How to draw Nabiki Tendo

How to draw Nabiki Tendo from Ranma 1/2. (天道なびき Tendōn Nabiki?) is the middle daughter of Soun Tendo, making her the younger sister of Kasumi and the older sister of the female protagonist, Akane. Nabiki has chin-length hair (brown in the anime) that she wears in a bob cut. As the middle sister, she is midway in height between her sisters, which also characterises her personal style. Aside from the Furinkan High School uniform for female students, she tends to wear a tank top and shirt with shorts or sweater and jeans at home. In this tutorial you will learn to draw a Nabiki Tendo. I will show you step by step drawing her face and upper body. I hope you will learn some Manga drawing tip in general from the tutorial. I usually start my rough sketch with simple geometry shapes to construct the basic Manga head and body. By following this process, you will find drawing is lot easier. It is very important to get the shape, proportion and placement right in the beginning. If you understand its basic foundation, it will be easier to draw anything.

Nabiki Tendo Manga drawing

Nabiki Tendo Manga drawing

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Below are step by step how to draw Nabiki Tendo from Ranma 1/2.  Step one, I drew a circular shape with taper bottom.  Step two,  I drew upper horizontal line intersect with a vertical line in the middle of the face.  Then lower horizontal line should equal to the height of her eyes.  Step three, I drew her eyes, nose and mouth over the construction lines.  I also added her hair style.  Step four, I sketched her torso and hand.  Step five, I drew jacket and t-shirt over the torso shape and refine her hand.

How to draw Manga Nabiki Tendo

How to draw Manga Nabiki Tendo

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About Xia Taptara

Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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One Response to How to draw Nabiki Tendo

  1. rosypear says:

    awesome pic

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