Manga Art

Inspiration and Techniques from an Expert Illustrator

by Mark Crilley

The world of manga (Japanese comics) has captured the imagination of artists, both aspiring and professional alike. Now best-selling artist and art instructor Mark Crilley presents the most complete look yet at the variety of creative options available in the world of manga. Crilley fills each chapter with gorgeous, original artwork created with a variety of tools (pencils, colored pencils, digital art, pen and ink, and more) and in a variety of manga-inspired styles. He pairs each piece with information on the materials used and the inspiration that led to its creation. Manga Art provides readers a one-of-a-kind chance to hear from one of the leading artists in the field of manga instruction, as he reveals the unlimited possibilities of manga and the creative secrets behind over 100 pieces of original, never-before-seen artwork.


Recent Reviews

MANGA ART by Mark Crilley

Cheyenne Thompson

4.5 Stars

I got this book for my little brother as his graduation present so I don't know what to say other then that it not really a…

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Teenage Happiness!

Bobbie Lawrence

5 Stars

My daughter absolutely loved this book. She loves manga and she loves art. This book was the best of both worlds. While she usually has the faces down pat, she struggles when it comes to drawing the bodies on her manga characters. This book…

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Other Art Books Need To Follow Crilley's Example

Meira Datiya

5 Stars

Complete artistic freedom. That’s what happens when you give an artist a goal and let them at it unsupervised…

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Manga Art

Amanda Scott

5 Stars

I consider myself a pretty creative person. I love photography and am always in the middle of some sort of project. I however have not spent much time on drawing and painting in the last few years. I do really have a love for both and

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