Faster Drawing & Better Line Quality in Clip Studio Paint

Sep 11th, 2017
Savannah Reising

Clip Studio Paint is the most popular software tool for digital comic art. It’s robust features are perfect for creating both manga and Western-style comics.

Astropad has been working closely with the Clip Studio Paint team to improve software compatibility. The latest update to Clip Studio (version 1.6.7) introduces a “Raw Input” setting that brings drastic performance enhancements for Astropad users. Here’s what you can expect: 

FASTER DRAWING: Quick curves and fast strokes will be interpreted in real-time

IMPROVED LINE QUALITY: Input from Astropad can be sent to Clip Studio more accurately; Pressure variations will transition more smoothly

How to enable “Raw Input” in Clip Studio Paint

  1. Open Clip Studio’s Preferences tab
  2. Select the Tablet tab
  3. Change the Precision value to Raw Input
  4. Press OK
  5. IMPORTANT: Restart the Clip Studio application for changes to take affect

More resources for getting started in Clip Studio Paint

Using Brushes in Clip Studio Paint with Astropad: A guide for making brush adjustments

How to Organize a Clip Studio Paint Workspace: Tips for organizing an efficient workspace

Comic Illustration Video Tutorials: Step-by-step videos for each phase of the comic creation process

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