Whether you are a traditional artist or a photo editing aficionado, Corel Painter is the tool you need to create incredible works of art on a digital canvas. The tutorials here will show you how to paint, photopaint, and create digital art in all kinds of ways using Painter’s wide variety of brushes and features.
If you are new to digital painting, or an experienced artist using Painter for the first time, this tutorial series is a great place to start. Painter Masters Justin Buus and Jeremy Sutton demonstrate the key tools and techniques, such as setting up a new canvas, choosing brushes, selecting color and setting up your workspace preferences. Mastering these simple tools and techniques will ensure that your digital painting process gets off to a good start.
In this series of tutorials you will learn how to use the new physics-inspired Particle Brushes with the help of Painter artists. Found in Blenders, Cloners and our extensive new Particle Brush category, these brushes let you revel in chaotic creativity or take control for pinpoint precision to create the kind of jaw-dropping art you won’t find anywhere else. Whether you’re a photo artist, illustrator or traditional painter, no matter what kind of art you create, our new revolutionary Particle Brushes allow you to push your creative vision further.
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Explore an unbelievable collection of realistic Natural-Media® and visionary art materials in Painter® 2017. Easily transition from traditional to digital art and cover your canvas with thick oils, dripping watercolors and many other texture-filled strokes that bring your subject to life. Select from new workspace layouts that highlight tools specifically for Illustration, fine art, concept, manga and photo art workflows. Enjoy in-app learning along with the speed and power of a hybrid native 64-bit Mac and PC application that’s compatible with dual monitors and Photoshop files. Experience the world’s most expressive digital art software that’s changing what’s possible in art.
These full-length webinars will give you further insight, tips and techniques for creating incredible art with Painter. Our Painter Masters give you a detailed, step-by-step look at the tools and features they use, and share their creative processes. Learn about a variety of different artistic styles, including still life, commercial packaging, fantasy illustration, photo painting and more.
Our Painter Masters take you on a tour of exciting new features and enhancements in Painter 2016 like Audio Expression, Dynamic Speckles, new Particle brushes, custom toolboxes, enhanced layer blending and much more. Take them for a test drive and experience the world’s most expressive paint program.
This series of video tutorials will introduce you to what’s new in Painter 2015, focusing on the enhanced features designed to give you greater control over the creative process and brand new features that will inspire you to push your creative vision further. You will also learn about new mobile capabilities that let you paint on the go anytime, anywhere.
This series of video tutorials will introduce you to Corel Painter X3. The journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step, and these videos make those first steps that much easier. You will get oriented in the Painter workspace and learn the basic ideas that are essential to creating digital art with Painter. This course is ideally suited to beginners, new product owners, or veterans who need a refresher on the basics.
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This collection of tutorials will introduce you to ParticleShop, the brush plugin for Adobe® Photoshop® that gives designers, photographers and artists the ability to enhance their work with Corel Painter’s particle brush technology. Take a tour through the workspace and get tips and tricks from the experts.
Explore an array of imaginative brushes, including fabric, fur, hair, light, space, smoke, storm and more, that will produce amazingly creative results in no time. These tutorials will guide you through the individual brush packs and give you the inspiration to create your own unique works of art.
With Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 5 it’s easy to create amazing art, whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro. Easily sketch, draw or paint on a blank canvas or use the auto-painting tool to transform your photos into amazing art right before your eyes. A mobile interface and support for Intel’s 2-in-1 devices makes it easy for artists on the go – just paint and sketch in tablet mode with your finger and stylus, then flip to laptop mode to embellish your work. So get out there, get inspired and start painting!
Corel Painter Lite is a beginner-friendly digital art tool, and these tutorials will teach you how to get the most out of it! They cover basic topics like how to use layers, how to customize your workspace, and how to use different brushes.
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Learn how to create traditional art using Corel Painter X3 with this series of video tutorials. As a traditional artist, you’re all about using time-honored techniques and working with a blank canvas. Painter X3 lets you combine classic art practices with state-of-the-art technology to create digital art that’s every bit as impressive as anything you’ll find on a physical canvas. This collection of tutorials introduces you to the many brushes, papers, and features that give you incredible control over your art. You will learn how to simulate all sorts of real media, like watercolors and pastels.
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Learn how to do illustration with Corel Painter X3. This series of video tutorials will introduce you to the powerful tools available to illustrators of all sorts in Corel Painter. As an illustrator, you’re able to tell a visual story that elicits emotions and gets results. Whether you’re creating storyboards, developing art for a magazine or working on a book cover, Painter X3 is versatile illustration software that will help your art leave a lasting impression.
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Learn how to create photo art with Corel Painter X3. Photo art is all about creative synergy – it is the place where photography and digital painting meet. As a photographer, you capture moments with your camera and transform them into works of digital art. In addition to a wide range of incredible digital art tools, Painter X3 also offers powerful image cloning and painting features that are perfect for photographers. This collection of tutorials gives you a comprehensive introduction to using Painter’s powerful features to create photo art. You will learn how to transform photos into art. Whether you are a photographer considering expanding your oeuvre, or a digital painter looking for a change, or just a hobbyist looking to spice up a few portraits, you’ve come to the right place.
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Seattle-based artist and educator Aaron Rutten shares his illustration techniques touching on nearly every aspect of digital painting with Corel Painter. Watch his video tutorials on a variety of subjects, including landscape painting, still life, impressionism, surrealism, cartooning and abstract art.
This series of six short videos walks you through the process of painting a portrait from a reference photo. Painter Master Aaron Rutten reveals his process, offering lots of insights into the tools and techniques he uses to paint professional-quality portraits. Watch closely to see how he approaches the skin tone, hair, eyes, and shadows. Or just skim through to get a sense of his approach to portrait-painting.
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