April 6, 2018

Part 2: Let´s get ready with Clip Studio Paint Pro – Creating an illustration

Wacom teamed up Celsys to give you an insider's view of manga comic creation from start to finish in a 5 part video tutorial series. These videos are great for beginners who need help getting started, but the tutorial also works for more advanced artist who want to improve their comic drawing skills.

In this second part of the series, Caterina Rocchi - principle of Lucca Manga School in Italy - will use Clip Studio Paint to demonstrate how to create an illustration, going from a basic sketch to a finished illustration in full colour. She will also explain several different colouring styles and how to do them using the program.

So, let´s get ready!

1) The process of creating an illustration.

This video will demonstrate how to create an illustration on Clip Studio Paint from sketching to colouring.



2) Creating a new canvas, drafts and sketches

In this lesson, Caterina shows how to set up Clip Studio paint to create a canvas, start a sketch and then edit it until you are satisfied.



3) Inking

This part demonstrates how to add line art to a sketch, changing the brush settings and using different layers.



4) Colouring basics: Basic anime-style painting

In this video, Caterina explains how to colour the illustration in a basic anime-style.



5) Colouring variations: Mat

Using a previously inked illustration, in this lesson Caterina demonstrates how to use different brushes to achieve a mat-like effect


6) Colouring variations: Watercolour

This lesson explains how to use  tools in Clip Studio Paint to achieve a watercolour-like painting style.


About Clip Studio Paint and Wacom Intuos

Celsys Clip Studio Paint Pro is bundled with our new Wacom Intuos pen tablet and is the perfect 2D drawing software tool for comic and manga creation. Whether you want to simply enhance and perfect your pen-and-paper drawings or you want to experience a completely digital creative process. 

More about Caterina Rocchi

Caterina Rocchi is the owner of Lucca Manga School in Italy. She studied art in Italy and was looking for the opportunity to study Manga. So, Caterina took matters in her own hands and established a school of her own. Wacom is quite proud to be able to support this school and it´s mission.

Follow Caterina on social media:

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She studied to draw Manga in Italy. She wanted to make the opportunity and place to study Manga for Italy so she established the school.Wacom supports this school so some WEG team might know her and the school:)
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August 2, 2018 5

Great tutorial
By Cesare Monti

Fantastic tutorial really well explained. Thanks Caterina

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