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Mecha Mania: How to Draw Warrior Robots, Cool Spaceships, and Military Vehicles

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Mecha, a generic term well known in the manga and anime community, is short for mechanically-based humanoids—as well as anything else mechanical, high-tech, and really cool. If it can fly, swim, fire a weapon, explode, or destroy stuff, it’s mecha.

Comic book and animation fans hunger for mecha. From the Gigantor animated TV series in the early ’60s to today’s Neon Genesis
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Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by Watson-Guptill (first published January 1st 2002)
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Erik Mallinson
Jan 19, 2015 Erik Mallinson rated it it was ok
This book has some fine mech illustrations and the ideas are there but it's part of the 1 … 2 … Poof! School of drawing instruction. Start with blobs, draw them straighter, done! A fully detailed robot has been realized from start to finish.
Burbank Library Children's Department
For all the future manga artists out there, this book covers all you need to know to draw monsters, vehicles, characters, and more from the world of Japanese comics.
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I started drawing character designs for a small animation studio in San Diego, California, when I was still in High School in Los Angeles. I used to drive 136 miles, each way, on the weekends, when I was 16, just for the opportunity to get paid to draw. Cartooning was a magical experience to me.

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