Author(s): Andres Bernardo Giannotta
Kids can learn to create exotic characters in the style of manga, the Japanese cartooning craze. An introductory section shows the basic techniques behind illustrating faces, body types, and movement. Additional chapters provide step-by-step directions for drawing an assortment of teenage heroes, monstrous villains, and supernatural animals -- 25 in all.
In addition to creating illustrations for children's books, Andres Giannotta works in the marketing and advertising industry as a specialist in branding and identity.