Creation of Comics with Manga Studio (Clip Studio Paint)

A course by Ana Galvañ
Comic book artist. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 01/26/2007
, Comic book artist

Learn to draw comics easily with Manga Studio

  • 98% Positive reviews (108)
  • 1639 students
  • Spanish with subtitles

Learn to draw comics easily with Manga Studio

  • Spanish with subtitles
  • 98% Positive reviews (108)
  • 1639 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 14 Lessons (1h 56m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish / English / Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

Ana Galvañ, comic artist and illustrator, will teach you how to create your own comic with the Clip Studio Paint (version 1.4.4) illustration program (formerly known as Manga Studio).

You will learn how to shape and structure your ideas in order to create a story and carry it out easily and intuitively.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Create the story
  • U3
    U3. Define the sketch and inking
  • U4
    U4. Final finishes
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin knowing the work, the trajectory and the graphic referents of the illustrator Ana Galvañ.

Next, you will discover the first steps to create a good story from the birth of the idea, its structure, to the first sketches.

Then you will get into the use of the Clip Studio Paint program, a software developed in Japan specifically for making comics and illustrations. You will know their basic tools such as paging, guides and perspectives, 3D resources, the creation of vignettes or inking.

Once you have prepared the sketch of your project, you will go through the final touches adding sandwiches with dialogues, plots, textures, color until the final export.

At the end of the course, you will have a small comic ready to be published.

What is this course's project?

You will make a two-page comic with a cover.

Course student projects

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at anyone who likes to narrate and draw, and who has not yet found a suitable tool to do so and suffers a lot in the process. Also to those who still do not dare because they think they can not draw. Out complex!

What you need

Above all, have a strong desire to narrate and draw. If you also have knowledge of Photoshop and basic handling of a digital tablet, then it's better, but it's not essential.

Regarding the materials, they are required: pencil or pen, paper, computer, graphic tablet, Clip Studio Paint software or Manga Studio (preferably the Ex version) and Photoshop.


1639 Students
108 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Ana Galvañ

A course by Ana Galvañ

Comic book artist

Ana Galvañ is a comic artist and illustrator. After passing through the Faculty of Fine Arts of Valencia he settled in Madrid, where he specialized in creativity and art direction. Later he abandoned advertising to devote himself fully to comics and illustration.

In 2010 he received the Special Jury Prize in the III Creacómic Contest, and his stories have appeared in publications such as Mortland, Nobrow, Vertigo DC, Off Life, Autsáider and Tik Tok.

He recently published Beyond the Rainbow, a self-edited fanzine and True Light, a 16-page comic book included in the Fosfatina 2000 series.


  • U1


    • Hello!
    • References
  • U2

    Create the story

    • The idea
    • Structure and quick sketches
    • Introduction to Clip Studio Paint
    • Paging
  • U3

    Define the sketch and inking

    • Guides and perspective
    • 3D resources
    • Creating bullets
    • Inking
  • U4

    Final finishes

    • Snacks
    • Plots and textures
    • Colour
    • Export
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creating comics with Manga Studio (Clip Studio Paint)

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need for completing a specific final project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the instructor and other users, thus creating a dynamic course community.

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Creation of Comics with Manga Studio (Clip Studio Paint). A Illustration course by Ana Galvañ

Creation of Comics with Manga Studio (Clip Studio Paint)

A course by Ana Galvañ
Comic book artist. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 01/26/2007
  • 98% Positive reviews (108)
  • 1639 students