To celebrate over 3,000 brush orders, I’m giving away a new Manga Studio 5 inking tool!
Lando Calbrusshian is a smoooth inking brush with more stabilization and hand holding than any in my previous set.
In Manga Studio 4, “correction,” and “in and out” settings would rob a stroke of your input, dulling it to a plastic husk of what your hand laid down. All of my Manga Studio 4 brushes use none of these settings.
I’m learning that, in Manga Studio 5, stabilization works more like in SAI and Painter. Your stroke still translates, but is just given a hint of cubic interpolation to correct against the polling and report rates of our limited tablet hardware. In short - it doesn’t feel like cheating, it feels like a reasonable step to combat the infidelity of our hardware.
I’m working on a second set of Manga Studio 5 brushes. I’ve had the app longer and am learning how to optimize the settings of the brushes for better responsiveness and performance while taking into account these new findings. My Manga Studio 4 brushes are the product of seven years of tinkering and my Manga Studio 5 sets will see that same level of obsessive iteration.
More soon! And thanks for the overwhelming support and amazingly positive response!
DOWNLOAD LANDO CALBRUSSHIAN HERE.
I use Ray’s brushes, and they’re fantastic. So is Manga Studio 5—it’s pretty much all I use to color my work now (besides actual watercolors occasionally). The Frenden brush set, at just $5, is cheap at twice the price, and they work PERFECTLY. I’d recommend them, and I’m very careful with my recommendations.