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Mastering Manga Studio 5

By : Liz Staley
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Mastering Manga Studio 5

By: Liz Staley

Overview of this book

Time is something that almost every artist doesn't have enough of. If you're an illustrator or comic creator you know just how much time and effort it can take to produce one great page. But the features in Manga Studio 5 can make this process a lot more streamlined and give you more time to create! "Mastering Manga Studio 5" will teach you how to create more comics and illustrations in less time than you ever thought possible. By using the features of Manga Studio 5 like the Story Editor, Custom brushes, actions, materials, and 3D models, you'll learn how to make Manga Studio work for your style and workflow. Go from being a novice Manga Studio user to an expert using the tricks, techniques, and projects in this guide. Learn how to make and share custom tools, set up left- and right-handed workspaces, make custom materials, alter 3D models, and create custom actions. By putting together a custom story project and making your own tools, automating redundant processes, and converting an inked art into a traditional comic art, you'll learn all about the advanced features of Manga Studio 5. "Mastering Manga Studio 5" will teach you what you need to know to produce more work in less time.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Mastering Manga Studio 5
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The custom sub tool options explained

The following section can be used as reference for all of the custom brush tool options available when making a pencil, pen, or paint brush.

Brush size menu

The Brush size menu options in the Sub tool detail dialog box.

Brush size

Change the initial size of the tool. The greater the number of the brush size, the larger the brush. You can always change the size while you're working with the brush, but this will set the initial size.

Specify by size on screen

This keeps the brush tip the same size in proportion to the zoom of your working canvas. Turn this on if you zoom in and out of your canvas a lot and don't want to change your brush size all the time. While you're zoomed in closer to the canvas, lines will appear thinner. Zoom further out and they will appear thicker. The following screenshot is a 72 dpi canvas with a 15.0 pixel brush. The top line was drawn at 100 percent, the middle was drawn at 200 percent, and the bottom was at 400 percent. When zoomed...