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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. ...
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:
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.
Part I: Welcome to Manga Studio!
Chapter 1: Getting to Know Manga Studio.
Chapter 2: Help for the Beginning (Manga Studio) Artist.
Chapter 3: Creating Your First Manga Page: A Quick-Start Guide.
Part II: Roughing It.
Chapter 4: Your New Page Awaits.
Chapter 5: Importing and Penciling Your Rough Draft.
Chapter 6: Layers, Layers, Layers!
Chapter 7: Panel Layers and Rulers.
Chapter 8: You Can’t Draw a Straight Line without a (Virtual) Ruler.
Chapter 9: Working with Selections and Selection Layers.
Part III: Refining and Exporting Your Work.
Chapter 10: Inking Your Work.
Chapter 11: Tone It Up!
Chapter 12: Words Speak Louder than Actions: Adding Text to a Page.
Chapter 13: Printing and Exporting.
Part IV: Advanced Tips and Tricks.
Chapter 14: General Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
Chapter 15: Manga Studio EX Only!
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Books and Web Sites to Check Out.
Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Improve Your Manga Studio Experience.
Appendix: About the CD.
Posted October 1, 2009
MS4D is without a doubt, the best source for guidance and information concerning Manga Studio. Doug does an excellent job to explaining manga studio's many functions and words it in such a way that you won't feel overwhelmed. This book as seriously increased my competence with the program, and I still go to it for help and reference when I get stuck. The best thing about this book is that even though the book was made for MS3, almost all the information inside works for MS 4 as well!
If you have Manga Studio or are thinking of picking up a copy, be sure to get a copy of this book as well. You won't regret it.
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