Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

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16 Examples of How to Draw Chibi Anime Facial Expressions

Anime chibi happy face

This tutorial looks at drawing chibi character facial expressions. Chibi characters are highly simplified versions of the anime or manga style drawn with huge heads and tiny bodies. Chibi expressions take the bare minimum needed to convey a certain emotion and can save an artist a lot of time. For this reason they can even be used as “cut-ins” in more serious styles of anime or manga.

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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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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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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 Different Types of Anime and Manga Eyes

anime eye types

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.

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Tips on How to Learn How to Draw Anime and Manga

How to draw anime

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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