Do you have something in your project that you want to convert to black and white? Here are 5 different ways to do it.
Mistakes are inevitable. One of the best things about drawing digitally, though, is that you can undo your mistakes. You are already familiar with the power of CMD-Z (CTRL-Z on Windows) from a lifetime of computer use, I’m sure. It works the same way in Clip Studio Paint. CSP remembers a bunch of your most…
(Updated October 2021 to remove broken links and provide a couple of new ones.) Everyone wants to color their sketches with Copic markers, right? But they aren’t necessarily cheap, especially if you want to buy the whole set. There has to be a better way! Certainly, Clip Studio Paint can emulate them, right? Of course…
How many different ways can you zoom in on something? Eight, by my count.
You can emulate the look of Heather Gray in Clip Studio Paint in only three steps, with two filters. It’s a simple trick.
Here is how to change the canvas size. It’s easier to crop, but I’ll explain how to expand and how to use reference points to get the job done.
One of the annoying bits of UI in Clip Studio Paint is the series of squares to indicate a growing selection. Here’s how to change it to a slider.
Clip Studio Paint has a trick to switch to a new tool temporarily, giving you a quicker way to go back and forth between tools. It’ll speed some things up for you.
What size do you want to draw at? First, you’ll need to pick the right canvas size and resolution. There’s a simple trick you can use for this.
Picking a font in Clip Studio Paint is not terribly easy, but you can narrow down your choices with some up front work to prepare font lists. You may have seen these in font manager programs. I use the one that comes with the Mac OS, called Font Book, for example. As you can see…
Have you ever wanted to post a timelapse video to social media of the drawing you just did? Clip Studio Paint offers that now, and I’ll show you how to use it.
Is there a pattern to when Clip Studio Pain goes on sale for half price? As a matter of fact, there is….
Choosing a font in Clip Studio Paint can be a pain. But with two simple tricks, you can make it a little easier.
The Trouble With Open Shapes Let’s take a simple shape. Now, let’s color it in with the Fill tool. (“G” is the keyboard shortcut for this.) Oops! This rectangle isn’t complete. The black line doesn’t close on the left side. That small gap makes filling the shape in with color impossible. Or does it? What…
When the black lines around a character’s head are too distracting, you have two ways to change the lineart color with CSP.