How to Draw Fantastic Martial Arts Comics

Paperback - 2007
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Kill Bill, Kung Fu Hustle, Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, martial arts are all around us--and now Steve Miller shows how to turn interest in the martial arts to the visual arts. Hi-Yah! How to Draw Fantastic Martial Arts Comics shows how to capture authentic, accurate martial arts poses on paper. Even beginners can learn how to turn the bodies of their characters into living weapons that kick, punch, throw, block and chop their way onto the page. A brief history of martial arts around the world and an overview of the tao of drawing are followed by detailed step-by-step instructions on fluid anatomy, pressure points, punching and hand strikes, jumping, kicks, blocks, throws, weapons, warriors, drawing convincing confrontations and superpowerful combatants.
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2007.
ISBN: 9780823022465
Characteristics: 144 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,28 cm.


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Aug 11, 2012

I found this how-to book extremely helpful. There is a particular artist in here (I know not who he/she is.) that I admire extremely. As an aspiring teen comic book artist, the illustrations and guidelines helped me greatly on the female figure. I highly recommend Hi-Yah!

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