Clothing is an essential part of creating a great manga character. How you draw what your character wears can take them from a simple sketch to a more realistic form with personality and dimension, ready for the anime screen. It all comes down to two very important details—wrinkles and shadows. In How to Draw Clothing for Manga, we focus on understanding these elements of clothing to draw outfits that stand out from the rest

To get started, we first look at fabric and how it folds, gathers, and wrinkles as it’s covering a human body. You’ll learn how to identify when to use particular wrinkle techniques to illustrate how your character’s ...

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