3 Tips To Improve Your Manga Art
If you are reading this article, you are probably just like me, yearning to learn more about Manga. Manga is a style of art that originated in Japan. It first appeared sometime in the 11th century by a painter artist named Toba Sojo. Manga is a Japanese word that refers to a style of comics that illustrates a certain cinema technique. In Japan, Manga is an art form that is highly regarded. Manga artists are not only respected for their amazing talents at drawing, but also for their imagination and creativity. Today Manga has become very popular in the United States. Many American cartoonist have been influenced by Japanese Manga. It can even be seen in some of Disney’s animated movies. Unlike your basic American cartoons that aim for the younger generations, Manga tends to aim for all ages.
I absolutely love to draw, paint and ink. It is one of my most favorite things to do. I am always keeping my eyes out for new way that can improve my drawing skills. There are 3 tips that can help you to improve your Manga skills. They have been proven over and over to work. Just as long as you follow them. Okay, so let us get started.
Tip 1. PRACTICE – Like the old saying goes, “Practice makes perfect!” It is amazing what you can accomplish with some practice. Anything is possible. Your paper is a blank slate, with practice, anything can be conquered. No matter what it may be. Practicing some of the basic techniques daily will greatly impact your capabilities in mastering the more difficult techniques.
Tip 2. HARD WORK – If you are looking for a quick and easy answer to solve all your Manga art woes, you better keep looking! This is not it. Hard work is a very important aspect to achieving all your Manga goals. There have been MANY times where I start over an almost completed Manga picture. Just because of one tiny little area that bothered me. And I am not talking about just starting over one time- multiple times! Well, without hard work I would have never finished any of my pictures. So, go out there and put forth some hard work and dedication. Get ready to be greatly rewarded.
Tip 3. PATIENCE – Relax, it is not going to happen over night. Patience is a virtue. Through practice, hard work and patience, you will meet your goals head on. Don’t get discouraged if something doesn’t come out quite right. Keep at it and don’t give up. Have patience with yourself, realize becoming a great Manga artist will take time and effort.
So, in a nutshell, PRACTICE, HARD WORK AND PATIENCE can propel you through almost anything that is tossed your way.