38. Entering text with Text tool

Text tool lets you enter text easily, and is even capable of vertical writing, which is an essential function in manga drawing in Japanese.

From ① the Tool Selection window, select ② Text tool.

Tap on ① Add Text.

Enter text in the blank.
② Left, Center, Right, you can make the text align to the left, middle, and right.
In ③ vertical writing, you can write text vertically.
Tap on ④ Font.

This time, we are using ① American Typewriter Condensed Bold.
*The displayed fonts are fonts onboard the device. As such, the displayed fonts will differ by device, and by operating system (such as iOS and Android).

In ① Size tab, drag ② the slider left to right to adjust the size.

In ① Style tab, you can change the color of the font.
You can change the color of the text at ② Text color.

You can change the color of the border at ① Stroke color, and you can change the thickness of the border by dragging ② the Thickness slider left and right.

In ① Background tab, tap on ② Background color.

Initially, the opacity level will be at 0%. Slide ① the Opacity slider to the right to increase the opacity level.
In ② the palette, you can fill a rectangular background with your favorite color.

① The margin width for the background color can be adjusted by dragging the slider for the margin width.
② The margin height can also be adjusted by dragging the slider.

In ① Spacing tab, you can change ② the Spacing by dragging the slider left and right.
You can adjust ③ the space between rows by dragging the slider left and right at row spacing.

Slide left, you will see ① Order tab and Delete tab.
Use the function to change the sequence of text (overlapping). Drag ② the text up.
Tap on ③ ✓ and you are finished.

You can use the Text tool to make manga, create pamphlets, and so on.


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