Manhwa Mania

Manhwa Mania

How to Draw Korean Comics

Book - 2004
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Random House, Inc.
Manhwa—Korean for comics—is fast becoming the next big craze in Asian comics. Many fans of manga don't realize that their favorite comics, like Priest, Ragnarock, and Island, are actually manhwa, not Japanese manga. This tutorial helps artists master the differences between manga and manhwa, including less focus on big eyes and more on expressions and personality, replacing spiky hair with a more natural look, and drawing characters that don't typically possess magical powers but are instead fierce fighters made of flesh and blood. Artists learn through a step-by-step process how to draw the entire range of manhwa characters-from the extreme fighting-machine heroes and giant beasts to the sexy women, anti-heroes, and evil warlords.

Baker & Taylor
A colorful tutorial takes would-be artists step by step through the special techniques and style of Korean manhwa comics, looking at the differences between manga and manhwa comics and explaining how to create the entire range of characters, from fierce heroes and giant beasts to sensuous women, anti-heroes, and evil warlords. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides instructions on drawing the popular Korean comics known as Manhwa, discussing techniques and the difference between this style and manga.

Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004
ISBN: 9780823029761
082302976X
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm

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