View Full Version : Clipstudio Paint Pro and EX English/Spanish/French released!

03-18-2016, 01:50 AM
Rejoice! It is finally here, and sports animation!

And a 60% off deal which gets you Pro for $20, and EX for $87!

More info: http://www.clipstudio.net/en/functions

Get it here:
http://www.clipstudio.net/en/purchase (Japanese international site)
or here:
http://my.smithmicro.com/manga-studio-comic-illustration-software.html (Smith Micro site)

1. Their vector layer has a great set of inking and cleanup tools. Also vector layers can be used for animation cells!
2. Animation cells can be re-used in the timeline. Both tvpaint and krita can only copy and paste cells, but not instance and assign them the way clip paint can. That makes it better at animation re-use.
3. Their licensing fees are much much cheaper than TVPAINT (49$ vs 800^$) - that makes them a serious competitor now that they released this to international market.



New CLIP STUDIO PAINT 1.5.4 includes the following features:

Cel animation

Also known as frame-by-frame or traditional animation, this technique makes an object or character appear to move on its own. The artist can draw individual cels (frames), which act as transparent sheets that can be layered, and create the illusion of movement when the series of cels is played as a continuous sequence.

Animation timeline

This feature provides granular control over timing and display adjustments to create fluid movement of the animations.

Light table function

The light table illuminates pages, rendering them semi-transparent and making it easier to use multiple layers for reference, which is ideal for creating in-betweens (transitions between cels), and clean-line art for cels and illustrations.

Onion skin display

Onion skinning is a technique used in creating animated cartoons and editing movies to see several cels at once, allowing the animator or editor to determine how to create or adjust an image based on the previous image in the sequence.

Multiple export options

Drawings and animations can be exported as sequential images, GIFs, and movie formats.