James Boren (jboren@earthlink.net)
Sat, 11 Mar 2000 22:50:07 -0800

Yeah, I've got this book too. It is also a real funny look at how
comics are made in Japan. BTW, has anyone here ever done, or
considered doing a Gundam fan comic. I've got some half-finished
pages I've been siting on for about a year. If Bandai every stops
making Gundam games and models maybe someday I'll finish it.


> This has to be the coolest book I've picked up in awhile. Sure the
>translation blows and it doesn't tell you how to draw mecha (or any REAL
>basic drawing techniques) , but it's just filled to the brim with cool crap.
> From a useful run-down on basic art supplies, to tips on facial
>expressions, to a really effecient and effective skeleton system, everything
>about this book screams quality. I've improved my art ten-fold (still blows,
>but I'm working on it) by using this book.
> The only problem is that its more of a book for those who are already
>half way decent, and are just looking for a way to get those nagging details
>right. Its not for someone who hasn't picked up a pencil to draw in his/her

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