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Pattern from Image

Imports an image file to a new layer above the current layer. The imported image will be tiled.


 

If you import a pattern image while there is a selection area on the canvas, the image will be imported to the selec­tion area.

1Select the [File] menu > [Import] > [Pattern from Image].

2Opens the [Open] dialog box. Select the image to import.


 

You can import multiple images at once by selecting multiple images in the [Open] dialog box.

3A pattern image layer is created above the current layer and the image file is imported. The imported image will be tiled.

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To draw on a layer with an imported pattern image, the layer must be rasterized. For details on rasterization, see "Rasterize".

4You can change the transformation method in the [Tool Property] palette.

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For details on tool setting methods, see Transforming settings and Image material in the CLIP STUDIO PAINT Tool Setting Guide.

5A bounding box will appear around the image. Use the handles and control points on the bounding box to adjust the image orientation and size.


 

You can adjust the image afterwards. To display the bounding box afterwards, follow the procedure below.

(1) On the [Layer] palette, select the layer with the pattern image.

(2) On the [Tool] palette, select the [Operation] tool.

(3) On the [Sub tool] palette, select [Object].

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You can configure how to tile an image in the [Tool Property] or [Sub Tool Detail] palette. For details, see the Tiling section of the CLIP STUDIO PAINT Tool Setting Guide.

Scaling a pattern image up/down

When the transformation mode in the [Tool Property] palette is set to [Scale up/Scale down/Rotate], you can scale the pattern image up or down by dragging the handles.

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·To transform only the vertical length or horizontal length, turn off [Fixed aspect] in the [Tool Property] palette.

·Even in [Fixed aspect] is turned off, holding down Shift while dragging scales without changing the original ratio.

·Dragging a handle while holding down Alt allows you to scale the image up and down from the center point.

Rotating a pattern image

Drag the control point to rotate the pattern image.

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(1)   Move the center point (+).

(2)   Drag a control point. The pattern image will rotate around the center point.


 

·Hold down Shift while dragging the center point to move the center point horizontally, vertically, or along a 45-degree diagonal angle.

·Hold down Shift while dragging a control point to rotate in increments of 45 degrees.

·If the transformation mode is set to [Scale] in the [Tool Property] palette, the control points will not show. This is shown when you select other items.

Free transforming a pattern image

When the transformation mode in the [Tool Property] palette is set to [Free Transform], you can transform a pattern image freely by drag­ging the handles. You can use this when you want to create the appearance of depth.

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Hold down Shift while dragging a handle to move the handle according to the direction of the guideline.

Other Transformations

You can set [Distort], [Skew], and [Perspective] from the [Tool Property] palette.

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Moving a pattern image

Drag the drawing area or the bounding box to move the pattern image.

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Hold down Shift while dragging the drawing area or bounding box to move the image horizontally, vertically, or along a 45-degree diagonal angle.

 

 

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