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Monday, February 18, 2008

How to draw manga: anime girl, woman, female in gym outfit. Character design cartoon, comics step by step video tutorial.

How to draw and color manga: anime girl, woman, feamale. Character design for games, comics step by step video tutorial. Learn how to draw simplify torso and upper body of girl, woman, female body using simplify construction line for Manga, Anime, comics.
Step by Step video tutorial explain. Learn to sketch girl, woman, female’s head, torso and pelvis Step by Step basic sketching online lesson for cartoon illustration, manga, anime and comics. Learn to sketch and construct a BASIC body form quickly.

Here is a final sketch:
OK now, Here is a video tutorial: How to draw Manga Girl:



Drawing Software & Tools I used:
-Adobe Photoshop CS2
-Wacom Intuos3 6X8 Pen Tablet
(or Bamboo (Small) Pen Tablet new from Wacom!) Economy for everyone.
*You can also substitute the tools with just pencil and paper (maybe gauche and water color paints.) in the mean time.

New tutorials:
-How to draw Dragon Creature #007
-How to draw woman or female
-How to draw Mech: Hoover Craft 001
-How to draw a Cyclop creature
-Learn to draw woman sketch.
-How to draw a woman profile or sideview
-How to draw a Cartoon Mouse
-How to draw Basic Mecha Robot #7
-How to draw Ogre Creature
-Drawing and Painting Saya: Blood the last Vampire
-How to draw and paint Manga girl: Dark Elf
-How to draw and paint Mecha Robot 006 White

Photoshop Tutorial:
-How to make a Photoshop custom brush #1
-How to make a Photoshop custom brush #2

here is a Free Painting Software Download if you don't have Photoshop:
www.artrage.com (pick the starter Edition)

Questions from Viewers!!!

First off, apologized for replying any of these message so late. And thanks for all YOUR KINDS words and generous regards and e-mails. I would give you all a Panda if I can. Thank you for the support for idrawgirls.com

Q: I was hoping you'd enlighten me as to what brushes you use to do your lighting?? Your lighting always looks so natural and I can never achieve a similar result. When I use a brush and lower the opacity the difference in tones is very harsh and doesn't look natural

A: First, I usually pick the lighter value using screen layer then I merge down (or I will just use dodge brush on the layer depending on the end result I am looking for). I don't work with multiple layer, I like to feel like I am painting over like traditional medium. Then I will use 70-100% opacity to lay down color. I don't really keep layers around, I like painting on the base layer. I like to keep it simple, thus smaller file size.
As for low opacity 30-50% I only use it for construction sketch lines and soft brush blending. It just my personal working progress. When I paint or start underpainting (base color) I will use 100% then 70-100% to establish the ground work.
**Also make sure you have sensitivity pressure set on your pen (even if you set 100%) when you go light it will be lighter than 100%
**Key: keep your color solid and simple in each value area.

Q: What size canvas do you start out with? pixels/inch?

A: Ususally around 700 px range then > 2000px. I did that so that my computer doesn't slow down at the underpainting stage. I usually like to go fast so that I can see things change and correct lighting and composition and such.
BUT if your computer doesn't have such slow down effect, then it doesn't matter, you can work around 200 pix per inches. Also if you scan stuff in 200 pix per inches is the best.

Q: The music is really great, do you have a playlist listed somewhere?

A: Nope, sorry...I download all free stuff from indie artists from Cnet. Maybe I should get a playlist...how do I do that?

Q: I hope you don't mind i found your email on your page.

A: Not at all, thanks for the feedback.

** you have any basic questions or specific and do not get my reply right away, please be patience. I usually answer them. In the mean time you can browse through all the Lables or Archives. Your questions may already be solves in one of these tutorials.

Thanks for all overwhelming e-mails guys!!! Due to the high volume of e-mails and questions, I apologized that I cannot usually reply to you within a day or two. I will try my best to answer them all personally and get all the questions answer either by Videos or Post.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

really nice to see =D its not like i need lessons, but i think i can always learn something new to improve my drawings! specially on coloring ^^U

thx for upload it ;)

viagra online said...

well I mentioned in several times, I have a lot of problem with the female figure but with all these tutorials I gonna better and better, maybe sometime I do it my own manga.

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