Fairy Tail author Hiro Mashima had a new treat for Twitter follows this week, a look into his work coloring one of sketches. Get a look after the jump.
Shukakusai is a harvest festival something like Thanksgiving, and Kodansha's seinen anthologies mark the occasion with their Dai Shukakusai campaign. This year, they took the opportunity to promote the anime adaptation of Ryu Mizunagi's Witchcraft Works, and offer a video of the artist working on an Afternoon cover illustration, along with Sugigaku sketching new Evening series Kaa-chan to Issho and a talk from Blade of the Immortal author Hiroaki Samura. Get a look after the jump.
In their latest live digital painting demo, drawing tablet maker Wacom shows of the work of Tiv, the Korean born artist on the manga version of Heaven's Memo Pad as well as Masamune-kun no Revenge, Bokura wa Minna Ikite Iru! and the new Komori Quintet! Here, she's using the Cintiq 24HD liquid crystal pen tablet. Check it out after the jump.
In Wacom's latest live-drawing video, Toradora and High School of the Dead character designer/animation director Masayoshi Tanaka demonstrates use of the Cintiq 24HD touch. Get a look after the jump.
Katsuya Terada, character designer on Blood: The Last Vampire and manga artist of the full color Monkey King, seems to be doing a lot of murals lately. In May, he did one for the Kyoto International Manga Museum. This past weekend, he did one at J-POP Summit is in San Francisco. This month also saw him do a giant squid, using squid ink, with the 8000×2700mm work being display at Ueno Station Hirokoji. Get a look after the jump.
Earlier this month, the Kyoto International Manga Museum hosted a demonstration with Katsuya Terada, character designer on Blood: The Last Vampire and manga artist of the full color Monkey King, live drawing with a felt-tipped pen on a 2100mm × 1800mm surface. In a recently posted video, we can now see the work. Check it out after the jump.
In honor of this week's announcement that Anime Expo will be hosting Haruhi character designer/illustrator Noizi Ito, we've put together a few of her live drawing videos, starting with her visit to last month's Kawaii Kon 2013, where she did two live drawings and gave attendees an exclusive look at her newest art book cover. Check them out after the jump.
It's fun to see how professional artists work, and a recent video featuring Summon Night 5 artist Takeshi Iitsuka is about as in-depth as one could wish. Watch as Iizuka draws the cover of the PSP RPG's bonus Official Design Collection art book after the jump.
Continuing to step up the promotion for 39ch Youtube content, Hatsune Miku's official channel now features a video of the vocaloid's original designer, KEI, drawing the character and answering a set of fan questions. Get a look after the jump.
After originally TwitCasting the work, gaming industry veteran and graphic designer Satoshi Yoshioka has posted a Youtube video of his work. Check it out after the jump.
To promote their Shonen Jump Alpha digital manga anthology, VIZ Media has posted a pair of new sketch videos with Tite Kubo drawing Bleach's Ichigo and Eiichiro Oda drawing One Piece's Luffy. Get a look after the jump.
Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation has recently posted a video of illustrator/manga artist Katsuya Terada (character design for the original Blood: The Last Vampire, a very heavy metal version of the Monkey King legend) live painting a new permanent mural. Watch after the jump.
Promoting their digital manga service, Viz has posted a video of Masakazu Katsura sketching Zetman for SHONEN JUMP Alpha during his special guest appearance during the Shonen Jump Fan Meet-Up in NYC. Get a look after the jump.