Digital Art, How-To

Getting Started: Comic Illustration in Clip Studio Paint

What you’ll learn in this video tutorial

  • How to create a new file in Clip Studio Paint with print-ready preferences
  • An overview of helpful tools within Clip Studio Paint
  • How to assign shortcut keys in Clip Studio Paint
  • How to set up a Clip Studio Paint workspace for use with Astropad Studio

David’s workspace setup for comic illustration

Hardware: iMac, iPad Pro & Apple Pencil 

Clip Studio Paint: Drawing software for creating professional comics and animation. Its robust features are perfect for creating both manga and Western-style comics. 

Astropad Studio: Software that turns your iPad into a drawing tablet, available for Mac or PC. Try Astropad Studio free for 14 days.

These Clip Studio Paint tutorials are led by David Arroyo, creator of the webcomic IMMERSION.