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Robot Drawing Basics - From Box Robots to Original Robots

Robot Drawing Basics - From Box Robots to Original Robots

Draw your very own original robot! This book will teach you the fundamentals of creating robots from box figures, also showing you how to take inspiration from familiar shapes and objects to come up with original creations. Includes examples and valuable tips from 15 different robot illustrators!



Chapter 1: Drawing robots in cool standing poses using boxes

Chapter 2: Drawing robots in action poses

Chapter 3: Designing robots with specific functions

Chapter 4: Drawing original robots


    ■ by Kyoryu Kuramochi, edited by Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 176 pages

    ■ Published in July 2015

    ■ ISBN: 9784798610542

    ■ Japanese title: ロボットを描く基本 箱ロボからオリジナルロボまで

    Buy on Amazon Japan


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


    Kyoryu Kuramochi is a toy and mecha designer. After working for the toy manufacturer Plex and also producing hero designs for popular franchises such as the Super Sentai and Kamen Rider series, he is now involved in a variety of projects as a freelancer.


    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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