Books by Chris Hart

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    Manga Mania Romance (Hardback)

    Chris Hart

    The Japanese-style comic books known as manga have a huge following in America. Chris Hart, author of several bestselling how-to-draw books, now offers aspiring young artists a complete course in the manga-romance genre. He shows how to create classic manga characters: sweet and pretty girls with huge eyes; exciting boy heroes, including handsome teen-idol types, rough-hewn rebels and young mystery men; girl comedy characters, who not only provide laughs, but also help high school girls deal with their insecurities; and many others. With thorough art instruction and lots of ideas for story plots, this is an intriguing invitation to an art form that anyone who loves to draw will find irresistible.
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    Cartoon Cute Animals (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    This title is for a broad audience of aspiring cartoonists and animators who are looking to infuse personality into their animal drawings. It is from bestselling author Christopher Hart. In addition to the many examples of the cuddliest dogs, cats and bunnies, there are a whole host of charming exotic animals. Cartoon animals are the essential subject matter for all cartoonists and animation artists, whether they are aspiring or professional. As bestselling author Christopher Hart shares in depth in his latest tutorial, there is a secret to developing charming, cute and irresistible animals. This book is totally devoted to the warm and fuzzy world of creatures that everyone can't help but love. In a fresh twist, the book shows many exotic animals, which also make for wonderfully cute characters. So in addition to many examples of the cuddliest dogs, cats and bunnies, there are a whole host of charming exotic animals: ferrets, badgers, lemurs, walruses, zebras, sea otters, ostriches, pelicans and much more!
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  • ATNVL

    Superheroes and Beyond (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Superheroes remain the most popular genre of characters in comics and comics-inspired movies. This book shows aspiring artists how to create a huge array of original comic book heroes and villains. The characters found within these pages are broken down into step-by-step constructions that help the student of comics visualise the basic forms and individual features of comic book superheroes. The subjects covered include: drawing faces; drawing the head from all angles; expressions; light and shadow and its effect on the face; heroes, villains and supporting characters; hands and feet; foreshortening poses; the dynamics of drawing action; sexy gals; talking in speech balloons, placement of speech balloons and captions; storytelling; use of light and dark in silhouettes; superhero environments; and drawing the splash page.
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  • ATNFN

    Fashion design studio (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    This fun introduction to design opens the world of style to budding fashionistas! Bestselling art instructor Chris Hart not only gives step-by-step instructions on drawing figures from many points of view and in varying poses, he explains the tricks of the trade: how to "dress" your figure; render colour, texture and print; and create accessories, hairstyles and makeup looks. An overview of tools, materials and essential skills will help you bring your creative vision to life!
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  • ATMET

    Manga for the Beginner Shoujo (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    This title shows aspiring beginners how to draw the most popular style and widely read genre of Japanese comics. By is the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. It is suitable for the huge international fanbase of shoujo graphic novels, anime, movies, DVDs and video games. Shoujo is one of the few comics categories whose fan base is largely young women. "Manga for the Beginner Shoujo" shows aspiring beginners how to draw the most popular style and widely read genre of Japanese comics.
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  • ATKZA

    Manga for the Beginner Chibis (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Chibis are the cute, miniature characters and creatures of Japanese comics. Chibis appear in all genres of manga, from the serious to the broadly comedic, which is why they enjoy such a high recognition factor among manga readers. And because chibis are such stylized and fun characters, many manga fans are motivated to learn how to draw them. In this book, chibis are covered character by character, according to the various subgenres in which they appear, including fantasy, occult, shoujo, fairy and action. In addition, important and appealing character design instruction is discussed, such as creating chibi eyes, body language and action poses. New to this book is the introduction of adorable chibi animals, chibi witches and vampires (all cute!), as well as harmless and hilarious little bad guys. Completing the book is a section on creating chibi props and backgrounds, which is designed to give readers the tools necessary to make their own chibi scenes and environments.
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  • ATKYZ

    Simplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Christopher Hart, the superhero of how-to-draw books, has come to the rescue of frustrated artists everywhere with "Simplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist", using his straightforward approach to show a simple way to draw anatomy. In clear step-by-step illustrations and text, he shows how to draw streamlined figures, different body types, muscles, facial expressions, classic comic-book poses and much more. Now artists can stop struggling with the fine points of anatomy and start creating realistic, modern looking heroes and heroines.
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  • ATKNG

    The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Prolific artist/author Christopher Hart covers all types of animals in his latest how-to-draw book: including dogs, cats, horses, penguins, lions, tigers, bears, and elephants, as well as the favourite sidekick animals - pigs, kangaroos, giraffes, turtles. Simple step-by-step drawings show how to capture every cartoon emotion, from cutesy-sweet to begging to scheming, and how to create every box-office type, from baby animals to villain animals to clueless animals and much more.Christopher Hart is an award- winning and best-selling author whose books have set the standard for art technique, both nationally and internationally, with close to three million copies in print.
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  • ATKJW

    How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    A guide to drawing cartoon characters - people of all ages, animals, birds and fish, with an emphasis on the personality, mood and character of the subject. The author deals with facial features and expressions, body language, drawing of hands and feet, head and body construction, conveying emotion and age, placing subjects in panels, making a layout, master reverse angles, medium shots, close ups, lights and darks, dialogue balloons and how to develop a comic strip. Christopher Hart is a former participant in the Disney Animation Program, has created numerous commercials and storyboards and was a contributor to "Mad" magazine.
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  • ATKCQ

    Figure it Out! (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Chris Hart has a head for figures - human figures, that is. Not only does he draw them with incredible style and flair, he also has a friendly, accessible teaching style that makes his how-to books super-sellers. In this unique figure-drawing course, Chris avoids the usual anatomy lessons that intimidate aspiring artists and gets right down to the basics young illustrators need to get started. Beginning with heads and facial expressions; he moves on to full figures; male and female, ideal and average, some in fashion poses and others in dynamic action. On every page, his practical advice and clear examples will help readers achieve terrific results - and have fun every step of the way.
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  • ATJZZ

    Manga for the Beginner (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    With "Manga for the Beginner", anyone who can hold a pencil can start drawing great manga characters right away. Using his signature step-by-step style, Hart shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, fashion and more. Then he goes way beyond most beginner titles, exploring dynamic action poses, special effects, light & shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, shoujo and shounen characters. By the end of this big book, the new artist is ready to draw dramatic story sequences full of movement and life.
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  • ATJYM

    Drawing Fantastic Furries (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    Targeted to the broadest range of furrydom fans, from aspiring artists who enjoy drawing animals, comics and fantasy art to the ardently devoted fans of all things furry. Furries, also known as anthros (for anthropomorphic creatures) are human-animal hybrids. Hugely popular in contemporary media, furries appear in fantasy art, comics, webcomics, gaming platforms, TV, movies and are the stuff of myth and magic. "Drawing Fantastic Furries" introduces readers to the basic concepts of creating half-man/half-beast characters and to the variety of styles in which they are drawn. An entire menagerie of species is demonstrated in the furry style and included is the work of leading furry fantasy artists from around the globe, such as the US, Brazil, Canada and Japan.
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  • AJKBT

    Figure it out: Human proportions (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    When the proportions are right, the drawing looks right! Most artists whose work features the human head and figure don't have the time or opportunity to draw directly from models, so it's essential that they acquire the skills and tools to draw them accurately without using direct reference. Now, thanks to Chris Hart's foolproof method, even beginners can quick-check the proportions of their head and figure drawings, identify errors and swiftly fix mistakes. Richly illustrated with drawings from various angles, this follow-up to Hart's bestselling Figure It Out! includes step-by-step demonstrations and lessons that lead readers through the process.
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  • AEJVW 5 years +

    Drawing Shape by Shape (Paperback)

    Chris Hart

    This title is suitable for children aged 5-11 years. This is a three-in-one, updated compilation of Chris Hart's popular books "Draw a Circle", "Draw a Square" (9781933027708) and "Draw a Triangle" (9781933027722), now complete with a new introduction and templates. The bestselling how-to author breaks down the drawing process into its simplest components, so it's easy and fun for kids to learn. Every child can master these basic shapes, and that's all they need to begin creating mermaids, superheroes, fire-breathing dragons, and a circus full of animals.
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