Beginning Manga: An Interactive Guide to Learning the Art of Manga Illustration

Author(s): Aileen Strauch; Sonia Leong

Craft | Art History

Learn to illustrate and create unique manga art in this fun and engaging, step-by-step book.

Beginning Manga treats aspiring illustrators to a fun, interactive learning experience with a variety of creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. Starting with an introduction to tools and materials, readers learn new drawing and inking techniques, as well as how to work with color thanks to a variety of simple step-by-step projects and prompts designed to spark creativity and inspire artists to create unique manga worlds of their own. Included are templates and practice pages to assist with developing one's craft in addition to brainstorming, sketching, and collecting project inspiration. All of this and more make Beginning Manga the perfect resource for aspiring manga artists and illustrators.


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Aileen Strauch is a freelance illustrator and comic artist. Her style is a mix of manga- and anime-inspired art fused with fantasy elements. Aileen is a self-taught artist who has taught drawing workshops, given demonstrations for Wacom, and been featured in ImagineFxmagazine and 1,000 Ideas by 100 Manga Artists. Learn more at

General Fields

  • : 9781633220751
  • : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • : Walter Foster
  • : September 2016
  • : 296mm X 222mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Aileen Strauch; Sonia Leong
  • : Other book format
  • : English
  • : 741.51
  • : 144
  • : 175 color photos