You Can Draw Manga Chibi Characters, Critters & Scenes

You Can Draw Manga Chibi Characters, Critters & Scenes

A step-by-step guide for learning to draw cute and colorful manga chibis and critters

Samantha Whitten, Jeannie Lee

$12.99

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Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters shows how to draw animals in the chibi style using simple steps and easy-to-find art tools. Also included are tips and techniques for designing your own chibi critter creations!

You can draw more than 30 chibi animals with the easy, step-by-step art projects in Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters. Learn to draw dogs, cats, mice, rabbits, birds, fantasy critters, and more. Also included are tips and techniques encouraging you to design your own chibi creations once you are comfortable with the art style. No complicated tools are needed; you can create your own chibi art using just a pencil, pen, markers, and paper.

The book opens with helpful sections on tools and materials, essential drawing techniques, color basics, and an examination of chibi animal faces and bodies. The step-by-step projects that follow will show you how to draw chibis of all kinds in any pose and from all angles. Included throughout the book are templates for practice. In between drawing projects and templates, you will take a closer look at different chibi animals, critter mash-ups (like bird-dragons and pig-skunks!), and how to draw them in action. Use these pages to modify the templates to create your own characters. Tips and techniquesfor drawing chibi characters abound in Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters.
 
Written and illustrated by Samantha Whitten and Jeannie Lee, Just for Kids: You Can Draw Manga Critters is perfect for beginning and intermediate artists, lovers of manga and anime, and more. You will love creating your own chibi animals!


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Samantha Whitten:

Samantha Whitten is a Virginia-based independent artist who specializes in adorable illustrations. She has spent all of her life drawing and has pursued a career in illustration and graphic design, learning on her own and dabbling in a variety of projects. She earns a living by selling a unique range of self-produced products featuring her artwork, employing a cute and fun style that appeals to all ages, as well as illustrating a web comic in her spare time. Visit her website at www.littlecelesse.com for more.

Jeannie Lee’s art education includes more than seven years of instruction under contemporary Western artist Ji Young Oh, as well as two years studying traditional character animation at California Institute of the Arts. Her work experience spans across multiple companies, including Gaia Interactive, Marvel Entertainment, Inc., TOKYOPOP, and UDON Entertainment. She currently works as a senior artist at Sanshee and letters manga for UDON and VIZ Media (and fits video games and anime in wherever she can).

|||Jeannine Lee’s art education includes over seven years of instruction under contemporary Western artist Ji Young Oh as well as two years studying traditional character animation at California Institute of the Arts. Currently, Jeannine is a digital artist at Gaia Interactive, and she has worked for Marvel Entertainment, Inc., TOKYOPOP, and UDON Entertainment. When she isn’t working, she indulges in various crafts and hobbies, such as knitting. 


Jeannine Lee’s art education includes over seven years of instruction under contemporary Western artist Ji Young Oh as well as two years studying traditional character animation at California Institute of the Arts. Currently, Jeannine is a digital artist at Gaia Interactive, and she has worked for Marvel Entertainment, Inc., TOKYOPOP, and UDON Entertainment. When she isn’t working, she indulges in various crafts and hobbies, such as knitting. 

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