Digital Painting Tutorials

Digital Painting Tutorials

Digital painting is an exciting art form, and this collection of video tutorials will teach you everything you know to get started. Whether you’re a traditional artist looking for a challenge, a photographer trying to innovate, or a hybrid artist, these tutorials will teach you essential skills that will have you painting in no time.

Digital Painting Tutorials

Painter for Traditional Artists

Painter for Traditional Artists

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.

Image by: Karen Bonaker

Painter for Illustrators

Painter for Illustrators

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 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.

Image by: Don Seegmiller

Painter for Photo Artists

Painter for Photo Artists

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 transform photos into art.

Image by: Maria Fernandez

Draw This with Aaron Rutten

Draw This with Aaron Rutten

Seattle-based artist and educator Aaron Rutten shares his illustration techniques touching on nearly every aspect of digital painting with Corel Painter. These video tutorials from his weekly Draw This series cover a variety of subjects, including landscape painting, still life, impressionism, surrealism, cartooning and abstract art.

Portrait Painting with Aaron Rutten

Portrait Painting with Aaron Rutten

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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