Think Kill Bill, think Bruce Lee..."Hi-Yah!" shows how to capture authentic, accurate martial arts poses on paper. Even beginners can learn how to turn the bodies of their characters into living weapons that kick, punch, throw, block and chop their way onto the page. A brief history of martial arts and an overview of the tao of drawing are followed by detailed step-by-step instructions on fluid anatomy, pressure points, punching, hand strikes, jumping, kicks, blocks, throws, weapons, warriors, drawing convincing confrontations and combatants.
Steve Miller is the author of four best-selling books for Watson-Guptill: Freaks! How to Draw Fantastic Fantasy Creatures 978-0-8230-1662-4; Scared! How to Draw Fantastic Horror Comic Characters 978-0-8230-1664-8; Thunder Lizards! How to Draw Fantastic Dinosaurs 978-0-8230-1663-1; and Gung Ho! How to Draw Fantastic Military Characters 978-0-8230-1661-7.