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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)

Exporting for printing

Now take a deep breath because at this stage, if something goes wrong, sometimes it's not your fault, nor is it the fault of the guy who prints your file. It's just the printer that is smelling your fear and decides that everything needs to go wrong one day before an exam. 99% of the time, however, it's a problem created by you or your printer. A lot of the time, errors occur because you've sent a file with the wrong color profile, values that can't be printed correctly, or the wrong file type. So, before anything else, you need to call the printer and ask the following questions:

  • Do they print comics?
  • Which color profile do they use? Usually, it's the last FOGRA color profile (at least here in Italy).
  • Which type of file do they want? Do they want a JPG, PNG, Tiff, or PDF?
  • How much bleed do they want? Do they want a 0.3 mm or a 0.5 mm bleed? Or do they use a different one altogether?
  • Which kind of paper do they...