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Drawing Tanks - Techniques for Drawing Tanks and Armored Vehicles

Drawing Tanks - Techniques for Drawing Tanks and Armored Vehicles

Have you ever wanted to draw war tanks but struggled with their structure and composition? This book aims to guide beginners through the various techniques in drawing tanks and armored vehicles from simple shapes such as a box. You will also find a compendium of information about the characteristics of tanks from various historical periods, tips to use tank scale models as a reference for your illustrations, and ideas to create original tanks. Learn straight from active military comic illustrators in the industry!



Chapter 1: Basics

Chapter 2: Practical application

Chapter 3: Tanks à la carte

Chapter 4: Drawing with a different approach


    ■ by Rei Yumeno, Takeshi Nogami, Masahiro Yoshihara, Akira Yokoyama, Inuro Meijo, Aira Sensya, Tomozo Nishioka

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 160 pages

    ■ Published in March 2017

    ■ ISBN: 9784798613918

    ■ Japanese title: 戦車の描き方 箱から描く戦車・装甲車輌のテクニック

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    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea


    Rei Yumeno is an illustrator, manga artist, and associate professor of Manga Expression at Kobe Design University.


    Takeshi Nogami is a manga artist and illustrator who also contributed to creating the character designs for the popular franchise "Girls und Panzer" and was in charge of one of its comic serializations.


    Masahiro Yoshihara debuted as a manga artist after working for a shipping line. He mainly publishes military and historical manga.


    Akira Yokoyama is a manga artist and illustrator. He also publishes articles in magazines about cars and bikes, of which he is an expert.


    Inuro Meijo self-publishes fanzines about tanks, in which he discusses their technical aspects, functions, and historical background.


    Aira Sensya debuted as an illustrator for social games. He has provided concept art, tank, and weapon designs for various games.


    Tomozo Nishioka is an illustrator, manga artist, and lecturer of Manga Expression at Kobe Design University

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