Soldiers and warriors are very present in the manga, they are particularly represented in the Shōnen and Seinen.

So, here my tutorial of a strong and muscular soldier, in Manga / Anime style.








Step 1

Soldat etape 1

Start by drawing the approximate shape of your character.

Do not press too hard on your pencil because these traits will be erased afterwards.



Step 2

Soldat etape 2
Using the first step, draw the outline of your character.



Step 3

Soldat etape 3By helping you of the previous step, draw the details of your character.



Step 4

Soldat etape 4Draw the different lines of the character with felt pen with a skinny point and take off the marks of gray pencil with a rubber.



Step 5

Soldat etape 5Now with a software like Adobe Photoshop, felt pen or colored pencil, color the character with the main colors.



Step 6

Soldat etape 6Now you just have to add details on the soldier’s pants and on his sword as well as light and shadow effects to make your character more realistic.