, plus special drawing demos, including an angel, vampire, witch, a magical cat and Chan’s own characters.
Includes publishing tips, words of advice and insider secrets!

Manga Studio for Dummies

Love Manga? The newest features of Manga Studio help you bring your ideas to life! The tools available in the latest version of this powerful program make it easy to turn your computer into your drawing board, and Manga Studio For Dummies makes it easy to get started.
Discover how to use Manga Studio to begin creating comics in manga or Western styles, add color to your creations, and share them with your adoring public. It’s a breeze once you know your way around the program. Manga may have begun in Japan, but Manga Studio For Dummies is written in plain English, and shows you how to:

Build and use page templates
Rough in your comic with penciling techniques
Work 100% digital, or use a combination of digital and traditional tools if you prefer
Work with layers, rulers, and panels
Add speech bubbles and sound effects text
Ink your work and add tones
Prepare your creations for print or distribution on the Web

Written by a working digital artist, Manga Studio For Dummies covers both Manga Studio Debut and EX versions. As an added bonus, it even gives you a peek into the world of manga and comics in general. With the help of Manga Studio For Dummies, you just might find yourself among the comic artists whose work populates the Web and gathers thousands of fans!

Manga Studio for Dummies

Love Manga? The newest features of Manga Studio help you bring your ideas to life! The tools available in the latest version of this powerful program make it easy to turn your computer into your drawing board, and Manga Studio For Dummies makes it easy to get started.
Discover how to use Manga Studio to begin creating comics in manga or Western styles, add color to your creations, and share them with your adoring public. It’s a breeze once you know your way around the program. Manga may have begun in Japan, but Manga Studio For Dummies is written in plain English, and shows you how to:

Build and use page templates
Rough in your comic with penciling techniques
Work 100% digital, or use a combination of digital and traditional tools if you prefer
Work with layers, rulers, and panels
Add speech bubbles and sound effects text
Ink your work and add tones
Prepare your creations for print or distribution on the Web

Written by a working digital artist, Manga Studio For Dummies covers both Manga Studio Debut and EX versions. As an added bonus, it even gives you a peek into the world of manga and comics in general. With the help of Manga Studio For Dummies, you just might find yourself among the comic artists whose work populates the Web and gathers thousands of fans!

Learn Clip Studio Paint – Second Edition

Take your comics and illustrations to the next level with Clip Studio Paint’s powerful art tools

Key Features Overcome “interface overwhelm” with a practical breakdown of the Clip Studio interface Learn how to take your art from pencils to exporting for the web and print Streamline your workflow to create faster and easier using Clip Studio’s features Book Description
This book is a practical, hands-on approach to learning Clip Studio Paint. From the first time you open the software, you will be guided through the features that make this a truly exceptional graphics software. Learn how to create new documents, customize tools to fit your own style, use the ruler tools to create intricate backgrounds, add 3D elements to your comics, and even how to use the animation features to create moving pictures.

By the end of this book, you will be able to create your own illustrations and comics in Clip Studio Paint and be able to customize the software and the tools to fit your own personal working style.

What you will learn Understand the differences between Clip Studio Paint Pro and EX Discover how to navigate and customize the user interface Creating custom tools that fit your unique style of illustration Using the ruler tools to create intricate perspective shots and complex symmetry Discover how to use 3D elements in your work Learn how to create lettering and word balloons to bring your comic stories to life Understand the process of digital art creation from pencils to inks to color Understand how to use the animation tools available in Clip Studio Paint Who This Book Is For
If you are a beginning digital artist or are switching to Clip Studio from another graphics software, this book is for you. This book is excellent for those with no knowledge of digital art up to intermediate users looking to explore the unique features of Clip Studio Paint.

About the Author
Liz Staley is a writer and digital artist with nearly ten years experience creating independent comics. Learn Clip Studio Paint is her third book with Packt Publishing. She has also written Mastering Manga Studio 5 and The Manga Studio EX5 Cookbook. Teaching other artists about the benefits of Clip Studio Paint is one of her true passions.

Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Liz currently lives in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania with her husband and her horse.