Introducing Manga Studio 5
I’m still working hard to get familiar with the techniques of digital art and the features of the Manga Studio software. Here is my post from 2013 that explains a little more about what’s involved.
As you might have read on my About page, I am planning to convert some of my artwork into digital form. I also plan to create new digital pieces directly. I would have liked to have invested in Photoshop but I couldn’t afford it. Instead I have bought something called Manga Studio 5, which is a lot cheaper. I also bought a (cheap) graphics tablet. Manga Studio is a graphics tool designed for people who create manga (Japanese comics). The picture on the left only took me a few minutes to produce. However, there’s a steep learning curve with both Manga Studio and the graphics tablet. Drawing with them involves a whole new form of hand-eye coordination. So far, I love using them. It can be a little frustrating at times, like when I can’t remember how I produced a particular effect. There are mountains of features to…
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