Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Camilla d'Errico
Learn the Japanese art of manga from celebrated artist and author, Camilla d’Errico. What is manga, you ask? It’s a wildly popular style of Japanese illustration commonly found in comics and graphic novels, and in this introductory class, Camilla gets us started by focusing on faces. Using simple steps, she demonstrates how to draw both male and female heads from four different perspectives, plus how to create iconic manga expressions and different styles of hair. You’ll start your lessons with pencil and graduate to ink, and along the way, you’ll learn how to add personalized flair to create your own unique characters. 
Learn how to:
  • Use non-reproduction blue lead pencil to create an underdrawing
  • Ink a sketched drawing using black pens
  • Draw portraits from the front, side, back, and three-quarter perspectives
  • Use hairstyles to create personality in portraits
 
What you’ll get:
  • A comprehensive course on drawing manga style faces from several perspectives
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from world-renowned artist, Camilla d’Errico
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
How to Draw Manga Faces
00:52
02:05
Underdrawing and Inking
08:08
16:45
Drawing Heads from Different Perspectives
15:29
04:51
11:32
Hairstyles
09:17
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 8 ½” x 11” 60-80 lb cardstock in white
  • 5” x 7” cardstock in white (optional)
  • Non-reproduction blue lead mechanical pencil - Camilla uses Pilot Color Eno brand .7mm mechanical pencil with non-repro blue leads
  • White eraser
  • Black pens, including ball point, Coptic, Prisma Color and Micron
  • White Out (if necessary)
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