Anime and Manga Drawing Tutorials and All Things Anime

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How to Draw an Anime School Girl in 6 Steps

Anime school girl drawing

This detailed step by step tutorial explains how to draw a girl in the anime style wearing a school or college uniform in three quarter view. It covers everything going from the basic structure of the body to a colored and shaded detailed drawing.

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8 Step Anime Woman’s Head & Face Drawing Tutorial

Anime woman

This tutorial explains how to draw an anime woman’s head and face step by step. The focus is on how to draw a middle aged female character’s facial features as well as on common anime facial proportions for that character type.

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How to Draw Anime & Manga Glasses

anime glasses

This tutorial will look at some common practices when drawing anime glasses. For the most part anime and manga glasses are drawn similar to real glasses but there are a few things that make them a little different from other styles.

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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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