Cleaner

What's a Cleaner?
Someone who:
> Removes foreign text from manga/webtoon
> Restore art/screentone that was below the text using clone tool, you do not "draw" anything by mouse/hand.
> Correct black and white shades (B&W manga only).

What is the difference between a typesetter and cleaner?
You remove text and restore art. Typesetter puts English text on top of your work.

Do I need to know a foreign language?
No

What do I need?
> Black and white Manga Cleaners: Photoshop.
> Webtoons: Any graphics editing software that can do the job.
> Decent computer for graphics editing

Which series do I work on?
Totally your choice, though it depends whether there is a position open for that project.

How difficult?
Manga - Moderate to Hard
Webtoons - Very Easy to Moderate

Tutorials:
http://sakurahana.com/forum/studio-gallery/4801-manga-cleaning-tutorial-bakas.html
Odd Squad specific guide in test zip file.
Note: Please do not manually redraw things, use vector tools like "Pen tool" in Photoshop

Some obvious things:
> You don't get paid
> You need to complete the test
> There's a 2-3 week trial after you are accepted.


Complete ONE of the following tests before you begin filling the form

Manga Cleaner Test
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0oYXJYzXyp7RXpVbHo4MVFKaUE&usp=sharing

Webtoon Cleaner Test
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0oYXJYzXyp7ZDNxakFyQlE0Vkk/edit?usp=sharing

Note: If taking the test is too much hassle for you, you can contribute some webtoon cleans at the forums: http://oddsquad.userboard.net/f20-contributions.

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