In this tutorial I will show you how to draw and cell shade you manga drawing :D
First start off with a rough sketch. A basic human anatomy to determine the body portions. And sketch the desired pose of your character.
Next, design the clothes for your character. And sketch it over the anatomy.
Then, sketch on some facial features. Give your character some eyes, ears, mouth and nose.
Now, add some hair to your character. Any random hair style will do. I've given my character a basic spiky hair look.
Next, outline your rough sketch. And make a clean lineart. Be sure to add some depth into your lineart. Or else it'll look too flat... D:
Now, the main part! Colour you character!! We first start off with some flat colours. Don't use any bold colours for this step.
Next cell shade you charater. Give some shadows for the places you have coloured. It looks almost done, right? xD
Next, lock alpha on the layer you've coloured the flat colour. Then use a darker shade and darken the bottom. This gives your drawing a 'sorta shiny' effect. xD
This is optional: you can lock alpha the layer you use for shading, and use the airbrush to give it a lighter shade.
Next, add some lighting on the hair and the eyes. Don't over do this step.. or else it'll look weird. D:
Lastly, add a background and you're done!! :DD You've created your own manga drawing!
Note: For the chibi, I used the same principles as mentioned above.
Have fun drawing! :3 And I hope you found this tutorial useful xD