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Clip Studio Paint by Example

By : Ludovico Serra
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Clip Studio Paint by Example

By: Ludovico Serra

Overview of this book

Clip Studio Paint is powerful art software that can help you create artistic work with its in-built material organizer, 3D integration, and group work features. It also provides other features that can speed up the workflow of illustrators, concept artists, and comic artists. With Clip Studio Paint by Example, you’ll learn how to use CSP effectively for a wide variety of artistic purposes. The book starts by helping you create the right workspace for concept art, illustration, and comics. You’ll create a brush, set up a canvas, and develop an auto-auction. Along with covering how to work with CS Modeler that comes bundled with CSP, this book shows you how to import and rig characters easily. You’ll then create reusable changeable scenes and a 3D human character in Blender before exploring concept art, illustrations, comics, and how to create your own portfolio. The book features a glossary with brief explanations of all the main CSP functions. The focus of the book is not on drawing or painting but on helping you enhance your artistic skills using Clip Studio Paint to create an impressive portfolio. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to use the impressive capabilities of CSP to create beautiful digital art in a productive way.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Creating a 3D fantasy scene for your work

In this section, we will learn how to make an easily editable fantasy scene, delving a little bit more into the options you can use in Modeler.

Now, there is only one thing remaining to talk about in Modeler—the Layout tab.

Before going on, I must warn you that I will not explain to you how to make a fantasy building for two simple reasons:

  • There are better tutorials online for this, and they exceed what I can explain to you while keeping it simple and concise in a compact chapter. A good YouTube channel to start off with is the one called Grant Abbitt (
  • Everything I would show you would be a cube with makeup:

Figure 4.50 – My fantasy 3D scene in CSM

As you can see from the preceding figure, we have a lot of perfectly equal houses stacked on top of one another. With those, we just failed our architecture finals and we need to retake the course. Dammit...