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Anime & Manga Digital Coloring Guide: Choose the Colors That Bring Your Drawings to Life! (With Over 1000 Color Combinations) Spiral-Bound | March 7, 2023

Teruko Sakurai

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A color science expert's must-have coloring guide for manga and anime artists!

Author Teruko Sakurai, Japan's leading colorist, applies her expert knowledge of color to drawing effective anime and manga. Starting with the basics, Sakurai shares her secrets on how to provide your characters and scenes with the right colors to accurately express their moods and actions. This all-in-one guide allows you to become a skilled colorist in just a few easy lessons.

Here are just some of the key topics presented in this all-in-one handbook:
  • How to select the right hair and eye colors to express the personality and mood of a character
  • The basics of color theory and how to match the color palette of a scene with the story being told
  • Color's role in conveying emotion-- and the essential colors used to capture a particular mood
  • Hundreds of palette color combinations and swatches with CMYK and RGB percentages-- all at your fingertips

This book shows you how to become a skilled digital colorist just by following a few simple guidelines--and how to refine your illustrations further using professional-level digital shading and coloration techniques. With hundreds of tips and sample palettes to refer to, Anime & Manga Digital Coloring Guide is a book every manga and anime artist will want to have!
Publisher: Ingram Publisher Services
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 192 pages
ISBN-10: 4805317221
Item Weight: 1.2 lbs
Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.88 x 9.0 inches
Teruko Sakurai is CEO of Tokyo Colors, a company focusing on design, color consulting and corporate training. She advises product and advertising clients as well as color science instructors at universities and design schools, in addition to producing her own teaching manuals. In 2014, she was the first Japanese to be certified as an instructor in the Swedish National Standard Natural Color System (NCS). She is a member of the Japan Color Society, a color design master with the International Color Design Association, and a certified lecturer for the Color Certification Association and Colorist Association of Japan. She's the author of two bestselling Tuttle guides: Japanese Color Harmony Dictionary: Modern Colors of Japan and Japanese Color Harmony Dictionary: Traditional Colors of Japan.