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642 THINGS TO DRAW: INSPIRATIO

642 THINGS TO DRAW: INSPIRATIO

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Dive into this treasure trove of offbeat, clever, and endlessly absorbing drawing prompts.

The perfect inspirational drawing book meets guided journal: a rolling pin, a robot, a pickle, a water tower, a hammock, a wasp, a safety pin, a kiss. Some are deceptively simple (just try drawing a bicycle!), some are conceptually mind-bending (sketching the sound of girlish laughter?), and some are refreshingly basic (the only hard thing about drawing an egg is deciding how you want it to be cooked). Hip and helpful, 642 Things to Draw is the perfect inspirational sketch book, sure to entertain and provoke the imagination of anyone ready to pick up a pencil.

- Includes 642 random drawing prompts to spark casual doodling while entertaining the mind.
- With a collection of silly, thought-provoking, simple, and complex prompts, this drawing ideas book will push your mind - and pencil - to think outside the box.
- While different than a traditional step-by-step or how to draw book, you don't have to be a skilled artist to enjoy this relaxing, stimulating, and entertaining activity book.

Budding artists and experienced sketchers alike will find themselves invigorated by this collection of unique and wonderful drawing prompts.

642 Things to Draw is a guided journal that will inspire creativity, energize the mind and stimulate artistry in any aspiring or skilled creator.

- Makes a unique gift for artists of any age to expand knowledge and boost creative awareness.
- A must-have for anyone who could benefit from an occasional creative brain break that is pure enjoyment.

642 THINGS TO DRAW: YOUNG ARTI

642 THINGS TO DRAW: YOUNG ARTI

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The perfect addition to the 642 series, this collection of hilarious, wacky, and imaginative drawing prompts provides endless quirky inspiration for young artists of all experience levels. Whether pondering how to sketch a zombie unicorn or filling the page with a magical (and delicious) field of cupcakes, budding artists will relish the chance to jump-start their artistic engines as they draw, sketch, imagine, and create!
ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

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A 2017 Eisner Award Winner for Best Writer/Artist, Best US Edition of International Material--Asia, and Best Publication Design
Winner of the Singapore Literature Prize 2016
A New York Times bestseller
An Economist Book of the Year 2016
An NPR Graphic Novel Pick for 2016
A Washington Post Best Graphic Novel of 2016
A New York Post Best Books of 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2016
A South China Morning Post Top 10 Asian books of 2016
An A.V. Club Best Comics of 2016
A Comic Books Resources Top 100 Comics of 2016
A Mental Floss Most Interesting Graphic Novel of 2016

Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye.

Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see his stories unfold before us in a dazzling array of art styles and forms, their development mirroring the evolution in the political and social landscape of his homeland and of the comic book medium itself.

With The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye Sonny Liew has drawn together a myriad of genres to create a thoroughly ingenious and engaging work, where the line between truth and construct may sometimes be blurred, but where the story told is always enthralling, bringing us on a uniquely moving, funny, and thought-provoking journey through the life of an artist and the history of a nation.

ART OF JUNJI ITO TWISTED VISIO

ART OF JUNJI ITO TWISTED VISIO

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Enter the world of Junji Ito's art--an abyss of horror and sublime beauty.

A first-ever collection of Junji Ito's artworks, featuring over 130 images from his bestselling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Ito's unforgettable illustrations in both black-and-white and color, from Tomie's dreadful beauty to the inhuman spirals of Uzumaki. Includes an interview focused on Ito's art technique as well as commentary from the artist on each work.

DARKSTALKERS OFF COMP WORKS HA

DARKSTALKERS OFF COMP WORKS HA

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Celebrating the franchise's 25th anniversary, this new hardcover edition of Darkstalkers: Official Complete Works is the ultimate compilation of Darkstalkers artwork and history!

The book collects the spectacularly haunting artwork behind every Darkstalkers game, including key visuals, character illustrations, promotional artwork, rough concepts, and creator commentary. Also featured are multiple interviews with the creators behind the series, plus tribute pin-ups from your favorite Capcom artists!

Decoding Asthma Coloring Book

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Official Coloring Book

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Official Coloring Book

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Color over seventy illustrations featuring your favorite characters from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, with art by manga artist Koyoharu Gotouge.

In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.

Demon Slayer: The Official Coloring Book features the art of Koyoharu Gotouge, the creator of the hit manga series, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. This book is filled with over 70 detailed line illustrations based on images found in the manga. This combined edition of the two original Japanese volumes features a flexible binding for easy use. Readers of all ages will enjoy coloring the gorgeous artwork, action-packed scenes, and funny moments from one of the best-selling series of all time!

DRAW MANGA FACES FOR EXPRESSIV

DRAW MANGA FACES FOR EXPRESSIV

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Learn to draw the most expressive manga faces ever!

Sure, drawing faces is one of the most challenging aspects of manga. But Draw Manga Faces for Expressive Characters is here to help! This fantastically comprehensive book includes more than 900 sample illustrations that teach key elements for capturing facial expressions and emotions for manga characters.

Learn to draw:

- Basic characters, faces and expressions: boys and girls, men and women, from babies to teens, adults to elderly characters
- Specific character types: school girls, villains, sweethearts, heroes, gentle souls, go getters and more
- Positive expressions: relaxed, adoring, mischievous, confident and more
- Negative expressions: outraged, embarrassed, stressed, spiteful and more
With more than 900 sample illustrations, you're well on your way to mastering the most expressive manga faces ever!

DRAWING IS MAGIC

DRAWING IS MAGIC

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A sketchbook is an essential tool for the growth of any aspiring artist, but its blank pages can be daunting to even the most motivated. Obsessed with perfection, many wind up treating their sketchbooks more like portfolios than playgrounds. In Drawing Is Magic, author John Hendrix teaches aspiring and advanced artists to find their unique visual voices and become creative daredevils. Through his freeing, offbeat exercises, drawers learn a sophisticated philosophy of creative thinking--in a way that is totally accessible and fun.
FIGURE DRAWING FOR KIDS

FIGURE DRAWING FOR KIDS

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An easy guide to drawing people for budding artists ages 9 to 12

Grab a pencil and an eraser―it's time to explore the world around you and illustrate the people in it! Featuring a step-by-step format for beginners, Figure Drawing for Kids is a great way to start sketching friends and family, pop culture icons, and epic superheroes―one simple exercise at a time.

  • Project-based activities―Learn how to draw people with 13 different projects that will advance your skills from basic shapes and shading to full, detailed illustrations.
  • Guided practice―Explore essential drawing concepts like proportion, negative space, point of view, composition, and crosshatch, and practice with a range of human sizes, shapes, skin tones, and abilities.
  • Bonus drawing tips―Learn to draw from life or a photograph, how to set up a model station, and how to complete your drawings with additional objects and landscape elements.
  • Dive in and let the doodling fun begin with this beginner's guide to drawing for kids.

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARC V2

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARC V2

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    Explore the art and adventure of the quintessential entries in the Final Fantasy saga with this gorgeous 300-plus-page hardcover.

    Collecting concept art, design notes, creator retrospectives, and more from Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, and Final Fantasy IX, Dark Horse's journey through the creation of the groundbreaking role-playing masterpiece continues!

    Dark Horse and Square Enix are thrilled to present the second of three volumes that officially translate Square Enix's detailed history chronicling the creation of the Final Fantasy franchise's seventh, eighth, and ninth games. Filled with captivating art and creator commentary, Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 2 remains completely authentic to its Japanese source material with unrivaled access for a Western audience. This prestige compendium is a must-have addition for any Final Fantasy enthusiast's collection.

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARCHV3

    FINAL FANTASY ULTIMANIA ARCHV3

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    The journey through the creation of the groundbreaking video games continues with this breathtaking volume, featuring hundreds of pieces of concept art, design notes, and creator retrospectives from the original team behind the making of Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy XI, Final Fantasy XII, Final Fantasy XIII, and Final Fantasy XIV.

    Art, commentary, and lore from a transformative era in the indispensable role-playing franchise, collected in a beautifully printed 300-plus-page hardcover. Foray into one of gaming's most iconic properties, exploring beautiful art and incisive commentary behind five of the most memorable entries in the Final Fantasy saga.

    Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 3 authentically translates original Japanese source material to present unparalleled access for a Western audience. This incredible tome is a must-have addition to any Final Fantasy enthusiast's collection.

    HT DRAW A UNICORN & OTHER CUTE

    HT DRAW A UNICORN & OTHER CUTE

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    Anyone can learn to draw adorable unicorns and other cute creatures using simple shapes in 5 easy steps.

    This book will show readers how to draw quirky, kawaii (super cute) animals in a wonderfully easy and inspiring way. Step by step, illustrator Lulu Mayo will explain how to draw various creatures by using simple shapes, such as circles, ovals, rectangles, and triangles, and how to personalize them by adding your own, adorable details.

    The book contains 30 of these doodling exercises, featuring critters such as rabbits, owls, foxes, sloths, llamas--and especially unicorns! Its easiness, simplicity, and quirkiness will resonate with animal lovers, artists, and doodle enthusiasts of all skill levels and ages. Absorbing and fun, it will ignite a doodler's curiosity and inspire them to experiment creatively.

    How to Draw a Unicorn and Other Cute Animals is the first in Lulu Mayo's Drawing with Simple Shapes series, to be followed by How to Draw a Mermaid and Other Cute Creatures and How to Draw a Reindeer and Other Christmas Creatures.

    HT DRAW CUTE ANIMALS 2

    HT DRAW CUTE ANIMALS 2

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    Learn how to draw almost 100 of the cutest animals EVER . . . in no time at all!

    Enter planet CUTE! This follow-up to How to Draw Cute Stuff teaches kids how to draw a menagerie of adorable creatures, from cats, dogs, hedgehogs, and hamsters to dolphins, bunnies, swans, and unicorns. An introduction explains the popular kawaii style of art, step-by-step how-to sequences make the process simple enough for beginners, and interactive pages get budding artists practicing right away.

    HT DRAW CUTE STUFF 1

    HT DRAW CUTE STUFF 1

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    Enter Planet Cute--where kids can make any drawing absolutely adorable!
    Draw anything and everything--people, animals, and things--and make it CUTE. It's easy! Budding artists just have to pick up their pencils, pens, crayons, or gel markers and follow these step-by-step how-to sequences. They'll learn the basics of Japanese kawaii, which emphasizes simple, rounded shapes; faces with large eyes and sweet expressions; and personifying inanimate objects. They'll also master animals, mythical creatures, food, plants, vehicles, and more!
    HT DRAW POKEMON

    HT DRAW POKEMON

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    Gotta draw 'em all! Learn to draw all-time favorite Pokémon, including Pichu, Pikachu, Meowth, and many more! It's the perfect book for artists and Trainers on the go.

    Grab your pencil, pick up some paper, and get ready to to create some amazing, action-packed Pokémon pictures! Catch step-by-step tips on drawing your favorite Pokémon, including Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, Meowth, Pichu, Pikachu, Lugia, and many more.Plus, draw bonus poses of Pokémon in action and create your own battle scenes. You'll be a Pokémon drawing master in no time!
    MAKER COMICS DRAW A COMIC

    MAKER COMICS DRAW A COMIC

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    Maker Comics is the ultimate DIY guide. Inside JP Coovert's graphic novel you will find illustrated instructions for seven comic book projects!

    The International Comics Library is in a lot of trouble! If Maggie can't come up with $500,000 in a week, Dr. Carl is going to bulldoze her grandfather's library and turn it into a parking lot! To save the day, she'll need all her comic drawing skills, the loyal library watchdog, and her new assistant (that's you!).

    With Maker Comics: Draw a Comic! you'll learn to create and print your own comics books! Follow these simple steps to sketch out your story ideas and ink a comic page. Learn which art supplies are best for drawing comics--you can use a pen, a brush, or even a computer! With the help of photocopy machine, you can even self-publish your own comics and share them with your friends!

    In this book you will learn how to:
    write a comic script
    draw a comic strip
    draw and print a one-page comic
    create thumbnail sketches
    pencil a comic
    ink a comic
    print and bind a multi-page comic

    MANGA ART FOR BEGINNERS

    MANGA ART FOR BEGINNERS

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  • Designed for how people learn--makes drawing manga easy
  • The ideal manga drawing book for beginners--eyes, hands, feet, body shapes, and more
  • Includes ideas for how to draw your own graphic novel

  • Have you spent years admiring manga drawing and wondering how to draw cool stuff, but you haven't known how to draw it on your own? This book by Danica Davidson and illustrated by the amazing Melanie Westin will guide you to drawing your own manga. These two help you find your way and include how to draw for adult beginners in this book. They also include how to draw anime for beginners, how to draw cartoon comic strips, how to draw tigers, how to draw characters, and more, including:

    Teen boy
    Teen girl
    Hands, feet, and hair
    Butler
    Maid
    Woman in kimono
    Male and female ninja
    Bishonen
    Chibi
    Hero and heroine
    Kissing and hugging

    This cartoon drawing guide will be especially useful for the beginner cartoon artist. This belongs on any anime bookshelf and can help readers create a book. Learn more about the art of manga with Danica Davidson and Melanie Westin in Manga Art for Beginners: How to Create Your Own Manga Drawings.

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME AMAZIN

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME AMAZIN

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    It's manga GRRLLL power! With these easy-to-follow templates, anyone can create and draw absolutely amazing female anime characters.
    Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters! In his follow-up to the bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime, Christopher Hart focuses on some of the popular, dynamic, and beautiful females who populate the world of anime. Basic templates make it easy to draw the head, hairstyles, clothing, body proportions, and more, while tutorials help you create full-blown scenes that will take your art to the next level.
    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME TIPS &

    MASTER GT DRAWING ANIME TIPS &

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    The third title in Christopher Hart's bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime series is essential for all anime artists who want to fine-tune their skills.

    This is the guide that all anime and manga artists--of any level--need! Chris Hart delves deep into the specifics of drawing anime characters and scenes and explores every aspect of anime forms. He reveals his secrets for composing a complete picture, and discusses rarely covered topics. Entirely new tutorials include instruction on drawing hands and feet in different gestures or positions, arranging characters within the action, and creating nuanced expressions. Fans of The Master Guide books will find this title to be invaluable in strengthening their drawing skills, while newcomers will see this as a perfect introduction to the series.

    MASTERING MANGA W/MARK CRILLEY

    MASTERING MANGA W/MARK CRILLEY

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    It's THE book on manga from YouTube's most popular art instruction Guru!

    There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style--from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You'll learn how a few basic lines will help you place facial features in their proper locations and simple tricks for getting body proportions right. Plus, you'll find inspiration for infusing your work with expression, attitude and action.

    This is the book fans have been requesting for years, packed with expert tips on everything from hairstyles and clothing to word bubbles and sound effects, delivered in the same friendly, easy-to-follow style that has made Mark Crilley one of the 25 Most Subscribed to Gurus on YouTube. Take this opportunity to turn the characters and stories in your head into professional-quality art on the page!

    Packed with everything you need to make your first (or your best-ever) manga stories!

    - 30 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to draw faces and figures for a variety of ages and body types
    - Inspirational galleries featuring 101 eyes, 50 ways to draw hands, 40 hairstyles, 12 common expressions, 30 classic poses and more!
    - Tutorials to create a variety of realistic settings
    - Advanced lessons on backgrounds, inking, sequencing and layout options

    NIER AUTOMATA WORLD GD V02

    NIER AUTOMATA WORLD GD V02

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    Over 300 full-color pages collected into a hardcover volume that explores the secrets and strategies of Square Enix's NieR: Automata!

    Revisit the characters, combat, and environment that enchanted players with stunning action and profound adventure from video game director Yoko Taro. Discover the intricacies of Submergence City, learn more about the characters and enemies with the Data Library, and master the Androids' arsenal! Also featuring concept art and commentary, this second volume of the NieR: Automata World Guide is a must have item for fans of the game!

    Dark Horse Books and Square Enix come together again to present this adaptation of the original Japanese volume, officially offered in English for the first time!

    PROMISED NEVERLAND: ART BOOK W

    PROMISED NEVERLAND: ART BOOK W

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    A deluxe art book showcasing Posuka Demizu's incredible artwork from the hit manga series.

    A beautiful hardcover art book featuring full-color art, sketches, comments, and a Q&A with Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu about their popular manga series.

    Featuring Posuka Demizu's incredible artwork, as well as creator commentary and interviews, The Promised Neverland: Art Book World is a beautiful and haunting gaze into the art of one of today's most popular Shonen Jump manga series.

    SCIENCE FICTION ILLUSTRATION:

    SCIENCE FICTION ILLUSTRATION:

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    Discover unknown worlds in this anthology of illustrations focusing on Science Fiction. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking and astounding futuristic images created by 32 creators.

    This book is a large-format anthology that introduces 32 contemporary artists and their works depicting near-future and imaginary worlds with a variety of illustration styles and outstanding techniques.

    Inside you will find a devastated apocalyptic world, a society with advanced science, humans and cities that are a fusion of machines and advanced technology, characters traveling through an infinite universe, novel gadgets with huge potential, and the future that we may have dreamt of during childhood. Enjoy these highlights from the world of science fiction illustration printed in full color and with a beautiful binding. Also, at the end of the book, there is a feature on the method of Atsuya Uki, a visual artist and illustrator who creates unique worlds with his vivid colors and bold compositions.

    These dramatic and captivating visions invite us to explore unknown worlds and remind us of the discoveries of a future yet to be seen. From the Sukoshi "F"ushigi (A Little Weird) world hidden in the daily lives of children, to mysterious creatures and robotic mecha that stir up the imagination, you'll come to appreciate various genres of "S"cience "F"iction worlds.