Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

8 Steps to Start Your Own Anime Blog or Website

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This post is a quick walkthough of the basics for those interested in starting their own anime blog. It explains the steps involved in setting up a website and provides tips on what can help a blogger be a successful.

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How to Draw Anime Lips Tutorial

Anime open mouth lips

This tutorial explains how to drawing anime and manga style lips in different variations from different views (front, three quarter and side). It focuses on female lips but some examples can also be used for drawing male lips.

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How to Draw Anime & Manga Clothes

Anime shirt drawing

This tutorial focuses on the basics of drawing some common types of clothes in the anime and manga styles. The examples shown are of female clothes 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. The examples include hands holding a knife, sword, shopping bag, phone, gun and pen or pencil. These examples can also be applied to drawing real hands.

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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, dedication and 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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