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Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide by Michael Rhodes

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Time for action – creating an inking brush with custom pressure settings

The pen we want to create here is the one that'll have a good response at light pressure settings and get thicker somewhat quickly. We don't want the pen to correct our line too much, as happy accidents can be good.

  1. Select the G-Pen from the pen subtool palette.
  2. Make a duplicate of the pen via the Tool Property palette menu.
  3. Name the duplicated pen MS4B inking pen.
  4. Open up the Tool Settings palette.
  5. We'll be making changes to the following categories; so if a category's not mentioned, set it to zero or make sure there's nothing checked in it.
    • Brush Size: Set this to 11 (we'll get to adjust the pressure in the second part of this exercise)
    • Ink: Set the opacity to 100% and set combine ...

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