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Christopher Hart Books http://christopherhartbooks.com How to draw manga, figures, animals & cartoons Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:42:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Two new books! http://christopherhartbooks.com/two-new-books/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/two-new-books/#respond Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:40:00 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=4182 Hello fantastic readers! I wanted to share some exciting news: I have not one, but two new books on the horizon.

The first, Drawing Cartoons Letter by Letter: Create Fun Characters from A to Z, is in the Shape By Shape series. You can pre-order it here for April 7, 2017!

The second is called Sketchits! Faces & Fashion: Draw, Doodle, Design, Create, and is perfect for all you fashionistas out there. Pre-order it here for May 7, 2017!

And don’t forget, for more updates, daily drawing challenges, tutorials, contests, and more, just head on over to my Facebook page, where I post daily.

More about Drawing Cartoons Letter by Letter: Create Fun Characters from A to Z:

This fun book starts with simple, basic letters and numbers. Step by step, Hart’s clever tutorials show 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. Every letter of the alphabet appears in both upper and lower case, and so do numbers nought to nine.

More about Sketchits! Faces & Fashion: Draw, Doodle, Design, Create:

This whimsical approach to drawing is like a blueprint for creativity! The fun starts with a coloured impression that would-be artists can use as a guide. This basic impression invites you to fill in all of the details to create your own unique characters. Focusing on faces and fashion, this edition of Sketchits! provides more than 100 impressions. Add facial features, hair, patterned clothing and accessories. With drawing tips and techniques included, it’s a great activity book for kids and adults alike.

Thanks for all your support!

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300 Videos on YouTube! http://christopherhartbooks.com/300-videos-youtube/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/300-videos-youtube/#respond Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:00:22 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=4117 This post is for you – my wonderful, dedicated viewers. My YouTube Channel, How to Draw with Christopher Hart, now has 300 videos on it, thanks in large part to your continuous dedication! You can check it out here for step-by-step tutorials on how to draw everything from manga girls to retro dads, cute dogs, dragons, and so much more.

Here’s one of my most loved videos, which has just crossed the 1,000,000 mark for views!

Thank you again. Just contact me if there’s something you’d like to see on the YouTube channel, or ask me further questions about drawing on my FAQ page.

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Art Tip 9/26/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-92616/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-92616/#respond Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:35:44 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=4011 Here's a question...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoDraw your pet – you’ll be able to convey its expression in an appealing way.

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Art Tip 9/19/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-91916/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-91916/#respond Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:10:42 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=4007 Here's a question...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoHere’s a question I get often: How do I become good at drawing? The key is not to try to become good. Try to become better. And keep trying to get better. Before you know it, you’ll be good.

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Art Tip 9/5/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-9516/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-9516/#respond Mon, 05 Sep 2016 15:20:09 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3992 The best art...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoThe best art supplies are the ones you feel most comfortable using.

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Art Tip 8/29/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-82916/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-82916/#respond Mon, 29 Aug 2016 13:22:39 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3988 If you can't...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoIf you can’t think of something to draw, then draw something you’ve already drawn, but try a different style.

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Art Tip 8/22/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-82216/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-82216/#respond Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:30:07 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3984 Is being a cartoonist...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoIs being a cartoonist or a manga artist a good job? Not if you’re more interested in accounting.

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Art Tip 8/15/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-81516/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-81516/#respond Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:28:02 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3979 What should you...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoWhat should you do to be a professional artist? Ask one! They’re on social media.

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Art Tip 8/8/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-8816/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-8816/#respond Mon, 08 Aug 2016 14:14:37 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3972 What should you...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoWhat should you use for reference? Primarily, your imagination.

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Art Tip 7/11/16 http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-71116/ http://christopherhartbooks.com/art-tip-71116/#respond Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:43:04 +0000 http://christopherhartbooks.com/?p=3968 You can only get...[READ MORE]]]> chris-hart-blog-logoYou can only get published by risking rejection.

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