5.Adding the Border Lines




Compatible with Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.9.14


When drawing border lines, creating a [Frame Border folder] allows you to process or correct individual frame borders together.


Creating a Frame

1 Select [Layer] menu → [New layer] → [Frame Border folder].


2 In the [New frame folder] dialog box, set the [Line width], enter "Border" as the name and click [OK].

15.00px has been set as the line width in this case, but this can be changed according to the size of the draft or your preference.


A [Frame Border folder] is created in the [Layer] palette.


3 Drag the [Frame Border folder] to move it below the balloon layer.


When the [Frame Border folder] is selected on the [Layer] palette, you can check the frame areas on the canvas.

The white area in the figure below is the area of the image that is displayed in the frames. When you draw on the layers in the [Frame Border folder], the blue area is masked, and content drawn outside the border lines is not displayed.



· Move any layers by dragging the grip on the right side of the layer when using the tablet or smartphone versions.


Dividing a Frame Border

Split the [Frame Border folder] you have created according to the border lines on the storyboard.


1 Select the [Frame Border] tool → [Cut frame border] → [Divide frame border].


2 On the [Tool Property] palette, set the division gaps of the frame borders as shown below.



The gaps of the border lines can be changed as desired using the [Tool Property] palette. In this case, [Vertical gutter] is set to "60" and [Horizontal gutter] is set to "130".


3 Drag along the border lines drawn in the storyboard to split the frame borders.

Split the border lines in the order indicated by the numbers below.



To make parallel or perpendicular divisions, hold down the [Shift] key while dragging.


Adjusting the Shape of the Frame Borders

Once the frame borders are split, you can use the [Object] tool to adjust the shape and size of the border lines in the same way as with the balloons.


<Bleed Settings>

Clicking one of the triangular handles allows you to extend the border line to the edge of the canvas, the crop marks and/or the adjacent frame border(s) and make the frame a bleed frame.


Extend the first frame border upward and to the right and extend the fourth frame border downward.


<Deleting Unneeded Frames>

Delete frames for which border lines do not need to be drawn.


1 Using the [Object] tool, click to select the frame border of the frame that is not needed.



·The frame shape can be edited in greater detail by configuring the settings on the [Tool Property] palette.

·Multiple frames can be selected by holding down the [Shift] key while clicking the frame border lines.


2 Select [Edit] menu → [Clear].


The frame border is erased.


The frames in this example will be numbered as follows for the rest of this guide.



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