Manga for the Beginner Kawaii: How to Draw the Supercute Characters of Japanese Comics (Paperback)
Kawaii—so cute it hurts!
You probably know this already, but the superpopular manga genre of Kawaii is everywhere! From Hello Kitty to Pokémon, these supercute Kawaii creatures are taking over. These characters are intensely cute, simple to draw, and colorfully graphic. The Kawaii genre puts its supercute stamp on a variety of well-known manga staples from adorable anthros to lovable monsters and animals to dark-but-still-cute Goths. Even the breathtaking and beautiful ladies of the Kawaii subgenre moe get their turn in the spotlight. The undisputed master of manga, Christopher Hart provides you with all the tools and techniques you will need to bring these beloved Kawaii characters to life. The supercute drawings and step-by-step directions provide you with everything you need to draw with Kawaii-style charm and personality.
From color contrasts to simplifying designs, Manga for the Beginner Kawaii provides the complete inside scoop on what it takes to make it as a Kawaii artist. This is the ultimate guide to bringing supercute characters from manga’s most adorable genre to life.
About the Author
Christopher Hart is the world’s bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. He is also the author of Manga for the Beginner, Manga for the Beginner Chibis, and Manga for the Beginner Shoujo, and his books have set the standard for art instruction, both nationally and internationally. Hart’s 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.