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How to Draw Book From UK Artist

Date: 2005 July 03 13:47

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Sweatdrop's Hayden Scott-Baren has announced a new how to draw book entitled 'Digital Manga Techniques', the UK edition will be out August 1st and the US edition October 1st –the only difference is the cover illustration. The title also features art from several other Sweatdrop artists.

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Press release as follows:

Press release as follows:


"Digital Manga Techniques" is a book which teaches you how to create superb-quality manga artwork using your computer. Written by Hayden Scott-Baron (aka Dock, the founder of Sweatdrop Studios) it features many illustrations and comics from the leading UK comic collaborative. Other Sweatdrop Artists featured prominently are Selina Dean, Emma Vieceli and Laura Watton.

The book is aimed at artists who already have basic knowledge of the manga art style, concentrating instead on developing your work into a finished product using digital techniques. It contains many tutorials including conceptual artwork and character design, specific techniques for popular software such as Adobe Photoshop, making your own screentone and effects, through to storyboarding and getting your manga ready for printing. For further information on this publication, please visit the Sweatdrop Studios website at to chat with the creators.

Release Dates:
UK - 1st August 2005
USA - 1st October 2005 listings:
UK edition
US edition listing

Source: Sweatdrop Studios
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