2. How to use and draw on the canvas




Compatible with Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.11.6


Drawing and touch gestures

■ Touch Operation basics


・Undo: Two-finger tap

You can undo brushstrokes and other operations.


・Redo: Three-finger tap

You can redo a previously undone operation.


・Scaling the canvas: Two-finger pinch

You can zoom in or out of the canvas by widening or narrowing the gap between two fingers.


・Moving the canvas (Hand tool): Two-finger swipe

When you drag two fingers over the screen, you can move the canvas like you would with the Hand tool.


Galaxy Note series: Setting Air Actions for the S Pen

You can assign various functions as Air Actions on the Galaxy Note series S Pen including displaying/hiding palettes and executing menu commands.

Clip Studio Paint commands can be executed by pressing the pen button on the S Pen.


Shortcuts can be edited from Menu > App Settings > Air Action Settings.

Click OK to apply the setting.


To use air actions, select Settings on the Apps screen and then select Advanced features > S Pen > Air Actions and turn them on for Clip Studio.


Galaxy/Android: I want to draw a line with pen pressure but my device doesn’t support pen pressure

For Galaxy/Android smartphones that do not support pen pressure, connecting a pen tablet such as the Wacom Intuos will allow you to draw lines with pen pressure.

On Galaxy smartphones, in Samsung DeX mode, you can connect to the Wacom One LCD pen tablet.


Note: The Samsung DeX mode is incompatible with the Smartphone Plan, so please apply for a different Clip Studio Paint plan when using this mode.

Visit the following site for more details about plans.


Taper lines drawing with finger or mouse

If you check Finger or Mouse under Preferences > Tool > Options, you can draw lines that taper using your finger or a mouse.

Note: If this is the first time you have installed the app (Ver. 1.10.10 or later), it will be checked by default.


Adjusting pen pressure

If you are using a pen pressure compatible device, you can adjust the pen pressure settings to match your drawing pressure with your fingers.

Note: Samsung Galaxy devices that support S Pen support pen pressure.

For iPhone, you can adjust pen pressure on devices that have 3D Touch functionality.


(1) Tap Menu and select App Settings > Pen Pressure Settings.


(2) Adjust your pen pressure using the test canvas in the Adjust pen pressure screen.

Draw freely on the canvas while intentionally varying your drawing pressure as you would normally while drawing, then tap Check adjusted settings.


iPhone: When using a Wacom stylus pen

Note: To use a Wacom stylus, tap If using Wacom Stylus Pen before drawing a line on the canvas in step (2). Swiping up on the dialog box will guide you on how to set your dominant hand and hand position when using the Wacom stylus.


Galaxy: Displaying a preview of your work on a larger screen

Connect a Galaxy series device that supports DeX mode directly to a monitor or a computer and select Menu > View > Show canvas on external monitor to display only the canvas on your monitor. It’s handy when you want to check out your artwork on a larger screen.




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