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The Right Tool for the Right Job: 10 Reasons Why Photoshop Users Should Use CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio)

Posted by Emmy Rey on Mar 4, 2016 3:07:01 PM

1. Draw Naturally - Amazing Penciling and Inking Skills

CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), one of the worls leading graphic design tools, offers more versatility and flexibility than any other application when drawing, penciling and inking. It is the standard tool for graphic illustrators as well as comic and manga artists. Create original sketches using your mouse or draw naturally with a Pen Tablet. Use scans of your existing paper artwork or import images or photos for use creations. Draw using a suite of familiar tools including pens, pencils, brushes and selection tools. With vector mapping technology and smart pen pressure sensing, CSP gives you incredible sensation of drawing on paper – no other tool can imitate this realistic sensation. CSP also allows you to work on vector layers to create resolution independent images. 

2. Killer, Fully Customizable User Interface - Set Up a Personal Workflow

CLIP STUDIO PAINT was written with artists' workflow at the very top of the priority list. All of the most used tools - pens, pencils, erasers, rulers, pattern brushes and selection tools are all right at your fingertips. Customize your own brush shapes, canvas textures, paint expressions and more and then save those as your personal settings. 

3. Powerful Coloring Tools - Color Your Artwork

CLIP STUDIO PAINT is your all in one graphic illustration creation solution. Save time and money by no longer having to use other applications to professionally color your artwork. Choose from an abundance of preset colors or create your own colors and custom color sets. The possibilities are endless! Quickly switch back and forth between colors. Blend colors naturally as if you were mixing them with your own fingers using the color blend options. 

4. Maximum Flexibility - Vector Toolkit

Speed up production using the built-in vector tools. Ability to view the centerline of vectors makes spotting trouble areas in need of smoothing a breeze. Coupled with the vector snapping tools, artists are now able to achieve exactly the lines they want. 

5. Simulate Real World Brushes - Paint Brushes Created Just the Way You Like

Simulate real world brushes, or create and customize your brush. The dedicated air brush also allows you to have multiple air brush effects. Use the tone brush to create a wider array of visual effects. Easily create and share your own brush pattern as well. 

6. More Poser and Control - 3D Options

Support for 3D objects and figures allows for reference and background materials. Manipulate 3D objects directly on the screen or use preset poses. Drag and Drop other 3D objects on the canvas. 

7. Complete Artistic Control - Import and Export Capabilities

Quickly and easily output professional graphic illustrations. Finished artwork can be printed from your desktop, sent to professional printers in digital format, or output in popular graphic formats for digital use such as posting them on your blog or social networking site. CLIP STUDIO PAINT imports and exports to common file formats including layered PSD files. Resize with no loss in quality. Export your bitmap drawings to resolution-independent vector images. 

8. Saves You Time - Use CLIP STUDIO PAINT's Specialty Tools & Video Tutorials 

CLIP STUDIO PAINT includes a large selection of rulers that will speed up your workflow. Including 1, 2 and 3 point perspective rulers, linear, curve and eradiation rulers.

If you're a comic book creator, you'll love the customizable panel creation tools that you can cut and snap exactly how you want them to. Here's a tutorial showing exactly how:

If your artwork requires dialog, CSP allows you to easily create word balloons. See how in this great tutorial:

Not to mention, the material folders have hundreds of built-in options to help you expedite your workflow. Finally, CLIP STUDIO PAINT has more video tutorials just like these, to get you started quickly. Head to our tutorials page for more!

9. Faster Than Ever - 64-Bit Architecture & Multi-Core CPU Support

ClLIP STUDIO PAINT is a 64 bit application! Improvements in speed and memory will be noticed by everyone who uses 64 bit machines. CSP has always been powerful, but now with 64-bit OS and multi-core CPU support, it has the capability to handle high definition and multiple layer art projects even more smoothly. 

10. Reasonably Priced!

Need we say more?!


Topics: Featured Artists, News, Education, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), Digital Artists

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