Ryo Sumiyoshi

A Guide to Drawing Manga Fantasy Furries

and Other Anthropomorphic Creatures



Discover the art of fantasy hybrids in Ryo Sumiyoshi’s “A Guide to Drawing Manga Fantasy Furries.” This book offers extensive sketches, drawing tips, and full-color examples of human-animal characters. Explore a diverse menagerie of furries, anthropomorphic figures, and unique hybrids, blending anatomy and personality for imaginative creature design.

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Number of pages: 144

Published: 25 April 2023

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Embark on an artistic journey into the realm of the fantastical with Ryo Sumiyoshi’s “A Guide to Drawing Manga Fantasy Furries.” This comprehensive guidebook transcends the typical, delving deep into the imaginative world of human-animal hybrids that stretch far beyond the realms of the known. Sumiyoshi, a seasoned illustrator, unveils an eclectic and extensive collection of creatures that defy conventional boundaries, ranging from the familiar to the fantastically unique.

This guide is much more than a simple how-to-draw book. It is a deep dive into the art of creating captivating fantasy characters that are part human, part animal, and entirely extraordinary. Readers will find:

  • Detailed sketches and full-color illustrations, showcasing Sumiyoshi’s mastery and style.
  • Insightful tips on drawing techniques, focusing on body structures, movement, and the seamless blending of human and animal features.
  • A rich collection of anthropomorphic furry characters based on classic archetypes like dogs, cats, foxes, and werewolves.
  • Innovative concepts like humans with subtle animal traits and animals with human-like qualities.
  • Unique animal-to-animal hybrids, featuring combinations like snake-foxes and griffin-like chimeras.
  • A focus on diverse anatomical elements, including fangs, beaks, paws, claws, fur, fins, feathers, scales, and plates, infused with expressive human attributes.
  • A wide array of creatures from every branch of the animal kingdom, including mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, insects, and more, offering endless inspiration for your own creations.

“A Guide to Drawing Manga Fantasy Furries” is the ultimate resource for artists, illustrators, manga enthusiasts, and anyone fascinated by the fusion of the animal kingdom and fantasy art. Whether you are a beginner eager to explore this unique genre or a seasoned artist looking to expand your repertoire, this book offers invaluable insights and endless inspiration to bring your fantastical creatures to life. Join Ryo Sumiyoshi in this thrilling exploration of fantasy creature design, where your imagination is the only limit.

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