Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People

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Quarry Books, Oct 1, 2010 - Art - 112 pages
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Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists, crafters, and art enthusiasts—with and without experience—the instruction and inspiration to draw in the Japanese character style. This book is for artists and crafters of all skill levels that want to bring their own illustration to their work. It offers both entertaining and fun drawing instruction and techniques along with inspiring and sweet unique-style characters and elements.


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Review: Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People (Illustration School)

User Review  - Pannita - Goodreads

To me, this style of human drawing is in between stickman and full figure drawing. It's actually harder than it looks! I often use this book to help with my thumbnail sketch, so i get the sense of how ... Read full review

Review: Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People (Illustration School)

User Review  - Refine Lubis - Goodreads

oh! we love this book so much. we actually collect this book. this book comes in a series. there are 4 books all together. we purchased the books from booksactually as it is not easy to find them in ... Read full review

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Sachiko Umoto, born in 1970, graduated with a degree in oil painting from Tama Art University (Tokyo). In addition to her work as an illustrator, she also produces animation works for Usagi-Ou Inc. She is the author of An Introduction to Making Illustrations with One Pencil Workbook and An Introduction to Sketching with One Pencil Workbook (both published by MDN Corporation). She dearly loves dogs and Hawaii. Visit her online at

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