Advice on Drawing Pages for Submission to Publishers

Remember to lay a piece of paper under the hand that holds the pen.

Also, keeping oil off the page prevents penciled lines from being too light and getting dirty.

If the oil on your hands sticks to the page, it will cause blots when the inking is done.

Before handling the pages, be sure and wash your hands.

Draw large Japanese characters for with volume like loud and screams.

Draw Dialogue Ballon

Draw dialogue balloons a little on the large side.

Draw large Japanese characters for with volume like loud and screams.

For youth magazine, leave space between the lines for phonetic readings of Japanese characters - 'furigana' in Japanese.

The standard size of text in Japanese manga dialogue balloons is 0.5 cm by 0.5 cm(0.5cm is approx. 0.2 in.) per letter with about seven Japanese characters per line.

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Drawing Pages

The representative fonts often used in Japanese manga are:

Antique Naaru D Minchoo Gothic

Use a balloon and lettering template (as shown below) if you have some uneasiness about the size of the characters or the space between the lines.

Drawing Pages

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F old the tracing paper ever the oaoe and attach it with tape.

Use tracing paper to do these effects.

First, lay the tracing paper over the page.

F old the tracing paper ever the oaoe and attach it with tape.

For a reverse effect, block out the frame in red and write "reversed out white' on the tracing paper.

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When the manga is published, the publisher will put it in for you so be sure and write the title in pencil.

Finally, do not write the title in pen on the cover sheet.

Drawing PagesDrawing Anime Tracing
For laying text over the tones: lay tracing paper over the desired area and write out the text.

When the manga is published, the publisher will put it in for you so be sure and write the title in pencil.

Finally, do not write the title in pen on the cover sheet.

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