Advanced pen pressure detection function for natural, realistic-looking pen strokes CLIP STUDIO PAINT has a wide range of settings to create images that suit your preferences, from correction functions to remove blurring and disarray to a function that recreates the variance between strong and weak pen pressure at the ends of lines drawn with a real pen.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT's decoration tools make it easier to draw complicated areas such as small items and various patterns such frills, chains and plants.
Lines drawn on vector layers do not lose quality when zooming in or out, and the line width can be changed freely after drawing. You can also use handy functions such as pinching lines and erasing content drawn outside the lines.
The advanced coloring functions allow you to fill small areas left over after filling and close line gaps that cause the fill color to go outside the lines.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT has advanced functions to help you draw small items, background and effect lines for your work.
Make more authentic manga by drawing freely with rulers such as a perspective ruler that allows you to add perspective to your backgrounds easily, symmetrical rulers that allow you to draw symmetrical shapes around a line or multiple points (such as 2- or 3-point symmetry) and various others such as a concentric circle ruler, a focus line ruler and a parallel line ruler.
Sub tools, exclusively designed for saturated lines and stream lines, will automatically create complicated effect lines.
You can pose 3D drawing figures and use them as a ground layer for your work. The hardness and movable range of the joints are designed based on the actual structure of the human body, allowing you to create natural, unforced poses intuitively with the mouse. You can also import pre-made pose files. It is possible to change features of the included drawing figures such as the body shape and proportions.
Tones are an essential part of manga, and CLIP STUDIO PAINT has plenty of tone functions for you. You can add or remove areas as necessary and even freely process the tones after applying them. You can change the tone pattern or distort tones along the curved lines of the body. Many materials are also included for you to use as pattern tones.
You can download free materials from CLIP STUDIO ASSETS to help you make your manga.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT makes it easy to draw balloons. You can also enter dialogs and make adjustments such as adding a tail smoothly. Drawn text such as sound effects can also be drawn to suit the style of your work using pens and brushes.
You can create frame borders easily using the frame border tool and frame border cutting tool. Frame borders can be created simply by dragging, and you can create bleed frames and frame borders in complicated shapes.
You can also create a frame border folder for each frame and use these folders to manage images and materials.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT converts photos to manga style by adding outlines and posterizing with tones.
You can convert the outline and tones to separate layers using [LT conversion of layer], making it easy for you to improve the quality by modifying the lines, changing the tone settings and removing content.
You can draw backgrounds and small items at the desired angle by automatically converting 3D models.
This allows you to create even better manga than when simply converting data.
You can manage manga or comic works composed of multiple pages. The Story window allows you to add and rearrange pages and change the page format between a spread and single pages.
You can check a screen view of multi-page works to see what the work will look like when it is printed and bound.
CLIP STUDIO PAINT is compatible with Photoshop, and data can be exchanged between the two programs. You can import PSD and PSB files to CLIP STUDIO PAINT and save CLIP STUDIO PAINT files in PSD or PSB format without losing the layer structure.
Data can be imported and exported in CMYK format suitable for printing in addition to the RGB format used for digital purposes. This allows you to display your work as it will be seen when it is actually printed, without needing to use another tool.
You can export the files of your work in the EPUB and Kindle ebook formats.
You can also publish your work as an e-comic in the Amazon Kindle store using Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.
The CLIP STUDIO PAINT manga software is used by professional artists around the world.
Professional artists have created many works using this software.
Operations that you perform frequently or repeatedly can be registered as auto actions and performed with one click so that you can work more efficiently.
You can customize the layout by placing various palettes together or on their own so that you can use them more easily. Layouts created for a particular style or purpose (such as for comics or for illustrations) can be saved along with shortcuts and command bar settings as a workspace so that you can call these drawing conditions at any time.