How to Draw

How to Draw

  • 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 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 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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    $26.00
  • 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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    $28.00
  • 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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    $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
  • 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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    $26.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • Clip Studio Paint - How to Make "Kira Kira" (Jewels etc)
    Here's another three How to Draw book, which helps you understand different aspects of art creation so that you can be a better artist. This book focuses on how to draw "Kira Kira," a Japanese onomatopoeia which just means shining or glistening, and in this case refers to drawing of Jules, jewelry, as well as related objects such as swords, plus characters' eyes. The examples in the book are very useful, showing you how to think of a cut piece of jewelry such as a diamond and re-create those effects in Photoshop. 160 pages, Japanese language on.
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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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    $26.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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    $9.50
  • How to Draw Athlete Girls
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This book focuses on "athlete girls" and gives you lots of insight into how to draw females in athletic situations. All the major sports are here, football, soccer, cheerleading, kickboxing, bodybuilding and weightlifting, rhythmic gymnastics, and more. There are sections dedicated to showing you how to understand muscles that are at work underneath the parties can, as well as how to draw all the right poses. 125 pages, color and black-and-white.
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    $25.00
  • 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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    $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
  • Sprout - Bodies Beyond Imagination - Suzuya x Scarlet Beriko
    This is a fascinating collection of Japanese photography, which is useful both for artists trying to capture just the right pose, as well as people who appreciate Japanese rooms, Japanese traditional clothing, and the male form. The proposed book consists of 275 photographs of a male model in traditional Japanese clothing, and sometimes out of traditional Japanese clothing. Many photos are shown wearing a traditional Japanese fundoshi, the underwear worn by samurai in addition to the amazing glossy photo book, you get a guidebook on how to translate the art into longer images, as well as a CD-ROM containing all images in digital form.
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    $32.50
  • 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. This is a preorder scheduled for release in April 2017.
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    $69.50
  • Body-chan 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 a ton of accessories including a Katana, a laptop, pistol, smartphone, and more. This is Body-chan, the female model in pale orange color. This is a preorder scheduled for release in April 2017.
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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
  • All About the High School Girls -- JK Encyclopedia
    Japanese high school girls, also known as JK's, aren't they wonderful? This is a fun college is manga about the cuteness of These high school girls, surrounding the lives of five girls,Mikami, her sister Ane-han, Poyo-chan, Haruno-san and Yukichan. each chapter they go through different fun adventures, slowing the world of Japanese high school girls and being silly. In Japanese. 170 pages.
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    $14.00
  • 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 Manga - Moe Futari no Kakikata Boys ver.
    A great item we have here for you moe anime male characters lovers! This thick artbook is a moe male character design database, this time focusing on designs featuring 2 boys together. 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
  • 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 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
  • 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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    $26.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $26.00
  • 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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    $32.00
  • 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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    $26.00