Manga Drawing: How to Draw Figures
Intermediate | 1 hour 54 min
Drawing Manga Figures
Drawing Girl Figures
Drawing Boy Figures
Want to learn how to draw manga characters that look like they’re straight out of a graphic novel? Anime artist and pop surrealist, Camilla d’Errico, shows you how. In this thorough class, she shares pro tips for figure drawing a boy character and a girl character from several different angles: a standard straight-on and back-view pose, a three-quarter turn, and a profile view. Learning how to draw figures from several perspectives will allow you to fully round out the look and feel of your character and place them in a variety of imaginative scenarios.

Psst...Don't forget to take Camilla's other class on Drawing Manga Faces. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 8 ½” x 11” 60-80 lb cardstock in white
  • Non-reproduction blue lead mechanical pencil - Camilla uses Pilot Color Eno brand .7mm mechanical pencil with non-repro blue leads
  • White eraser
  • Black pens, including ballpoint, Copic, Prismacolor and Micron
  • Mechanical pencils (optional)
  • White Out (if necessary)
  • Clear ruler
Learn how to:
  • Use non-reproduction blue lead pencil to create an under-drawing
  • Ink a sketched drawing using black pens
  • Draw boy and girl manga figures from four perspectives
What You’ll Get:
  • A comprehensive course on drawing manga style figures from several perspectives
  • 10 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from world-renowned artist, Camilla d’Errico
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
40 users recommended this class to a friend
A Black
This was a very cool class. I'm not much of a manga fan, but this was so fun to watch! Ms. d'Errico is very talented, but she explains well and makes you feel like you can do it, too.
More than 3 months ago
Kelly Campbell
Yes, figure drawing is hard! So anything like this is helpful, especially when you want to draw cute manga characters! Thank you Camilla
More than 3 months ago
Lucia Rosales
More than 3 months ago