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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


Phew! I know that we've covered a lot this chapter. But I hope that now you know just how useful these 3D models can be in assisting you with difficult angles and getting proportions accurate on your characters. I hope that by using these tools you'll become a more confident, and competent, artist.

To review, here's what we learned this chapter.

  • Inserting models into the Manga Studio canvas

  • Moving the virtual camera and the 3D model

  • Using and editing character models

  • Posing the drawing dolls

  • Saving custom poses

  • Changing model proportions

  • Importing custom models

Are you ready for some action now? Because that's what we're getting into, in the next chapter!