We are excited to offer a giveaway that’s almost as fun and personality-filled as you are! See for yourself why artists are captivated by the quirky, expressive style of manga drawing. We have teamed up with renowned animation artist and Craftsy instructor Cotty Kilbanks to provide everything that one lucky reader needs to get started drawing anime today!
Learning a new skill is easy with this comprehensive giveaway. And, Cotty’s class, Drawing Anime Style, is the perfect way to get started! Enjoy step-by-step instruction as you create an expressive chibi character. Then, progress toward more complex manga sketches, with the heart-shaped faces and enchanting eyes that set the iconic world of anime apart—and make it SO much fun! You’ll experiment with hair, eye and costume designs, and learn how to depict those endearing and attitude-filled facial expressions. Finally, bring your character to life with bold inking, vibrant copic markers and Cotty’s expert tips.
Cotty’s choice: Copic markers
Speaking of vibrant copic markers—you’ll win those too! Get the tools of the anime trade with a lux 12-piece copic marker set. Perfect for taking your drawings to the next level, these markers blend easily and give your work rich, vibrant colors. Enjoy colors like Red Vermillion, Chrome Orange, Lemon Yellow and more—with so many options, we know you’ll be addicted.
Cotty’s inspiring e-book:
Need some inspiration before you dive into your drawing? Cotty's illustrated e-book, Ozzy the Octopus Learns about Tingshas, to the rescue! This heartfelt story boasts bright, imaginative illustrations that are sure to motivate you to create gorgeous drawings of your own!
What you should know about Cotty:
Cotty is a renowned animation artist who started her career on shows like The Berenstain Bears and Strawberry Shortcake, and moved on to create for Sailor Moon, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon, Marvel New World, South Park and Disney. She has taught anime drawing classes at prestigious art schools in both Los Angeles and New York City, and also teaches at her own studio in Pennsylvania.
Don’t miss out on winning this one-of-a-kind Cotty Kilbanks giveaway!
*Deadline to enter is Thursday, September 11, 2014, at midnight MST. We’ll randomly select and notify the winner after September 12, 2014.