September, 2022

Tips of the Month

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Out of the Tips posted between Sept 1, 2022 to Oct 2, 2022, the writers of the following will be rewarded a cash prize or GOLD!

The themes this time were Drawing different generation characters, Recommended features for the coloring process, and Designing a cozy room. “Drawing different generation characters” brought together many techniques on how to draw different parts of characters. Many useful references were provided for effective coloring of scenes and works in the theme “Recommended functions for the coloring process.” “Designing a cozy room” introduced unique rooms and how to draw them in a fun way. Submissions for the next Tips of the Month have already started! We’re looking forward to your entries!

Video Award

  1. This tutorial provides tips where you can learn how to draw age-appropriate characters with videos and explanations. It provides easy-to-follow explanations of what to draw, from an infant to an elderly person, from changes in overall body proportions to complex expressions that show the unique characteristics of age, such as wrinkles on the face and fingertips.

Gold Award

  1. This Tips is recommended for those who want to master the coloring features of Clip Studio Paint. A wide variety of tools that can be used for coloring and finishing details are explained using numerous animated gifs.

Silver Award

  1. The wonderful thing about this Tips is the different perspectives on how the characters are drawn at different ages, including the proportions of the character's face, head height, and posture. The video is also short, at five minutes, and effective for learning in a short period of time. This is a Tips not to be missed if you have problems drawing characters of different ages.
  2. Using examples such as skull shape and face ratio, this article explains how to draw different characters by generation with text and videos. The character illustrations used in the examples are realistic, and we thought it was great how convincing they were for each generation.
  3. This Tips explains how to draw shadows using the Tonal Correction layer's Tone curve. It's a handy technique that allows you to easily adjust the colors of the shadows. The video explanation is also thorough and clear. Why don't you give the tone curve a shot, too?
  4. This article introduces various perspectives on drawing characters, including capturing shapes, from the audience's perspective. "What kind of character do you want to draw?", "What kind of role do you want your character to play?" this is an excellent opportunity to rethink all these questions!
  5. Based on a single work, this article presents various ways of coloring and includes many helpful tips and tricks! The explanations include images and are easy to understand. The small hints throughout the article are quite beneficial to anyone's creation process.
  6. With this Tips it is easy to see how each body part should be drawn for each generation, and the details on how to draw wrinkles, curves, and hands are excellent. It can be used as a reference to understand and capture the characteristics of different generations in your art.

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.