Gakusei WIP

When it comes to the manga genre, the typical way to portray Japanese schoolgirls is to provide them with unrealistic armaments; while I don’t have a problem with that on general principles, sometimes I desire to make my work seem a bit more realistic. But just because this student doesn’t have a katana or an oversized gun doesn’t make her a wimp (both of those are illegal in Japan anyway) This piece is meant to portray a more believable scenario…

#1 Rough Sketch

Here's a rough sketch I did instead of finishing my algebra homework. Because who needs maths when you're an aspiring manga-ka?

#3 detail of progressive knife

Did anyone notice her Sanrio progressive knife? Don't worry- I'm going to fix the color scheme. Yes, I actually spent the time searching for Hello Kitty pantone values


What do you think?