Here is an updated list of some of our favourite apps to use with young learners to engage them in creating drawing and sketching activities. The apps we selected for you today are specifically for learning how to draw the popular anime and manga characters. We have also included a manga colorouring app in case you have a toddle that loves colouring. ‘For those of you keen on learning how to use Anime in your instruction, we highly recommend this excellent journal article authored by Julie Ruble and Kim Lysne entitled ‘ The Animated Classroom: Using Japanese Anime to Engage and Motivate Students’. If you have other suggestions to add to the list please share with us. Enjoy’
‘Easily learn to draw Japanese anime and manga type eyes. These step by step drawing tutorials are so simple that it is great for everyone including kids.’
‘This application simulation game where you can learn how to draw Anime and Chibi! Do you like anime? Do you want to learn how to draw anime and chibi? Raise your level of skill in drawing! Learn to draw a very simple, repeat step by step illustrations.’
‘Learn how to Draw Anime with this awesome brand new app! It allows you to draw and improve your drawing skills by practicing right on your device.’ Some of its features include: drawing: anime body, hair, face, body, character, girl, and many more. it also provides useful tutorials to help you along the way.