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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

Importing and exporting your tools

Sharing the tools that you make is a great way to promote your work, or even to make some extra money by selling the tools that you've created! Ray Frenden, of, is a very talented artist who uses his site to both promote his work and to share his wonderful Manga Studio brushes. Sometimes he offers his creations as a free download, but you can also buy packages of his brushes to use in your work. He focuses on recreating traditional looking media, and also on dynamic inking pens.

In this section we're going to learn how to export and import our tools. This process is very simple and allows you to take your creations to different computers or share them with other Manga Studio 5 users.

Let's start by exporting our Sketching Pencil that we made at the beginning of this chapter. To do this, simply select your pencil tool, and then your Sketching Pencil sub tool if it's not already selected. Now, right-click on Sketching Pencil.

By now you should be...