Table of contents for Art of drawing manga / Sergi Cãaamara & Vanessa Duran.

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Contents
Introduction	6
THE HISTORY OF MANGA	8
The Origins of Manga	10
The Predecessors of Manga As It Is Known Today	12
The Consolidation of Manga in Japan in the 20th Century	18
Manga During and After World War II	20 
The Postwar Boom	24
Manga from the End of the 20th Century to the Present	26
The Importance of Manga in Japan	28
The Styles of Manga	30
The Main Types	32
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THE MATERIALS	42
Regular Pencils and Mechanical Pencils	44
Papers Used Most Commonly	46
Inking Manga Drawings	48
Several Examples of Inking	50
Applying Color to Manga	52
Some Examples of Color Finishes	56
THE CHARACTERISTIC NARRATIVE OF MANGA	58
The Structure of the Narrative	60
The Narrative Rhythm of Manga	62
Movement Determined by the Narrative	64
Dramatization, Action, and Suspense	66
Elements of Form	68
The Setting of the Scene	70
The Composition of the Panel	72
Narrative Dramatization with Panels	76
The Layout of the Page	82
The Rhythm of the Reading of the Page	84
Panels and Their Different Framing	86
Text Elements in the Drawing	90
Elements for Graphic Reinforcement	96
A Narrative for Every Style	98
Shonen, the Manga for Boys	100
Shojo, or Manga for Girls	102
Seinen, the Style of Manga for Adults	104
Kodomo, or Manga for Children	106
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CREATING THE CHARACTERS	108
How to Draw the Characters	110
The True Protagonists of a Manga	112
The Construction of the Face	114
Constructing the Body	118
The Pose and Movement of the Figure	120
Proportions for the Different Styles	126
Designing the Characters	132
Drawing Different Characters	136
Analysis of the Distinct Typologies	138
The Main Characters	140
The Secondary Characters	146
The Expression of the Face	148
Drawing Hands and Feet	150
Outstanding Details of Expression in Manga	152
THE SETTING	154
Drawing in Perspective	156
To Begin, a Few Basic Concepts	158
Vanishing Points	160
Dividing Deep Spaces	164
Backgrounds for the Cartoons	166
Different Environments	168
Lighting and the Use of Shadows	170
The Relationship Between the Figures and the Background	172
THE WORK PROCESS	174
Creating the Layout of the Page	176
Finishing the Work	182
Other Finishing Styles	186
Glossary	188
Bibliography and Acknowledgments	191
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- Technique.
Cartooning -- Technique.