Wanna Draw Like a Professional Manga Artist?Wanna Draw Like a Professional Manga Artist?Wanna Draw Like a Professional Manga Artist? by ~Scarlettestar
Anime and manga: a booming industry in many parts of the the world. The beautiful and unique style of art and its exquisite stories enticed many readers and captured many young artist's hearts. This is how I started drawing; my love for manga and anime led me to a love of drawing. But like any abilities, good skills do not come overnight; and they don't come no matter how long you sit and wait for them.
I've hit a roadblock in my advancement so I decided to ask my favorite manga artists their own personal experience. It turned out, many of them had difficulties that I'm currently countering. Their advices are most helpful, and I hope you find them helpful too.
To those who never picked up a pencil to draw outside of manatory art classes in school: Read and see the process and other aspects of becoming a good artist. Maybe they can spark a drawing interest in you.
To those who are casual doodlers: These tips may turn you from casual to hard-c
Untitled Vignette 1Skip to the left, watch the outcropping on the right, avoid the den just a bit farther onUntitled Vignette 1 by ~lysandros
The boy knew what he was doing. The ground, snowy and rocky as was typical of the North, may as well been paved for his woven boots. The environment was his playground. A dangerous playground, home to such beasts as the great snow bears, winter wolves and even the dreaded doppelgangrel and grendelr of the firelit tales, to be sure, but such was his home and to be lived with.
But his thoughts were far from sport; he needed to keep quiet. The prey he tracked was known for their keen senses.
He'd been following them for almost two hours. The cold white light of the winter sun shone down upon his path, revealing the still-fresh tracks. On one knee to get a closer look, the boy was not so good a tracker yet, he was thankful of the visible markers. He dusted off the snow from his knees and set off. They were close.
As he sensed the closeness of his goal, the boy felt a sudden
Red Library, Intro."Call me what you may, but I am more than a thief" the thought passed, as Harrow ran through the halls of the citadel "I do more than steal. I make poetry of what I do. I'm an arti-" he was cut off as a hail arrows rushed from one of the walls. "Ugh, such a nuisance Can't get a good monologue in, can I?" he said to himself quietly, as he darted through the trap with ease. Cat's Grace Boots, stolen from House Estock. A fancy little thing. As the name implied, he was granted cat-like grace. The thief chuckled, as he ran faster towards what appeared be a dead end. Harrow looked from side to side calmly, smiling as he did.Red Library, Intro. by ~ordomalcontentus
"Just as planned."
Even with the castle guard right behind him, the thief was quite composed. Running at the wall, he put his right fist forward. Upon his fist, he bore a silver ring, the crest of an eel carved onto it. Soon as it touched the wall, it turned transparent, as if almost non existant, letting the young Harro