HOW TO DRAW THE BAD GUYS OF ANIME AND MANGA If you love to draw anime and manga, you know that every great story needs a great villain. Luckily, inspiration is all around you and the possibilities are limitless! From plant to animal to mineral, all you need to do is borrow from the natural (or supernatural) world – from insects and plants to animals, and even elements. You will see how to incorporate their parts into your character drawings for completely original (and sinister!) results. Blurring the line between reality and fantasy, creatures inspired by bears, jellyfish, spiders, trees, smoke and more make really good bad guys! Inside you’ll find: 50 original characters, including the evil Whispy Witch, a flame-inspired villain who can make herself invisible and who possesses shapeshifting abilities; Front, back and action-pose views of all 50 characters with close-ups of important details, like the Conniving Cutie, a mischievous villain whose yellow eyes are reminiscent of a snake and whose hair and clothing emulate snake-like imagery and movement; Advice for developing personality and colouring your creatures, like the dangerous Crusading Crustacean; you’ll want to colour him red and include details like an impenetrable shell and spiky hair to symbolize his toughness; Be inspired to create your own dastardly manga characters!