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How to Animate in CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio) Video Tutorials

How to Animate in CLIP STUDIO PAINT® Video Tutorials

Video Tutorials consists of 9 step-by-step videos

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CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), the leading comic software worldwide, is your all-in-one solution for stunning, ready-to-publish manga and comics. Invigorate your artwork using color, express motion using speed lines, apply dimension with screen tones and add dialog through built-in word balloons. CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio) helps you create professional comics, manga and illustrations from start to finish!

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And now CLIP STUDIO PAINT allows you to create your own animations. Add movement to your illustrations using CLIP STUDIO PAINT's support for cel animation (frame-by-frame animation), an animation timeline that allows you to use keyframes, a light table function, onion skin display and multiple export options including sequential images, GIFs, and movie formats. Get started right away and breathe life into your illustrations!

"The new cel animation features in Clip Studio Paint are surprisingly easy! I was able to grasp the capabilities rapidly despite never doing much in animation before. It’s a great addition to an already great product.” ~ PJ Holden, comic artist and contributor to British sci-fi comic 2000AD, with drawings such as Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper and many others.

The How to Animate in CLIP STUDIO PAINT® Video Tutorials must be used in conjunction with CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO or CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX (formerly Manga Studio 5 or Manga Studio 5 EX). Please make sure that CLIP STUDIO PAINT has already been installed on your computer.

The How to Animate in CLIP STUDIO PAINT® Video Tutorials consists of 9 step-by-step videos.

9 Video Tutorials:

  • Video #0: Introduction
  • Video #1: Creating Your Workspace
  • Video #2: Creating a New Animation
  • Video #3: Roughing Key Frames
  • Video #4: Refining Key Frames
  • Video #5: Adding In-Between Frames
  • Video #6: Coloring Your Animation
  • Video #7: Exporting Your Work
  • Video #8: Tips and Tricks

What's Included?

  • 9 videos
  • 1 animation project file

*A single user License of CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO 1.5.4 or higher is required to open and work with the animation features and project materials.

The CLIP STUDIO PAINT® Curriculum Guide is a PDF document. You will need to install Adobe® Reader® on your computer in order to read it. There also QuickTime® videos in the 'Videos' folder. You will need to install QuickTime® on your computer in order to access those video files.

The CLIP STUDIO PAINT® Animation Video Tutorials requires (at minimum) the installation of CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO. Please ensure that you have installed CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO on your computer. For more information on CLIP STUDIO PAINT, please visit manga.smithmicro.com.

Doug Hills has been helping people understand everything about Manga Studio/Clip Studio Paint since 2007. He wrote Manga Studio for Dummies for John Wiley and Sons, produced the Clip Studio Guide on YouTube, and created the Clip Studio Paint Essentials Course for Lynda.com.

You can find him online at about.me/dnhills.