How to Digitally Paint -- Paint with Manga Studio 5
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How to Digitally Paint -- Paint with Manga Studio 5

Go from sketch artist to master digital painter with How to Paint with Manga Studio 5.
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4.9 (81 ratings)
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1,427 students enrolled
Created by Neil Fontaine
Last updated 9/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 13.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Blend colors in Manga Studio like a professional painter
  • Paint stunning digital paintings
  • Compose paintings like Leonardo Da'Vinci
  • Avoid beginners painting mistakes
  • Master the fundamentals of digital painting
  • Apply color theory
  • Paint from black and white to color
  • Paint a full painting
  • Tell a story with your paintings
  • Use the best color palettes
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Requirements
  • Manga Studio 5 or Manga Studio 5 EX
  • A drawing tablet with pressure sensitivity
  • A desire to want to paint better and to paint digitally
  • You should be familiar the basics of drawing
Description

Master how to paint with Manga Studio 5, but this course is much more than just how to digitally paint. It also teaches all the fundamentals of painting, such as, how to paint thumbnail sketches and their importance, color theory, how to use color palettes, composition, values, making it look 3D, how to fit objects in your painting, how to tell a story with your painting, how to start a painting, etc.

We will do a few full paintings from sketch to completion. This is where we put it all together. So by the time you finish this course, you will have painted a few full paintings.

The course is structured so you can easily find the subject you are looking for. If you want to go back and watch how to paint that woman's shirt again in one of the lessons, you can, because the course is broken down into sections. Just find the lesson "painting her shirt."

You need this course if you are struggling with painting digitally. It will be a life saver, or your money back.

This is an eight-hour-long mega course, packed full of all the information you need in order to master digital painting with Manga Studio 5. However, much of the information can be used for any digital painting program.

You will not find a course out there like this that teaches so much and cost so little.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people that want to learn to digitally paint with Manga Studio.
  • It is not meant for complete beginners that don't know how to draw anything.
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Curriculum For This Course
67 Lectures
13:17:56
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Common mistakes beginner digital painters make
5 Lectures 16:48

Thank you. appreciate that you spent your hard earned cash, and I hope you enjoy the course.

Firstly, thank you for supporting me.
00:06

Adding to much detail throughout a painting doesn't give the viewer a clear place to focus. Therefore, place details where you want the viewer's attention.

Preview 04:31


Don't use too much of the same hues or saturation
07:47

Exercise for Section 2
00:24
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How to Blend Colors in Manga Studio 5
4 Lectures 34:11


How to blend using the oil brushes
09:19

Exercise for Section 3
00:35
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The fundamentals of painting
6 Lectures 01:30:48
How to paint thumb sketches and their importance
13:42

Quick guide to composition
17:36

How to properly place objects in a painting
19:55

Composing your painting with values
19:57

You want to start with large brushes and a few values, then work in the details later.

How to start a painting
18:56

Exercise for Section 4
00:42
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Color theory for digital painting
4 Lectures 58:30
Using color paletts, why and what they are
19:55

Color Wheels and Color Scheme
17:59

How light affects colors
19:54

Exercises for Section 5
00:42
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Paint from black and white to color
20 Lectures 04:21:21
Sketching process
05:47

Painting the background in black and white
19:45

Painting the female character in black and white
13:07

Painting the females clothes in black and white
19:46

Adding color with wash and glaze
08:32

painting the female's right arm
19:39

Painting the female's left arm
10:04

Painting the female's face
15:09

Painting her shirt
18:42

Painting her pants
15:50

Painting her shoes
09:26

Adding texture to clothes
14:15

Using photos and textures in your painting Part 1
19:37

Using photos and textures in your painting Part 2
18:54

Adding plant life
17:33

Painting the clouds
12:08

Painting the city into the background
06:50

Adding birds into the background
05:16

Final corrections to the painting
09:57

Exercise for Section 6
01:04
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Tell a story with your painting
1 Lecture 19:05
How to tell a story with your painting
19:05
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Paint by starting with color
25 Lectures 05:11:25
Thumbnail paintings for concepts
07:49

Sketching the scene, monster, and female
19:57

Blocking in the background
12:39

Blocking in the color for the female
06:08

Adding lights and shadows to the female
11:40


Details: Painting the background building
08:10

Details: Painting some bushes--Different techniques
18:38

Painting a bush: India Ink brush technique
14:45

Details: Painting the dirt road
19:38

Details: Painting more bushes and finishing the road
05:14

Details: Painting the sky
04:11

Details: Painting her mouth
16:50

Details: Painting her eyes
09:36

Details: Painting her nose and face
09:48

Skin can be difficult to paint, but in this lesson I teach how to paint skin when lit by very opposite colors.

Details: Painting her skin
19:55

We learn how to paint female hands in this lesson.

Details: Painting hands
13:00

Details: How to Paint her Blouse
17:16

Details: How to paint her clothes
08:55

Details: How to paint her hair
07:52

Details: How to paint a demon troll
17:10

Details: How to paint a tree in the dark
04:24

Details: How to paint clouds
12:42

Details: How to Paint a lighthouse
15:10

Details: How to paint a ship
11:40
About the Instructor
Neil Fontaine
4.4 Average rating
2,248 Reviews
24,576 Students
13 Courses
Art Instructor-Comic Artist-writer

I'm a best selling author on Amazon for "How to Draw Awesome Figures."

I studied art at different schools, one of them being a community college in San Jose, Ca. Over the years, subjects in art finally clicked. I teach these subjects in ways that make it easy to grasp. It's hard to brag about myself, but students have written me emails saying how they have learned more from me than they did in art schools, art schools such as Academy of Arts in San Franscico. That blew my mind because it's supposed to be a great school.

I'm also a writer that has sold novels. http://masteredit.info