Fill Tools First appeared in Issue 542 of The Jester, June 2020 Like most painting and drawing software, Clip Studio comes equipped with a Paint Bucket Fill tool, useful for filling areas of your illustration with flat colour. Clip Studio’s paint bucket (or Fill tool as it’s referred to in Clip Studio) has a […]
Rich Skipworth’s ‘How’s That Work Then?” which appears in the club magazine The Jester.
RICH SKIPWORTH’S VOYAGE INTO THE UNKNOWN! This Article appeared in Issue 36 of The Jester magazine, October 2019 Whenever you have something selected in Clip Studio, you get this curious little row of icons appearing underneath the selection area. This is the Selection Launcher. If you don’t see it when you have an area selected, […]
Rich Skipworth’s Voyage into the unknown This article appeared in ussue 534 of the Jester Magazine, September 2019 In the course of rummaging about in Clip Studio’s menus and palettes, I stumbled upon something quite amazing. 3D stuff! It’s built in to the software, and it’s gob-smacking! Material [3D] menu Open up a new canvas […]
By Rich Skipworth This article appeared in Issue 533 of The Jester magazine, August 2019 ** Click on any image to enlarge *** I’ve been tinkering with some of the default pens in Clip Studio, and one I found a joy to use is the Mapping Pen. It’s incredibly responsive. Clip Studio seems to take […]
RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE One thing that was very popular at the recent Malta Minicon was the “Cartoon Mentoring” session. Some of the lesser experienced cartoonists teamed up with the hard bitten long-in-the tooth professionals for some one-to-one advice on cartooning technique. I paired up with Mitch Mitchell, who was very interested to learn about […]
RICH SKIPWORTH’S TIPS, TRICKS, AND NERDY TECHNO-BABBLE This article first appeared in The Jester issue 472. This issue, I’m going to attempt to show the essential steps I went through to complete a cover illustration for The Chistmas Jester in 2013. The theme was “Saints and Sinners” and Ian had asked that I do a […]