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Creating Shine and Luster with CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Creating Shine and Luster with CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Creating Shine and Luster with CLIP STUDIO PAINT
Illustrating Gems, Minerals, Metals and More


Learn how to draw and paint sparkling gems, minerals, metals, and even eyes! The book covers the main gemstone cuts and explains how to paint different kinds of stones, including birthstones, with detailed step-by-step tutorials. The basic line art data used in the tutorials is available for download. Aside from gemstones, you will also find tips on how to paint metal jewelry, the blade of swords, and water bubbles.


The book contains instructions for Clip Studio Paint, but the techniques and tips can be reproduced with other graphics software such as Photoshop too.



Chapter 1: Drawing gems

Chapter 2: Birthstones and gem tutorial

Chapter 3: Drawing minerals

Chapter 4: Drawing sparkling eyes

Chapter 5: Drawing metals

Chapter 6: Drawing shiny light and water bubbles tutorial


    ■ by Mitune Tamaki, Tsubura Kadomaru

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 176 pages

    ■ Published in March 2017

    ■ ISBN: 9784798614038

    ■ Japanese title: CLIP STUDIO PAINT キラキラの描き方 宝石・鉱物・金属などを輝かせる塗りのテクニック

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to South Korea


    Mitune Tamaki creates character and background illustrations for various media, including social games, card games, video games, and toys, as well as contributing to drawing manuals and holding online illustration courses.


    Tsubura Kadomaru has always loved drawing and sketching, and in middle and high school was the head of the school's art club. She protected the club, that had become a manga study group and Gundam get-together, and its members, raising creators who now work in the game and anime industry. She studied oil painting in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Tokyo University of the Arts at a time when film studies and contemporary art were thriving. She has authored, edited, and conceived dozens of drawing manuals.

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