Written and illustrated by manga artist Keith Sparrow, this comprehensive and inspiring guide starts with an introduction to manga basics, showing you how to create the ideal workspace, how to overcome fear of a blank page, and how to draw all the elements you’ll need, from hands and eyes to perspective and light and shade. The book then guides you step by step through 20 exciting, action-packed pin-ups allowing you to explore a range of poses, characters and perspectives. Follow the step by steps and the basic techniques to build up your confidence and before you know it you’ll be creating your own action drawings and characters!
Keith Sparrow: Keith Sparrow is a comic enthusiast and a prolific artist, with a lifelong interest in anime and manga. He has written a number of books including Mega Manga, and illustrated several educational books for children, for the BBC and Channel 4. Keith has created many storyboards, including one for the animation film Space Jam. He prefers to draw and ink in by hand, but he colours the work on his computer.