April, 2023

Tips of the Month

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This month’s themes are Ideas for using Align and Distribute, Drawing dynamic poses, and Anthropomorphism. Submissions for the next Tips of the Month have already started! We are looking forward to your entries!

Out of the Tips posted between April 1, 2023 to April 30, 2023, the writers of the following will be rewarded a cash prize or GOLD!

Video Award

  1. The Align and Distribute examples are simple and explain the functions in an easy-to-understand manner. Not only that, but the video was also excellent, with a wealth of practical techniques on how to use Align and Distribute, such as arranging comic frames for Webtoons and how to line up characters evenly.

Gold Award

  1. This Tips is for those who have never used the Align and Distribute functions and want to become familiar with them. The abundance of illustrations makes it easy and fun to understand how to use these seemingly complex functions. Another wonderful aspect was the coverage of expanded content in combination with other useful functions.
  2. This article is for learning how to use the Align and Distribute functions added to Clip Studio Paint version 2.0. It’s wonderful how it uses creating windows on a skyscraper to explain the points useful for creation in an easy-to-understand manner, complete with example images.

Silver Award

  1. From deciding the layout, creating original brushes and patterns to background drawing, this Tips shows how to make good use of the Align and Distribute functions in seven different creation scenarios. We also liked that the explanations were clearly illustrated with images and animated gifs for easy reference.
  2. This tutorial introduces the process of creating a mind map and drawing a colorful funfetti cake anthropomorphic character. It also introduced tips on character design and color palettes, making it an enjoyable character-creation experience. We recommend that you watch the video as well.
  3. This tutorial provides detailed advice on how to draw dynamic poses. It is a practical Tips that uses 3D models in Clip Studio Paint to draw character movements. It is helpful for those who are not good at or wish to improve drawing poses.
  4. This is a Tips for learning anatomy and how to capture the human body to show muscle and movement effectively and introduces techniques for creating dynamic pose compositions. We recommend it for those who want to think about their characters' poses in terms of how they perceive the human body. We also enjoyed reading about how to use Focus lines effectively.
  5. This is an easy-to-understand tutorial with carefully selected tidbits of knowledge & techniques that will enable you to create dynamic poses with ease. It also includes a wide range of content that sets it apart from other Tips, such as using 3D drawing figures to conceptualize animation. It is recommended for those who want to draw their own unique poses.
  6. In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw dynamic poses useful for action scenes in manga and other media. It is organized into easy-to-understand chapters on composition, force and impact, and other areas for capturing and drawing three-dimensional images. The fact that this Tips can be read according to your goals is excellent.

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.