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Manga Studio Ex 5 Cookbook by Elizabeth Staley

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Breaking out with a broken glass brush

One of the great things about working digitally is that you can save time by utilizing the features of the software you use and making them work for you. In this case, we're going to add some broken glass around the falling figure in this drawing:

Breaking out with a broken glass brush

How to do it…

This recipe will walk us through creating a custom material and then using it to make our brush:

  1. Open a blank canvas, preferably of 300 to 600 dpi resolution.
  2. Using your preferred drawing tools on an empty layer, draw the outlines of several jagged shapes. These will be our shards of broken glass.
  3. Create a new layer beneath the outline layer. Select the glass ...

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