How to Draw Anime Characters (Manga)

how to draw anime characters

How to Draw Anime Characters (manga)

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Draw inspiration from the photo above, watch any of the two videos below, or keep reading to see how to draw anime characters (manga) in an easy step-by-step tutorial.

 

How to Draw Anime Characters

The tutorial below by wikihow shows two options on how to draw anime characters. Weather you are looking to draw a boy anime character or a girl anime character, there are two “methods” that explain how to do so. This easy step-by-step tutorial makes an intimidating subject quite easy.
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  1. Sketch a circle and a vertical rectangle. Draw a straight line connecting the two shapes.
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    2. Sketch a line ¼ of the circle.
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    3. Add the guidelines face and body curve. For the body curve guideline, draw a triangle for the upper body shape and a semi circle for the hips.
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    4. Sketch the extremities as lines and circles. The circles represent the joints.
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    5. Sketch 2 circles for the eyes.
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    6. Add the shape of the girl such as the face, the arms, neck and body shape.
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    7. Sketch lines showing the position of the fingers.
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    8. Draw the draft for the hair.
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    9. Draw the draft for the dress. You can dress the character with a dress you like.
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    10. Draw the outline of the anime girl.
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    11. Erase the draft lines.
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    12. Color.
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  1. 1. Sketch a big circle.
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    2. Sketch the face, neck and the shoulder.
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    3. Add the guidelines for the face. Draw 3 lines for the eyes’ position and a line for the mouth’s.
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    4. Draw the basic outline of the face and the ears. The ears should be within the middle line for the eyes up to the line for the mouth.
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    5. Add the eyes, nose, and mouth. Add also the details for the ears and the eyes.
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    6. Draw the basic features for the hair.
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    7. Draw the clothes.
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    8. Erase the draft lines and add more details. You can add more creases in the clothes and hair details.
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    9. Color the boy as you like.