NEWS - Updates


  • I've recently started a YouTube channel ( featuring cool and useful tips on improving your creative drawing process using Clip Studio Paint. Be sure to subscribe so you won't miss a show!

  • As of today, I will be unable to ship books or merch outside of the USA. I apologize for the inconvenience.

  • LIMITED TIME OFFER: Special Hard Cover Edition is now available for purchase at the same price.


Kensuke Okabayashi is a professional freelance illustrator and indie comic book artist. Clients include Magic the Gathering, Lego, Marvel Entertainment, and Star Wars. His publications include Manga for Dummies, Figure Drawing for Dummies, and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Manga Edition.)

Kensuke received his formal training at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, where he earned his BFA in illustration. With both traditional and digital professional working experience, Kensuke's portfolio includes a unique range of production art, in addition to personal works.

Kensuke lives in Brooklyn with his wife, two children, and a pet fish names Oscar. While not storyboarding, he is diligently working away on the origins on The Foreigner (a Kicksterter funded graphic novel.) Visit to discover more about the characters and story.

Your can follow him on Instagram: @KensukeArt.


CLIENT PROJECTS - Storyboards / Comp Art / Illustration 


PUBLICATIONS - How to Books / Manga / Kickstarter Graphic Novel

PERSONAL WORKS - Comics, Sketches, and Illustrations