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Manga Studio Ex 5 Cookbook by Elizabeth Staley

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Customizing characters

So far, we've played with 3D model characters and kept them as the defaults that they come in. But what if we could customize these characters and make them unique? Manga Studio 5 has options for changing not only some of the expressions and hair of the default characters that come loaded in the materials library, but also the proportions of the character. This means that we can do much more with 3D characters and make drawing dolls for our own characters as well—complete with the correct proportions!

Getting ready

Follow the instructions given in the Adding existing 3D objects to a page recipe before following the steps in this recipe.

How to do it…

Let's make a custom character look with the following recipe:

  1. Make sure that ...

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