How to Draw Clothing for Manga

Learn to Draw Amazing Outfits and Creative Costumes for Manga and Anime

Naoto Date


Take your manga drawings to the next level with amazing outfits and creative costumes. It just takes two details – wrinkles and shadows. In How to Draw Clothing for Manga, you'll discover how adding a tuck here, a gather there and hiding some areas in shadow will take your drawings from flat sketches to fantastic illustrations.

Features include:

  • Basic techniques for drawing a variety of fabric details, including pulled wrinkles, gathered folds, tucked shapes and more! Plus, learn how to express the differences between stiff, thick fabric and soft fabric with drape.
  • 35+ outfits shown side by side with modeled photos to easily break down exactly what to draw for a realistic finished look. From slim-fit tees to skirts that twirl, every style is covered across all genders.
  • Practice line art to get you started mastering wrinkles and shadows before adding details to your own work.

With hundreds of sample illustrations and step-by-step guidance, this is your must-have guide to drawing clothes and costumes for your manga characters.


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    260 x 210mm
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    Rockport Press
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