Saturday AM Presents How to Draw Diverse Manga: Design and Create Anime and Manga Characters with Diverse Identities of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
Learn how to create diverse manga-style characters from the talented team of artists at Saturday AM magazine, the world’s leading showcase of diverse anime and manga stories and characters.
Saturday AM Presents How to Draw Diverse Manga features Saturday AM’s most popular artists, who themselves represent racial identities, ethnicities, and cultures from all over the world as well as diverse gender identities. The reader-friendly, step-by-step presentation, which is accessible even to beginning artists, shares drawing guidance for:
- Faces, features, and expressions
- Bodies, proportions, and body positivity
- Hair, including afros, braids, and waves
- Developing character design through the language of shape, silhouette, and color schemes
- Avoiding stereotypes and caricatures
Perfect for beginning to intermediate manga and anime artists, character designers, fantasy illustrators, animators, and cartoonists, Saturday AM Presents How to Draw Diverse Manga offers an insider’s point of view and expertise on how to design and draw authentic manga characters that reflect diverse identities and backgrounds.