36. Skirt with Mesh Form

Mesh Form is a highly flexible tool that lets you apply various textures such as clothing.

Prepare an illustration, whose the skirt has no texture.

Open ① the Material tool, and select ② "Clothe Patterns (Color)".

Select ① "Tartan check 01(red)".

Once the texture is applied, open ① the Tool Selection window and select ② Transformation tool.

Select ① Mesh Form, to adjust the size of the material.

① Division Xlets you change the horizontal partition by dragging the slider left and right.
② Division Y lets you change the vertical partition by dragging the slider left and right.
By increasing the number of divisions, you can distort the image as precisely as you want.

Here is a comparison to show the difference in smoothness.
Dragging ① the Smoothness slider left and right will let you adjust the smoothness after transforming.

Turning ① Repeat on will let you use the repeat function.
② Repeat X lets you change the horizontal density of the shape by moving the slider left and right.
③ Repeat Y lets you change the vertical density of the shape by moving the slider left and right. By using the repeat function, you can adjust the density of the shape to fit your illustration, for a more natural expression.

① Phase X lets you change the horizontal position of the pattern by dragging the slider left and right.
② Phase Y lets you change the vertical position of the pattern by dragging the slider left and right.
By turning ③ Interpolation on, you can smoothen the pattern of the material.
Once you are finished fixing the settings, drag ④ the handle to distort the material to fit the skirt.

Once you are done distorting the material, tap on ① ✓ to finish.

Open ① the Layer window, and select ② the current layer and turn on ③ Clipping, to prevent the material from sticking out of the drawing.

Apply the texture to the base in the same manner, and you are done.


  1. Introduction
  2. Start Creating an Artwork
  3. Toolbar and Tool Selection
  4. Do Your Draft Sketch by Hand
  5. About Layers
  6. Let's Trace
  7. Undo and Eraser
  8. Fine Tuning Using the Lasso tool
  9. Check by Reflecting Horizontally
  10. Select Colors in the Color window
  11. Use Color Fill for the Undercoat
  12. Turn Clipping On
  13. Making a Gradation (Shading)
  14. Quick Eyedropper Function
  15. Create Highlights and Shadows
  16. Paste a Texture
  17. Let's Merge Layers
  18. Sign Your Artwork
  19. View Your Artwork
  20. Post Your Artwork
  21. Share Your Artwork
  22. Remove-Ads Add-on
  23. Add Color to the Analog Image using Multiply
  24. Stabilizer
  25. Layer: Clipping is convenient
  26. Layer: Changing the color with Alpha Lock
  27. Layer: Let's try using Screen Tone
  28. Layer: Selection Layer
  29. Layer: Save Layer as Transparent PNG command
  30. Layer: Save Canvas as Transparent PNG command
  31. Layer: Naming your layers to manage them
  32. Layer: Rasterize
  33. Layer: Add Layer from Canvas
  34. Making a Selection with the Magic Wand
  35. Putting texture to the floor with Perspective Form
  36. Skirt with Mesh Form
  37. Entering text with Text tool
  38. Creating manga with Frame Divider tool
  39. Enlarging the canvas with Canvas Size
  40. Cutting off the canvas with Trim
  41. Canvas creation with resolution (dpi) specification
  42. Changing image resolution with Resize
  43. Texture with Material tool
  44. Cut, Copy, Paste
  45. Ruler: Straight Ruler
  46. Ruler: Circular Ruler
  47. Ruler: Elliptical Ruler
  48. Ruler: Radial Ruler
  49. Ruler: Mirror Ruler
  50. Ruler: Kaleidoscope Ruler
  51. Ruler: Array Ruler
  52. Ruler: Array Ruler for Perspective
  53. Ruler: Perspective Array Ruler
  54. Drawing Tool: Straight Line
  55. Drawing Tool: Rectangle
  56. Filter: Brightness & Contrast
  57. Filter: Hue Saturation Lightness
  58. Filter: Color Balance
  59. Filter: Extract Drawing
  60. Filter: Change Drawing Color
  61. Filter: Mono Color
  62. Filter: Gray Scale
  63. Filter: Black & White
  64. Filter: Posterize
  65. Filter: Gaussian Blur
  66. Filter: Zooming Blur
  67. Filter: Moving Blur
  68. Filter: Mosaic
  69. Filter: Stroke (Both)
  70. Filter: Stained Glass
  71. Filter: Wet Edge
  72. Filter: Glow (Inner)
  73. Filter: Stroke (Outer)
  74. Filter: Drop Shadow
  75. Filter: Parallel Gradation
  76. Filter: Concentric Gradation
  77. Filter: Radial Line Gradation
  78. Filter: Auto Paint
  79. Filter: Anime Background
  80. Filter: Manga Background
  81. Filter: Channels Shift
  82. Filter: Expansion
  83. Filter: Sphere Lens
  84. Filter: Table
  85. Filter: Blur Frame
  86. Switching devices / transferring data (with Dropbox)
  87. Switching devices / transferring data (with SD card on Android)
  88. Switching devices / transferring data (with PC on iOS)
  89. Settings window details
  90. Bucket tool details
  91. Blend mode details
  92. How to upload transparent PNG onto Twitter
  93. Notes About Tracing