Author(s): David Antram
Originating in Japan, the art of manga is now a worldwide phenomenon, using a distinctive style to portray everything from romance to science fiction. In this title you'll learn the techniques used in drawing exciting characters, monsters and robots in an amazing manga style. The How To Draw series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing, featuring step-by-step instructions for each art project. Duotone lines highlight each step. Each title includes information on the drawing materials you can use and where to use them most effectively. Pencil, pen, crayon, paints and charcoal and more are all covered in detail. The series covers a comprehensive range of rudimentary techniques - with sections on materials, composition and perspective. The How to Draw series is an excellent way to introduce the concepts of drawing to child and adult alike.
David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.