Painter for Traditional Artists

Painter for Traditional Artists

Learn how to create traditional art using Corel Painter X3 with this series of video tutorials.

Image by: Karen Bonaker

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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Creating a New Image

Are you brand new to Painter? Painter Master Karen Bonaker will show you how to get started with Painter X3.


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Using Panels & Palettes for Painting

In the fourth tutorial in this Getting Started series, Painter Master Karen Bonaker takes you through some of the great, customizable options using brush variants in Painter.


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Applying Surface Texture to the Canvas

In these tutorials about paper texture, Painter Master Karen Bonaker will demonstrate how you can use the Paper Libraries and Paper Panel to apply interesting textures to the canvas of your projects.


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Exploring Brushes: Digital Watercolor

Finding the right brush can be overwhelming! In this tutorial series, Painter master Karen Bonaker will show you some of her favorite brushes, and how you can use them to fit your needs.


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Exploring Brushes: Real Watercolor

Finding the right brush can be overwhelming! In this tutorial series, Painter master Karen Bonaker will show you some of her favourite brushes, and how you can use them to fit your needs.

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Brush Introduction

In the second tutorial in this Getting Started series, Painter Master Karen Bonaker will bring you through how to pick the right brush for your project.


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Advanced Brush Controls

In the fifth tutorial in this Getting Started series, Painter Master Karen Bonaker shows you some of the amazing possibilities of brush control.


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Applying Surface Texture to Layers

In this second tutorial about paper texture, Painter Master Karen Bonaker will demonstrate how to add surface texture to layers, adding detail and effects to your projects.


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Exploring Brushes: Charcoal and Conte

Finding the right brush can be overwhelming! In this tutorial series, Painter master Karen Bonaker will show you some of her favorite brushes, and how you can use them to fit your needs.

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Navigator, Layers, Mixer, and Papers

In the third tutorial in this Getting Started series, Painter Master Karen Bonaker will show you some of the most important features of Painter X3.


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Using the Paint Mixer Pad

Painter Master Karen Bonaker will show you how to use the Mixer Pad feature in Painter X3 to create and save amazing custom colors for your creative projects.


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Working with Images and Layer Masks

In the third video in this series about Paper Textures in Painter X3, Painter Master Karen Bonaker will show you how to use images as texture in a layer mask.


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Exploring Brushes: Artists Sargent Brush Variants

Finding the right brush can be overwhelming! In this tutorial series, Painter master Karen Bonaker will show you some of her favourite brushes, and how you can use them to fit your needs.

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