How to Draw

How to Draw

  • Composition of illustrations Complete Master
    J-List stocks many great "how to draw," spending many different areas of art, one of the most important is how illustrations are closed and structured. That's the subject of this book, it gives you lots of points about how to set up a really good illustration, how to "see" the segmentation that in the image, where to place your subjects, how to handle camera angles, and more. 128 pages, with lots of color.
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  • How to Draw Moving Pose - Sexy Character
    Here's another use for "how to draw" book designed to give you lots of helpful information and make you a better artist. This book focuses on "How to Draw Moving Poses" or more specifically, poses that are part of movement, the kinds of movement we do every day. This book is really outstanding, showing you lots of ways to draw male and female characters (mostly the latter) moving, sitting, standing, touching each other, and generally acting like human beings rather than robots. There are lots of examples to copy, or to trace if you like, and we're sure you will become a better artist thinks this book. 150 pages. Features art by Kyachi.
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  • How to Draw Tanks - Sensha no Kakikata
    Japan's "how to draw military stuff" boom continues, as artists take an interest in all aspects of military history, exploring the weapons, uniforms, mecha, and more. This book is How to Draw Tanks, and over 160 pages the book explores all kinds of panic that were in use during World War II, as well as modern weapons of war. The book is divided into several sections, the basics, understanding the physics of tanks and how they work, and exploring the past and present of all famous tanks, with detailed ifnormation provided. 160 pages, Japanese language only.
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  • Toru Yoshida's Style - Drawing Women in 10 minutes
    This is a great new "How to Draw Manga" book by artist Toru Yoshida (creator of Votoms back in the day), in which she helps you start drawing cute anime girls in just 10 minutes. The secret is keeping everything simple, with lines initiating that are not difficult to copy, yet which express lots of emotion. There are 180 pages, with more than 250 illustrations for you to study and copy, including facial expressions, body poses, and more.
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    $28.00
  • How to Draw WWII Military Uniform
    Japan's "how to draw military stuff" boom continues, as artists take an interest in all aspects of military history, exploring the weapons, uniforms, mecha, and more. This book is How to Draw World War II Uniforms, and it has tons of information on how to draw the uniforms of the Allies and axis, what weapons are used, what the military ranks were like, and so on. The bok includes America, German, Soviet, Japanese, British, Italian, and French uniforms, with enjoyable "moe" art inside. 160 pages, Japanese language only.
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  • Battle Heroine Drawing and Design Technique
    If you want to become a manga artist or animator, you have to start with the basics, and that's what this book does: teaches you how to approach Battle Heroine drawing and design technique. Inside the 180 page book you will find lots of examples for you to copy, characters who have been created from scratch for this book. Magical girls, heroes, villains, and more, all from the pen of Hisashi Kagawa, who created the Precure series. Lots of great formation here for future artists!
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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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    $25.00
  • 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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  • Manga Character's Casual Clothes Material Book.
    This is a great new reference book for aspiring artists. This book contains detailed information and focuses on various kinds of women's casual fashion to reference on. It contains over 200 detailed illustrations showing different kinds of casual styles a woman can sport. This is a great book for artists who has trouble designing a casual look for their characters as well as improve their knowledge on women's fashion. A must have reference book! 105 pages.
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    $15.00
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 12 Colors Start! First Copic illustration Official Guide Book
    Copic is a brand of marker pen from Japan by Too and their markers are the markers of choice for professional manga artists because of their superior line quality, precise tip sizes, and long lasting inkwells. This how-to-draw book will show you how to properly use these great marker pens like the professional manga artists in Japan. Start from scratch and work your way up to advance techniques, this book is perfect for beginners with lots of detailed photos and easy to follow instructions. 66 pages. The book recommends you have a 12 color set of Copic pens for coloring these illustrations.
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    $12.50
  • 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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  • I Love Girls' Lingeries   Onnanoko no Shitagi Daisuki
    A great addition to our series of Moe books, this is the lingerie encyclopedia, that will teach you everything you need to know about girl's underwear, from different styles like seamless bras, baby dolls, and G-Strings, to full explanations on how to wear it, the whole thing being illustrated with gorgeous moe girls character illustration and cute sketches. A cool and original 112 page artbook for all pantsu fans as well as collectors of the Moe Moe Encyclopedia series.
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    $25.00
  • 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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    $26.00
  • 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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  • Mastering the Beauty Movement
    Proper body language and posture is key to leaving a good impression, especially if you are a woman. Here is a guide book that teaches you how to improve on your poses and actions when you do something so that you'll look graceful and leave a lasting good impression. It also takes notes on what not to do, explaining why it isn't good and also gives plenty of other advices and useful tips. By mastering beautiful movements, you too can be popular!
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    $18.00
  • Pieces Gem 03
    This long-awaited, highly anticipated collection of the work of one of Japan's most famous cyberpunk artists and storytellers is a tour-de-force publication not to be missed by fans. Another addition in the works of the popular artist Masamune Shirow (of Appleseed and Ghost in the Shell fame), PIECES Gem 03, which is a great republishing of all of the original material to his classic Appleseed. All of the original sketch work (genga) is here, and it's great to read it all again. A wonderful item for collectors of Masamune Shirow's works.
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    $17.50
  • How to Draw Moe Character   Costume ver.
    This is a fantastic creator's artbook, great to learn how to draw manga girl characters, specifically focusing on the theory and practice of drawing moe characters with large eyes and cute, honest expressions that melt the collective hearts of fans. It's a really cool item for anyone who wants to become a manga-ka (manga artist) in the future. 174 pages, including pages on how to do the line art for your moe characters as well as color in Photoshop.
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    $26.00
  • 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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    $26.00
  • Sokusenryoku no Manga Background -- How to Draw Manga Backgrounds
    One important part of learning how to draw is creating backgrounds, and this is a book dedicated entirely to this important topic. The book focuses on many different aspects of creating backgrounds, including understanding perspective, how to divide a field of vision up into quadrants so that it's easier to envision what goes where, plus you get many examples of line art backgrounds that you can copy and use. It's a great book for anyone who wants to be a better artist. 126 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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    $26.00
  • How to Draw Manga -- Moe Character (Face, Body)
    Aspiring mangaka and beginners will love this thick 180 pages tutorial book that focuses on how to draw Moe Girls Characters, with tons of examples and advice. From face, big cute signature eyes from Moe chara design, body proportions and more, this How to Draw book goes way further with dedicated sections on poses, movement, wrinkles on clothes which 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 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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  • Super Fashion Design - Basic Pose
    We love to find exotic How to Draw books from Japan, which help all of us understand how to create beautiful illustrations in bold new ways. This is a new Zeshu Takamura Style book that focuses on fashion design, both drawing beautiful female characters as well as creating fashions for them to wear, and the books has 260 pages of outstanding content of art for you to copy, and clear instructions to follow. Very high quality! This book is in Japanese only.
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    $31.50
  • 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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    $26.00
  • SWEET ESSENTIA - Fujima Takuya Rough and Line Art
    Celebrate the wonderful artworks of Fujima Takuya, creators of Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha and Vivid Strike!, which is filled with his wonderful line art and sketch work, on which his full illustrations are based. The artwork presents 50 pages of his wonderful art, with all your favorite characters just as they were he put them on paper. A beautifully printed professional doujinshi.
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    $9.50
  • Super Deform Pose - Otokonoko Character ver.
    If you want to learn to draw, you need good How to Draw books to help guide you. This is a great new book that teaches you how to draw "super deformed" (called SD or deforme in Japanese), which is a great place to start. The book is filled with male super deformed characters, which help you see anatomy, gestures, body language, and more. There are 160 pages of illustrations, plus you get a CD-ROM containing all of them in digital form. A great book for future artists!
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    $23.00
  • 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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    $20.00
  • How to Draw Sexy Man
    For artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing men, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing sexy men. It has 145 pages that goes into great detail regarding the body structure of a man, the traits that makes a man sexy, poses, and also expressions. You'll be able to finally draw men that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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    $26.00
  • Uruwashi no Dress Zukan -- How to Draw Traditional Dresses
    This is a lovely artwork filled with detailed illustrations of different kinds of Western dresses, a valuable tool for any artist wants to create beautiful illustrations, as well as cosplayers looking to recreate accurate costumes. The book covers elegant dress fashions from 1400 to 1930, divided into several sections. Most of the illustrations are black-and-white with 16 pages. This is a great book, whether you are an artist, are creating a realistic costume, or just like the way these dresses look. 150 pages. Also great for "Moe Encyclopedia" fans.
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    $32.50
  • How to Draw the Food
    Japan loves to create How to Draw guidebooks, and J-List loves to sell them to our customers! This new series by Niche Press focuses on how to draw delicious looking food, with all kinds of famous Japanese foods here for you to practice with, as well as important things like how hands look holding chopsticks. There are 80 pages, and subjects like how to draw in manga-style as well as how to color illustrations with Photoshop are covered.
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    $23.00
  • Sexy Muscle Posing for Comic and Illustration
    Here's another amazing How to Draw book that shows you how to be a better artists, this time focusing on the drawing of men's bodies in various poses, especially their muscles. This is a great book that lets artists see men standing in many different poses, so you can learn how to improve your techniques as an artist. The photos are awesome in and of themselves, so you can use this as a photobook, too. Features a CD with photos in the book in easy to view digital form for reference. 112 pages.
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  • Touhou Byougicho - How to Draw Action Poses
    There are two things we love at J-List: Touhou and How to Draw books, which help everyone become better artists, And this book has the best of both worlds. It's a very useful artbook teaching the basics of how to draw action poses, including combat, running, jumping, and various types of body language. But instead of using nondescript models to illustrate these important concepts, they use the Touhou project characters that we all love. Features art by Kyachi, published by Genkosha.
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