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Anime Pencil Drawings by Josh Weaver
Eighteen-year-old Josh Weaver has always loved reading and been fascinated with animation. That interest led him from comic books, to Manga, and thus to Anime. Anime is a Japanese animation style generally aimed at teens--though strangely enough, he says, most are animated in Korea. Josh began recreating scenes from images captured from the many Anime films he watched. It soon became a passion. He started out only being able to draw faces, but gradually expanded to full-body portraits. Josh very generously credits the library with helping him acquire research and reference materials: "without it I could not have come so far. As such, I highly encourage patronage; they would not be here without you." Though he calls himself a ﬂedgeling artist, Josh would still be open to offering tips, drawing suggestions, and commentary at the address below: