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LILYKA Manga Artist’s YouTube Page Is Here to Help Artists

Digital Manga Inc.’s imprint LILYKA publishes independent yuri manga, and one of their creators is Mintaro, who has a line of fairy tale influenced comics. Mintaro also maintains a YouTube page where she posts some drawing videos to help aspiring artists.

LILYKA shared this information on Twitter:

Mintaro has posted different kinds of videos and she regularly live streams. This one was streamed live earlier this month and goes into almost an hour and a half of detail.

In this video she shows how to do a manga page layout.

This art video is a little shorter, coming in at 26 minutes.

She also gives an examples of speed painting in these videos.

Some of her videos are video gamed themed as opposed to drawing, but she’s already posted plenty to keep artists sketching and busy.


Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.