Photoshop CC to Clip Studio Paint Guide

Most digital painters start with Photoshop. This page is dedicated to making the transition between both programs easier. The Photoshop side will be simple while the Clip Studio side will be more verbose. Please note that while Clip Studio appears to be more...

Tablet Tips

Having trouble with your Surface or other pen-enabled tablet with Manga Studio 5? I have too for some time, but over the months of fiddling around, I’ve found some interesting tricks with the interface that transform the program from something that you have to...

Twitch.tv is a Surprisingly Good Manga Studio 5 Resource.

If you’re a gamer, Twitch.tv is probably your secondary source of entertainment and your primary source of content. Recently, the Creative category has been reaching the top page with relative frequency. It turns out that plenty of people stream Manga Studio 5...

Troubleshooting the new Contour Line Paint Tool

Today marks the release of a new Manga Studio 5/Clip Studio Paint version for English users. With it, a brand new tool! It’s a little unwieldy at first, but once you get used to it, the tool’s quite amazing. Just make sure to use brushes that don’t...

Layer types: How to get a custom brush to behave

While not necessarily a bug, the way custom brush materials work are a little counter-intuitive to those used to Photoshop. In Photoshop, saving brush presets doesn’t typically lock color information. In Manga Studio, it does by default, presumably to make it...