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Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide by Michael Rhodes

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Testing out the pencils

Here's what my first pass at roughing in a character looks like. I used the pencils we created in this chapter to draw this on a page that uses the character template we made:

Testing out the pencils

It's very rough and gives just a hint of clothing and body form. As we can see, the top part of the sheet is used to contain the character's name and the (misspelled) story title. There's even a blocked-off area in the lower left where biographical information can be put. There's a three-fourth front view and a smaller rear view of the character, so the costuming can be figured out. There are two more-or-less neutral faces of the character. Character ...

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