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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)

Chapter 5: Implementing 3D Characters in CSP

In this chapter, we will see how to create a basic human character. We will learn how to make it pose in the next chapter: Chapter 6, Importing 3D Characters in CSP. Now, creating a character and making it pose may sound like a daunting task. But don't worry, it's just that you need to follow some steps that you're not familiar with. But I can assure you, you will have all the tools to make a character in Blender.

Being able to create a 3D character to use in Clip Studio Paint (CSP) is one of the biggest advantages there is to using CSP. This is because it means you can put your recurring character in a scene, and without needing to check for proportions or perspective, you're ready to ink and color them.

But as you will see, it's a lengthy process; it requires 5–6 hours to make a character, but the payoff is huge.

So don't worry, and follow me along in this chapter on how to create a 3D character...