How Draw Manga Body

At first I decide a rough structure for the story and than create the dialogue.

Think of how the characters look when they speak

1) How many times have I rewritten this darn page?

2) Sensei, how do you do your rough drafts?

3) I just decide the dialogue and then add in drawings that go with the lines.

4) Of course, in the beginning I decide the story structure.

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How Page Manga

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How Draw Manga Body Right Side

the cover of a closed manga magazine

Topic 42 Frame Allotment Theory - Left and Right Pages the cover of a closed manga magazine

As you may already know, Japanese manga magazines are read from the right to the left. In most cases, the cover page appears on the left side.

How Draw Manga Magazine

Numbering manga pages

The even page numbers are always on the right side of the left \ page. J

The odd page numbers are always on the left side of the left page.

• While there are some manga with an introduction page on the left and then the title page on the right or with two-page spreadsheet, the first page usually appears on the left side. Please adhere to this rule.

The closed section of the manga is known as the throat - 'nodo' in Japanese. Tachikiri - an illustration drawn to the edge of the page - cannot be used in the throat area.

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right page

When things are drawn in the throat area, they are unreadable.

When reading manga you might see things like this, but as a general rule, dialogue balloons usually appear inside the frame even with tachikiri illustrations.

When things are drawn in the throat area, they are unreadable.

• The must-see areas - the face and dialogue - are drawn well within the frame.

As shown here, ordinarily the odd-numbered pages appear on the left and the even-numbered pages appear on the right.

odd pages even pages

How Draw Manga Bodies

While most of this will not be shown when made into a manga magazine, tachikiri can be used when you want to emphasize an illustration.

Hand Drawn Manga Page

If you mistake the left page for the right page, the left page turns out like this.

...if tachkiri (on the left page) is used, the layout will look like this.

Topic 43

Transferring the Proposal Draft to the Manga Pages - Part 1

Tachikiri and the Left and Right Pages

Reasons to Use Tachikiri:

1. When you want to add force to the pictures

2. When you want to call attention to a particular frame

3. When there are a lot of frames on one page and you want to make each frame as large as possible

If you mistake the left page for the right page, the left page turns out like this.

For example, even if the entire page was used in the proposal draft-

After creating a proposal draft, consider how the pages would look if they were in a closed book. When outlining, keep in mind whether the page will be on the left or the right.

...if tachkiri (on the left page) is used, the layout will look like this.

Without using tachikiri and placing the drawings in an orthodox manner, the page ends up like this.

While most of this will not be shown when made into a manga magazine, tachikiri can be used when you want to emphasize an illustration.

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This paqe is correct.

Topic 44

Transferring the Proposal Draft to the Manga Pages - Part 2

The Sizes of the Pages are Different

If the sizes of the pages are different when transferring the proposal draft to the manga pages, you may not know how to handle this at first.

Manga Draft
Just do the drawing a little larger!
How Does Rough Draft Look

Some people like to use B4 pages from the beginning for the rough draft or make photocopies enlarging the B5 paper to B4 size.

The sizes of the pages are different...

Your final illustrations will definitely look different than the initial sketches. Don't be afraid to modify characters, backgrounds, even dialogue. In fact, some artists have changed everything by the time they finish a composition.

original proposal draft original proposal draft

Topic 45

Correcting Frame Allotment

- Notes on Page Structure

When creating a proposal draft, artists often find themselves using similar frame allotments on each page. Instead, try to vary the frame allotment.

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How Draw Female Manga Structure

The work comes alive.

The overall look will change depending on the timing, your mood and feelings!

The work comes alive.

The overall look will change depending on the timing, your mood and feelings!

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