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