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Drawing Different Chibi Characters: Cute 2.5/2/3-head Proportions

Drawing Different Chibi Characters: Cute 2.5/2/3-head Proportions

Learn techniques to draw three types of female chibi characters: 2.5, 2, and 3-head proportions!


Chibi characters are extremely popular in the world of manga and anime illustrations and are also easy to turn into goods. This book will teach you how to express their characteristics and emotions, along with tips to skillfully draw them in cute poses that bring out their diverse personalities.



Chapter 1: The basics of chibi characters

Chapter 2: Mastering the standard 2.5-head tall character type

Chapter 3: Drawing characters with different proportions

Chapter 4: Drawing the face of chibi characters

Chapter 5: Expressing the feelings of chibi characters

Chapter 6: Practice: get your pencil and draw!


    ■ by Mosoko Miyatsuki, Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 184 pages

    ■ Published in January 2018

    ■ ISBN: 9784798615820

    ■ Japanese title: ミニキャラクターの描き分け ほんわか2.5/2/3頭身編

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, South Korea, United States


    Mosoko Miyatsuki studied manga, anime and character design at Nihon Kogakuin College. She has authored and contributed to many drawing manuals, and also works as a lecturer at Nihon Kogauin College.


    Tsubura Kadomaru has always loved drawing and sketching, and in middle and high school was the head of the school's art club. She protected the club, that had become a manga study group and Gundam get-together, and its members, raising creators who now work in the game and anime industry. She studied oil painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Tokyo University of the Arts at a time when film studies and contemporary art were thriving. She has authored, edited, and conceived dozens of drawing manuals.

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