Smith Micro is currently hosting a limited-time sale for the Manga Studio series of comics and illustration creation software. Physical copies of Manga Studio 5 and Manga Studio EX 5 are currently 40% off ($47.99 from $79.99) and 30% off (209.99 from $299.99), respectively. Manga Studio allows artists and to create print quality, ready-to-publish comics and illustrations. Artists can use the software to draw naturally, ink and then color their work using the expanded coloring tool set. It can be used as part of a completely digital comic creation process or to streamline your more traditional comic creation workflow.
Comic book artist, PJ Holden, recently hosted an online Manga Studio webinar demo called “Creating Digital Gray Wash for Comics”. A recording is available here. A page detailing the benefit of Manga Studio as a resource for Photoshop users is available here. More information on the sale is available on the Smith Micro website.
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