Digital Art

Tips for your next painting project

Ensuring image quality

Because Corel Painter images are bitmaps, you can’t increase their size or resolution without compromising their quality. Therefore, when setting the canvas size and resolution for new images,...

Controlling the intensity of brushstrokes

Sometimes you may find that the brushstrokes that you apply over existing media appear too dark. To better control the intensity of the media that you overlay, you can...

Customizing icons for custom palettes

You can quickly create a custom icon for any command in a custom palette by right-clicking the command and choosing Set Custom Icon. You can then browse to...

Speeding up multi-layer transformations

You can speed up multi-layer transformations by choosing the Transform tool from the toolbox and clicking the Fast Preview Mode button on the toolbar. The Fast Preview Mode...

Refining brush search results

You can refine your brush search results by using multiple keywords in your search. Try combining keywords that are based on a brush category and variant (e.g.pencil real)....

Reducing watercolor drying time

Watercolor layers can flow for a long time, but you can speed up the drying time by choosing Layer > Dry Watercolor Layer. To quickly access this command,...