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

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This tutorial series is designed for fine artists who have little or no experience with digital painting. In her Beginner Landscape Painting tutorials, Painter Master Melissa Gallo demonstrates the complete workflow, from setting up your canvas to adding the final touches. Painter Master Karen Bonaker gives you lots of helpful tips for learning how to use panels, palettes, brush controls and layers, and takes a closer look at the properties of some of her favorite brushes.

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.

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Painter has some amazing tools for photo artists that make it easy to turn your photos and images into a work of art. This tutorial series will cover the basics of getting started with photo art, including setting up your workspace and familiarizing yourself with the tools, using the cloning and auto-painting features and adding the finishing touches. A variety of Painter Masters share their tips and tricks for adding details and creating specific photo art like portraits, still life and landscapes.

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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