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Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« on: 23 November, 2012, 10:22:17 PM »
MangaStudio EX4 at a bargain price of £20, tonight only! This link should have both Mac & Win buy links:  http://t.co/zpGzRVmV

Seriously: I'd pay full price for the EX version. £20 is a complete no-brainer.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #1 on: 23 November, 2012, 10:37:05 PM »
Thanks, Jim.

I wanted to give Manga Studio a go especially after I saw D'Israeli using the perspective lines for his last cover. £20 is an absolute bargain. Well spotted.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #2 on: 24 November, 2012, 10:00:53 AM »
Jim, you saved me 70 quid with your tweet about this last night. My girlfriend was getting me this off amazon for Christmas, at 89.99.  Thank you!
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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #3 on: 24 November, 2012, 02:26:48 PM »
I was just coming here to post this. You beat me Jim. I nabbed it yesterday at work. Now I need to figure out how to use it.

What's with the lines "breaking" up when you zoom in ? I've dealines at the moment so I won't get to put Manga Studio to good use yet.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #4 on: 24 November, 2012, 02:37:06 PM »
What's with the lines "breaking" up when you zoom in ? I've dealines at the moment so I won't get to put Manga Studio to good use yet.

How do you mean? Black lines will look jaggy compared to Photoshop because they're deliberately aliased -- the idea is that to enable you to create digital art files that would be the equivalent of scanned traditional inks, which should be aliased (ie - hard edges, rather softer, slightly blurred edges) to enable a colourist or a flatter to make quick, clean selections.

Think of it very specifically for layout, pencilling and inking -- I'd still advise colouring in Photoshop and lettering in Illustrator.

(I think we've got a Manga Studio Q&A thread somewhere -- I'll see if I can find it and bump it back up to the first page of the Active Topics list…)

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #5 on: 24 November, 2012, 02:45:10 PM »
What's with the lines "breaking" up when you zoom in ? I've dealines at the moment so I won't get to put Manga Studio to good use yet.

How do you mean? Black lines will look jaggy compared to Photoshop because they're deliberately aliased -- the idea is that to enable you to create digital art files that would be the equivalent of scanned traditional inks, which should be aliased (ie - hard edges, rather softer, slightly blurred edges) to enable a colourist or a flatter to make quick, clean selections.


That's dead handy. I'm really looking forward to using this.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #6 on: 25 November, 2012, 02:29:07 PM »
I got this yesterday and I think they've extended the offer for the whole weekend.

It's a seriously impressive drawing package and for £23.02 including the VAT it's ridiculously good value.

I've just got to work out how to tell my tablet that I only want it to work on the one screen so I can use more than half of it on the drawing space. Ooh, get me, it's like a supervillain's bloody command centre here mate.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #7 on: 25 November, 2012, 03:24:02 PM »
I bought a copy. Thanks!

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #8 on: 25 November, 2012, 06:58:56 PM »
I have to keep stopping myself from clicking "BUY" as I already own a copy of it. It's hard, man. Real hard.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #9 on: 26 November, 2012, 03:03:22 PM »
It's still showing. I'm tempted. Unfortunately... my hard disk space is minimal...

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #10 on: 26 November, 2012, 10:14:49 PM »
Heh. Ordered. Didn't hold out for long...

I can store it on a flash-drive until I sort out the hard drive situation. (Spending more than I intended this month. Silly brilliant deals cropping up! ;) )

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #11 on: 27 November, 2012, 12:32:10 AM »
I bought it as well. During a period where I am trying to concentrate on pens/brushes on paper.
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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #12 on: 27 November, 2012, 11:07:08 AM »
Aaaaaaaaaaaaaargh!

Missed it. I cannot believe it. I troll the forum every day, then take a weeked off and look at what I missed!

Now excuse me while I throw things around.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #13 on: 27 November, 2012, 11:51:09 AM »
No you haven't! Keeps getting extended. Check the link, it's still $29.99.

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Re: Manga Studio -- Bargain Price!
« Reply #14 on: 27 November, 2012, 12:15:33 PM »
No you haven't! Keeps getting extended. Check the link, it's still $29.99.

Not when you get to the check-out, it isn't. :-(

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