July 2021

Tips of the Month

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Out of the Tips posted between July 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021, the writers of the following will be rewarded a cash prize or GOLD!

The themes for the 27th round were “How to Draw Jewelry & Accessories”, “Creating with Figure Tools”, and “Using Photoshop Brushes”. The theme with the most posts was “How to Draw Jewelry & Accessories”. Many Tips were posted on how to paint precious metals, gemstones with beautiful reflections, and accessories combining both metals and gemstones. Introductions on how to use figure tools in different types of work, such as illustration, comics, and animation, were also posted. Submissions for the next Tips of the Month have already started! We’re looking forward to your entries!

Video Award

  1. This Tip explains how to draw gorgeous accessories. The examples may look difficult to draw, but by combining useful functions such as the ruler, anyone can easily draw great-looking accessories. This Tip is sure to get more people excited about drawing jewelry and brush making!

Gold Award

  1. The ability to draw a radar using not only the figure tools but also by combining vector layers and the transformation tool is amazing. This is an excellent Tips to show what can be achieved when you use all the features to their full potential. A radar is something that can be drawn even if you don't have any artistic ability, so why not give it a go?

Silver Award

  1. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Photoshop brushes with Clip Studio Paint. After importing the brushes, this Tip also teaches you how to fine-tune the brush settings, allowing you to expand the range of brushes you can use.
  2. This tutorial shows you how to set up the tools and draw small objects like cups quickly and efficiently with vector layers. Each step of designing a round cup with custom settings is followed by an animated gif, making them very easy to understand. This Tip is a great help for creating manga!
  3. This is a Tips that focuses on how to paint gems. You can refer to and imitate the colors used in each steps to help you in your painting. We also liked that there is a lot of information about the direction of the light source and the concept of light refraction, which makes the texture of the gems more convincing. The finished pieces of the sparkling gems are beautiful!
  4. This is a tutorial that explains how to use the figure tools to draw lineless illustrations. We were surprised by the quality of the work that could be produced only using basic tools. We also liked that we could watch the process on video, which helped us follow the steps very easily.
  5. This Tips explains how to draw cut jewels, which tend to be a bit tricky, in an easy-to-understand manner using animated gifs and videos. Basic tips on how to choose a gemstone's color are also included and are very helpful. This was an interesting read because of the way the jewelry was used to design the accessories.

Bronze Award

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Post your tutorial on our theme of the month and share your art knowledge with Clip Studio Paint users all over the world! Each month, we’ll select the best tutorials our users have to offer, giving away up to US$10,000 in prizes! Winning entries will be selected from tutorials covering the chosen themes on Clip Studio Tips, based on various factors such as novelty, range of use, usefulness, and views.