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Monday, December 8, 2008

Manga Character Design Male figther for Kapow Express

Manga Character Design Male figther for Kapow Express. Update on the character development for the Online Manga Kapow Express. Mr. Huang
I posted the sketch of the character last week, and now I did some quick color sketch, mark up and test. So here it is, I decided to keep his top hair down instead of spikes.
Here it is. The final color may be changed but for now.

With some little info... I am still thinking should I post this with key characters from now on or no?
Profile: Monkey Style
Like: Laughing, alcohol, women, and brawling, etc.
Dislike: Lie, dishonest, betrayal, the government, ect
Appearance: Chapter 3 (Around page 40 or more)

male manga character design kapow express

Drawing Software & Tools I used and recommended:
-Genius MousePen 6x8
-Wacom Intuos3 6X8 Pen Tablet
-Bamboo (Small) Pen Tablet (new from Wacom!)
Economy for everyone.
-Gimp (Free Download)
-Adobe Photoshop CS2 (Professional software)
*You can just use pencil, paper, markers on this one...just practice rendering.

New tutorials:
-How to draw woman
-How to draw Manga female character
-Draw Metal Gear girl assassin.
-Drawing Manga woman face, hair, and torso
-Drawing Gypsy dancer female
-Drawing and shading face and head

Environmental Concept Sketch Tutorial
Face Constructed: How to draw faces
Character Design Tutorial Download
-Draw and Paint Women Body Tutorial II: Female Manga Fusion II
-Character Design Tutorial: Dark Valkyrie

** If you have any basic questions or specific please looked up Q/A section. Most of the time your questions has already been answered in Q/A.

If you need any help or support you can
-post questions or comment on the post (seems to be the fastest way to get response)


dahaca6022 said...

WOW!Monkey style yeah!Like: Laughing, alcohol, women, and brawling??what is brawling?cant wait to see him

Luca said...

brwling is another way to say fighting!

Xia> good job man... yes I think you should write a bit about the characters, even for you it'd be easy to remember. I think he'll be an intersting feature! Wonder with whome he'll side... :P

Thanks & Peace!

negar said...

page 40 ???!!! Noooo...
it`s too late :(
I `m dieing to see this sexy boy !!!
He will be my bad boy :)
I guess I`m the only girl here..
At last something more interesting for me ;)

Chris said...

Top down hair wins out in the end!

I like the idea of a short bio, like in the old Street Fighter games, maybe have it as a feature on the Kapow site.

Although if it became a feature personally I'd have them in poses that show off their character slightly. Like if this guy is a bit of a brawler, have him sitting on some guy he's punched out or something, or having Mei chowing down on some food and looking at the viewer like she just noticed us or something.

XIA said...

dahaca> Thanks brother, I am excited to bring him out too. But the story have to goes on sequentially. :)

Luca> Thanks bro, I will try to do more so.

negar> ;( Don't be sad, eventually he will come out. Soon enough, I wish I would have more time to do Manga pages,...like 3 pages a week. But it's going to be realllll hard.

Chris> Chinese Zombies are coming up! Watch out!
Yeah, thanks for the feedback also. Sometimes I can get caught up with flashy spiky hair and such, thanks for saving me from the unnecessary flash of the 90's
Good idea on the showcase!
I will try to do that.

Thanks to you all guys!!!

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