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F.A.Q.:

Foreword: I get alot of emails with questions about drawing manga. Here are some of the questions and my answers.
1. Q: What is "manga"?

A: "Manga" is the japanese word for japanese comics/cartoons (books & stuff)!


2. Q: What is "anime"?

A: "Anime" is the japanese word for japanese animation (films & series). Most anime series are based on a manga.


3. Q: How do you make such smooth lines in your tutorials?

A: I use Adobe Illustrator when I outline my handdrawings for a toturial. I only use Adobe Photoshop for coloring.


4. Q: Where do I find a book on how to draw manga?

A: If you want books on how to draw manga, try visit my "Recommented books" page!

5. Q: What is "super deformed"?

A: "Super deformed" or SD is a small 3 head high "squashed" version of a manga character - mostly used to portray a wacky side of a character!


6. Q: What is "chibi"?

A: "Chibi" is the sound for "CB" japanese, and it stands for "Child Body". A "chibi" is a small 5 head high "squashed" version of a manga character - mostly used to portray a childish side of a character!


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