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Learning Path: Build Great-Looking Artwork with Clip Studio Paint EX

Video Description

Unlock your true creative potential

In Detail

If you are on a journey to becoming a successful art creator, take up this Learning Path and explore the unique tools in the world's number one comic software - Clip Studio Paint. This software is available for both Mac OS X and Windows for creating comics and manga digitally. Explore Clip Studio Paint EX from basics such as creating pages to exporting your illustrations for print and the Web.

Prerequisites: Must be familiar with any graphics software

Resources: Code downloads and errata:

  • Clip Studio Paint EX Fundamentals

  • Clip Studio Paint EX - Creating and Exporting Pages

  • Mastering Clip Studio

  • PATH PRODUCTS

    This path navigates across the following products (in sequential order):

  • Clip Studio Paint EX Fundamentals (1h 48m)

  • Clip Studio Paint EX - Creating and Exporting Pages (1h 32m)

  • Mastering Clip Studio (1h 33m)

  • Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Clip Studio Paint EX Fundamentals
      1. The Course Overview 00:04:21
      2. Creating a Gritty Inking Brush 00:05:59
      3. Making a Broken Glass Brush 00:07:14
      4. Creating a Leaf Brush 00:05:32
      5. Importing Third-Party Brushes 00:03:13
      6. Using the Selection Tools 00:04:04
      7. Creating and Editing Layer Masks 00:04:43
      8. Making a Vector Layer 00:01:39
      9. Drawing on Vector Layers 00:01:32
      10. Adjusting Vector Lines 00:03:32
      11. Adding and Deleting Control Points 00:03:53
      12. Scaling and Rotating Vector Lines 00:02:30
      13. Basic Rulers 00:08:13
      14. Special Rulers 00:04:47
      15. Using the Symmetrical Ruler 00:02:39
      16. Using the Stream Line Tools 00:06:02
      17. Saturated Line Tools 00:03:51
      18. One Point Perspective Ruler 00:07:47
      19. Two Point Perspective Ruler 00:02:45
      20. Three Point Perspective Ruler 00:04:00
      21. Adding 3D Objects from the Materials Library 00:03:43
      22. Manipulating 3D Objects 00:06:00
      23. Manipulating the 3D Camera 00:02:40
      24. Using Preset Poses and Saving Custom Poses to the Materials Library 00:03:20
      25. Customizing Characters 00:04:19
    2. Chapter 2 : Clip Studio Paint EX - Creating and Exporting Pages
      1. The Course Overview 00:04:42
      2. Creating a New File 00:03:15
      3. Creating a New Multiple Page File 00:03:16
      4. Using Cover Pages 00:02:27
      5. Adding Story Titles, Author Name, and Folio Information 00:03:47
      6. Making Custom Page Sizes 00:04:04
      7. Applying Framing Templates 00:01:47
      8. Creating and Applying a Cover Template 00:04:35
      9. Accessing the Page Manager 00:02:06
      10. Rearranging and Deleting Pages 00:04:38
      11. Editing Basic Page Settings and Basic Work Settings 00:02:30
      12. Quirk Panels Using Material Templates 00:02:32
      13. Using the Rectangle and Polyline Frame Tools 00:07:07
      14. Using the Frame Border Pen 00:01:19
      15. Editing Panels Using the Divide Frame Folder and Divide Frame Border Tools 00:03:48
      16. Resizing and Editing Existing Panels 00:03:12
      17. Adding Text Via the Story Editor 00:04:59
      18. Adding Text Using the Text Tool 00:04:15
      19. Searching and Replacing in Entered Text 00:02:16
      20. Creating Word Balloons Using the Word Balloon Tools 00:07:11
      21. Using Materials to Create Word Balloons 00:04:51
      22. Exporting for Print 00:03:17
      23. Adjusting Image Quality, File Size, and Dimensions 00:04:27
      24. Exporting for the Web 00:03:06
      25. Using Batch Export 00:03:11
    3. Chapter 3 : Mastering Clip Studio
      1. The Course Overview 00:04:03
      2. Applying Existing Materials to a Canvas 00:02:11
      3. Using Quick Tones 00:03:47
      4. Drawing and Saving a Custom Material 00:11:53
      5. Using Mesh Transformation to Apply Realistic Fabric Patterns 00:07:06
      6. Creating Color Hold Line Art 00:05:04
      7. Coloring Sparkly Magic Effect 00:04:08
      8. Creating a Colored Light Effect 00:05:47
      9. Making Gems and Crystals 00:04:53
      10. Coloring Shiny Leather 00:04:24
      11. Importing a Color Set from Photoshop 00:02:59
      12. Using the Intermediate Color Palette 00:02:08
      13. Using the Approximate Color Palette 00:03:00
      14. Using the Color History Palette 00:01:27
      15. Selecting Colors Using the Sub View 00:02:38
      16. Adding Flat Colors Using Reference Layers 00:05:52
      17. Creating Cel Shaded Artwork Using Layer Modes and Masks 00:06:03
      18. Creating a Soft Shaded Look with Gradient and Selections 00:04:41
      19. Creating a New Animation File 00:04:07
      20. Adding Animation Timeline to Existing File 00:01:04
      21. Adding Keyframes and Playing Back Animation 00:01:54
      22. Exporting Animation as a .GIF 00:01:44
      23. Exporting Animation as a Video File 00:02:40