How to draw manga using basic forms

How to draw manga in a simple way

Hello and welcome to the third tutorial on how to draw manga. In the last tutorial about drawing manga, you learn how to draw manga by making a stick figure.

In this tutorial, we will focus on filling the stick number with a simple form to give your manga character more dimensions.

Use a simple form to learn how to draw manga

Everything around us, including our body, made of simple geometry shapes such as cubes, cones, cylinders, and balls. Therefore, to learn how to draw manga, first we must learn how to draw these simple forms.

Drawing exercises to help you understand the 3-D form

This is fast image exercise to help you understand the 3-D form and also shade.

First draw a rough sketch of a cube.

Next, tighten the line. Think where the land should be. Also imagine the source of light and where it is located relative to the cube.

And finally, finish by shadding the appropriate โดจิน cube. Be sure to make an area facing away from the darkest light because it receives the least amount of light.

Drawing shapes from different angles

Now after you understand how to draw a simple form, let’s mix a little by drawing it from a different angle.

It’s very important to learn how to draw manga because your manga character will be in a variety of different poses. And if you want to describe it accurately, you must know how to draw shapes from different angles.

Try pictures of these objects in various positions and angles. Keep in mind the direction of light. You will base your manga images on these forms so by practicing them, you will get an accurate taste, size, and volume.

Add shape to your manga figure image

Now for the most fun part of learning how to draw manga. It’s time to add these forms to your stick manga numbers.

Use the cylinder for arms and legs. Use the ball for the connection. And use basic polygons for hands and feet.

Remember, we are still in the sketch process to develop our manga characters. Take it slow and step by step.

First, pictures of manga sticks.

Then add shape. And there you have it. Now you know how to draw manga using basic geometric shapes. Looks pretty good right?