Introduction to Corel Painter X3

Introduction to Corel Painter X3

This series of video tutorials will introduce you to Corel Painter X3.
Image by: Jeremy Sutton

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. For more advanced lessons, check out some of our other Digital Painting tutorials.

Creating a New Canvas

In this introductory tutorial, Painter Master Jeremy Sutton shows you how to create a new canvas and save the canvas settings as a preset that can be reused.


Brushes: Choosing, Undoing and Clearing

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton shows you the numerous ways to select a brush, undo individual strokes and clear the entire canvas in part 4 of the series of Painter for Beginners.


Introduction to Color Selection

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton shows you how to pick color in Painter in part 7 of the series of Painter for Beginners.


Adding a Texture and Saving a Template

In part 2 of the series of Painter for Beginners, Jeremy Sutton introduces you to the Paper Texture palette and explains how to apply Surface Texture.


Brushes: Tracking and Brush Property

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton shows you an introduction on how to customize Painter to your touch and adjust size, opacity, squeeze and angle of your brushes in part 5 of this series of Painter for Beginners.


Color Variability and Color Expression

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton teaches you more about working color in Part 8 of the series of Painter for Beginners.


Painter X3 Interface Introduction

In part 3 of the series of Painter for Beginners, Painter Master Jeremy Sutton walks you through the elements of the default Painter interface.


Custom Brushes

In Part 6 of the series Painter for Beginners, Painter Master Jeremy Sutton teaches you more about making use of brushes.


Photo Sketch

Painter Master Jeremy Sutton shows you how to create a simple sketch and painting in the last part of the series of Painter for Beginners.


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