Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

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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 Different Types of Anime and Manga Eyes

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Anime eyes are one of the most definitive characteristics of the anime and manga drawing style. Depending on the artist and the type of character that is portrayed there are almost countless variations.

This tutorial focuses on some of the more common types of anime and manga eyes and looks at some potential reasons as to why they are drawn the way they are.

You can also look at the How to Draw Anime Eyes and Eye Expressions tutorial on this site for some more detailed instructions.

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Tips on How to Learn How to Draw Anime and Manga

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If you are a fan of anime or manga and would like to learn how to draw in the style but have no idea where to start these are some tips that can help.

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How to Draw an Anime Girl Body Step by Step Tutorial

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In this tutorial you will find very detailed step by step illustrations and instructions on how to draw a female character in the anime and manga style.

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How to Draw Anime and Manga Hair – Female

Anime Hair

This tutorial illustrates how to draw anime and manga hair and some common anime and manga hairstyles for a female character.

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It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular Manga Review

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Here is a quick review of an interesting and at the time of this review fairly new manga series:

It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular (Watamote for short).

It’s Not My Fault I’m Not Popular follows everyday life of a socially awkward high school girl named Tomoko and the ridiculous things she does in her attempts at becoming “popular”.

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How to Draw an Anime Girl’s Head and Face

Anime girl face drawing

This tutorial explains how to draw a an anime or manga girl’s head head and face from the front and side views.

Before we begin it might be a good idea to outline the defining features of the anime style.

Most female anime characters tend to have big eyes, a small mouth, nose and chin, and a fairly round face. The lips are either very lightly defined or not drawn at all. The hair is usually drawn in clumps instead of individual strands and often tends to have a somewhat spiky look.

Keeping these things in mind we can begin drawing our character.

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