Christopher Hart Website

Official website of best-selling author Christopher Hart, known for his techniques for drawing manga, anime, cartoons, animals, anatomy and the human figure. His books have sold over 7 million copies, and have been translated into 20 languages. He is published by Random House, Soho Publications and Walter Foster Books.

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls

It’s manga GRRLLL power! With these easy-to-follow templates, anyone can create and draw absolutely amazing female anime characters. Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters! In his follow-up to the bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime, Christopher Hart focuses on some of the popular, dynamic, and beautiful females who populate the world of anime.

Kawaii Journal with Hugs on the Side

This must-have journal combines a manga master with the irresistibly cute, wildly popular genre of Kawaii! You may not recognize the name, but you almost certainly know (and love!) the characters in the super-popular Kawaii genre of manga: they range from Hello Kitty! to Pokémon. And whether they’re loveable anthros, funny monsters, or adorable Goths, these colorfully graphic figures are incredibly fun to draw. With guided prompts and awww-inspiring art throughout, this adorable sketchbook will inspire endless creativity.

Draw 100 Things to Make You Happy

What makes you happy? Whatever it is, draw it! Whether it’s an adorable pet, the trip of a lifetime, or an everyday moment to savor (like your morning cup of coffee or buying a cute pair of shoes), this book celebrates the many things that make you happy—and helps you turn them into fun-filled drawings. An enlightening introduction explains how to create the illustrations and make them come alive: how to use color, change poses, personalize the drawings, add shading, and more.

Drawing Cartoons Letter By Letter

This fun book starts with simple, basic letters and numbers. Step by step, learn how to turn an A into a clunky robot, a B into a buzzing bee, a C into a chomping dinosaur and so on. These inventive cartoon characters are a cinch to draw with Chris’s easy-to-follow instructions and a great way to engage children with letters, numbers and art.

The Manga Fashion Bible

This troubleshooting guide covers common problem areas so fans will quickly learn how to transform their basic manga characters into compelling fashion plates! Packed with tutorials, the stylish drawing bible offers many enticing projects for aspiring artists, from creating classic outfits worn by popular manga characters to depicting the newest trends emerging from Tokyo.

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime

Nothing satisfies anime artists more than creating original characters for comics and graphic novels — and bestselling author Christopher Hart helps them achieve this goal. He provides insight into the six most popular anime types, from schoolgirls and boys to vengeful bad guys and fantasy creatures.

Figure It Out!

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. On every page, his practical advice and clear examples will help readers achieve terrific results.

Cartoon Faces

Make a face—a funny face! The personality of a cartoon character begins with the face: the head, the features, the expressions. Get that right and you can create a memorable personality.

Join the Fun!

Contact Chris and other artists through a variety of social media, including: Facebook, YouTube, deviantArt, Pinterest, and email.

map-iconWHERE TO BUY: Christopher Hart books can be purchased on this website via the Order Now direct links to Amazon, and also at Barnes and Noble, Michael’s Arts & Crafts, Books a Million, Hobby Lobby, Jo-Ann’s Fabric and Craft Stores, and other independent bookshops, art stores, and comic book shops.

 

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The Master Guide to Drawing Anime: Amazing Girls:

It’s manga GRRLLL power! With these easy-to-follow templates, anyone can create and draw absolutely amazing female anime characters.
Learn all the ins and outs of drawing stunning manga heroines, schoolgirls, and fantasy characters! In his follow-up to the bestselling Master Guide to Drawing Anime, Christopher Hart focuses on some of the popular, dynamic, and beautiful females who populate the world of anime. Basic templates make it easy to draw the head, hairstyles, clothing, body proportions, and more, while tutorials help you create full-blown scenes that will take your art to the next level..

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Kawaii Journal with Hugs on the Side (Manga Journal)

This must-have journal combines a manga master with the irresistibly cute, wildly popular genre of Kawaii! You may not recognize the name, but you almost certainly know (and love!) the characters in the super-popular Kawaii genre of manga: they range from Hello Kitty! to Pokémon. And whether they’re loveable anthros, funny monsters, or adorable Goths, these colorfully graphic figures are incredibly fun to draw. With guided prompts from bestselling author Christopher Hart and awww-inspiring art throughout, this adorable sketchbook will inspire endless creativity. Whether they use it to practice drawing their favorite manga characters, for sketching on the go, or for recording their innermost thoughts and feelings, Kawaii lovers won’t be able to resist this journal.

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I love Christopher Hart how to draw manga books!! They are the first thing I turn to when I need help! So creative and full of inspiration!

Danielle from Utters, IL

Chris makes visualising a body as shapes so easy. His characters are emotive and interesting. Who knew learning to draw could be so fun!

TJ from Australia

If not for his books my notebooks would look empty. Best source of tips and information for artists of every level.

Tomek from Jelenia Góra, Poland


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