PacktLib: Mastering Manga Studio 5

Mastering Manga Studio 5

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Familiar with the Story Features

Creating a new file

Creating and saving a custom page template

Navigating and rearranging pages

The Story management menu

Summary

The Right Tools for the Job

The benefits of using custom tools

Making a custom pencil tool

Making a custom inking pen

Paint away with a custom paintbrush

Make a custom text tool

The custom sub tool options explained

Importing and exporting your tools

Summary

Palettes of a Different Color

Using the preset palettes

Summary

Setting up Your Space

Moving things around

Customizing the Command Bar

Left- and right-handed setups

Making a coloring workspace

Switching and managing workspaces

Summary

Living in a Material World

Navigating and searching your materials

Editing materials

Creating custom material

Making plaids

Finishing an image with materials

Summary

It's Only a (3D) Model

Inserting and positioning models in your canvas

Using the character models

Striking a pose

Altering proportions

Importing models

Summary

Ready! Set! Action!

Using existing actions

Creating custom actions

Easy cel-shading coloring with auto actions

Making line art from a photo

A few last thoughts on actions

Summary

Rulers and Speech Balloons

Rulers

Text and word balloons

Summary

Putting It All Together! Drawing and Inking

Creating our file

Drawing

Using 3D elements for sketching

Inking

Summary

Finishing Touches

Screentones

Coloring – the comic book style

Special effects

Summary

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Index