How to Create Manga: Drawing Facial Expressions: The Ultimate Bible for Beginning Artists (With Over 1,250 Illustrations)



ISBN: 9784805315620 Category: Tags: ,


This book shows you how to accurately render human faces and emotions to create complex characters and add compelling immediacy to your work. The ability to draw realistic and powerful facial expressions is essential for every manga artist. All artists will tell you that human faces are the most important and challenging element of any drawing.

How to Create Manga: Drawing Facial Expressions is an essential resource for artists who want to bring their skills to the next level. Thirteen professional Japanese artists have contributed their expertise to this book, which contains 1,250 drawings, with several detailed tips and comments on every drawing. It includes a comprehensive opening section on all the basic expressions budding manga artists need to master. Sections dedicated to detailed emotions and playing up the intensity and drama of more animated facial expressions follow.

Additional information

Weight 737 g
Dimensions 191 × 254 mm

NextCreator Henshubu

Author Bio

Thirteen Japanese manga artists, collectively known as NextCreator Henshubu, contributed to Drawing Facial Expressions. A diverse group of design and illustration professionals whose years of experience take in the full range of media and digital entertainment, their specialties include card game design and production, picture book illustration, character design, how-to guides and app development.