lesson-1(a manga artist) –Tools and Preparation- Tools for drawing a manga (comic) The following list includes tools that are not sold in ordinary stationery...
manga-training-2Characters of manga are means and symbols.  There is a character drawn realistically like a photo or there is a character...
manga-training-3Draw many kinds of characters Preparation: Prepare a diceRoll a dice and decide a character you are going to write.   First throw If a dice...
manga-training-4Draw expressions Characters of manga show various kinds of expressions in stories. It is necessary to draw them clearly so one can tell them...
manga-training-5When drawing a story manga, it is necessary to draw many kinds of scenes, many kinds of backgrounds.     Basically, it is important to draw...
manga-training-6There are other ways to make an atmosphere or to describe the state of mind of the characters than to draw things like a building in the...
manga-training-7About an Idea First, you probably have some sort of `seed' of an idea that you want to draw a comic.     You might think, “I want to draw...
manga-training-8How to make a story interesting First, when developing a story, it is very important to set characters. Think about characters' characteristics carefully...
manga-training-9(panel layout) Japanese manga's page layout is right-to-left. Therefore, one reads from right to left and then read on top to bottom. That is thought to...
manga-training-10It is described in one word, Komawari, but it's not quite that simple. When doing that, it is necessary to consider various...
lesson-11-how-to-create-a-dramatic-effect-when-doing-komawari"Mekuri" effect The last frame of two facing pages is called “Hiki", and the first frame of the next page is called “Uke", and these two are called...
lesson-12-how-to-become-mangaka (a manga artist) Story manga making process 1. Idea -> 2. Story Outline -> 3. Create a scenario/characters -> 4. Rewrite/Name...