WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 15


What: This is a graphite (pencil) drawing of a manga character which I conceptualized. While anime is Japanese animation, manga (漫画) is Japanese comics and cartoons. Through reading about manga, I learned that a mangaka (漫画家) is translated as a comic artist or cartoonist and also refers to the manga author whom is often Japanese. I guess…

MANGA MANIA: manga may take over my drawing pad from time to time!


“mangahappy” (pending title), graphite on paper, 2013. MANGA!!!!   漫画 ! I sound just as hyper as manga characters usually appear, huh? You can probably picture vocal lines coming out of my mouth or stars exploding from my head as I say that, huh?! Now I really DO sound hyper… There are actually a variety of…

WHATWHYWHENHOW: Artwork Analysis 5 (a second look)


NOTE: When I was going through my posts, I saw that I had already done an art analysis on this piece!! Go see “Artwork Analyses 5”…that one! Being somewhat of a perfectionist, I became somewhat perturbed and annoyed. Silently so. My roommate even noticed a change in my temperament from cheerful to meh. But then I…