Learn How to Draw Manga

Wouldn’t be cool to know how to draw manga character or even better a couple of them? I was wondering what anime character to start from on the following pages.

Here in Japan, the selection and variety of manga and anime is just so huge that I do not even bother to learn all about it because that would be nearly impossible.

Manga and anime is a cultural thing in Japan and I can tell you that almost every child knows how to draw manga character.

I mean at least some simple one.



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Maybe you have heard that Japan is a country of manga. It is very true indeed.

If you purchase let’s say an electrical appliance, the user’s manual is illustrated. That’s incredible and very easy to understand.

You can often see the similar thing in textbooks. Text combined with illustrations.

National TV broadcasting have some funny characters appearing here and then on the TV screen joining the conversation in some programs.

Many educational programs are prepared as anime manga. Very serious ones. You wouldn’t believe.

In Japan, you can buy books with serious content made in a form of manga. That was very surprising for me because I have never seen such books in Europe.

They are actually very easy to read.

The whole content of such book is derived into a written essence appearing as a conversation among manga characters.

The secondary content appears not in written but in manga form.

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Things, which are usually explained and communicated in written form elsewhere, in Japan the same things are explained by single illustration. I think that is very powerful because all is conveyed at single sight and everyone understands.

Knowing how to draw anime or cartoon or manga has its great advantages. Let’s say you write a postcard to someone. Or you just write your daily entry to your journal or diary.

Wouldn’t be terrific to know how to draw a couple of manga characters just to be able to make a few sketches here and there in your personal notes?

Manga, anime, cartoon, illustrations, drawings or sketches, all are a certain form of universal language. You do not have to be specially educated to understand them and that is a great thing.

And that is also the reason why manga gains more and more popularity around the world.

I believe, that the best is yet to come. All practical potential of manga and anime is being gradually discovered.


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Visitors Personal Gallery Pages

Please see and enjoy the following collection of personal galleries. We all believe you will have a lot of fun. Observing other’s art work is always, always very inspirational. You may get some new ideas for your own drawings.

Portraits of Dogs by Lynn

Realistic Portraits by Andy Leslie

Portrait Drawings by Lela Stankovic

Various Drawings by Betty Chavis

Original sketches by Nadia Velasquez

Beautiful Artwork by Bill Richards

Cute Drawings by Christie

Manga Drawings by Chi

Portrait Drawings by Evan

Various Drawings by Sabariah

Various Drawings by Sunnu Golwalla

Various Drawings by Amberlynn

Various Drawings by Anne Burgoyne

Various Drawings by Carly

Portrait Drawings by Bud Norris

Portrait Drawings by Mahendran

Scenery Drawings by Phil Edmondson

Portrait Drawings by Stacey

Manga and Fantasy by Lee Henrik

Manga Sketches by Paul Rowan

Various Drawings by D. Fox

Original Pokemons by Johan

Original Manga by Grace

Cute Little Sketches by Gwen

Creative Anime by Celia

Various Drawings by Taylor Sligowski

Various Sketches by Amanda

Fantasy Drawings by Melissa

Various Drawings by Steven Chesley

Various Drawings by Maciej Michalak

Various Drawings by Aiswariya Pramod

Manga Drawings by Andrea

Original Artwork by Richa Kotriwala

Various Drawings by Sandy Lange

Cartoon Drawings by Dipanjan Dey

Cartoon Drawings by Dhrubo2002

Ballpen Drawings by Shehbaaz Baurtally

Emma Adams Cartoon Sketches Gallery

Sonali Ghosh Illustrations Gallery

Rupshya Dilipraj Artwork Gallery


Theme Based Visitors Galleries

The following Theme Based Galleries are a collection of selected drawings from various authors based on a certain theme. I would like you to get as much inspiration as possible for your own drawings.


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    Sep 17, 21 08:22 PM

    I drew my own lock screen 😶

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    I love drawing Disney characters and have drawn Elsa for my niece, eeyore, dumbo and my 2.5 year old absolutely loves Minnie Mouse so there are a lot of

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    Direct pen art, no usage of pencil. So I used a black ballpen then an orange one in order to make it appear a bit like a vintage photo.

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    All trees emit oxygen but all humans hardly show humanity.

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