118 Waverly Place, # 1B, New York, N.Y. 10011

Manga Art for Beginners  by Danica Davidson

Published by Skyhorse Publishing (March, 2016)

With titles ranging from Attack on Titan to Pokemon, manga is a billion-dollar industry with millions of fans worldwide. In this step-by-step guide you will learn how to draw characters that resemble the Japanese comics and anime you love. Manga for Beginners explores the basics, such as how to draw faces and eyes, and gradually shows you how to get into more complex drawings. This book makes it so easy, you will be creating artful, colorful characters in no time.

DANICA DAVIDSON is a writer at MTV who has also contributed pieces for about fifty other publications, including The Onion, CNN, Publishers Weekly, the Los Angeles Times and Ms. Her work at MTV earned her a Webby honor with a small group of writers for Best Youth Writing.

MELANIE WESTIN is an artist and longtime manga fan who worked at VIZ Media, America’s largest manga publisher. She learned how to draw manga from guide books and self-study. She has been drawing for over ten years. She lives in San Francisco, California.