Manga Art School: How to draw Anime and Manga Course
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Manga Art School: How to draw Anime and Manga Course

Learn how to draw anime and how to draw manga, easily and professionally
4.5 (3,110 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
20,984 students enrolled
Created by Scott Harris
Last updated 6/2020
English [Auto], Italian [Auto], 2 more
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  • Romanian [Auto]
Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 11 hours on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 17 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to Draw Manga Characters
  • How to Draw Anime Characters
  • How to Draw to a Professional Level
  • How to Draw out of your Head
  • How to Draw with Pencils and Paper or Digital Tools
  • How to Draw in 3D and with Skill
  • How to Draw Anime Eyes
  • You should have a desire to draw authentic Manga and Anime style Characters
  • You should have a desire to reach a professional level of Manga and Anime Character drawing

What is Manga Art School?

Manga Art School is a 2-6 week learn-anywhere video course where you learn to become adept at drawing professional and authentic Japanese Manga and Anime character stylization. I’ve hand-crafted the Manga Art School: Anime and Manga Style Character Drawing course to be the only course you need, to learn all the core fundamentals and advanced stylization and proportional knowledge needed to draw and sketch Manga and Anime style characters well. If you’re an absolute beginner or you’re already at an intermediate level, the course will advance your current ability to not only a professional level, but help you achieve an authentic and appealing manga or anime style in your character work. You won't end up with Anime or Manga characters that don't look "quite" like true manga style - no, this course will show you how to achieve a real Japanese Anime and Manga stylization of your work.. The course is a comprehensive 6 module guided video course, where the only limit to your progression is your determination and engagement in learning the concepts and engaging in the rewarding assignments.

Whether you want to draw stylized characters for Manga, Anime, or Manga genres such as Shoujo, Shounin, Bishoujo, your own Doujinshi, or Kodomo manga style characters, this is the course you need to get you there.

I’ll teach you to draw in a true manga style without fear. I’ll teach you to draw an authentic manga style well.

Finally, Learn Manga and Anime Style Drawing Well

Whether you’re a complete beginner, or intermediate at drawing Manga styles, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew. Immense time and research, as well as years of drawing experience have gone into creating a course that distills the core information you need to know, in order to draw convincing and authentic manga or anime style characters. I’m so convinced of this, I’ll give you a no-questions asked refund if you’re not satisfied.

Clear, Easy to Understand Lessons

Crystal clear in fact. Learning Manga and Anime stylization effectively means having information presented in a logical and coherent way. The Manga Art School Course is modular by design, easy to grasp, and allows you to learn in a well paced, structured way. Engage in the course chronologically, then revise each module at your leisure. Grasp concepts faster than you ever have before – there’s no fluff here. (and really, this no fluff promise is in all of my courses!)

Assignments that are Rewarding

Bridging the gap between theory and practice, each module’s assignments have been designed to both reinforce theory, and feel rewarding. I’ve taken the core of the theory, and purpose built each assignment to help you rapidly progress, and you’ll see the difference in your own work almost immediately. Art is about doing, so let’s get started.

What's Your Style?

Anime and Manga is not simply one single style, but has many, many variants. This course teaches you the foundational stylistic rules that are common among all styles, allowing you not only to draw authentic manga and anime characters, but create your own style that is still true to the original Japanese principles. I'm not teaching you a 'method' or a 'way' to draw the styles, I'm teaching you to be a fundamentally good Manga and Anime style character artist.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn to draw authentic and appealing Manga and Anime style Characters
  • Individuals who love Anime, Manga, Manga Drawing, Shoujo, Shounin, Bishoujo, Doujinshi and Kodomo Manga
  • All Otaku are welcome!
Course content
Expand all 53 lectures 11:15:10
+ Module 1: Fundamental Manga Proportions
11 lectures 52:02
Introduction to Manga and Anime Proportions
Proportions of the Body
Feminine and Masculine
Proportions of the Head in Manga
Proportions of the Head Timelapse Demo
Proportions of the Hands
Proportions of the Hands Timelapse Demo
Module 1 Assignments
Module 1 Resources
Brushpacks and Additional Resources
+ Module 2: Advanced Manga Style Elements
13 lectures 02:38:01
Head Shape Styles
Introduction to Manga and Anime Eyes
Fundamentals of Manga and Anime Eyes
Manga and Anime Eye Stylization with Commentary
Real Eyes versus Manga Eyes
Head Rotations and Focus
Head Rotations Demo
Effects of Eye Heights
Drawing Eyebrow Stylization
Manga Nose Stylization
Manga Mouths Stylization
Eye Stylization Realtime Demo
Module 2 Assignments
+ Module 3: Drawing Manga and Anime Facial Expressions
9 lectures 01:20:20
Facial Expressions Introduction
Expressing with the Eyes
Expressing with the Eyebrows
Expressing with the Mouth
Expression Drawings Demo with Commentary
Complete Real-time Expressions Drawing Demo
Module 3 Assignments
Module 3 Resources
+ Module 4: Drawing Manga and Anime Hair
6 lectures 01:41:11
Fundamentals of Drawing Hair
Clarity and Overlaps in Manga Style Hair
Elements of Manga and Anime Style Hair
Module 4 Assignments
+ Module 5: Line-art in Manga and Anime Stylization
5 lectures 01:05:51
Line Art Fundamentals
Treatment of Weighting in Manga and Anime Style
Digital Line Finishing Technique
Module 5 Assignments
+ Module 6: Complete Manga and Anime Style Drawing Demos
4 lectures 03:30:09
Ichiko Complete Demo
Shunya Samurai Timelapse Demo with Commentary
Shunya Samurai Complete Demo
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 00:49
Conclusion to Manga Art School: Anime and Manga Style Character Drawing