Manga Studio For Dummies

Author: Doug Hills
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051467
Release Date: 2011-02-08
Genre: Computers

Love Manga? The newest features of Manga Studio help you bring your ideas to life! The tools available in the latest version of this powerful program make it easy to turn your computer into your drawing board, and Manga Studio For Dummies makes it easy to get started. Discover how to use Manga Studio to begin creating comics in manga or Western styles, add color to your creations, and share them with your adoring public. It’s a breeze once you know your way around the program. Manga may have begun in Japan, but Manga Studio For Dummies is written in plain English, and shows you how to: Build and use page templates Rough in your comic with penciling techniques Work 100% digital, or use a combination of digital and traditional tools if you prefer Work with layers, rulers, and panels Add speech bubbles and sound effects text Ink your work and add tones Prepare your creations for print or distribution on the Web Written by a working digital artist, Manga Studio For Dummies covers both Manga Studio Debut and EX versions. As an added bonus, it even gives you a peek into the world of manga and comics in general. With the help of Manga Studio For Dummies, you just might find yourself among the comic artists whose work populates the Web and gathers thousands of fans! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Manga For Dummies

Author: Kensuke Okabayashi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111805105X
Release Date: 2011-05-12
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

If you love Manga, you’ll eat Manga For Dummies, right up. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create all of your favorite Manga characters from rough sketch through final full-color renderings. You’ll build your skills as you draw animals, mythical creatures, superheroes, teenagers, and villains—along with their weapons, cars, and homes. Soon you’ll be inventing your own characters and placing them in stylish poses and stirring action scenes. Before you know it you’ll be knocking out storyboards and plotlines for you own Manga book. Find out how to: Gear up for drawing with all the right tools and materials Develop the basic skills of Manga figure drawing Customize and accessorize your Manga characters Design spectacular weapons, gadgets, mechas, and vehicles Create 3-D drawings and give characters motion and emotion Write an exciting Manga Story Complete with a stunning, full-color 8 page insert, Manga for Dummies is your real-life guide to the ultimate fantasy world.

Manga Studio 5 Beginner s Guide

Author: Michael Rhodes
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849697675
Release Date: 2014-04-24
Genre: Computers

Using a step-by-step approach, this book will lead you through the process of building up complex, multi-page comic/Manga art, along with industry insights along the way. Manga Studio Beginner's Guide is for beginners in comic creation. The more you know about how comics are made, the better you will be, but it's not essential to get the most out of this book. Even if you're a professional comic artist, this book will get you up to speed on using Manga Studio 5.

Learn Clip Studio Paint

Author: Liz Staley
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781789345810
Release Date: 2018-12-20
Genre: Computers

Take your comics and illustrations to the next level with the powerful art tools in Clip Studio Paint 1.8 Key Features Overcome “interface overwhelm” with a practical breakdown of the Clip Studio interface Comprehensive guide on the Clip Studio Paint with detailed coverage of all the tools and concepts of designing comics Streamline your workflow to create faster and easier using Clip Studio’s features Book Description Clip Studio Paint, the successor to Manga Studio, is used by over four million illustrators and comic creators around the world. This book will guide you through every step of learning this software, from system requirements and installation, all the way through to exporting your work for print or the web. Learn how to create new documents, customize tools to fit your working style, use ruler tools to create anything from straight lines to intricate backgrounds, add 3D elements, create comic panels using the specialized panel tools, utilize screentones and materials, add text and word balloons to your comics, create sound effects, easily flat and color your comics using reference layers, and bring your drawings to life using the animation features. By the end of this book, you will be able to navigate the Clip Studio Interface and program preferences, customize the various tools, and be able to create your own black-and-white and color illustrations and comics from start to finish. What you will learn Understand the differences between Clip Studio Paint Pro and EX Discover how to navigate and customize the user interface Creating custom tools that fit your unique style of illustration Using the ruler tools to create intricate perspective shots and complex symmetry Discover how to use 3D elements in your work Learn how to create lettering and word balloons to bring your comic stories to life Understand the process of digital art creation from pencils to inks to color Understand how to use the animation tools available in Clip Studio Paint Who this book is for If you are a beginning digital artist or are switching to Clip Studio from another graphics software, this book is for you. This book is excellent for those with no knowledge of digital art up to intermediate users looking to explore the unique features of Clip Studio Paint.

Drawing Manga Expressions and Poses

Author: Anna Southgate
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781448848119
Release Date: 2011-08-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents step-by-step instructions for using differences of pose and facial expression to reveal differences of personality and feeling in manga drawings of both female and male characters.

Drawing Manga Mecha Weapons and Wheels

Author: Anna Southgate
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781448892587
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This accessible and inviting how-to guide provides the necessary techniques for drawing manga mecha, weapons, vehicles, and accessories, including armored robots, robotic vehicles, battle suits, crash helmets, spy goggles, ninja headwraps, fighting gloves, power gauntlets, throwing daggers and stars, swords, cannons, hand blasters, finger lasers, hover boats, super bikes, flying cruisers, and armored vehicles. Each manga feature is accompanied by step-by-step sequences and a finished example. Examples have been drawn from different manga sub-genres to provide the most complete overview possible.

Mastering Manga Studio 5

Author: Liz Staley
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849697699
Release Date: 2013-09-24
Genre: Computers

Mastering Manga Studio 5 will follow an explanatory, work through manual approach. The main features of Manga will be presented in each section along with exciting tips, vital techniques and impressive workflows.This book is for those who already have some Manga Studio and graphics program experience. It is not a beginner's guide, but if you are a novice Manga Studio 5 user it will help you to master the time-saving features of the software.

Drawing Manga Faces and Bodies

Author: Anna Southgate
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781448892570
Release Date: 2012-12-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

There is no doubt about it. Manga and anime have gone from a Japanese art style to a cultural phenomenon. A break down of the art of manga is provided, giving the artist the opportunity to master it piece by piece. The text focuses on the mastery of drawing faces and bodies. With step-by-step instructions and great tips on the best tools of the trade, aspiring artists will be drawing manga in no time.

Professional Manga

Author: Steve Horton
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780240810287
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Art

Combine high-end manga storytelling theory and advice with the tools for digital creation in Manga Studio, guided by expert professional manga-ka. You'll discover manga storytelling techniques, from speed lines to technology, from toning to big sound effects. Steve Horton and Jeong Mo Yang then show you how best to accomplish these techniques using the leading manga art creation program, Manga Studio EX. Every ounce of theory is backed up with step-by-step manga illustrations and Manga Studio screenshots that show how these illustrations were created. See the techniques in action in The Other Side of the Tracks, a new manga short story in the book centerfold which demonstrates at least one example from every technique described. You can also follow the continuing story as a webmanga available at comicspace.com. And there's more! The companion CD includes trial version of Manga Studio EX along with high-resolution image files from the book. Smith Micro has also included a coupon for $100 off the full version of Manga Studio EX. --Authors are expert professional manga-ka (creators), with credits such as TokyoPop's Star Trek: the Manga and Dyoz, Image Comics' Strongarm, and Grounded Angel on the web. --There is no other Manga book that melds high-end Manga storytelling theory and advice, with the tools for digital creation in Manga Studio. --In the book centerfold is a new manga short story: The Other Side of the Tracks, which shows at least one example from every technique described. This story will continue after publication as a webmanga. --Demo version of Manga Studio EX on CD (plus exclusive value-adds not found elsewhere) along with high-resolution image files from the book. --Smith Micro (makers of Manga Studio) will provide a coupon in the back of the book for $50 to $100 off the $220 Manga Studio EX software.

Manga Studio Ex 5 Cookbook

Author: Elizabeth Staley
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785889530
Release Date: 2015-09-28
Genre: Computers

Over 90 hands-on recipes to help you create digital comics from page setup to exporting the final product About This Book Design creative and custom digital comics with the perfection equivalent of pen-and-paper drawings Explore the latest features from Manga Studio EX 5 such as custom brush effects, layers, masks, 3D objects, panels, and multiple-page story layout A pragmatic manual with engaging recipes and attractive screenshots that make comic creation fun and easy Who This Book Is For This book is intended for competent comic artists working on Manga Studio who want to create more attractive comics by using powerful tools and features from software for digital comic creation. What You Will Learn Create story files and custom pages for any Web or publishing project Customize brushes for special ink effects, hatching and cross-hatching, and much more Work with vector images in Manga Studio EX 5 Use the new Symmetry ruler and the new Line tools to create your illustrations faster and more efficiently Make and save custom screentones, and add them to your comic pages Punch up your illustrations with color palettes and special effects Add 3D models to create or accentuate your comic scenes Finish a project by exporting it for the Web or for a printed collection In Detail Manga Studio is a software application for the digital creation of comics and manga. Manga Studio EX 5 has all the features of Manga Studio 5, professional story creation tools, and other special features that make it the ultimate illustration tool for serious comic, manga, and graphic artists. Made specifically for comic artists and illustrators, it has some of the most powerful digital art creation tools available. From digital perspective rulers to a library of screentones, Manga Studio 5 works for the artist with an intuitive, customizable interface and tools. With Manga Studio EX 5, you can create custom page templates, save commonly used designs, make custom brushes, mimic traditional media, pose 3D objects directly on the art canvas, and export all of your comic pages for print or the Web. The book starts with everything you need to know to set up custom pages for your comic or Manga project. These recipes will take you all the way through to exporting your illustrations for print or to display them on the Web. You will learn how to create custom brushes that you will use for inking, or for repetitive tasks such as drawing foliage or rubble. Next, you will move on to understanding Layer Modes and Layer Masks. Then, you'll learn how to finish up your illustrations with color, screentones, special effects, and 3D objects. Finally, you will be taught to export your hard work and share it with the world, either through the Web or in print. This cookbook will give you just the right recipes to turn on the power of Manga Studio EX 5 and get you creating more illustrations faster and more efficiently. Style and approach An easy-to-follow, and informative book full of recipes that explore real-world topics for the comic creator. Each recipe is explained with detailed steps and interesting screenshots.

Beginning Manga

Author: Aileen Strauch
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 9781633220751
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Art

Learn to illustrate and create unique manga art in this fun and engaging, step-by-step book. Beginning Manga treats aspiring illustrators to a fun, interactive learning experience with a variety of creative prompts, tips, exercises, and engaging step-by-step projects. Starting with an introduction to tools and materials, readers learn new drawing and inking techniques, as well as how to work with color thanks to a variety of simple step-by-step projects and prompts designed to spark creativity and inspire artists to create unique manga worlds of their own. Included are templates and practice pages to assist with developing one's craft in addition to brainstorming, sketching, and collecting project inspiration. All of this and more make Beginning Manga the perfect resource for aspiring manga artists and illustrators.

Mastering Manga Studio 5

Author: Elizabeth Ann Staley
Publisher: Packt Pub Limited
ISBN: 184969768X
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Computers

Mastering Manga Studio 5 will follow an explanatory, work through manual approach. The main features of Manga will be presented in each section along with exciting tips, vital techniques and impressive workflows.This book is for those who already have some Manga Studio and graphics program experience. It is not a beginner's guide, but if you are a novice Manga Studio 5 user it will help you to master the time-saving features of the software.

Manga Touch

Author: Jacqueline Pearce
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 9781554696666
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Dana is excited about her school trip to Japan despite the fact that she is surrounded by the Melly Mob, "in-crowd" kids who make fun of her. Dana is certain she will be less of an outsider in Japan, home of manga and anime. But she soon discovers that it's just as difficult to fit in with a foreign culture as it is to fit in at school. And the only other manga fan that she meets refuses to talk to her. As Dana learns to meet people halfway and gains some friends in Japan, Melissa, leader of the Melly Mob, makes every effort to remind her that she's still an outsider.

Chibi Manga

Author: Eva Minguet
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062560537
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Art

For artists of all ages, the ultimate full-color guide to drawing a variety of adorable chibi manga characters from Kamikaze Factory Studio, the leading anime school and studio. With their oversized heads, chubby cheeks, and enormous and expressive eyes, chibi manga is a popular art from in graphic novels, video games, and films—and one of the most difficult manga styles to master. Chibi Manga includes all of the tricks—both freehand and digital—manga artists, illustrators, and graphic designers need to create five different kinds of chibi manga characters: Ninja, Gothic, Magic, Heroines, and Heroes. The most complete how-to-draw book on this manga style, Chibi Manga covers both manga and anime, and includes detailed information on how to apply digital color, 3D designs, vectorial drawing, and a host of other fascinating and useful design applications to go from initial black-and-white sketches to vibrant, fully costumed collections. Each project in this easy-to-follow guide includes precise step-by-step instructions, a list of specific software, tools, and professional tricks to achieve the unique look and mischievous quality of these adorable characters and animals.

1 000 Ideas by 100 Manga Artists

Author: Cristian Campos
Publisher: Rockport Pub
ISBN: 9781592537143
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Art

One hundred artists, including professional manga creators and other manga-influenced illustrators and fine artists, provide answers to interview questions, with an illustration selected by the artist to accompany each answer.