Kids Draw Manga Shoujo
Kids flock to manga, they watch the television shows, they go to the movies, they carry the licensed products everywhere. And the most popular manga of all is manga shoujo (pronounced MAHNah SHOWo), a cleanined style with stories about friends, romance, school, and magic. Girls love it, boys love it, and parents love it, too, because it's bright, cheerful, and appealing. Kids Draw Manga Shoujo starts with basic heads, faces, bodies, and costumes, then goes on to show dozens of high energy characters in Christopher Hart's easy to follow step-by-step drawings and clear, engaging text. Teens, school kids, magical girls and boys, fairies, elves, demigods, and goddesses are all part of the world of manga shoujo-and now kids everywhere can be part of that world with Kids Draw Manga Shoujo.
Kids Draw Animals
Kids Draw Animals offers the perfect addition to the mega-selling art instruction series, written by renowned artist and instructor Christopher Hart. Artists between the ages of 6 and 12 will delight in the wonderful animals that fill the pages of this lively how-to. Colorful, fun spreads demonstrate, step by step, how to draw African animals, bears, horses, birds, reptiles, cute critters, sea creatures, pets, and exotic animals like kangaroos, and camels. As kids progress, they go beyond simply copying to gain real drawing skills and solid artistic technique. Plus . . . they''ll have lots of fun!
Kids Draw Manga
The characters from manga-or Japanese comics-have begun to dominate the world of kids' cartoons and comics. Now kids can learn to draw their own manga-style characters with Kids Draw Manga, the newest addition to the Kids Draw series. Young artists will find a complete introduction to the basics of manga style, from the well-known shiny eye to manga-style noses, mouths, and body types. Pages of step-by-step drawings offer a diverse range of cool manga characters with appeal to both boys and girls, including a basic manga girl and boy, a schoolgirl, a mysterious swordsman, a hero knight, a flying robot soldier, and a laser fighter. More elaborate manga characters, like a spaceship commander and a dark-magic sorceress, are offered for kids who are either older or have worked through the book and are ready for the next level. As in all Kids Draw books, each dazzling spread is easy to follow, fun to look at, and guaranteed to charm a new generation of artists!
Kids Draw Anime
Interest in anime and manga - the arts of Japanese animation and comics exploding in the US children's market. Pokemon, Digimon, Dragon Ball Z, and Sailor Moon are just a few of the anime phenomena delighting kids ages 4-12.
Kids Draw Big Book of Everything Manga
All manga, all the time, all the Chris Hart way!
Kids Draw Manga Monsters
Where do all the kids hang out in the bookstore? By the manga titles! And if they're not by the manga...they're over in the section with the animal books, right? Now they can combine those interests to create their very own manga monsters! 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 colorful, fun monsters appeal to everyone, and Hart's engaging process and laugh-out-loud drawings will have kids drawing right away. It's monstrously easy, monstrously fun!
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