How to draw R Mika from Street Fighter. Rainbow Mika (レインボー・ミカ), often shortened to R. Mika. In this tutorial, you will learn to draw R. Mika with step by step drawing instruction. The step by step images provide useful information and insight of my drawing process both, for this tutorial, both face and body. It will help gain knowledge on sketching and drawing in general whether it is comics or Manga style. This step by step images will show you how to draw a R. Mika’s face and her body along with her unique hair style and costume. I will also show you how to draw a costume over a female figure in general. It is important have some knowledge of anatomy as an artist. Though you don’t have to know every muscles on the body. More often than not you will have to draw outfit over the body anyway, but it is very crucial that the visible body part has convincing anatomy implied. The best way I would suggest to learn anatomy is to go to life drawing session. Short poses or gestures will help you understand dynamic poses while longer poses will help you learn anatomy and muscle structure in real life. This drawing took me about thirty minutes to draw just for tutorial purpose, not a finished art by any means. Usually I begin the character with gesture lines in my process to get the basic structure and pose of a character first. It is very important to get correct shape, proportion, and accuracy for initial sketch, before you start drawing with solid lines. So when you make a final drawing, your drawing will be very close to what you envision. Remember to keep it simple and correct before going on to the next step.
Mika is a professional wrestler trained by the big Yoko Harmegeddon. Mika’s attire is meant to be flamboyant as to stand out from the more experienced wrestling pools and circles. Mika is a tomboyish girl who prides herself on going all out and wowing the crowds with her wrestling moves. She can be a little rough around the edges, but definitely has potential for the pro circuit. She idolizes Zangief and considers his way of fighting as the ideal route for herself.

Here is a final drawing of R. Mika from Street Fighter.

R. Mika Street Fighter

R. Mika from Street Fighter drawing

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Below are step by step how to draw M. Mika.  Step one, I just did a rough sketch of her head and her torso along with guideline for her facial structure.  Step two, I fleshed out her face more in detail with eyes, nose and lips.  I also sketch out her hips below her torso.  Step three, then I drew her chest, arm as accurate as I can to female proportion.  Step four, I added her mask, collar and part of her top.  Step five, I drew her hair (bang) then added more detail on her costume on top of the figure rough sketch.  Step six, I then refine the rest of her face, hair and body.

How to draw R. Mika

How to draw R. Mika from Street Fighter

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- 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. Business Inquiry please e-mail me.