"Learn how to draw fantasy creatures manga style!" Reading manga has grown increasingly popular over the past few years, as has the desire to learn how to create one s own manga characters. Following in the footsteps of the highly successful "The Complete Idiot s Guide to Drawing Manga, Illustrated," this guide offers readers how-to instruction for creating fantasy creatures in the manga style. With more than 300 illustrations, readers will learn how to create everything from chibis and furry creatures to dragons and monsters. Each step-by-step illustration builds on the last, using a second color to highlight the new strokes, and ends with a full-color rendering of the final creature.
Matt Forbeck has worked full-time as an author and game designer since 1989. He s has written several pieces of short fiction, comic books, and novels, including "Dracula s Revenge, The Lost Mark" trilogy of Eberron novels, "Blood Bowl" novels, and more. His projects have garnered 12 Origins Awards and five ENnies. Tomoko Taniguchi has published nine Japanese graphic novels, including "Call Me Princess, Aquarium, Princess Prince," and "Popcorn Romance." Her work has been published in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, the United States, and Mexico. In February 2006 she made her Marvel Comics debut ("Marvel AI"#1, featuring Vision and Scarlet Witch).