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