If you’re looking for a powerhouse drawing program, you can’t go wrong with Clip Studio Paint. I’ve been doing some Clip Studio Paint Tips for beginners on my YouTube channel to help you get started.
What’s the difference between Clip Studio Paint Pro and EX?
Clip Studio Paint comes in two versions, Pro and EX. Here I explain the differences between them. They also have regular sales, so keep an eye out for those. The Pro version is really affordable and I used it for a long time.
How to get started with Clip Studio Paint
Once you figure out which one you need, this next video will help you find your way around the program. It’s not difficult to get going.
How to use layers in Clip Studio Paint
If you’re wondering how to use layers, this tutorial gives you the basics. (You have to know how to use layers to make the most of the program.) The layer setup is very close to Photoshop.
How to use tools in Clip Studio Paint
This one explains the tools menus and what they do. There are just a few things to remember and you’ll be good to go.
How to get smooth lines in Clip Studio Paint
And finally, you might notice your lines are shaky even if you can draw really smooth lines by hand. This next video explains what the stabilization option does and which settings are the sweet spot.
If you want more Clip Studio Paint tips, let me know in the comments what you’d like to see! And of course, please share the link to this post around. Especially with anyone looking to get into digital art. You can buy Clip Studio Paint here.
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