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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)

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Now I will talk about group work data, and I think that this aspect doesn't receive enough love here in western countries.

There may be two reasons for this:

  • You need two people with an EX license. This translates into two comic artists with an EX license who wish to collaborate. In places such as Marvel and DC, some passages of the comics are done with other people and usually using Adobe software, such as Illustrator for the lettering, meaning that your files will need to be in .psd format. Hence, it removes any kind of convenience associated with using the group work feature.
  • Usually, when you're working on a webcomic or a self-published graphic novel, it's not economically reasonable to collaborate. If you're earning around €400 per month from your webcomic, and you collaborate with someone who isn't your partner (meaning that the money doesn't come back into the household), you need to pay for the help. So, you&apos...