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Books by Chris Hart

  • Kids Draw Big Book of Everything Manga

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: BHKTF
    Paperback
    Kids will love this all-in-one collection of how-to-draw manga lessons! This title encompasses four bestselling "Kids Draw" books into one giant manga celebration. Kids learn how to draw manga eyes, heads, faces, bodies, as well as more specific lessons on drawing manga fantasy characters, manga 'shoujo' and manga monsters. More than 1,000 illustrations of this title give step-by-step instruction and fun, colourful inspiration. Throughout, Christopher Hart's signature humour and style makes the book as fun to read as it is to look at.
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  • Cartoon Cute Animals

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: BFZRS
    Paperback
    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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  • Fashion design studio

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATNFN
    Paperback
    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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  • Manga for the Beginner Shoujo

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATMET
    Paperback
    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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  • Manga for the Beginner Chibis

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKZA
    Paperback
    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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  • Simplified Anatomy for the Comic Book Artist

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKYZ
    Paperback
    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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  • The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKNG
    Paperback
    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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  • Humongous Book of Cartooning

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKNF
    Paperback
    This is a great value book covering everything the beginner needs to master cartooning. It teaches how to draw cartoon people, fantasy characters, layouts, background design and much more. It is from the world's bestselling author of drawing and cartooning books. This latest cartoon title from Chris Hart packs a wallop. It's the cartooning book that has it all: cartoon people, animals, retro-style 'toons', funny robots (no one has ever done cartoon robots in a how-to book before, and movies like "Wall-E" and "Robots" were smash hits and prove their appeal), fantasy characters and even sections on cartoon costumes, character design and cartoon backgrounds and composition. The book is itself humongous, not only because of its page count, but also because it includes a huge amount of original eye-catching characters and copious visual 'side hints' that Chris is famous for. There is more actual instruction in this book than in any other of Chris' cartooning titles. In short, if you want to know how to draw cartoons, it's in this book.
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  • How to Draw Cartoons for Comic Strips

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKJW
    Paperback
    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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  • Figure it Out!

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATKCQ
    Paperback
    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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  • Manga for the Beginner

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: ATJZZ
    Paperback
    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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  • Figure it out: Human proportions

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: AJKBT
    Paperback
    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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  • Drawing Shape by Shape

    Chris Hart

    Product Code: AEJVW
    Paperback 5 years +
    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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