Have you ever struggled with getting the proportions right for your characters? Maybe the head looks too large for the body, or the legs are too long like a scarecrow’s?? Or maybe
Here at Anime Art Magazine and Anime Art Academy, we’re always promoting the use of reference images as one of the very best ways for our students to improve their anime drawing.
We’re already midway through the winter anime season, and some seasons have finished already, but if you’re still undecided about which to watch, here’s a reminder of five highlights of the Winter
I think hands are an area that most artists find difficult to begin with, but in anime hands tell us almost as much about a character as their face, so it’s important
Today we’re going to be going through some simple yet effective techniques to combat some of the most common mistakes made by students as they’re learning to draw anime style eyes. First
At first glance, you might think these figures are 2D images, or some kind of optical illusion… but that’s exactly what super-talented figure repaint artist MAman is aiming for in her work.
Have you ever found yourself lost when trying to draw Japanese school uniforms? You’ve seen them a lot in anime, but when it comes to actually designing and drawing them yourself… you’re
In Japan, manga and anime based in schools is hugely popular, and the “Japanese school girl” is an iconic image seen everywhere from anime and cosplay, to blockbuster Hollywood movies. When anime
Of course it’s important to learn all the right artistic techniques and perfect your drawing skills in order to make it big in the illustration industry. But knowing about the mindset of
One of the main challenges we have as writers, illustrators and animators, is to create a great, likeable main character that the audience will want to follow through to the end of