Browse Category

How To Draw - Page 5

How to represent different ages in anime men

As we grow older, our faces change and develop, making our overall appearance change too. Last time we looked at how to show these changes in anime women. So today we’ll be moving on to men’s faces! Let’s see how the aging process works in anime, starting from a young boy and finishing with an

Read More

How to represent different ages in anime women

The face changes and develops as we grow older, and we see a different balance emerge, as well as a change in the skin and features. Since anime is a simplified medium, we need to make sure we tell the character’s story with the parts we have available. Luckily there are some very clear-cut rules

Read More

Professional tools to help you draw manga like a pro! Part 2

Let’s continue with our list of tools that our lecturers from Anime Art Academy listed as must-have items for drawing manga by hand! There are some tools that you might not see often outside of Japan, so we’ll go through what each item is, and how it’s used. Last time, we went through the absolute

Read More

Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 3

Today let’s take a look at two more styles of girls’ eyes – staring eyes and sleepy eyes! For the basics on drawing girls’ eyes, check out Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 1 For droopy eyes and cat eyes, see Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 2 Drawing Sleepy Eyes These cute eyes are used on calm, relaxed,

Read More

Professional tools to help you draw manga like a pro! Part 1

As long as they have paper and pen, anyone can draw manga! That being said, there are certain tools that become necessary when a manga-ka wants to draw by hand at professional level. Whilst a lot of manga illustration and production has turned digital nowadays, there are plenty of artists who still prefer more traditional

Read More

Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 2

Today let’s learn about some different “types” of girls’ eyes! For the basics on drawing girls’ eyes, check out Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 1 Drawing upward-slanting “cat eyes” Known as “tsuri me” (“tsoori meh”) in Japanese, these upward slanting eyes are often used for strong and courageous characters. Cat eyed characters often have a scary

Read More

Drawing Girl’s Eyes: Part 1

In anime, eyes are one of the things that set characters apart from each other, and give them individuality. By using different shapes of eyes, and adjusting the angle, we can change the whole personality of a character and how they are perceived.  Let’s take a look at how eyes are made up, how eyes

Read More

Tips for drawing sexy female characters

Do you ever feel like you can’t quite get the body right when you draw anime women? Since the anime style is quite simplified, the face can feel easier to draw, but the body actually draws a lot on real human anatomy, so it can be a lot trickier! Especially when it comes to curvier,

Read More
1 3 4 5 6