Manga Mania Bishoujo
This books shows aspiring artists exactly how to handle anatomy and muscles, hands and nails, seductive outfits, extreme hairstyles, body language and facial expressions -- everything you need to draw these powerful women of fantasy.
the inner one is the pupil. The upper eyelid should overlap the iris, covering it a bit. If you were, instead, to place the upper eyelid at the very edge of the iris, the character would always look wide-eyed and surprised. Once the eyelids are in place, add the eyelashes. You can bunch them together so that they look like a single mass of black, or you can draw them as individual lashes. These are stylistic choices that are fun to experiment with. Either way, the lashes should feather at the
full-body wet suit might keep her warmer, but it won’t warm the readers as much as a bikini. In keeping with what we’ve covered so far in this section, when a female character has an attractive shape, it’s more glamorous and appealing to reveal it, rather than to cover it up. Relaxed hair is sexier than hair that’s perfectly set in place. Space Suits The space suit on the left is basically a simple unitard. It’s fine for its purpose, but it doesn’t do much for the attractiveness of the
Not a lot, but just enough to allow it to distort slightly for specific attitudes and expressions. For example, when a person is surprised the eyes widen, the mouth opens, and the face stretches slightly. The shape of the eyes also changes with the expression. Happy eyes are large, angry eyes are narrow, and sad eyes tilt downward at the outer corners. This doesn’t mean you should overlook the beauty of the character. A female character should look just as pretty when she’s furious as she does
fun to draw, because it provides more opportunities to add interesting accents. WAVY OR CURLY HAIR Curly hair is curly right from the start. Windswept Hair The most graceful and attractive hair is of the windswept variety. It also increases the effectiveness of Fantasy characters. Plus, it’s exceedingly popular in the Magical Girl manga genre, in which school-age girls have magical powers. You should definitely add it to your repertoire. Here are the four basic windswept styles and drawing
since more of her body mass appears to the left of the equilibrium line, she must lean slightly back to the right to maintain balance. The outer upper breast area wraps around the inner deltoid (shoulder muscle). 3/4 View When you turn the body in a 3/4 view (halfway between a front and a side view), the center line becomes all-important. Serving the same function as it does when you draw the head, the center line runs vertically through the center of the body. It’s not used to indicate