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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

Switching and managing workspaces

You can rename and delete workspaces by going to Window | Workspace | Manage Workspace. This menu will allow you to rename and delete workspaces.

If you need to delete a workspace, click on it to highlight it and then hit the Delete button. To rename a workspace, highlight it and then use the Change setting name button. Type in a new name and hit Enter on your keyboard. Once you're done taking care of your changes, press the OK button.

Switching between our Workspaces is as simple as pressing two mouse buttons. Simply go to Window | Workspace and then click on the name of the workspace that you want to use. You might notice that Manga Studio comes with two workspaces already set up, as well. One of these is a Manga workspace and the other is called Illustration. I'd suggest loading those up and seeing if you like one of them to use for your own work. One of the great things about Manga Studio 5 is that you don't have to make yourself and your workflow work...