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Manga Mania Universe The Massive Book of Drawing Manga

Manga Mania Universe The Massive Book of Drawing Manga

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

With more than 250 characters across all the popular genres, this is the big, must-have book for every aspiring manga artist! Drawing on the mega-success of Christopher Hart's Manga Mania series, Manga Mania Universe combines curated content from each of his previous Manga Mania books (Girl Power!, Romance, and Shonen) into one giant, breathtaking volume. It showcases the best in capturing manga girls, romantic characters and scenes, and action and adventure. Fans will enjoy having such a wide variety of first-rate how-to-draw instruction, along with the dynamic artwork that has made this series so popular.

Figure It Out! Simple Lessons, Quick Results Essential Tips and Tricks for Drawing People

Figure It Out! Simple Lessons, Quick Results Essential Tips and Tricks for Drawing People

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

The addition to bestselling author Christopher Hart's Figure It Out! series offers essential tips and tricks that simplify the basics of drawing people. This is the easy way to learn how to draw people! Chris Hart offers straightforward instruction designed to solve common figure-drawing problems that aspiring artists encounter. His accessible, practical techniques include focusing on the body's natural curves, as opposed to drawing muscles, and breaking the torso down into three distinct, understandable areas. With this book, anyone can immediately grasp the basics--and create the art to prove it!

The Cute Chibi Christmas Coloring Book Adorable manga characters to color

The Cute Chibi Christmas Coloring Book Adorable manga characters to color

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2018

Have yourself a merry Chibi Christmas with this totally adorable coloring book from bestselling author Chris Hart! Just in time to go under the tree, The Cute Chibi Christmas Coloring Book gives manga maniacs and coloring fanatics an additional reason to celebrate! Chibis are the cutest characters in manga, and these 47 holiday-themed illustrations are ideal for Christmas coloring. Imagine a little chibi Santa or reindeer, an adorable chibi kitten peeking out of a stocking, or a rosy-cheeked chibi ice skater out in the falling snow. Intricate backgrounds accompany each character to make for a fun and challenging coloring experience, and all pages are printed single sided on quality stock to allow for the use of most coloring materials.

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Tips & Tricks Over 100 Essential Techniques to Sharpen Your Skills

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Tips & Tricks Over 100 Essential Techniques to Sharpen Your Skills

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2018

The third title in Christopher Hart's bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime series is essential for all anime artists who want to fine-tune their skills. This is the guide that all anime and manga artists--of any level--need! Chris Hart delves deep into the specifics of drawing anime characters and scenes and explores every aspect of anime forms. He reveals his secrets for composing a complete picture, and discusses rarely covered topics. Entirely new tutorials include instruction on drawing hands and feet in different gestures or positions, arranging characters within the action, and creating nuanced expressions. Fans of The Master Guide books will find this title to be invaluable in strengthening their drawing skills, while newcomers will see this as a perfect introduction to the series.

Lost Children

Lost Children

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2018

Drawing Cartoons From Numbers Create Fun Characters from 1 to 1001

Drawing Cartoons From Numbers Create Fun Characters from 1 to 1001

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2018

With this entry in his popular Drawing Shape by Shape series, bestselling author Christopher Hart has created his most inventive characters yet! Drawing can be as easy as 1, 2, 3! Christopher Hart offers a wildly creative collection of cartoon characters that all begin just with a number. Detailed, step-by-step instructions make it simple to construct each character, but even better, the clever images that emerge from these common numerals are a delight. With the numbers ranging from 1-1001, children can learn art and practice counting, too!

Manga Artist's Coloring Book: Girl Power! Fun & Fabulous Females to Color!

Manga Artist's Coloring Book: Girl Power! Fun & Fabulous Females to Color!

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2018

Girl power forever! Christopher Hart has created the perfect follow-up to his hugely popular coloring book, The Manga Artist's Coloring Book: Girls! Coloring and manga fans will welcome Hart's second exciting collection of adorable, irresistible girls! Featuring intricate backgrounds throughout, these pictures make for a fun and challenging coloring experience, and give budding artists a fun opportunity to play creatively with color and character. All pages are printed single sided on quality stock so you can use most coloring materials to complete the drawings.

Figure It Out! Workbook

Figure It Out! Workbook

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2018

This essential companion to the popular Figure It Out series--created by bestselling author Christopher Hart--is perfect for artists on the go! As both an introduction to figure-drawing concepts and a refresher for more seasoned artists, The Figure It Out Workbook is an engaging resource for anyone eager to pick up a pencil and start drawing. Combining content from Hart's three previous Figure It Out titles, this handy, travel-sized workbook offers artists step-by-step tutorials plus blank pages for practice. It begins with the basics of drawing the head and facial features, and then moves on to the body, keeping in mind proper proportions, movement, and true-to-life poses. The workbook's top-spiral binding makes it easy to follow each lesson as you draw. A guide to drawing correct body proportions on the inside cover serves as a quick reference.

Doing a Literature Review Releasing the Research Imagination

Doing a Literature Review Releasing the Research Imagination

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/01/2018

The ultimate guide to the `what', `how' and `why' of literature reviewing, the second edition of the classic text shows how the literature review will unlock the full potential of one's research with: A thorough exploration of the literature review process from start to finish Two brand new chapters explaining the different types of review and evidence and evaluation Extended examples that show you how to apply key techniques and procedures A new `core skills' framework to help you turn your research experience into employability A critical thinking focus that will help you construct convincing arguments and improve your research decisions In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Doing a Literature Review Releasing the Research Imagination

Doing a Literature Review Releasing the Research Imagination

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2018

The ultimate guide to the `what', `how' and `why' of literature reviewing, the second edition of the classic text shows how the literature review will unlock the full potential of one's research with: A thorough exploration of the literature review process from start to finish Two brand new chapters explaining the different types of review and evidence and evaluation Extended examples that show you how to apply key techniques and procedures A new `core skills' framework to help you turn your research experience into employability A critical thinking focus that will help you construct convincing arguments and improve your research decisions In combining a critical, philosophical approach with an expertly selected body of practical examples, the Second Edition of Chris Hart's landmark text provides both the intellectual understanding and the technical skills required to produce sophisticated, robust literature reviews of the very highest standard. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls How to Draw Essential Character Types from Simple Templates

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2017

In this follow-up to the best-selling The Master Guide to Drawing Anime, manga master Christopher Hart focuses on some of the most popular characters of Japanese anime: the dynamic and beautiful women and girls. Aspiring anime artists will learn all the ins and outs of creating these stunning heroines, schoolgirls and fantasy characters. Basic templates make it easy to draw the head, hairstyles, clothing, body proportions and more. Tutorials on creating scenes and multiple characters take the drawings to the next level. All of these topics and more are covered with Christopher Hart's trademark easy-to-follow steps with helpful techniques and tips.

Guide to Drawing Girls, The

Guide to Drawing Girls, The

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Cartooning Animals

Cartooning Animals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Awesome Anime Characters

Awesome Anime Characters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/10/2017

Kawaii Journal with Hugs on the Side

Kawaii Journal with Hugs on the Side

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/09/2017

This must-have journal combines a manga master with the irresistibly cute, wildly popular genre of Kawaii! You may not recognize the name, but you almost certainly know (and love!) the characters in the super-popular Kawaii genre of manga: they range from Hello Kitty! to Pok mon. And whether they're loveable anthros, funny monsters, or adorable Goths, these colorfully graphic figures are incredibly fun to draw. With guided prompts from bestselling author Christopher Hart and awww-inspiring art throughout, this adorable sketchbook will inspire endless creativity. Whether they use it to practice drawing their favorite manga characters, for sketching on the go, or for recording their innermost thoughts and feelings, Kawaii lovers won't be able to resist this journal. Includes 2 sticker sheets that feature the most adorable Kawaii characters, as well as a ribbon bookmark and elastic closure.

Draw 100 Things to Make You Happy Step-by-Step Drawings to Nourish Your Creative Self

Draw 100 Things to Make You Happy Step-by-Step Drawings to Nourish Your Creative Self

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/07/2017

What makes you happy? Whatever it is, draw it, with the help of Christopher Hart, the world's top-selling author of art instruction books! Whether it's an adorable pet, the trip of a lifetime, or an everyday moment to savor (like your morning cup of coffee or buying a cute pair of shoes), this book celebrates the many things that make you happy--and helps you turn them into fun-filled drawings. An enlightening introduction explains how to create the illustrations and make them come alive: how to use color, change poses, personalize the drawings, add shading, and more.

Sketchits! Faces & Fashion Draw and Complete 100+ Color Templates

Sketchits! Faces & Fashion Draw and Complete 100+ Color Templates

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2017

This whimsical approach to drawing is like a blueprint for creativity! The fun starts with a coloured impression that would-be artists can use as a guide. This basic impression invites you to fill in all of the details to create your own unique characters. Focusing on faces and fashion, this edition of Sketchits! provides more than 100 impressions. Add facial features, hair, patterned clothing and accessories. With drawing tips and techniques included, it's a great activity book for kids and adults alike.

Drawing Cartoons Letter by Letter Create Fun Characters from A to Z

Drawing Cartoons Letter by Letter Create Fun Characters from A to Z

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2017

This fun book starts with simple, basic letters and numbers. Step by step, Hart's clever tutorials show how to turn an A into a clunky robot, a B into a buzzing bee, a C into a chomping dinosaur and so on. These inventive cartoon characters are a cinch to draw with Chris's easy-to-follow instructions and a great way to engage children with letters, numbers and art. Every letter of the alphabet appears in both upper and lower case, and so do numbers nought to nine.

Doodletopia: Fairies Draw, Design, and Color Your Own Super-Magical and Beautiful Fairies

Doodletopia: Fairies Draw, Design, and Color Your Own Super-Magical and Beautiful Fairies

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

An interactive doodle book of fairies and other fantasy characters from the best-selling art-instruction author, which pairs illustration tips with drawing, designing, colouring and crafting activities. For years, Christopher Hart has given readers the tools and techniques needed to learn how to draw and cartoon. With the Doodletopia series, Hart offers us a chance to practice and perfect our artistic skills. For this latest title, Hart returns to the lush, gorgeous and mystical subject of fairies. Doodletopia: Fairies provides aspiring fantasy artists and fairy fans with activities to stimulate their creativity. After covering the basics of rendering these characters, Hart sets us loose to interact with the book's many exercises and challenges.

The Manga Fashion Bible The Go-To Guide for Drawing Stylish Outfits and Characters

The Manga Fashion Bible The Go-To Guide for Drawing Stylish Outfits and Characters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/09/2016

Best-selling author Christopher Hart goes 'manga chic' with this guide to drawing the edgy fashions found in the popular Japanese genre. Packed with tutorials, his stylish drawing bible offers many enticing projects for aspiring artists, from creating classic outfits worn by popular manga characters to depicting the newest trends emerging from Tokyo. Chris explains how to draw eyes and hairstyles as well as figures, body types and poses; mix and match movement to the image, and design complementary colour schemes, add a sense of movement to the image and design exciting wardrobes for all seasons. He demystifies topics that typically puzzle beginners, from capturing the creases and folds of clothing to drawing patterns on fabric. A troubleshooting guide covers common problem areas so fans will quickly learn how to transform their basic manga characters into compelling fashion plates.

Drawing Superheroes Step by Step The Complete Guide for the Aspiring Comic Book Artist

Drawing Superheroes Step by Step The Complete Guide for the Aspiring Comic Book Artist

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2016

Christopher Hart provides the basics of capturing the bold faces and chiselled physiques of compelling characters, along with a cast of supporting figures, so that even beginners can successfully draw an energy- packed, superhero-style comic. Hart's step-by-step tutorials cover everything from creating dynamic poses, expressions and costumes to adding light and shadows in perfect layouts. This comprehensive guide will inspire both aspiring and seasoned illustrators.

Figure It Out! Drawing Essential Poses The Beginner's Guide to the Natural-Looking Figure

Figure It Out! Drawing Essential Poses The Beginner's Guide to the Natural-Looking Figure

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/07/2016

This guide helps artists learn to draw natural-looking figures. Hart portrays everyday, real-life gestures on human-looking foundation figures: standing, sitting, kneeling and reclining, with arms folded, ankles crossed, hands on hips and more, all shown from various angles. He also explores deeper concepts such as perspective, illusion of depth, casting shadows and foreshortening, and provides step-by-step tutorials that take artists through complete, naturally posed figure drawings from start to finish.

Doodletopia Manga

Doodletopia Manga

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2016

The Manga Artist's Coloring Book: Girls! Fun Female Characters to Color

The Manga Artist's Coloring Book: Girls! Fun Female Characters to Color

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/07/2016

Appeals to both manga and colouring fans. Fun-to-colour illustrations. By bestselling how-to-draw author Christopher Hart. Bestselling how-to-draw author Christopher Hart celebrates 'grrrrllll' power with a wildly entertaining colouring book featuring manga's most popular female characters. This must-have collection for fans draws on Hart's numerous accomplishments in the genre and offers intricately patterned black-and-white illustrations drawn in his eye-catching style. Not only are the pictures fun to colour, but would-be artists can use the illustrations as a tool to practise colour design for their own character drawings.

Doodletopia

Doodletopia

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2015

For years, cartooning master Christopher Hart has given readers the tools and techniques needed to learn how to draw and cartoon. Now with Doodletopia: Cartoons, Hart offers his readers a chance to practice and perfect their artistic skills with the first book in an exciting doodle book series. Filled with page after page of Hart's signature silly characters and irreverent humour, Doodletopia: Cartoons provides aspiring cartoonists with activities to stimulate their creativity and their rendering skills. After covering cartooning, Hart sets readers loose to interact with the book's many exercises and challenges, including sections where readers can mix and match facial features, draw the other half of an already completed cartoon, design their own costumes, and even complete their own hilarious cartoon scene. Pairing the informative content for which Hart is beloved with myriad opportunities for creative expression, Doodletopia: Cartoons offers aspiring artists the next level of interactive art instruction.

Cartooning Stylish Characters Art Instruction for Everyone

Cartooning Stylish Characters Art Instruction for Everyone

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Adult coloring book fans will delight in these beautifully drawn and inviting idyllic settings. Created by illustrator and paper-cutting artist Mihoko garden Kurihara, Harmony of Nature presents pastoral vignettes both whimsical and serene: squirrels and birds, field mice and rabbits, deer, butterflies, foxes, and more, all surrounded by halcyon havens of lush florals. Each drawing imparts a welcome sense of calm, and the book also includes eight pages of aspirational full-color art plus two heavy-stock pages that can be cut out and used for framing or gift tags.

Mangamania Tiny Pals

Mangamania Tiny Pals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Learn how to draw adorable, tiny manga pals! Best-selling author, Christopher Hart, teaches budding artists how to master the techniques of drawing cute little manga characers in this essential how-to-draw volume.

Figure Drawing Hints & Tips

Figure Drawing Hints & Tips

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Master drawing human eyes, hands, faces, and every aspect of the human figure! Best-selling author, Christopher Hart, teaches budding artists how to create proportional, realistic people in this essential how-to-draw volume.

Mangamania The Guide to Drawing People

Mangamania The Guide to Drawing People

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2015

Learn how to draw manga characters and scenes! Best-selling author, Christopher Hart, teaches budding artists how to master drawing manga hair, poses, facial expressions, and more in this essential how-to-draw volume.

Manga Drawing Class A Guided Sketchbook for Creating Fantasy & Adventure Characters

Manga Drawing Class A Guided Sketchbook for Creating Fantasy & Adventure Characters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/08/2015

For anyone with manga mania, this guided sketchbook will be an endless source of instruction and inspiration. In easy-to-follow lessons interspersed with high-quality pages for hands-on practice, bestselling author Christopher Hart shows how to bring manga's faeries, warriors, villains, sci-fi figures and monsters to life. The pad encourages students to sketch right along with Hart, mastering the skills to draw characters' heads, expressions, bodies, outfits and dynamic action poses.

Drawing Animals Shape by Shape Create Cartoon Animals with Circles, Squares, Rectangles & Triangles

Drawing Animals Shape by Shape Create Cartoon Animals with Circles, Squares, Rectangles & Triangles

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2015

If you can make a simple shape, you can draw an animal! In his fun follow-up to Drawing Shape by Shape, Christopher Hart - the world's bestselling author of how-to-draw books - has devised an irresistible menagerie of more than 90 colourful creatures to create. Begin with a basic circle, square, rectangle, or triangle, and turn it step-by-easy-step into a kitty, dog, elephant, baby gator, and many more. And what's really cool is, you can still see the starting shape even in the completed animal! Perfect for children - and artistically inclined adults, too!

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime How to Draw Original Characters from Simple Templates

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime How to Draw Original Characters from Simple Templates

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2015

The Hugely popular Christopher Hart simplifies professional anime art so readers can develop their own original characters. It includes templates, step-by-step demonstrations and drawing exercises. Nothing brings anime artists more satisfaction than creating original characters to use in a comic strip or graphic novel. Bestselling How-to-Draw author Christopher Hart helps them reach this goal by providing insight into the six most popular anime types: schoolgirls, schoolboys, preteens, vengeful 'baddies', humorous personalities, and fantasy figures. He supplies templates for each- an extensive array of 'menus' of head and body types, outfits, and accessories, as well as detailed, accessible, step-by-step demonstrations and drawing exercises. Plus, Hart showcases some of the best anime artists in the world for this title, including Inma R., Tabby Kink, Ayame Shiroi, Euro Pinku and Tina Francisco. It's the guide every would-be anime artist has been looking for!

Cartoon Faces How to Draw Heads, Features & Expressions

Cartoon Faces How to Draw Heads, Features & Expressions

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/11/2014

This is a comprehensive tutorial on how to draw an array of cartoon faces. This is the latest in the bestselling 'How to Draw' series, from master cartoonist and prolific author Chris Hart. It includes step-by-step instructions and diagrams to accommodate beginners. The personality of a cartoon character begins with the face: the head, the features, the expressions. Get that right and you can create a memorable personality. Bestselling How to Draw author Christopher Hart presents the ultimate tutorial on the topic in masterful detail, covering characters both male and female, from babies to adults, in all shapes and sizes. His accessible, step-by-step demonstrations go through all the features and explain how to build a character. You can: explore appealing cartoon head types; see how to create a variety of eyes, brows, mouths, and popular hairstyles; and learn how to turn the head in different directions while maintaining a character's visual integrity. An introductory section discusses essential shading techniques while a bonus section shows the basics of drawing the entire body.

Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Monstrously Funny Cartoons

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2014

Aspiring artists learn all the drawing tips and tricks they need to create laugh-out-loud renditions of their favourite monsters and scary creatures direct from cartooning master Christopher Hart. This jam-packed cartooning guide shows readers how to capture the lighter side of these creepy creatures by combining them with Hart's incredibly popular cartoon drawing style. Taking readers step by step through each monster type, Hart demonstrates how to draw everything from terrifyingly silly heads to wacky comic strip-like scenes of monstrous menace. Chock-full of hints, humour and horror, Monstrously Funny Cartoons is guaranteed to be a real scream for aspiring and professional artists, as well as all fans of things that go bump in the night.

Figure It Out! Human Proportions Draw the Head and Figure Right Every Time

Figure It Out! Human Proportions Draw the Head and Figure Right Every Time

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2014

When the proportions are right, the drawing looks right! Most artists whose work features the human head and figure don't have the time or opportunity to draw directly from models, so it's essential that they acquire the skills and tools to draw them accurately without using direct reference. Now, thanks to Chris Hart's foolproof method, even beginners can quick-check the proportions of their head and figure drawings, identify errors and swiftly fix mistakes. Richly illustrated with drawings from various angles, this follow-up to Hart's bestselling Figure It Out! includes step-by-step demonstrations and lessons that lead readers through the process.

Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Science New Perspectives on Immigration Discourse

Critical Discourse Analysis and Cognitive Science New Perspectives on Immigration Discourse

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2014

This study advances a model for Critical Discourse Analysis which draws on Evolutionary Psychology and Cognitive Linguistics, applied in a critical analysis of immigration discourse. It will be of special interest to students and researchers with which to explore new perspectives in CDA.

Friends And Crushes

Friends And Crushes

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/2013

Friends and Crushes focuses on the flirtatious, romantic and dramatic characters that run throughout manga stories. From lessons on romantic poses to flirtatious and dreamy expressions to irresistible character types, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step by steps and will even by invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.

Shoujo Style

Shoujo Style

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 15/12/2013

Building on the fundamentals taught in Shoujo Basics (a previous title in the Draw Manga Now! Series), this title shows readers how to embellish and amplify their shoujo characters by drawing the characteristic outfits, hairstyles, accessories and even animal friends of the genre. After an introduction to all of these accoutrements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step by steps and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.

Supercute Animals And Pets

Supercute Animals And Pets

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2013

Fashion Design Studio Learn to Draw Figures, Fashion, Hairstyles & More

Fashion Design Studio Learn to Draw Figures, Fashion, Hairstyles & More

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2013

This fun introduction to design opens the world of style to budding fashionistas! Bestselling art instructor Chris Hart not only gives step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses, he explains the tricks of the trade: how to dress your figure; render colour, texture and print; and create accessories, hairstyles and makeup looks. An overview of tools, materials and essential skills will help you bring your creative vision to life!

Manga For The Beginner Midnight Monsters

Manga For The Beginner Midnight Monsters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2013

From stories of zombie apocalypses to love stories centered on brooding, blood-sucking vampires, the occult and all things goth are immensely popular in today's media. Now, Christopher Hart's latest title in his Manga for the Beginner series, teaches fans and artists how to draw their own spooky people. Inside, readers will find all they need to know about turning a cute child into an undead one, how to draw ghoulish creatures of the night and secrets for injecting any drawing with gothic flair. With his trademark quick tips and helpful hints, Chris Hart provides the most thorough instruction available for this all-time favourite genre of manga fans.

Chibis, Mascots, And More

Chibis, Mascots, And More

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2013

Chibis, Mascots, and More covers the popular genre of Chibis - wild, highly expressive characters and their faithful but volatile friends. With lessons on the body construction, expressions, and character types that are unique to the chibi genre, as well as demonstrations that teach how to draw their critter friends, this book covers everything readers need to go from chibi fans to chibi artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.

Top Ten Essentials

Top Ten Essentials

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2013

Top Ten Essentials breaks down the 10 most common aspects that apply to any manga character, from a wild chibi to a bishoujo woman, into detailed lessons. Focusing on body proportion, different types of eyes, hair, poses, character types, expressions, and more, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.

Anatomy 101

Anatomy 101

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2013

Focusing on anatomy, one of the fundamentals of drawing manga characters, Anatomy 101 teaches readers how to accurately draw the manga figure. From lessons on muscular and skeletal structure, arms, hands, and feet to poses and movement, this book covers everything readers need to go from manga fans to manga artists. After an introduction to these elements, readers will have a chance to follow along Hart's in-depth step-by-steps, and will even be invited to draw on their own, right in the book's pages.

Modern Cartooning

Modern Cartooning

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2013

This title is aimed at beginner artists interested in cartooning and at the countless fans of cartoons, animation and comics. Not only are cartoons a form of entertainment, but they're an incredibly popular style of drawing! With a fresh and easy-to-follow approach to cartooning, Christopher Hart shows readers basic tips for creating a cast of the most hilarious, outrageous characters inspired by today's cartoons. Chock-full of tips, hints and step-by-step illustrations, Modern Cartooning gives artists of all ages the tools they need to let their imaginations run wild.

Young Artists Draw Animals

Young Artists Draw Animals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2012

This book serves up fun and easy-to-follow child-friendly art instruction on drawing animals. The second title in Christopher Hart's new Young Artists Draw series for kids, which focuses on subjects that children love to draw, serves up fun and easy-to-follow child-friendly art instruction on drawing animals, a tried and true favourite of young and adult artists alike. Young Artists Draw Animals shows budding artists how to draw all their favourite animals, familiar household pets, as well as exotic animals from around the world.

Manga For The Beginner Kawaii

Manga For The Beginner Kawaii

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2012

This title includes over 500 illustrations and easy-to-follow steps. It is targeted at the countless managa fans the world over who are irresistibly drawn to everything Kawaii and the cult of cute. From Hello Kitty to the huge array of Pokemon characters, the superpopular manga genre known as Kawaii has swept Japan, Korea and the rest of Asia and is now storming the rest of the world. Manga for the Beginner Kawaii is the first book ever written and illustrated on how to draw these intensely cute and colourfully graphic Kawaii characters.

Drawing Shape by Shape Create Cartoon Characters with Circles, Squares & Triangles

Drawing Shape by Shape Create Cartoon Characters with Circles, Squares & Triangles

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2012

This title is suitable for children aged 5-11 years. This is a three-in-one, updated compilation of Chris Hart's popular books Draw a Circle , Draw a Square (9781933027708) and Draw a Triangle (9781933027722), now complete with a new introduction and templates. The bestselling how-to author breaks down the drawing process into its simplest components, so it's easy and fun for kids to learn. Every child can master these basic shapes, and that's all they need to begin creating mermaids, superheroes, fire-breathing dragons, and a circus full of animals.

Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2012

This third title in a bestselling series, Basic Drawing Made Amazingly Easy is a complete drawing book for the beginning artist. Based on a series of lessons that begin with the five basic shapes (circle, oval, square, cylinder and rectangle) combined with the five basic components of drawing (line, mass, perspective, light and shading), the book progresses from the simplest forms to more complex, inanimate objects and organic, animate subjects.

Basic Anatomy For The Manga Artist

Basic Anatomy For The Manga Artist

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2011

This most basic and complete book on manga anatomy ever written is targeted to beginners, the widest segment of manga fans. The latest from bestselling author Chris Hart is not your father's anatomy book, it's an anatomy book strictly for the manga artist. Packed with dynamic step-by-step demonstrations detailing how to draw correctly proportioned manga faces and bodies, plus lots of tips and tricks of the trade, this practical guide has everything aspiring beginners need to start drawing convincing manga characters.

Drawing Fantastic Furries

Drawing Fantastic Furries

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2011

Targeted to the broadest range of furrydom fans, from aspiring artists who enjoy drawing animals, comics and fantasy art to the ardently devoted fans of all things furry. Furries, also known as anthros (for anthropomorphic creatures) are human-animal hybrids. Hugely popular in contemporary media, furries appear in fantasy art, comics, webcomics, gaming platforms, TV, movies and are the stuff of myth and magic. Drawing Fantastic Furries introduces readers to the basic concepts of creating half-man/half-beast characters and to the variety of styles in which they are drawn. An entire menagerie of species is demonstrated in the furry style and included is the work of leading furry fantasy artists from around the globe, such as the US, Brazil, Canada and Japan.

Manga For The Beginner Shoujo

Manga For The Beginner Shoujo

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2010

This title shows aspiring beginners how to draw the most popular style and widely read genre of Japanese comics. By is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. It is suitable for the huge international fanbase of shoujo graphic novels, anime, movies, DVDs and video games. Shoujo is one of the few comics categories whose fan base is largely young women. Manga for the Beginner Shoujo shows aspiring beginners how to draw the most popular style and widely read genre of Japanese comics.

Cartoon Cute Animals

Cartoon Cute Animals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2010

This title is for a broad audience of aspiring cartoonists and animators who are looking to infuse personality into their animal drawings. It is from bestselling author Christopher Hart. In addition to the many examples of the cuddliest dogs, cats and bunnies, there are a whole host of charming exotic animals. Cartoon animals are the essential subject matter for all cartoonists and animation artists, whether they are aspiring or professional. As bestselling author Christopher Hart shares in depth in his latest tutorial, there is a secret to developing charming, cute and irresistible animals. This book is totally devoted to the warm and fuzzy world of creatures that everyone can't help but love. In a fresh twist, the book shows many exotic animals, which also make for wonderfully cute characters. So in addition to many examples of the cuddliest dogs, cats and bunnies, there are a whole host of charming exotic animals: ferrets, badgers, lemurs, walruses, zebras, sea otters, ostriches, pelicans and much more!

Manga For The Beginner Chibis

Manga For The Beginner Chibis

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/04/2010

Chibis are the cute, miniature characters and creatures of Japanese comics. Chibis appear in all genres of manga, from the serious to the broadly comedic, which is why they enjoy such a high recognition factor among manga readers. And because chibis are such stylized and fun characters, many manga fans are motivated to learn how to draw them. In this book, chibis are covered character by character, according to the various subgenres in which they appear, including fantasy, occult, shoujo, fairy and action. In addition, important and appealing character design instruction is discussed, such as creating chibi eyes, body language and action poses. New to this book is the introduction of adorable chibi animals, chibi witches and vampires (all cute!), as well as harmless and hilarious little bad guys. Completing the book is a section on creating chibi props and backgrounds, which is designed to give readers the tools necessary to make their own chibi scenes and environments.

Humongous Book Of Cartooning

Humongous Book Of Cartooning

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2009

This is a great value book covering everything the beginner needs to master cartooning. It teaches how to draw cartoon people, fantasy characters, layouts, background design and much more. It is from the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. This latest cartoon title from Chris Hart packs a wallop. It's the cartooning book that has it all: cartoon people, animals, retro-style 'toons', funny robots (no one has ever done cartoon robots in a how-to book before, and movies like Wall-E and Robots were smash hits and prove their appeal), fantasy characters and even sections on cartoon costumes, character design and cartoon backgrounds and composition. The book is itself humongous, not only because of its page count, but also because it includes a huge amount of original eye-catching characters and copious visual 'side hints' that Chris is famous for. There is more actual instruction in this book than in any other of Chris' cartooning titles. In short, if you want to know how to draw cartoons, it's in this book.

You Can Draw Cartoon Animals A Simple Step-by-Step Drawing Guide!

You Can Draw Cartoon Animals A Simple Step-by-Step Drawing Guide!

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2009

Figure It Out! The Beginner's Guide to Drawing People

Figure It Out! The Beginner's Guide to Drawing People

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2009

Chris Hart has a head for figures - human figures, that is. Not only does he draw them with incredible style and flair, he also has a friendly, accessible teaching style that makes his how-to books super-sellers. In this unique figure-drawing course, Chris avoids the usual anatomy lessons that intimidate aspiring artists and gets right down to the basics young illustrators need to get started. Beginning with heads and facial expressions; he moves on to full figures; male and female, ideal and average, some in fashion poses and others in dynamic action. On every page, his practical advice and clear examples will help readers achieve terrific results - and have fun every step of the way.

Kids Draw Big Book Of Everything Manga

Kids Draw Big Book Of Everything Manga

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2009

Kids will love this all-in-one collection of how-to-draw manga lessons! This title encompasses four bestselling Kids Draw books into one giant manga celebration. Kids learn how to draw manga eyes, heads, faces, bodies, as well as more specific lessons on drawing manga fantasy characters, manga 'shoujo' and manga monsters. More than 1,000 illustrations of this title give step-by-step instruction and fun, colourful inspiration. Throughout, Christopher Hart's signature humour and style makes the book as fun to read as it is to look at.

Manga For The Beginner

Manga For The Beginner

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/10/2008

With Manga for the Beginner , anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, fashion and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light & shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life.

Manga Mania (TM): Romance Drawing Shojo Girls and Bishie Boys

Manga Mania (TM): Romance Drawing Shojo Girls and Bishie Boys

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2008

The Japanese-style comic books known as manga have a huge following in America. Chris Hart, author of several bestselling how-to-draw books, now offers aspiring young artists a complete course in the manga-romance genre. He shows how to create classic manga characters: sweet and pretty girls with huge eyes; exciting boy heroes, including handsome teen-idol types, rough-hewn rebels and young mystery men; girl comedy characters, who not only provide laughs, but also help high school girls deal with their insecurities; and many others. With thorough art instruction and lots of ideas for story plots, this is an intriguing invitation to an art form that anyone who loves to draw will find irresistible.

The Cartoonist's Big Book Of Drawing Animals

The Cartoonist's Big Book Of Drawing Animals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/06/2008

Prolific artist/author Christopher Hart covers all types of animals in his latest how-to-draw book: including dogs, cats, horses, penguins, lions, tigers, bears, and elephants, as well as the favourite sidekick animals - pigs, kangaroos, giraffes, turtles. Simple step-by-step drawings show how to capture every cartoon emotion, from cutesy-sweet to begging to scheming, and how to create every box-office type, from baby animals to villain animals to clueless animals and much more.Christopher Hart is an award- winning and best-selling author whose books have set the standard for art technique, both nationally and internationally, with close to three million copies in print.

Kids Draw Manga Monsters

Kids Draw Manga Monsters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/08/2007

Christopher Hart's clear step-by-step drawings (hundreds of them!) and easy instructions let young people convert familiar animals into manga monsters complete with cool claws, horns, feet, and fur. Turn simple rabbits into atomic bunnies...transform ordinary mice into alien mice...make a plain old dinosaur into the mighty belchosaurus! These colourful, fun monsters appeal to everyone and Hart's engaging skills and laugh-out-loud creations will have kids drawing right away. It's monstrously easy and monstrously fun!

Simplified Anatomy For The Comic Book Artist

Simplified Anatomy For The Comic Book Artist

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2007

Christopher Hart, the superhero of how-to-draw books, has come to the rescue of frustrated artists everywhere with Simplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist , using his straightforward approach to show a simple way to draw anatomy. In clear step-by-step illustrations and text, he shows how to draw streamlined figures, different body types, muscles, facial expressions, classic comic-book poses and much more. Now artists can stop struggling with the fine points of anatomy and start creating realistic, modern looking heroes and heroines.

Cognitive Linguistics in Critical Discourse Analysis Application and Theory

Cognitive Linguistics in Critical Discourse Analysis Application and Theory

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2007

In contemporary linguistics, both cognitive and critical approaches to language have been elaborated in some detail. Unfortunately, the two perspectives have seldom converged, despite the potential theoretical advances such collaboration offers. The contributions to this volume explore the convergence of cognitive and critical trends in the guise of cognitive linguistics and critical discourse analysis. The volume addresses a range of socio-political discourses in various international contexts, including discourses on nation, education, immigration, and war. One single integrated model is not presented, but rather, a number of methodologies are developed and assessed across the chapters. The application of established cognitive linguistic theories, including conceptual metaphor theory, conceptual blending theory and frame semantics, are discussed, as well as developing theories, such as metaphor power theory and discourse space theory. The book is of value to anyone interested in the interaction between language, mind, and society, including both students and scholars of cognitive linguistics and critical discourse analysis.

Kids Draw Manga Shoujo

Kids Draw Manga Shoujo

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2006

Now kids can learn how to draw their own shoujo-style manga characters with KIDS DRAW MANGA SHOUJO, the 12th addition to the popular Kids Draw series. KIDS DRAW MANGA SHOUJO starts by introducing the basics of manga style, from the well-known shiny eyes to manga-style noses, mouths, and body types. It then offers page-after-page of basic instructional drawings for all kinds of shoujo-style characters, including realistic-looking, modern-day, human teens and the magical teen fairies and spirits popularised in authentic manga novels and animations. As always in the series, the text is basic yet fun, the pages have been designed with younger audiences in mind, and all art and topics are appropriate for children. Kids Draw Manga aims at getting kids to go beyond copying to gain real drawing skills and ability--plus they'll have lots of fun!

Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy

Drawing Cutting Edge Anatomy

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/05/2005

The follow-up title to the hit title, Drawing Cutting Edge Comics which has been translated into 7 languages, this drawing tutorial shows artists how to draw the exaggerated musculature of super-sized figures in action poses. The guesswork is taken out of figuring out which muscles show through to the surface and how muscles appear through clothing. This instructional manual even gives both the Latin and the common term for particular body parts such as scapula/shoulder blade. Hart covers all aspects of extreme anatomy. The book opens by providing detailed diagrams of all of the various muscle groups, including chest, back, shoulder, arm, and leg muscles. Then he covers many of the various extreme comic book types including good guy, bad guy, insane guy, punk, genius, and brute for men; and the heroine, bad gal, trashy gal, seductress, fighter babe, and cyber chick for women. As an added bonus, this book closes with two invaluable sections to all aspiring comic book artists. One provides a roadmap of all the steps an artist must take if he or she is going to get started in the comic book business, and advice on how the comic book business works. The second section features interviews with people from two of the most significant companies in the world of comics, Marvel Comics and Dark Horse!

Doing Your Masters Dissertation

Doing Your Masters Dissertation

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/12/2004

Doing Your Masters Dissertation is a practical and comprehensive guide to researching, preparing and writing a dissertation at Masters level. It adopts a well-structured and logical approach, and takes the student through all the stages necessary to complete their research and write a successful dissertation. Key features of the book include: Step-by-step coverage - sections on choosing a topic, research design, methodology and presenting data and writing up An up-to-date list of key reference materials, both printed and electronic Advice on ethical guidelines Information on assessment criteria Student-focused throughout with a broad range of worked examples and guidelines for further reading. Written in an engaging and accessible manner, this textbook is an essential resource for postgraduate students across the social sciences required to complete a Masters dissertation. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Doing Your Masters Dissertation

Doing Your Masters Dissertation

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2004

Doing Your Masters Dissertation is a practical and comprehensive guide to researching, preparing and writing a dissertation at Masters level. It adopts a well-structured and logical approach, and takes the student through all the stages necessary to complete their research and write a successful dissertation. Key features of the book include: Step-by-step coverage - sections on choosing a topic, research design, methodology and presenting data and writing up An up-to-date list of key reference materials, both printed and electronic Advice on ethical guidelines Information on assessment criteria Student-focused throughout with a broad range of worked examples and guidelines for further reading. Written in an engaging and accessible manner, this textbook is an essential resource for postgraduate students across the social sciences required to complete a Masters dissertation. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Cartoon Cool

Cartoon Cool

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2004

There is an entirely new look in comics and animation today, characterized by ultra-cartoon-y, retro, and highly stylised drawing style. This is the new face of cartooning as seen in such popular TV shows as Sponge-Bob Squarepants, Dexter's Lab, Kim Possible, and The Fairly Odd Parents. Millions of fans of these popular TV shows watch them avidly, often solely for their zingy, stylised look and hip visual jokes. Now there's a drawing book just right for everyone who admires that quirky style, CARTOON COOL. Top-selling author Christopher Hart shows beginning cartoonists, retro fans, and all other hipsters how to get that almost-1950s look in their drawings. His trademark step-by-step drawings and crystal-clear text are sure to make Saturday mornings more creative!

Manga Mania Shoujo

Manga Mania Shoujo

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2003

The secrets and techniques of shoujo manga, the popular style of Japanese animation that is based on stories related to peer pressure, friendship, and romance, are revealed in a guide that includes information on the unique stylistic characteristics of the style and tips on drawing different charact

Rescue Me

Rescue Me

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2002

Daniel Swallow is in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes. A PR stunt involving a hot air balloon has gone horribly wrong, and now he is jobless and broke. And single. Meanwhile, everybody else's life is flourishing. Miles is earning telephone numbers in the City, and has a green-eyed, enigmatic new girlfriend called Beth. Clive is in hot pursuit of an Indian princess called Amrita. But the only thing in Daniel's life is his new career: lucrative, mysterious, mostly nocturnal - and highly embarrassing, if the secret should ever get out. And then one day he is summoned to an appointment in Mayfair, and his life veers of course forever . . . Comic, poignant and unexpectedly romantic, Rescue Me is a portrait of a generation for whom relationships are everything (and probably too much) and of two restless and heartsick souls trying to save each other's lives.

Doing a Literature Search A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Doing a Literature Search A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2001

Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable you to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information. Split into three parts, Doing a Literature Search takes you through the process step-by-step: Part 1 introduces the literature search, talking you through the organisation, planning and searching steps Part 2 explores literature types, giving you an overview of materials you can use and how to find them Part 3 takes you a step further, demonstrating advanced searching techniques along with using the internet. Whether you're looking to do a quick (indicative) literature search, or carry out a comprehensive search of literature, this handy guide gives you the tools and structure to undertake successful research. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Doing a Literature Search A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Doing a Literature Search A Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2001

Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable you to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information. Split into three parts, Doing a Literature Search takes you through the process step-by-step: Part 1 introduces the literature search, talking you through the organisation, planning and searching steps Part 2 explores literature types, giving you an overview of materials you can use and how to find them Part 3 takes you a step further, demonstrating advanced searching techniques along with using the internet. Whether you're looking to do a quick (indicative) literature search, or carry out a comprehensive search of literature, this handy guide gives you the tools and structure to undertake successful research. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy

Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2000

This manual offers techniques that visually simplify and refine the study of the body's muscles and skeleton into concepts that can easily be used by beginning and intermediate artists alike. One example of this is the human neck. There are many large and small muscles in the neck, all rendered in great detail in most anatomy books, yet only four of them are ever visible. This book attacks anatomy from an artist's point of view, offering such valuable concepts as how to self-check the proportions of the head and body to make sure they are accurate, without the need of a model.

The Harvest

The Harvest

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2000

A novel about adolescence and first love, about English nature and the profound changes affecting our rural landscape, The Harvest is a contemporary and unsentimental elegy for an entire class and way of life that is disappearing as surely as the English elm.

Manga Mania Chibi And Furry Characters

Manga Mania Chibi And Furry Characters

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2000

Everyone loves chibi, the newest, hottest manga style out of Japan. Chibi - characters that range from hyper-cute miniature people to bizarrely sexy furry characters - come in all varieties, all roles, including chibi teenagers, fairies, schoolgirls, nurses, mermaids, devils, angels, and everything in between. Now Christopher Hart, the world's best-selling author of cartoon and drawing titles, shows readers exactly how to draw chibi, infusing them with personality and creating authentic costumes for them. Cute chibi-style monsters (small yet powerful), appealing cat-girls (humanlike, but with feline traits), super-deformed manga/chibi characters (used to make funny wisecracks) - every type of chibi character is shown here in crystal clear, step-by-step drawings. Manga Mania Chibi and Furry Characters will get every manga fan in on the chibi fun.

Manga Mania

Manga Mania

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/1999

A guide to drawing Manga-style comic book art. As Manga style stresses character rather than anatomy, Manga comics are easier to draw. This manual explains how to draw fantasy robots, diabolical monsters, mythical animals and other characters that are part of this Japanese genre. The author covers both the young and more mature styles of Manga art and includes artwork from some of the top-rated Manga artists working in this field.

How To Draw Cartoon Animals

How To Draw Cartoon Animals

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/1995

Because people can be amused by the human traits in animals, they have been a source of humour for cartoonists. This book teaches an easy method for capturing the forms and expressions of animals. It begins by showing how to create simple drawings with just a few strokes of the pen. Following the basic shapes, the book then goes on to depict animal personalities that are based on their physical traits. Many different species are covered, from the exotic to the domestic. A final selection shows how animals can be turned into human characters that stand upright and wear clothes. Christopher Hart is the author of How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips , Making Funny Faces and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Cartooning but Were Afraid to Draw .

How To Draw Cartoons For Comic Strips

How To Draw Cartoons For Comic Strips

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/1988

A guide to drawing cartoon characters - people of all ages, animals, birds and fish, with an emphasis on the personality, mood and character of the subject. The author deals with facial features and expressions, body language, drawing of hands and feet, head and body construction, conveying emotion and age, placing subjects in panels, making a layout, master reverse angles, medium shots, close ups, lights and darks, dialogue balloons and how to develop a comic strip. Christopher Hart is a former participant in the Disney Animation Program, has created numerous commercials and storyboards and was a contributor to Mad magazine.

Manga Mania Bishoujo

Manga Mania Bishoujo

Author: Christopher Hart Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/05/1988

The women of manga are famous for their alluring, sexy looks. They play a major role in all genres of manga, from the female fighter pilot and the sophisticated spy to the feisty headstrong teenager and the magical elf queen. To excel in drawing manga style, the aspiring artist must be able to draw a female lead who can kick butt when she needs to but is attractive enough to win the heart of the hero. With Christopher Hart's clear, step-by-step drawings and dynamic, easy-to-follow text, MANGA MANIA BISHOUJO teaches aspiring artists how to handle basic anatomy and women's muscles, hands and nails, seductive outfits, extreme hair styles and also how to capture body language, alluring expressions, and create chemistry - everything to make manga women who will strike fear in the hearts of the enemy...and inspire love in the heart of the hero.