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This compilation of lessons from the Master Guide to Drawing Anime series brings together the simplest characters from the best-selling books for beginning artists and others looking for instant gratification. With cutting-edge art and clear instruction on how to draw the most popular styles and characters, the Master Guide to Drawing Anime series has helped thousands of aspiring artists learn to draw anime. 5-Minute Characters gathers together the easiest characters from the series--perfect for the beginning anime artist. This carefully curated collection shows aspiring artists everything they need to know to get started drawing anime. They'll learn how to use simple templates to draw the head from different angles, bodies of characters from different age groups, and authentic anime hairstyles and fashions. Next, they'll see step by step how to draw dozens of the most popular character types and the emotions and attitudes that make them compelling. Finally, readers can put it all together and challenge themselves by creating simple scenes. Artists can work their way through the book to build their skills or pick and choose their favorite characters to draw. Either way, their drawing ability and confidence will soar
About the Author
With more than eight million copies of his books in print, Christopher Hart is the world's leading author of art instruction books. His titles frequently appear on the NPD DecisionKey Weekly Top 50 Non-Fiction Art list. They also have a huge international audience, having been translated into more than 20 languages. In his more than 200 titles, he offers artists accessible, generously illustrated, and clearly written step-by-step instruction on a wide variety of how-to-draw subjects, including anime and manga, figure drawing and anatomy, cartooning, comics, fashion, and animals. He lives in Westport, CT.