How to Render Attractive Characters with Copic Markers (Paperback)
Amazing characters are what bring manga to life, and this guide from expert artist Midorihana gives illustrated, easy-to-understand, and thorough instructions on how to create characters that jump off the page. As manga artists around the world know, COPIC markers are not simply for coloring . . . their blendability and color range mean amazing realism and special effects. Exclusively authorized by COPIC, here are the basic and more advanced techniques that you need. Learn gradation and shading; using white ink; color order; how to think about shadows; how to draw key elements like eyes, lips, and patterned items; how to create heaviness; and more. Master these skills in a hands-on way with the book's genius approach of guiding you through creating seven professionally drawn character scenes: Demise of the Crown, Ya Summer Vacation, Miss Blue, Pretty Girl Who Works at Japanese Sweets Shop, Trainee Succubus, Evening Walk Time, and Rosa the Maid. Also features a complete reference chart of all 358 COPIC Sketch and Ciao colors. Make your art come to life with this tool and with the companion book from Midorihana, How to Render Eye-Catching Textures with COPIC Markers.