Picture of Draw: Anime Characters
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Hey guys, sorry for the wait -- I've been out for a long time, I'm sure some of you have noticed. . . Or not. Anyways, here is my latest Instructable -- and before I get some mad ranters, let me go over everything that is wrong with my drawing:

Yes, that is a Kyoshi Warrior, or at least a reinvented version. My friend drew a picture of one for a story and I chose to redraw it for her (For better or worse) -- and for those hardcore Avatar fans, there are some obvious faults in it. First, the sleeves are different -- these are more kimono-like rather than the classic ones in the television show. Second, some of the proportions are wrong, despite the many backbreaking hours over perfecting my work. Third. . . Well, I could go on for a while. My point is that I don't want any comments raging over her appearance.

Now, my Instructable is NOT perfect, but there is someone out there who is close to that standard. Should you want to dig deeper into the art of anime, Cynthia2901 is an incredible instructor for such things.

Now, without any further ado, here is my 23rd Instructable.
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Step 1: The Base

Picture of The Base
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This is more of my personal way of making anime, but I find it as an excellent start for anybody. To begin, draw a line where you would like the middle of your character to be. Draw a triangle on it, being sure that it is perfectly symmetrical along the line. Well, perfect is overkill, but it never hurts. This triangle acts as a measurement for the shoulders -- width and slope. For a view that is not head-on, I would suggest making the triangle 3D to keep your bearings along the drawing, but that gets a touch difficult.

From here, create the shoulders and head -- generally, males will have a larger shoulder width than females. Relaxed, the shoulders are at an angle. The purpose of the triangle is to measure that slope.
aj123ps44 months ago
Avatar the last Airbender
DaMalua9 months ago

Awesome, check this out:

thehbird1 year ago


craftyv2 years ago
I must admit I don't like Anime much mainly because of the violence and cruelty on some of them (not all). Nevertheless your drawings and the method are very well done.
Thergox (author)  craftyv2 years ago
Well, there isn't a whole lot on other television shows, unless you're into Soap Operas ;) Thanks for the compliment!
Soksume2 years ago
Japanese movie and television animation.
Thergox (author)  Soksume2 years ago
I think I might have fixed it, but if there is any other change I should do to it, please let me know.