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

Tap on ①Add Text.

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

This time, we are using ①American 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 ①Size tab, drag ②the slider left to right to adjust the size.

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

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

In ①Background tab, tap on ②Background color.

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

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

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

Slide left, you will see ①Order tab and Delete tab.
Use the function to change the sequence of text (overlapping). Drag ②the 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. Let’s try using Screentone
  26. Clipping is convenient
  27. Making a Selection with the Magic Wand
  28. Selection Layer
  29. Changing the color with Alpha Lock
  30. Save Layer as Transparent PNG command
  31. Save Canvas as Transparent PNG command
  32. Naming your layers to manage them
  33. Putting texture to the floor with Perspective Form
  34. Skirt with Mesh Form
  35. Entering text with Text tool
  36. Creating manga with Frame Divider tool
  37. Enlarging the canvas with Canvas Size
  38. Cutting off the canvas with Trim
  39. Canvas creation with resolution (dpi) specification
  40. Changing image resolution with Resize
  41. Texture with Material tool
  42. Straight Ruler
  43. Circular Ruler
  44. Elliptical Ruler
  45. Radial Ruler
  46. Mirror Ruler
  47. Kaleidoscope Ruler
  48. Array Ruler
  49. Array Ruler for Perspective
  50. Perspective Array Ruler
  51. Stabilizer
  52. Straight line with Drawing tool
  53. Cut, Copy, Paste
  54. Filter: Brightness & Contrast
  55. Filter: Hue Saturation Lightness
  56. Filter: Color Balance
  57. Filter: Extract Drawing
  58. Filter: Change Drawing Color
  59. Filter: Mono Color
  60. Filter: Gray Scale
  61. Filter: Black & White
  62. Filter: Posterize
  63. Filter: Gaussian Blur
  64. Filter: Zooming Blur
  65. Filter: Moving Blur
  66. Filter: Mosaic
  67. Filter: Stroke (Both)
  68. Filter: Stained Glass
  69. Filter: Wet Edge
  70. Filter: Glow (Inner)
  71. Filter: Stroke (Outer)
  72. Filter: Drop Shadow
  73. Filter: Parallel Gradation
  74. Filter: Concentric Gradation
  75. Filter: Radial Line Gradation
  76. Filter: Anime Background
  77. Filter: Manga Background
  78. Filter: Channels Shift
  79. Filter: Sphere Lens
  80. Filter: Blur Frame
  81. Switching devices / transferring data (with Dropbox)
  82. Switching devices / transferring data (with SD card on Android)
  83. Switching devices / transferring data (with PC on iOS)
  84. Settings window details
  85. Bucket tool details
  86. Blend mode details
  87. How to upload transparent PNG onto Twitter
  88. Notes About Tracing