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:star:Because some of you have asked about how i get my lines like they are here is an easy Tutorial for getting
a very vivid look in your drawings. I use this technique when i draw with ink pencils or other mediums so feel free
to test it out :D


More is coming soon ;) ^__^

Learn Manga: How to draw the female head front by Naschi Learn Manga: How to draw the female head side by NaschiLearn Manga: Female Hair Styles by NaschiLearn Manga: Emotions by Naschi
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BritneyOctave Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome thanks for help. you mentioned breaking up lines, how do you know where it is appropriate?
HentaiChimp Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow, beautiful!
pequliar Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is helpful! Thanks!
vacnuo Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
sailor jupita?
rewtyuiop3 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Student Filmographer
Misaka Mikoto Chibi 
rewtyuiop3 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Student Filmographer
Why are u so good at art
manami-chanchan Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Can you ,aye go more in depth on breaking up lines and letting the drawing breathe? That would be a hugeeee help, thanks!
ChrysanthemumSnow Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I'm not sure this will help but I usually break up the
lines where the light touches the drawing so to speak
blackbear4110 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Agreed!  I have a hard time with this.  My lines always look flat.  I like how you explained that where two or more lines meet, there is contrast (or as I think of it, "the lines get thicker").  But when and where do you break up the lines?
Silverpelt12 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
Hi. I really liked this girl you drew in this tutorial so I drew and colored her for practice. Is it ok if I post my picture on DA?
kopela1 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014
ok so, so far you are the best manga drawer I've ever seen. its like amazing!!!!!!!!!!! how many hundreds of years did it take you to learn this???????
white-lotus00 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great, thank you
grzffleirz Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hmmm so helpful gonna try this !!! Nuu 
ProjectBean000 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student General Artist
''let the drawing breathe'' huh, probably couldn't come up with a better explanation then that (took a few seconds for that to click in my brain but it makes perfect sense )

but I have to say this is a very helpful tutorial so keep up the good work Meow :3  
Thiarymthm Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist
very helpful finally starting to get legs now :D
BeaHopes Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you ^^ your tutorials really helped me in drawing proportions,especially legs.
Aretulamu2111 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you soo much for this TIP! My drawinngs look sooo much better now :D :3
MasterEni2009 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
IchitakeNeongenesis Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Could you please do a how to ink the shadows on clothes tutorial? Like
SeafoamIslander Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
Thanks a lot! I always had trouble figuring that out.
zaboo17 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
Your tutorials are great!!
willow96 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2013
Your learn manga guides are awesome!! Thanks a bunch, my drawings have already improved!!!!! XD
aDeSsINgH2 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am glad that you were so kind and patient to draw and explain how to draw etc. Thanks a bunch!
Naschi Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013
Thank you very much for nice words :cuddle:
aDeSsINgH2 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D You're welcome.
archman11bravo Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013
Dude I was studying this for like 15min over and over then I understood it. Its probobly because its late but now i can make my art more "appealing". 1 thing my good person. I can see myself aplying this on graphite (led for the unknowing) but what about ink.
pinkeshyrose Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I keep wonder though how is your hair so detailed?
sbstratos79 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for such a wonderful tutorial. Clap 
KyouseiTamashiine Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you,I was wondering how artists did this,and if it was just guesswork,now I know the trick. :)
Naschi Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
Thank you very much ^__^
The-last-art Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Student General Artist
*w* just what i needed to know! thank you so much!:boogie:
Naschi Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013
Thank you :cuddle:
Gookins Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice, was waiting for a tutorial on this for a while. :thumbsup:
anazchan Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
thaaanks so muuuch > <
Ginshi Featured By Owner May 10, 2013
Your tutorials are great. Thank you~
Naschi Featured By Owner May 13, 2013
Thank you very much :heart:
ohTHATsean Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
this is very informative!
XxKraitxX Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013
Thank you for this. There are really great tips.
bfreeman0 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so useful, thank you.
caskippe Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Line strength is tricky. Im slowly catching on but it helps.
Luna-Mei Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2013  Student General Artist
I've been trying to do this for a while now ^^;
UrielHarden Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
holy crap, something useful! it's been a while since I've learned a new tip, thank you!
Sleipnnir Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist
thankyou very much for taking the time to make such an awesome tutorial. its really kind of you!:)
EveeGirl120 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013
Thanks for this1!!
mechavert Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist
Thanks for the tutorial, I followed it and then used it to inspire my original character here [link] :)
shadowfaxgait Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stealthflanker Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
faving :D this would come useful to me soon
l1quidluck Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
thanks! this has really helped! :hug:
LKani Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013   General Artist
I think this approach makes for very nice results when you're doing a finished piece (be it monochromatic or in color) and you're planning to give the image contrast through its tones, but on its own the thin-ness of the lines overall in this technique makes the whole image hard to read.

Personally, I'd change this to "put more emphasis on the lines of parts which are supposed to be closer or more in-focus", rather than just the points where 2 or more lines intersect. For instance, the larger strands of hair can benefit from added line weight in order to make them pop more.

This also works to help emphasize depth. If you give something more in the foreground a thicker line and things trailing towards the back progressively thinner lines, it helps to accentuate the illusion of perspective.
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