What You Need to Know:
- In what could possibly be one of the biggest announcements of the year for manga illustration, CELSYS Inc, the makers of Clip Studio Paint, have officially announced a collaboration with ibisPaint, the popular smartphone/tablet drawing app developed and sold by ibis mobile inc. Now, artwork drawn in ibisPaint can be edited in Clip Studio Paint by means of online storage.
- So why is this big news you ask? Clip Studio Paint is known among top manga authors and illustrators in Japan and the world for being the best software in their field. This collaboration creates an entirely new platform where illustrators can take their creativity to the next level with a plethora of features and more!
- ibisPaint is a popular drawing app for smartphone and tablet that allows users to upload progress videos of their artwork to share in the joy of drawing. It has more than 19 million downloads and has users all over the world.
- For those who aren't familiar with the name, Clip Studio Paint is a painting tool for Windows, macOS, and iPad with over 3 million users*, released in 2012.
- With this collaboration in place, users will be able to draw on their smartphone or tablet while out and about, then finish up their artwork on the computer at home for a more comfortable creative process. To celebrate this major collaboration, the team at CELSYS Inc have launched a joint illustration contest. The contest theme is “Hats & Caps”. Please check the official Clip Studio Paint Facebook page for submission details.
Source: Official Press Release
Now this is some incredibly huge news! Mangaka and other types of artists can really show off their skills and take it with them on the go!
Yeah that's perhaps the best feature is now being able to work on your stuff from home, then just swap all of the info onto your phone and continue working!