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Drawing Moe Characters: Costumes

Drawing Moe Characters: Costumes

Learn how to draw clothes for moe characters! The book covers all clothing styles unique to moe characters and also includes a thorough explanation on drawing fabric wrinkles and folds, as well as typical hairstyles.


Chapter 1: Learn how clothing works!
Chapter 2: The basics of drawing clothing
Chapter 3: Drawing lots of different clothes!
Chapter 4: Hairstyles are parts of the costume

Chapter 5: Creating original characters

Chapter 6: Drawing original illustrations


    ■ by Tatsuya Ihara, Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 176 pages

    ■ Published in March 2011

    ■ ISBN: 9784798602097

    ■ Japanese title: 萌えキャラクターの描き方 コスチューム編

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    Rights sold to Taiwan, China, South Korea, Thailand


    Tatsuya Ihara graduated from the Nippon Design College and debuted as a manga artist after gaining experience as an assistant. He currently works as a part-time lecturer at the European Manga Academy in Italy.


    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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