Learn how to draw and paint snowy, rocky mountains for manga, anime, comics and illustration in Photoshop. This step by step video shows you how to do so by laying down the base color, blocking in shape for painting, assigning value and color composition, and refining detail f ...more
Make Comic Manga in Photoshop
This three-part video talks about manga coloring. If you have Adobe Photoshop and you love manga comics… and you love to draw… watch to see how to create colored anime or manga skin in Photoshop. Watch all three parts for the complete instructions, showing you which brushes to ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a tutorial on drawing clothes, with special emphasis on wrinkles. Learning how to draw clothes for manga characters is an important detail that should not be overlooked. Watch this video to learn how to draw anime and manga clot ...more
Mark Crilley, creator of the manga anime series "Miki Falls," shows how to sketch hands for characters. Hands can be complicated to sketch, but follow along with this cartoon and comic drawing tutorial and learn how to render hands in no time!
An unknown individual demonstrates in this video how he makes a comic book. He shows the materials that are needed, which are plain white paper and tape. You then fold the paper very neatly in half length wise one sheet at a time. Then you put all the papers together as neatly ...more
This Adobe Photoshop tutorial shows you ho to give an image a comic book look. Sure, most people draw comic books from scratch, but you don't have to when you have this tutorial to show you how to create a 'comic book' effect in Photoshop.
In this clip, you'll learn how to create a simple comic book effect in Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filt ...more
There's a time in everyone's life when they need to become immortalized and reprographed in a full-blown comic spread, complete with halftone dots and speech bubbles—or squares, if you're a square. With our favorite program Photoshop, you can quickly turn any hyperbolic celebr ...more
Do you want to learn how to create a comic book style cloud using Photoshop? Now you can with this video. First of all, create a blue colored layer. Next, create a few white shapes on this background. Now duplicated this layer. Go to the bottom layer and make it black. Go back ...more
In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more
Digital Painting and Drawing: Learn to draw woman face profile or side view, a knight in armor, facial figure, head and figure slightly step by step with costume step by step. This drawing, painting using Photoshop video tutorial shows you from basic rough sketching to finish ...more
In this clip, learn how to create an ultra cool Sin City/Max Payne comic book effect using Photoshop. This in depth tutorial will cover every basic step and show you how easy it is to make a great looking piece of art on your computer.
Drawing eyes is often the most difficult part of nailing down a comic book or manga character, but also the most vital part. Eyes really animate a face, so it's important to master all types of eyes if you wish to become a good artist. This tutorial will teach you how you can ...more
In this super sized 16 part tutorial, you will learn how to draw and color Lara Croft aka Tomb Raider. Lara Croft is one of the most famous and sexiest characters in video games and this clip will show you exactly how to create this Manga character. This tutorial will show yo ...more
"Miki Falls" manga creator Mark Crilley presents a real time tutorial showing how to draw a seated girl, taking his drawing from the rough sketch stage to finished inking. [correction: The Micron Pigma pen is mistakenly said to be available in comic book stores; it is in fact ...more
Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these ...more
Big fan of the four panel manga comic strip, Lucky Star? Learn how to draw characters from the series with help from Drawing Now. Search WonderHowTo for more videos from Drawing Now to learn how to draw a variety of characters and cartoons!
In this clip, you'll learn how to create a Sin City comic book effect within Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features an ...more
Layout is an important step in setting up your comic, to make sure each frame has the maximum impact. This tutorial goes over how you can start with a sketch in Photoshop and work on your layout for each comic page you're making.
Want to draw your favorite comic book characters? This tutorial shows you how you can use Photoshop to draw a sketch of Spider Woman. Starting with some basic shapes, here's how you can make a realistic and detailed drawing of Spider-Woman.
Hmm, what to do with all those old comic books lying around... How about a little Manga farming? Says Pink Tentacle, "Tokyo-based artist Koshi Kawachi recently demonstrated his 'Manga Farming' technique — which uses old manga as a growing medium for vegetables — by cultivatin ...more
Comic book art is not only awesome, but it takes a really keen eye, and talent, to draw great comic book art. Steven Sanchez has a unique style and tone to his artwork, and in this great two-part video, you will learn how to draw the faces and heads that make Steven stand out ...more
WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a manga girl. He uses a Photoshop-like program on the computer to generate this character. He starts off the picture by starting off with a basic shape for the body and face. He uses light sketching, before using more thick lines to creat ...more
Learn how to sketch and color a comic book-style dragon slayer girl. This drawing tutorial is done in Photoshop.
Fancy comic books, but don't have the skills to make them yourself? Comic book artists do nothing but draw all day, so it's no wonder they're good at it. But you may need a little more help, and this five-part series will help you along your journey into developing comic chara ...more
This video goes back to basics, using regular pencil, pen and colored pencils to create a manga female figure. He begins by drawing basic lines and shapes of the torso with pencil, then adding legs, arms and marking the joints. He adds detail to the body and fills in the shape ...more
Do you feel like you will go crazy if you see another website written in Comic Sans? You are not alone. In this tutorial, learn how to download free fonts online and install them on your computer for use in Photoshop. By using new fonts, you can guarantee that your graphics wi ...more
This great, four part, video shows you how to draw using the perfect square method. Here he is drawing a great female face, almost comic style, and goes into detail as to where to start, what sorts of options you'll need to use in Photoshop, and then the full drawing from star ...more
In this software tutorial you will learn how to digitally ink a manga/anime character in Corel Painter. Learn how to scan a drawing into Photoshop then import it into Corel Painter and ink the outline of the character for a more dramatic and artistic look. Usually, after inkin ...more
Ever since Supergirl was introduced in the DC world of comics she has always been the youthful, ambitious protagonist that everyone knew to respect. Her strength and value made her entrance on the scene a remarkable one, even though she never got too much limelight. This video ...more
This two part tutorial is all feet, all the time. Done in the comic book style, this tutorial shows you how to expand on the basic triangle to draw realistic and proportionate feet, as well as avoid some of the pitfalls new artists encounter when trying to master feet for them ...more
Photoshop is a useful software program that allows its users to make any photo look better or different using a couple of easy techniques. You can turn one of your favorite photos into a comic book, add some clouds in a cloud free sky, and even show you and your favorite celeb ...more
Written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto, "Naturo" is an ongoing Japanese manga series. The plot tells the story of a young ninja named Naruto Uzumaki, who constantly searches for recognition & aspires to become the ninja in his village that is acknowledged as the leader a ...more
It's been called the "Sin City" effect, and a myriad of other names, but really all you're doing is adding selected color to black and white photos or comic-type images. See how Bert suggests achieving this effect in his tutorial.
This tutorial uses Photoshop, but any software program that lets you draw will be able to replicate this tutorial. Without using a model, here's how you can draw the comic book character Wolverine from X-Men in a variety of dynamic and powerful poses. Part 1 of 2 - How to Use ...more
In this two part instructional video, you will learn how to draw and design anything at all using perspective. This technique is great for adding backdrops and objects to your comic books and drawings. You will receive step by step tips on how to get your drawings to look real ...more
Check out this video to see how to draw and sketch Iron Man, the movie character for manga, cartoon and comics.
This instructional drawing video demonstrates how to draw comic book faces at an angle. This type drawing is helpful for comic book artists and animators who need to draw different types of faces quickly.
When most people think of stained glass, the first thing that comes to mind is a church, but it's become more popular in home decor as well. The biggest downside is that high quality stained glass pieces can be insanely expensive—and it's not an easy project to take on yoursel ...more
Check out this video to learn how to draw and sketch the Joker from Batman for manga, cartoon and comics. Learn how to draw the male villain character, the Joker, in this Step by Step video tutorial. Learn from basic sketching to finish drawing quick concept for comics cartoon ...more
This video is an extremely quick yet advanced tutorial of how to create Japanimation eyes in the Adobe Flash program. Otherwise known as "Manga", this style was created in the late 19th century Japan and is still commonly used in comics, books, media and cartoons. This is not ...more
Learn how to draw the Japanese genre of comics, manga, in this crash course for drawing your own. You will need some drawing pencils, a drawing pad, a kneaded eraser, and perhaps some manga examples. Before you know it, you'll be drawing those quirky and hyper-expressive chara ...more
In this clip, Mark Rilley teaches how to draw male and female eyes in the Japanese manga style. Breaking down the anatomy, he distinguishes the gender differences between the two in order to give your drawings more masculine or feminine qualities. For more information, and to ...more
Naruto is one of the most popular mangas and animes in the world, especially among children. This video tutorial demonstrates how to draw the character Anko from the series using a tablet and Adobe Photoshop. It is very detailed and sure to improve your digital art skills. St ...more
In this video, "Miki Falls" manga cartoonist Mark Crilley shows how to draw body proportions for manga comics. Characters in manga proportions are often proportioned differently than characters in American comics, with larger heads and more childlike bodies. This video show yo ...more
In this Photoshop tutorial video from Tasktutorial, the host leads you through the process of creating a speech bubble in Photoshop. As you watch this video and follow along with the host, you will learn how to create a speech bubble, like they use in the comics. You will also ...more
How to draw comics: woman, female, girl face and shoulder step by step for anime, manga, and concept art design, female girl face, head dress and shoulder dy front view Video tutorial. Cartoon, illustration, comics, anime, manga learn how step by step from drawing realistic fa ...more
This instructional video will teach how to sketch and draw the male body (a man's torso or upper body, chest, abs, rib cage, and shoulders) for character design, comics, manga, anime and video game concept art. Learn step by step how to draw from a simplified torso and upper b ...more
Learn how to draw Mecha Mecha: StarCraft Marine Combat Soldier woman, female, girl, with inspired armor Manga and Anime style step by step with costume step by step. This drawing, painting video tutorial shows you from basic rough sketching to finish drawing quick sketch for c ...more
A scary vampire is just what the artist ordered. In this video tutorial, learn how to draw a scary manga female vampire. See how to do the sketch illustration, step-by-step, strictly for anime and manga comics. This quick and easy video will have you drawing eerie female vamps ...more
Drawing and sketching Manga, Anime Goth Girl for manga, cartoon and comics. Learn how to draw manga Goth Girl character video tutorial. Learn from basic construction sketching for this goth girl, from start to finish. It's just a quick drawing concept for drawing the face and ...more
Learn how to sketch a dragon-like fantasy creature design. This step by step video tutorial lesson covers concept design sketching and drawing perfect for comics cartoon illustration, manga, and anime.
Check out this video to learn to draw an anime face in side and 3/4 perspective for manga and comics.
Drawing and sketching an anime/manga girl (woman, female) Dark Elf for cartoon and comics. Part 1 of 2 - How to Draw an anime dark elf girl. Part 2 of 2 - How to Draw an anime dark elf girl.
Anime is a funky style of cartooning. Japanese animation is increasingly popular these days but takes a bit of practice to draw. In this tutorial, learn how to draw an anime eye for your Japanimation or Manga comics. Eyes are arguably the most significant feature on an anime c ...more
If you are inspired by Japanese Manga art then check out this video on how you can draw Ichigo. Ichigo is a fictional character in some Manga comics. He's the main protagonist in the Bleach franchise. Don't worry; you don't have to be a great artist to draw this picture. Step ...more
Manga is a popular form of comics and print cartoons that dates as far back as the 1945 U.S. occupation of Japan. This video tutorial shows how to draw a basic anime manga boy using a marker. Start with the eyes making sure to include white circles to imply glossy pupils. Next ...more
Attention aspiring anime cartoonists! This holiday season make your own holiday cards by drawing your very own anime Santa Claus on the front, with this step by step lesson tutorial on how to make the perfect chibi 'ol Saint Nick and later in the video, how to color it in with ...more
Learn how to draw Watchmen superhero character Silk Spectre in this lesson tutorial for quick concept illustration, cartoon and comics. Learn from basic sketching to finish drawing quick color concept painting for illustration. Learn how to draw and sketch this Watchmen charac ...more