Monthly Archives: July 2012

Book review – Costume Collection – “A Day in the Life of a Japanese Schoolgirl.”

Artists often have an oddball collection of books and magazines that they use for photo references. I myself have a shamefully tall stack of Victoria’s Secret catalogues that, while used exclusively for figure drawing purposes, tends to get me the

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American Manga Artists Dreaming of Japan

It is a common dream among American artists to go to Japan and work as an anime artist or a manga-ka. I’ve heard young, passionate, and somewhat naïve animators or  say that their one and only career goal is to

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