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Mastering Manga Studio 5 by Liz Staley

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Chapter 5. Living in a Material World

There are a lot of different things under the Materials definition in Manga Studio 5. Everything from panel layouts to screentones, images, dialog balloons, and even 3D models can be found in the Materials tab. Learning how to use and make materials is a great way to speed along your work. We're going to start exploring them now!

In this chapter we will go over the following topics:

  • Using materials and tones
  • Navigating and searching materials
  • Editing materials
  • Making custom materials and speech balloons

Navigating and searching your materials

To bring up the Materials window, either open the menu if you still have it docked in your workspace, or go to Window | Materials to bring it up.

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