Learn Clip Studio Paint: Create impressive comics and Manga art in world-class graphics software (2nd Edition)
Take your comics and illustrations to the next level usingpowerful art tools in Clip Studio Paint 1.8Key FeaturesOvercome 'interface overwhelm' with a practical breakdown ofthe Clip Studio InterfaceExplore Clip Studio Paint, its tools and the various conceptsfor designing comicsStreamline your workflow and increase your efficiency usingClip Studio's featuresBook DescriptionClip Studio Paint, previously known as Manga Studio, is used byover four million illustrators and comic creators around the world.The book will help you get started with this software, right frominstallation and understanding system requirements, all the waythrough to exporting your work for print or the web. You will learnhow to create new documents and customize tools to fit your workingstyle, before using ruler tools to make anything from straightlines to intricate backgrounds. In addition to this, you will gaininsights into adding 3D elements, along with creating comic panelsusing the specialized panel tools. In the next few chapters, you'llfocus on implementing text and word balloons and creating soundeffects to make your comics more interactive. The book will evenhelp you to use screentones and materials. Toward the concludingchapters, you'll pick up on how to easily flat and color yourcomics using reference layers, and bring your drawings to life withanimation features.By the end of this book, you will have the skills you need tonavigate the Clip Studio Interface and program preferences,customize various tools, and create your own black and white orcolor illustrations and comics from start to finish.What you will learnUnderstand the differences between Clip Studio Paint Pro andEXDiscover how to navigate and customize the user interfaceCreate custom tools that fit your unique style ofillustrationUse ruler tools to create intricate perspective shots andcomplex symmetryLearn how to create lettering and word balloons to bring yourcomic stories to lifeExplore the process of digital art creation, from pencils toinks and even colorLearn to use 3D elements in your workGet to grips with the animation tools available in Clip StudioPaintWho this book is forIf you are just starting out as a digital artist or are switchingto Clip Studio from a different graphics software package, thisbook is for you. Those with no knowledge of digital art orintermediate-level users looking to explore the unique features ofClip Studio Paint will also find this book useful.