Guweiz: The Art of Gu Zheng Wei
Digital artist Gu Zheng Wei, AKA Guweiz, shares his anime-inspired world in this captivating book. His unique urban take on the popular manga and anime styles is gripping right from the first page, from his often poetic take on Japanese lifestyles to the fantastic narratives he creates.
Embark on a journey through his imaginative world, and uncover a prolific portfolio packed with gritty details of the urban landscape and dark, surreal tones.
Digital artist Zheng Wei Gu (AKA Guweiz) shares his anime-inspired world in this beautifully produced and insightful book, leading you through his fantasy world with a portfolio packed with gritty detail and a surreal vibe. Guweiz began drawing when he was 17, inspired by an anime art tutorial on YouTube. Discovering a natural talent, he carried on drawing and quickly amassed a fan-base for his edgy illustration style.
Throughout this book, readers will discover his artistic journey from the very beginning, with behind-the-scenes details about how some of his most popular pieces were created. He reveals his secrets for turning influences into truly original digital art, including that all-important narrative that takes drawing and painting beyond the purely visual.
Step-by-step tutorials share techniques and tips to help you create these sorts of effects in your art, resulting in images with the depth of detail and intrigue that Guweiz has made his trademark. The artist’s unique urban take on the popular manga/anime style is gripping right from the first page, from the surreal take on Japanese lifestyle to the urban fantasy he creates.
- Hardback: 152 pages
- Dimensions: 301mm x 226mm
- Paper quality: Full colour premium paper pages
- ISBN: 978-1-912843-16-9