Make Manga Studio 5 your own personalized software using Packt’s New Book and eBook

October 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Mastering Manga Studio 5 by Liz Staley (Elizabeth Ann Staley), a hands-on guide to integrating the features of Manga to create a finished, colored comic page, and to automate actions for redundant processes. The print book comes in at 298 pages and is competitively priced at $44.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $22.94.

About the author:

Liz Staley first started writing and illustrating stories when she was young. Her first novel was written by hand in a marble composition book in middle school. Later in high school, she began to write another novel; the first book of that series was then published ten years later as The Hinomoto Rebellion. In 2010, she began her first longform story webcomic, Adrastus.

Mastering Manga Studio 5 teaches readers how to use the features of Manga Studio 5 such as the Story Editor, Custom brushes, actions, materials, and 3D models. The book will enlighten the reader on how to make and share custom tools, set up left and right-handed workspaces, make custom materials, alter 3D models, and create custom actions.

Mastering Manga Studio 5 follows an explanatory, work-through manual approach. The main features of manga will be presented in each section along with exciting tips, vital techniques, and impressive workflows. Readers will go from being a novice Manga Studio user to an expert using the tricks and projects in this guide. Packed full of examples and illustrations; the light-hearted and fun style will make comic creation fun and easy.

The book covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with the Story Features

Chapter 2: The Right Tools for the Job

Chapter 3: Palettes of a Different Color

Chapter 4: Setting up Your Space

Chapter 5: Living in a Material World

Chapter 6: It's Only a (3D) Model

Chapter 7: Ready! Set! Action!

Chapter 8: Rulers and Speech Balloons

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together! Drawing and Inking

Chapter 10: Finishing Touches

For those who already have some Manga Studio and graphics program experience, Mastering Manga Studio 5 is the ultimate guide to master the software.


Mastering Manga Studio 5
An extensive, fun and practical guide to streamlining your comic-making workflow using Manga Studio 5

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/mastering-manga-studio-5/book

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