Clip Studio Paint (formerly Manga Studio) is my favorite painting app and I’m saddened by the fact that it just doesn’t seem to get the love it should- especially by hobbyists because it is relatively inexpensive and you get to keep it. I can’t say that I am a CSP expert but spend enough time with something and you pick up some things. Here are some tips and tricks that I’ve picked up and use often….
[Design Doll Homepage] This app has been out for a while but thought I would still take a moment to post about it and mainly share some tips on using it to help those just starting out with it too. Just a quick blurb about it. It is a 3d pose reference/modeling app. You can also import props and create simple ones in app….
I used a reference for this over at Pinterest. Tried something new, softer. I like how it turned out.
I recently downloaded an awesome brush pack for Clip Studio Paint by RoastedStix over at dA. I love the texture it creates. I used 3 brushes mainly- the Round Gouache (fine), Dry Bristle Round (pressure) small, and the Square Opaque. I used the Round Gouache mainly for the smoother skin parts- pressing down a bit gave a really nice smooth texture while pressing lightly gave a slightly rougher one……
Kendrys Draws has a great video on getting free 3d models for Clip Studio Paint and a quick walkthru on how to make them look like line art,etc. Check it out over at Youtube. (Tip -download the .fbx or .obj file types)