Award-winning manga artist Sonia Leong, with the help of other acclaimed manga creators and educators, gives you all the tips, tricks and tools you will need to get your ideas onto the page.
- Discover how to get started, build your confidence, and boost your skills, beginning from first principles. - Learn how to draw faces, bodies, hands, feet, and create unique characters with their own styles. - Get the most out of your drawing materials, from traditional pens and pencils to digital software, and discover how best to use them to work up your own manga stories and comics. - Benefit from advice on pacing, layout, composition and lettering.
About the Author
Sonia Leong is an award-winning comic book artist specializing in anime and manga. She is the Director of Sweatdrop Studios, a UK comic collaborative and independent publisher, and has published numerous instructional art books and manga titles of her own. Sonia has taught manga workshops for over 15 years, and has spoken at the British Museum, the British Library, the Hay Festival, Latitude Festival, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, along with many comic convention appearances around the world. Her artwork has been exhibited in the Kyoto International Manga Museum, London County Hall, and the London Cartoon Museum.