Standard Character Design Template for Procreate

This is a package of ten quality-made, high resolution (600dpi) template files for digital comic book and concept artists of all skill levels to use with Clip Studio Paint (Pro/EX).

The templates provide a measured work-space to create characters, vehicles, buildings, or anything else that requires a scaled unit of measurement. The templates use the imperial system of measurement (inches, feet), with the exception of the "Custom" template that allows you to write in your own scale and unit of measurement.

Here's a brief example of how the scales work: For the 1:12 Scale template, 1 inch on the page represents 12 inches (1 foot) in actual size. In this scale, a character that is 6 feet tall in real life will be represented as 6 inches tall on the page.

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Here’s a list of the files that are included in the package of character design templates

  • 5 Single Page Templates
    • 1:9 Scale (1 inch = 0.75 foot)
    • 1:18 Scale (1 inch = 1.5 foot)
    • 1:24 Scale (1 inch = 2 feet)
    • 1:36 Scale (1 inch = 3 feet)
    • Custom Scale (You write in the unit of measurement and scale)
  • 5 Double Page Templates
    • 1:6 Scale (1 inch = 0.75 foot)
    • 1:12 Scale (1 inch = 1.5 foot)
    • 1:24 Scale (1 inch = 2 feet)
    • 1:36 Scale (1 inch = 3 feet)
    • Custom Scale (You write in the unit of measurement and scale)


Available In Two Print-Capable Resolutions

Included in the file package, are templates and brushes at print resolutions of 45DPI, and 300DPI.

Due to technical limitations, only the 12.9 inch iPad pro can use the 450DPI Files. The 300DPI files were created to be compatible with the 9.7 inch iPad pro.

Note: Using the 300DPI files on the 12.9inch iPad Pro allows for a greater number of layers to be used.

More Information about the two different resolutions

These files are the at the highest resolution currently possible for Procreate on the iPad Pro (12.9 inch model).

These files are for use in any of the following situations:

  • You are using the iPad Pro (9.7inch model)
  • You are using iPad Pro (12.9inch model), and you need the files to have a greater number of layers available.

A word or two about Print resolutions for Procreate files.

  • Due to Procreate file size limitations, 450DPI is currently the highest resolution possible. As trade off to having a print-resolution file, there are a maximum of 12 layers available to use in the single page template file.
  • In the 450DPI double page template file, the layer maximum is drastically reduced to 4 Layers. This is an unavoidable limitation imposed by Procreate on the iPad.

Changeable background colour

The background is on a separate color block layer, and can be changed to any color you require with a couple of clicks.

Changeable color and opacity for template information and markings

  • Template Markings Color: The template elements (Creator info, page info, crop marks etc.) are on one separate layer (with a transparent background) that can be changed in a couple of clicks.
  • Template Markings Opacity: If you require the template elements to be less or more prominent, change the opacity of the template element layers: they can be found within the “Page Template” layer.

Tech Specs

Technical Requirements

You MUST have one of the following items to be able to use this package of comic book page templates.

  • Clip Studio Paint EX (V1.5.4 or later)
  • Clip Studio Paint Pro (V1.5.4 or later)
    • Clip Studio Paint Pro will work with these template files, but with the following limitations:
      • Clip studio Paint Pro will open the individual Clip Studio Paint files (.clip), but it is missing the page management feature found in Clip Studio Paint EX.
      • The Page management file in the template package (.cmc) can not be opened by Clip Studio Paint Pro.
  • Please Note: These template files will NOT work with ANY version of Manga Studio

Template Page Specifications

Single Page

  • Bleed Size: 10.3128″ x 15.656″
  • Trim Size: 9.9378″ x 15.281″

Double Page

  • Bleed Size: 20.2506″ x 15.656″
  • Trim Size: 19.8756″ x 15.281″

Intended Usage

Who Are these Templates Intended For?

  • Digital artists who use Clip Studio Paint EX, or Clip Studio Paint Pro and intend for the artwork to be printed.

Who are these templates NOT Intended For?

  • If you do not have Clip Studio Paint EX, or Clip Studio Paint Pro, you will not be able to use these templates. DO NOT PURCHASE THESE TEMPLATES IF YOU DO NOT OWN A COPY OF CLIP STUDIO PAINT (EX, or PRO).