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Be specific if you request something: post the cover, book's title, artist's name...
Please be patient, board is slow, someone may answer you a week later.
Please search in the thread and links below before asking for something, it may well already be there.

All MEGA links SHOULD be cloned, they die every time they're posted here.
If any of the links expires or breaks, please inform of it.
Can't find something? check vk, rutracker, ehentai, cgpeers, etc

>Pastebin Archive

>Beginner essentials


>Miscellaneous (books, vids, brushes...) 38 gigs

https://vk com/topic-4918594_27696136?offset=0

>Have you seen them?

... and before some dumbass asks, here's the link to the book in the OP

>篠房六郎_ポーズの定理 (PDF, 442.1 MB)
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Last time, on Artbooks (>>5591459):

>You can draw any pose! Manga Character Exercise Book

>Groundwork of Evangelion Vol 1

>Groundworks of Evangelion Vol 2

>武器屋:中古世界武器知识入门宝典 [(日)TRUTH.IN.FANTASY编辑部]

>画说中国历代甲胄 [Illustrate Ancient Chinese Armour]

>《中国刀剑》刀剑天下论坛-皇甫江 [Iron and Steel Swords of China]


>Old Ashley Wood books

>Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers

>Shadowline by Iain McCaig

>Alphonso Dunn's Pen And Ink Drawing: A Simple Guide

>Marcos Mateu-Mestre's Framed Perspective 2

>The Big O Official Guide

>Haruhiko Mikimoto Illustrations

>Copic Easy Improvement Coloring Lesson (JPG, 58.2 MB)

>Touhou Illustration Techniques by Copic Painters - from Coloring to Illustration Making

>Steve Huston's Figure Drawing for Artists: Making Every Mark Count [2016]
EPUB: https://mega.nz/file/v6BU0JTI#bpaePWol6PZ3ES-wtUcT2lbv8T05i0eEsILWsHtkYXk
PDF: https://mega.nz/file/A8I0nTqT#PA7HohoRh6LJmCZZmVs5vvTMw72YGAYYjc-nQht4nQY

>Fraser MacLean - Setting the Scene: The Art & Evolution of Animation Layout (312.0 MB)

>Philippe Faraut - Book 3: Figure Sculpting Volume 1: Planes & Construction Techniques in Clay

>制服女子キャラ 描き込みドリル

>incandescentdragon settei model sheets collection 2021-09-11.zip (4.42 GB)

>Struttura Uomo - Manuale di Anatomia Artistica Vol. 1 (PDF, 55.5 MB)

>Small Western fantasy book trove
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Lookin for this *cough* *cough*
>the next poster got my coughs
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Anyone got the full version?
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Requesting this one here.
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Hell yea mom I made it; a Japanese e-book that I attained from a Chinese middle man is now front and center on an anonymous image board in a "thread" for a niche community that shares e-books. Life can be beautiful if you just dig hard enough. Fuckyea

All jokes aside, do people appreciate the pdf's that come with sharing an image folder. I've personally always liked having both an image folder and a pdf. I just don't know if it's worth the effort to convert an image folder to a pdf. The last book I shared (制服女子キャラ 描き込みドリル) nobody seemed to bat an eye that there was no PDF.
I prefer jpegs because you don't have to open the whole "book" at once and it works better with programs like pureRef, in some cases JPEG/PNG will take up less ditigital space than a high quality PDF
i convert pdf to image folders usually
not for ones that increase size 10 times though
thank you anon, I actually downloaded both of those books today. I prefer pdfs, but I don't mind the images either. I guess people can't complain either
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pls someone can found this ... and hurry up ...
Any recommendations for instructional art books for digital painters that are worth owning physically?

I have books by Gurney, Loomis, Scott Robertson, Framed Ink and Perspective, Light for Visual Artists, Stonehouse's Anatomy, and Anatomy for Sculptors. I also have many videogame artbooks but I'm thinking of getting another instructional one, feels like I already have a lot of the best though
Someone said they'll scan it if anyone sent 10 euros. >>/ic/5620026
I'm not the original anon who requested that, but thank you for that. I'll read it and see if I can do translation of that if I had the time. You also should upload it to e-hentai/exhentai so you can get credits every time anyone download the torrent/gallery.
PDF are more orderly and easy to deal with in case you lose a page
The best ones are in Japanese on Panda, unfortunately. Western artists prose too much, it's fucking annoying.
idk who you are, but thank you for keeping these threads alive. you are appreciated
I would like to share with you some life changing and important news. It's a close personal friend of mine, and soon to be one of yours, it's the .cbz format.
It's a single file that you can read sequentially, but it's also just a zip file so anybody who wants to can use it as a folder of images.
I like Yoh Yoshinari's designs, any artbooks of similar nature? I don't care about polished illustrations or concept art that is too grounded and serious
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Morpho Muscled Bodies please. No delivery to my shithole cuntry.
Can you suggest me a book for painting after line art?
Books by animators obviously. Look up for those who have had history with Yoshinari/Gainax.

>ATMOSPHERE circle. Tarou2 (Shouta Iwasaki), Ebisu (Shuhei Handa), Yone (Mai Yoneyama).

>Megumi Kouno and her im@S circle (also check the uploader's galleries, they had some untagged im@s animators book like Million Live ones)

>Chikashi Kubota

>Atsushi Nishigori

And obviously Hiroyuki Imaishi

AnimeStyle also released Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann archive. Which is really great.
>Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Archives

I suggest you to look up their work on sakugabooru too, their arts are great, but they're even better in motion. I also recommend checking settei and artbooks on setteidreams, personally I love Takahiro Kishida's designs like BACCANO, Haikyuu, Jojo Part 5... great animator with versatile style. Also get some gengashuu or production materials related to Gainax/Trigger like Kill la Kill. Animators/animation related art books are so underrated, there are tons of animators art books that weren't scanned... some limited books that you can only get from comiket or secondhand copies from mandarake.
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Any scans for this?
Come on... it was just released one month ago and it's expensive, 100 usd a pop... it's either you get yourself (or pool some money with your friends and order it) from Tokyo Otaku Mode or you search it on kinokuniya

Also it's only 4 copies left on Tokyo Otaku Mode.
>100 usd a pop
what the fuck man
Any books on bondage/bdsm tutorial?
Remember seeing some on e-hentai, but don't recall the names.
it's a 200+ pages book... and Oh Great is popular artist too.
Oh well, guess I'll just wait then.
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Well, there's this one:

>Now you can do it! Illustrated Tied How to Manual (SANWA MOOK light maniac Guide Series)
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Are any of these useful? Most of these will be in Spanish.

I could've sworn there was a mega that had Framed Perspective Vol. 1 around here. Did it get removed?
go to z-library it has both those books and most of the "fundamental" artbooks you may need
I remember there was another one on e-hentai that was popular, but it wasn't this one. Though, this is still useful! Thanks.

Oh wow, a lot of insight. Thanks for the link!
Anon, you are a scholar and a saint.
do you have any guides on rendering anime style people?
like more than simple shading
Thanks for such a thorough post man, this is exactly the stuff I was looking for
Setting the scene is based
any book to know how to draw medieval armors?
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if you don't mind it being in chinese there's this one
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anyone know where i can find scans of any korean how to art books
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Anyone know where I could get this? It's called アニメの教科書
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>anyone know where i can find scans of any korean how to art books
Rinotuna's books show up here on a fairly frequent basis.

>Rinotuna's Kind Drawing [Korean] (PDF, 346.3 MB)

>Rinotuna's Kind Drawing, Part 2 (Korean)

>Rinotuna's Dynamic Drawing (PDF, 365 MB)

>Rinotuna's Action Drawing (PDF, 414.7 MB)

>Rinotuna's Kind Light and Color (JPG, 147.4 MB)
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Anyone got something about how to properly detail "landscape furniture"? (rocks, grass, trees, etc...)
I feel like I need to learn how to sharpen properly the edges, so it won't be too sharp to cut visually when looking at.
Or anything that goes in detailed explanations about rendering trees, rocks,ground,plants.
Are there any ways to translate these books? Can I even use them if I don't know the language?
The Rinotuna books? They're pretty good.

They've been translated from Korean into Japanese, so you can always order them off amazon JP and just learn Japanese if you want to understand them.


Bought one of the construction ones, I liked it so much I'm gonna buy the painting one as well next month.

Jokes aside, you don't really need to read the text. The biggest benefits I get from these books are from copying the drawings while paying careful attention to what's going on in them. Many are very diagramatic, multiple angles on similar pose, multiple takes on one technique, etc. Plenty to sink your teeth into, as long as you observe properly and use your brain. You can always get your theory elsewhere.

But these threads are full of good books. It doesn't reeeeally matter what books you use. Find one good book where you like the style, you like the diagrams, and you could study just that one book for months, copying out every drawing, before you could claim you sucked all the knowledge out of it.
“Just learn Japanese” is it that easy to learn it or?
It's easy as in you don't need to be smart but picking up the vocabulary obviously takes time and effort. If you're a weeb it's very rewarding but it's not worth it just to read artbooks that have the same stuff that's already out there in English. Whatever Asian book you want to read I can guarantee you it's just the ordinary stuff, no big secrets you're missing out on. For example I was reading Paryi's book on drawing hair the other day and he literally writes that his method of constructing faces is just applied Loomis and directs the reader to his books for more information. Also nice trips.
Oh i see, the books I usually can’t find an equivalent in English are more Korean so maybe I should try learning it instead of Japanese
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Know any good one about drawing buildings from Japan? Or something focusing on cityscapes?
Haven't really looked into it so I can't give a well informed answer but besides your run-of-the-mill perspective books you could go through books on painting backgrounds and see if you can find the type of thing you're looking for, here's some that have at least something on buildings and cityscapes
Mateusz Urbanowicz has a couple of bilingual artbooks out, the Tokyo storefront one is there on e-hentai, not sure if the Tokyo at night one has been scanned. They're not how-tos but pretty nice if you like watercolor paintings
Thanks senpai
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Piece of cake.
>>Rinotuna's Action Drawing (PDF, 414.7 MB)
pretty sure this isn't rinotuna
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That's amazing.
What's the name of the book?
I think it's 봉춘식 Bong Choon Sik but can't confirm
jack hamm landscape. it's one of the best books on composition, also landscapes
Thank you senpai.
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>I think it's 봉춘식 Bong Choon Sik but can't confirm
You're both correct. I knew one of them didn't match, but I was going off an old text file I had been compiling of thread recaps, and had neglected to make a note of that.

>Wait ... you have a text file of all the thread recaps?
Yes, I do:

>but it's not worth it just to read artbooks that have the same stuff that's already out there in English

That's the case for 99% of all cases, because the Japs just translate our books, and rip them off, but if you want to learn about dynamic action, specially in animation, your only choice is JP books, because westerns artists suck at drawing fights, capeshit is fucking boring because of that, you just have some retard throwing a boring punch, and the fight is over...
Thankyou for your work!
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>you just have some retard throwing a boring punch, and the fight is over...
Anybody got this? Secret character book by Lezhin

Rinotuna's books are great, but haven't seen this 봉춘식 Bong Choon Sik book before. Love how he shows the progression from rough shapes to the owl in quite that way before. One moment you have a blob, the next moment you have a character. I dig it.

Does anyone know if there are any plans to translate this into Japanese? Have not been able to find anything with the search terms I've tried
pinches coreanos racistas!
but yeah im also curious about this one.
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>Rinotuna's Easy-to-Human Drawing (PDF, 54.1 MB)

Is also by Bong Choon Sik but it looks he uses 이준구 (Jungu Lee?) for his name when publishing books I think.
Isnt that the one thats just his entire twitter feed tossed into a book?
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Requesting this Morpho Muscled Bodies book
Does any one have alink for CLothing on Figures by Giovanni Civardi
With software assistance (Yomichan+Anki) it's surprisingly easy.
1. Learn kana. (For example from https://realkana.com/). This should take a few hours over a few days.
2. Set up japanese keyboard input in your OS.
3. Learn basic grammar. (I recommend the first ~40 lessons from https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLg9uYxuZf8x_A-vcqqyOFZu06WlhnypWj for that. Don't get put off by the weird voice, it's the best beginner grammar guide out there). This should also take a few hours over a few days; the core grammar is very simple.
4. Learn a few thousand most common words. Download Anki and work through a frequency list deck (for example core2k or vn core 1250). This should take a few tens of hours over a few weeks. Aim to learn at least 30 new words per day (but feel free to do 200 if you can handle the load).
5. Read a novel! Pick a good, long (say, 1M words) digital book (an html ebook, a web novel or a visual novel), and open it in the browser. (In case of VNs you can find the script in game files or use textractor). I think a VN with voice acting, a shortcut for language switching (so you can validate your understanding of hard sentences), and a shortcut for replaying the last line, is an optimal choice.
Setup Yomichan and use it to look up unknown words and add them to Anki. Google unknown grammar patterns. Read at a pace which allows you to keep up with all the new words in Anki. At the beginning you will need a minute to decipher every sentence; that's normal, just keep going.
This is going to take a few hundred hours. By the end of the book you will have enjoyed a good story and become /int/ at Japanese.

I learned by reading Higurashi. 1M words in ~400 hours (including reviews) spread over a year. By the time I was done, I was reading at >100 words per minute and reduced the frequency of unknown words/sentences to about one per 20 minutes. It was incredibly fun. Characters really grow on you when you spend 300 hours with them.
i think this was shared last thread. shit i think i shared this.
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>I learned by reading Higurashi.
You're absolutely my dude.
I actually read both higurashi and umineko in japanese it was a pretty fun experience. Especially since all playable english versions of higurashi kind of suck. Steam version is okay but it's missing some soundtracks and the translation could be better.
based way to never actually learn jp
I'd honestly rather it were that. from what I've seen of this book, his(her?) twitter diagrams are many x more useful imo
ain't this ... chinese :l
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>How to draw a little H costume

Even has a working torrent!
Thank you so much, anon!
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>>5591551 (Cross-thread)
>>5597536 (Cross-thread)
>>5598008 (Cross-thread)


Sorry I took so fucking long. Do not forget to transfer/mirror.

1. I included both individual images files and a PDF version.

2. I reduced the contrast of the pages to a more off-white tone to make it less of a strain on eyes.
I find that helps when looking a screen for an extend period of time.

I found a great deal of useful resources in these threads, so I wanted to finally give back instead of being a leech.

Might be getting this one next. Need to finish scanning/cleaning some other books first though so could be awhile.
You are a hero, thank you very much anon
I also recently scanned pic related. Still need to clean it up though.
Highly recommended for anime fans or really anyone into vehicle/ mechanical design.
If anyone interested in this let me know.

I can help in cleaning and maybe cropping the muscled bodies, got some free time during the weekend. Just need the scans up first.
Anyone have this?
Anyone has the art of hearthstone?
>Stonehouse's Anatomy
please don't get our hopes up. Don't be like that mother fcker anon who told us he'll scan the book but didn't deliver. That faggot even sent screenshots of their order receipt in the previous threads, whenever someone reminds him or her about the book. Faggot anon replies and makes up petty excuses saying they will deliver soon. if you're out there and you're reading please shove that book up your ass, eat shit and an hero soon.
I would like to see it, anon. God bless you
Some pages from the Murata Toshiharu book
English version?
Oh man, you're god. RIP Murata Toshiharu.
I really wanted this book and Hisashi Eguchi (the animator) book on background layouts. Seeing this get scanned makes me happy. When I have enough money I'll buy a physical copy because this book is really good. Also if anyone is interested in mecha (vehicle) book, Yasuo Otsuka's book also looks interesting.
Seems cool, I'm interested in anything You're Under Arrest.
Also curious, what scanned did you use Morpho bro? I also plan to save some money and buy a decent one. Did you rip the book or just carefully scanned it by pressing it really hard by the way? Your scan looks very clean.
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That would be pretty awesome, anon. Although I'm not sure if I'll get it by this weekend desu.
Still have other scans to finish up before I'm move on to that one. Hopefully someone else scans it before me.

Hmm could've sworn I've seen some links for Hisashi Eguchi work in past threads.
Yasuo Otsuka is another legend. Thanks for the heads up, book is at decent price too.

>Also curious, what scanned did you use Morpho bro?
Nothing fancy. I used a Epson Perfection V600

>Did you rip the book or just carefully scanned it by pressing it really hard by the way? Your scan looks very clean.
The hard way lol. One of the reasons I took so long, beside other priorities etc.

I know I much prefer a clean & cropped look, figured others would too.
There are still a few blemishes so it's not as perfect as a legit ebook rip, but I hope it's clean enough for most.
It was shared on warosu already but no one's happy about it because it's not into a full pdf link but instead divided into 4 pdfs or something
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>Hmm could've sworn I've seen some links for Hisashi Eguchi work in past threads.
You sure it's this one?

Actually the book is not that expensive, only 20 bucks for secondhand one at mandarake, I think I'll buy it myself. Anyway, thank you so much for the scans, bless you.
>it's not into a full pdf link but instead divided into 4 pdfs or something
One of our ladz took the first four parts of the English scan we had and made them into PDF's, or something like that.

>English Version - Still missing last piece

>Here's the Stonehouse book in Japanese

>Time to go to the Pentagon, Morty. No, not the real one ... the lame one here on Earth.
500+ pages and it’s incomplete? geez how long is that fuckinh book
what makes it superior to other anatomy books tho?
i own a physical copy
pretty detailed and it's big enough to be a murder weapon
The image is from here:

It's an official list of the most commonly used kanji in the Japanese language.
Lol have you read it in its entirety? I’m pretty curious to know what people think about this book
>English Version - Still missing last piece

I was looking for this book in JP for ages, and here I found both the JP, and a translation, holy shit I love /ic/ thank you so much sweet anons
wait actually no fuck yourself you cunts who scans 90% of a book then stops? kill yourselves you lazy fat fucking faggot cucks
Shut up you ungrateful asshole, people are generous enough to give you stuff for free if you’re not happy just go buy it yourself with your own money dickhead

I kinda wanna give some back too... if I wanted to spend about 80 CAD on something to scan that's not Stonehouse what should I get to help out? What is really needed right now?
post the rest or smoke pole you heaving fucking sow
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> still begging for stonehouse
I bascially gotten out of beg because of these resources so i'll help you guys out as thanks, should it be scanned? or can I snap pics on my phone?
How do I buy a physical book off amazon japan? I've been wanting to buy some and maybe upload them since I own a scanner, but I am dumb as shit when it comes to buying stuff online from other countries
Can someone explain to me how I can purchase physical books from Amazon japan and get it shipped to me if there's a way to do that?
you are based as fuck

may your crops yield a bountiful harvest
Framed Drawing Techniques
Scanned my friend
God bless you and your firstborn, anon!
Thank you very much!
>Thank you so much, anon!
Sounds interesting

I just ordered DECADE by EVEN MEHL AMUNDSEN...

Will scan upon arrival. Any tips on scanning a hardcover book with a normal ass scanner very much appreciated.
an Anon posted Shiyoon Kim's brushes 2 threads ago with the link https:// gofile .io/d/8NzIdU, it does not work anymore. Does anyone still have it?
Proxy shipping address.
Tenso, ZenMarket, FromJapan
understandable mb have a nice day
most books you can order straight from amazon japan
Just set your language to English, filter stuff to things that can be delivered to your country, and order from the global version of amazon jp instead of the japanese only version. It's pretty easy but if you're technologically retarded you can just look up guides online on how to set it up.

/cgl/ regularly uses shopping services to buy from japan, and can probably give you advice on a good shopping service to use for books... as long as theyre not in their special time of the month they're helpful about it. Use the shopping service for books you can't get off of global amazon jp.
>15min to scan 5 pages
this is going to take some time
Mythical Beasts: An Artist's Field Guide to Designing Fantasy Creatures
3dtotal Publishing

Does someone have this one?
I haven't found anywhere. Zlib, various other big pdd sites, other old IC threads, nothing.
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AsianGuy here.
I'm just going to add a PDF with the mega link when I share; I may as well as it takes a couple minutes and a few clicks with software I ended up purchasing.

This is kind of why I started to prefer PDF's at some point. It's because I was using an Android drawing tablet and I've always hated any android gallery app. It made it easier to manage but know I use an iPad and images just seem to work better. I still get the value in PDF's though.

Oh man .cbz format is actually good in theory but I remember having to download software or download an app to get it to work properly. If only you could just unzip a PDF -- that would be the life.

Thanks for the e-hentai tip. I've uploaded two hard to get ebooks on E-hentai; I don't know why I thought about doing this before as I usually just donate bitcoin for GP but now I've been getting it through people downloading the galleries I've shared. With that said one of you cheeky bastards already uploaded the copy of ポーズの定理 I shared here on the artbook thread on e-hentai gallery just yestedray! I'm not even mad though; as long as people have access to it I'm happy.
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Does anyone have this book for eyes
かがやく瞳の描き方 (超描けるシリーズ)

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