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Drawing the Female Figure
Drawing the Female Figure

Drawing the Female Figure

A Guide for Manga, Hentai and Comic Book Artists



176 Pages, 7.5 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $36.95 (US $36.95) (CA $49.95)

Publication Date: February 2022

ISBN 9781912740130

Rights: US, CA & CAR

Korero Press (Feb 2022)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: February 2022


Most life drawing books tend to avoid anything remotely sensual or seductive let alone risqué or provocative. That's not this book. Aimed at manga and comic book artists, Drawing the Female Figure, is here to teach you the tricks of the trade when it comes to sex appeal and sensuality. Learn how to construct a shapely figure, add gestures, and capture the alluring. Packed with instruction and profusely illustrated, the contents include how to draw the face, hair, underwear, cleavage, and boobs, along with detailed explanations of poses and bone structure. A book full of inspiration to help you develop your skills, build your confidence, and most importantly get you drawing!

Author Biography

Born in Tokyo in 1961, Hikaru Hayashi started his activity as a manga artist after graduating from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Tokyo Metropolitan University. After working as an assistant, he made his professional debut with the manga Story of Aja Kong, then went on to found the manga and design agency "Go office" in 1997. Since then he has created over 250 manuals on drawing manga, many of which have been successful internationally.