Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

How to Draw Anime & Manga Clothing

Anime shirt drawing

This tutorial focuses on the basics of drawing some common types of clothing in the anime and manga styles. The examples shown are of female clothing but the tips can be applied to drawing male clothing as well.

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6 Ways to Draw Anime Hands Holding Something

Anime hand sword

This step by step in tutorial shows how to draw anime, manga or comic book style hands holding various objects. You can also apply the tips in this tutorial to drawing real hands as well.

The examples include hands holding a knife, sword, shopping bag, phone, gun, and pen or pencil.

You may also want to see the How to Draw Anime and Manga Hands Step by Step.

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How to Draw Different Styles of Anime Heads & Faces

Anime heads

This tutorial looks at how to draw different types/styles of anime and manga heads and  faces going from the more common styles to the more stylized (also known as “Chibi”).

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How to Draw Anime & Manga Male & Female Hair

Anime maile and female hair

This tutorial explains the fundamentals of drawing different types of both male and female anime and manga hair. It also provides detailed example drawings from the front side and back views.

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4 Ways to Draw Crying Anime Eyes

Crying anime eyes

This tutorial explains how to draw crying anime and manga eyes in four different variations as well as how to place anime eyes on the head. It also has some basic example of drawing a crying face overall but the main focus is on the eyes.

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8 Steps to Make Your Own Manga or Comic Book

Drawing manga

Making a real manga requires a lot of time and dedication as well as artistic skill but don’t let that discourage you form trying. You have to start somewhere.

This tutorial provides some step by step tips on how to plan out your manga before you start drawing as well as some drawing tips for when you do.

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4 Important Steps to Draw Your Own Manga or Anime Character

Manga style ninja girl

If you are looking to create your own manga or perhaps even your own animation you will probably have to draw and design at least one protagonist.

Even if you feel quite comfortable with your drawing ability properly designing a character that you will draw over and over can be challenging. The following tutorial offers some tips on the most important steps of making your own manga or anime character.

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12 Anime Facial Expressions Chart & Drawing Tutorial

Anime face expressions

This step by step tutorial explains how to draw some of the more popular anime and manga facial expressions. The examples are of a female anime face but some of the same principals can also be applied to drawing male faces.

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How to Draw an Anime Guy Body Step By Step Tutorial

Draw anime guy

This detailed step by step tutorial illustrates how to draw a male character in the anime and manga style. The main focus is on various male body proportions.

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How to Draw Anime and Manga Eyes to Show Mood & Personality

Villain and innocent anime eyes

This short tutorial focuses on how to draw anime and manga eyes to give a sense of a characters mood or personality.

This is similar to the How to Draw Anime Eyes and Eye Expressions but with a slightly different examples and purpose.

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