How to Draw

How to Draw

  • Haikei Sakuga
    We have many books that teach you how to draw anime and manga characters but drawing backgrounds is as important as the characters. For those interested in creating those breathtaking backgrounds seen on anime such as Your Name, this how to draw book will show you the way. Contains detailed instructions which are easy to understand, specifically focusing on creating backgrounds for illustrations digitally using real rooms for inspiration, then exploring how to color them. 144 pages. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan
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  • How to Draw Girl's Clothes with Digital Tools
    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 girl's clothes using digital tools. It's a really cool item for anyone who wants to become a mangaka or illustrator in the future. 144 pages.
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    $30.00
  • How to Draw Girls Pose 500 (Trace FREE)
    Having trouble finding the perfect pose for your illustration? For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you a wide variety of girl's poses with over 500 poses free for you to use. It even includes a CD with raw photoshop and esp files, free for you to use and draw over it! It has 160 pages with all kinds of poses that you can wish for, from basic poses, daily everyday poses and more.
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    $30.00
  • How to Draw Fabulous Pose
    Japan loves to create How to Draw guidebooks, and J-List loves to sell them to our customers! This new book by Hobby Japan focuses on how to draw fabulous poses as seen in countless manga and anime. There are 168 pages that teach you different types of fabulous poses from running, jumping, sitting, and more. Add some flair to your manga by adding these fabulous poses!
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    $26.00
  • How to Draw Fetish Girls - Miseru Fechi E no Kakikata Joshi
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This book focuses on fetishes and gives you lots of insight into how to draw females in fetishistic fashion. All the major fetishes are here including school uniforms, glasses, unaji (back of the neck), kimonos, breasts, butt, feet, and gyaru, catgirls, and tons more. 144 pages.
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  • How to Draw Men's Hairstyle 250
    One of the charms of anime and manga is the abundance of unique and interesting hairstyles. This new how to draw book will teach you how to draw 250 types of men's hairstyle from the classic pompadour used by delinquents to visual-kei hairstyle used by bishounen. You'll also learn how to draw hair in motion like when your character is brushing his hair or running or fighting. A great reference book for aspiring manga artists!
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    $24.50
  • How to Draw Fantasy Clothes
    It is well known that the best mangaka also have a great fashion sense. If you want to improve your character designs, you have to learn how to draw great outfits on your characters, this book does just that. 144 pages and 235 types of clothing with tutorials, sketches, outline, step by step instructions and example of great outfits and fashion for your fantasy characters. Improve your manga drawing skills and impress you friends with this awesome tutorial book.
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    $26.00
  • How to Draw Girls Body Parts
    For artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing certain body parts of girls, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girl body parts. It has 164 pages that goes into great detail regarding every body part of a girl from hair to breasts and legs. You'll be able to finally draw girls that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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    $32.00
  • 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 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
  • 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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    $28.50
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • Beautiful Man's Pose Collection (Trace OK) -- E ni Naru Bidanshi
    Want to become a famous manga artist or other illustrator? J-List can help with our popular How to Draw books, which help you approach different artistic subjects in a unique way and grow as an artist. This is a book called Beautiful Man's Pose Collection, and will help you understand how to illustrate male characters in different poses. The book is divided into several chapters, basic poses, emotional, exciting poses, fighting proposals, and martial arts and clothing variations. The models all look great, and the poses are very useful. Best of all, you get all of the illustrations in the included CD-ROM layered Photoshop format. The book is designed so that I can trace the artwork to help improve your art techniques. 120 pages, published by Hobby Japan. Great for "fujoshi" fans interested in learning to draw yaoi, BL and otome game art!
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    $25.00
  • Fantasy Matrix (Fantasy Character Design)
    Here's a great new addition to the How to Draw Manga series that gives you some solid information on how to design RPG style fantasy characters. The book covers all the basics, character classes, matrix and party construction, magical items common in fantasy worlds, and more. There are many detailed images that you can copy the art of, or just gaze at and enjoy since it's so beautiful published by Mizuna Tomomi and Muru-sha, 160 page
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    $22.00
  • How to Draw Men's Moe Character - Pose ver
    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 and create extremely handsome male characters will appeal to fans for diferent reasons. Many aspects of how to create heart are handled in the book, including personality types, facial types, how muscles and bodies look. There are many examples for you to copy, in many different poses. This is frankly a great book for anyone wanting to become a better artist. 140 pages, great for fujoshi and fans of otome games, yaoi and BL, too.
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    $25.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $8.50
  • 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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    $26.85
  • Japanese Style Background Catalogue 2  -- Haikei
    Another great "How to Draw Manga" book from Japan, this one focusing on a very esoteric yet very important topic, backgrounds. But this book doesn't help you to draw just any backgrounds in your art, but fabulously unique Japanese backgrounds, Japanese homes with the tiny mats, Showa and Taisho era holmes with furniture to match, beautiful exteriors with wonderful traditional Japanese roof tiles, and more. This photobook is great whether you're trying to create art, or just love appreciating wonderful Japanese architecture. Full-color, 190 pages.
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    $28.00
  • Body-kun DX SET S.H. Figuarts Pale orange Color Ver.
    Bandai releases a deluxe version of their popular Figma action figure that are used as drawing models for artists and illustrators. With over 30 points of articulation and realistic range of motion, these are the perfect models for your original manga character! They now come with tons of accessories including a Katana, a laptop, pistol, smartphone, and more. This is Body-kun, the male model in pale orange color.
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    $69.50
  • 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
  • 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
  • Manga Character illustrated Book - Girls ver.
    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 great book that teaches you the basics of character design, how to create fun new moe characters, starting off with art you can copy capturing characters of differing ages and heights, what features make characters appear attractive, how to draw clothing, how to draw different poses, and more. This book is in Japanese only.
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    $32.00
  • JK POSE MANIACS
    This is a very special "super pose book" for artists or anyone who love JK, which refers to joshi kousei or Japanese high school girls. The book is amazing, filled with nearly 200 pages of glossy photos of Japanese high school girls sitting in cute poses, eating their lunch, doing stuff around school, walking through the hallways, studying in class, or having a rare "yuri" moment. Each page has five or six amazing poses on it, for a total of perhaps 1000 gorgeous pictures and all. All photographs by Yuki Aoyama.
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    $38.00
  • How to Draw Clothes to Kill Cherry Boy   Doutei wo Korosu Fukuno Kakikata
    This is a great new How to Draw book that could be properly translated as How to Draw Clothing So Cute That Male Virgins Can't Resist. Over 80 pages, the book shows how to think about clothing and how it highlights a cute girl, helping others fall hopelessly in love with the girl. There are many sections to the book, including the elements of cute clothing, how to sketch your work then scan it into the computer to color, how and why cute poses and body language are so enticing, and more. A great book in the How to Draw Manga series!
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    $23.00
  • How to Draw Moe Lolita Fashion   From Beautiful Basic Pose to Charming Pose
    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 with beautiful and charming poses, this book does just that. 176 pages of tutorials, sketches, outline, step by step instructions and example of great lolita dresses and fashion for your Moe characters. Improve your Manga drawing skills and impress you friends with this awesome tutorial book. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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    $26.00
  • How to Draw Manga   Bishoujo Character Design (Face, Body ver.)
    A how to draw manga featuring bishoujo character designing that shows in depth explanations and demonstrations on not only how to draw amazing looking moe girls, but also on the basics about how the face and body moves and functions. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like the functions of muscles and how they change the appearance of head and torso, to hints on how to make more realistic body parts through a better understanding of joints, bones and skin and how they change for characters of different sizes, body types, and ages. 176 pages. A must have book for aspiring artists. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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  • Moeru! Dragon Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with another sexy volume. This time, a total of 99 dragons are gathered from all over the world, all illustrated in a moe, female form. Learn all about these beautiful but fearsome dragon girls in detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy dragon girls. Over 200 pages of smoking hot dragon girls for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $20.00
  • How to Draw Creatures   Genju Character wo Tsukuru
    This is a fabulous artbook featuring artwork by Terryl Whitlatch, creator of some of the most amazing fantasy creatures ever, which specifically explores the details of how fantastic and imaginary creatures come into being. There is tons of detail in this pleasant perfect bound artbook, with pencil sketches, illustrations showing how skeletal structures are used in creature creation and more. Terryl worked on many films like Jumanji, Star Wars and Men in Black.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • New Background Catalogue Color ver. 9   Entertainment Industry
    Here's a great How to Draw Manga book that will help your art skills a lot, representating a very important area of art, specifically backgrounds. This book is filled with hundreds of locations that you can use as a basis for your art, showing rooms and spaces from various angles for you. This book covers TV stations, recording studios, filming locations, radio stations, concert halls and other places related to the entertainment world. 190 pages, all in full color.
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    $24.00