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.

Image by: Don Seegmiller

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.

Sketching on a Blank Canvas

In the first tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will give you an introduction to Painter X3.



Brushes that Interact with Paper Textures

In this tutorial, you will learn how to: Pick the right brush variant for the canvas grain and how to adjust the grain slider.


Painting with a Custom Image Hose

In this tutorial, you will learn how to: Use the custom Image Hose to make repeatable images, Import an image to use, Make adjustments to make your creation exactly what you want.


Painting with the F-X Brushes

In the tenth tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will show you some of the cool F-X brushes and how to get the most out of them!

The Maze Tool

In the thirteenth tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will introduce you to the Maze tool.

Shortcuts to Speed Up Your Painting Workflow

In the second tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will give you an introduction to Painter X3, and how to best use it to create your masterpieces!

Creating Your Own Paper Textures

In this tutorial, you will learn how to: Open up the Make Paper tool, Make custom adjustments, Apply your new paper to your Canvas.


Painting with Liquid Ink

In this tutorial you will learn how to: Create a liquid effect, similar to inks. Access the different Liquid Ink brush variants. Create different effects using these different variants.


Using the Masked Pattern Pen

In the eleventh tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will show you how to make a custom pattern in Painter.


Painting Faces Using the Mirror Tool

The Mirror Tool allows you to create symmetrical images. In this tutorial, Don Seegmiller uses it to create an alien’s face. Of course, the same principles can be applied to any face you care to draw!

Introduction to Paper Textures

In the third tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will give you an introduction to Painter X3, and how to best use it to create your masterpieces!


Painting with the Default Image Hose

In this tutorial, you will learn how to: Access the Image Hose brush, Make custom adjustments, Use it to create a wide range of possibilities!


Painting with Thick Paint – Impasto Variants

In this tutorial, you will learn how to: Select Impast brush variants. Use them to create 3D effects. Make adjustments to customize Impasto brush variants.

Using Brush Looks to Save Custom Variant Settings

In the twelfth tutorial in this Getting Started course for illustrators, Painter Master and professional illustrator Don Seegmiller will show you how to make and save your custom brushes for all your individual needs.

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