Painter 2017 Tutorials

Painter 2017 Tutorials

Explore an unbelievable collection of realistic Natural-Media® and visionary art materials in Painter® 2017. Easily transition from traditional to digital art and cover your canvas with thick oils, dripping watercolors and many other texture-filled strokes that bring your subject to life. Select from new workspace layouts that highlight tools specifically for Illustration, fine art, concept, manga and photo art workflows. Enjoy in-app learning along with the speed and power of a hybrid native 64-bit Mac and PC application that’s compatible with dual monitors and Photoshop files. Experience the world’s most expressive digital art software that’s changing what’s possible in art.

Texture Painting for Flattened 3D Models

Follow along with Tanya Lux, Painter 2017’s Marketing Manager, as she walks us through some of the ways texture painting can be used to paint a flattened 3D model, quickly adding detail and definition to your work.


Texture Painting for Fine Artists

Painter Master Cher Pendarvis shows us how to use the new Texture Painting tools to add details and natural effects, such as adding a time-worn look to your painting, and then combining this with some quick layer tweaks to make the effect shine.


Comic Art Creation Tips

Jason Maranto, Painter Master, shows us his workflow for setting up a comic style image, and how to use the new glaze brushes to easily create comic style color and lighting effects!


Texture, Dab Stencils, and Glazing for Concept Art

Follow along with Painter Master Justin Buus as he uses the Texture, Dab Stencil, and Glazing brushes in Painter 2017 to add creative detail and background effects to bring a quick concept art piece to life on the canvas!


Manga Layout and Workflow

Watch as Painter Master Hector Lujan creates a fantastic new sketch to help show off the new Manga Workspace!


Enhanced Dropper Tool Featuring Cher Pendarvis

In this tutorial, Painter Master Cher Pendarvis demonstrates how to use the new, enhanced dropper tool to sample more than just one pixel! Check out the enhanced options right from the Property Bar.


Texture and Stencils for Photo Artists

Painter Master Aaron Rutten shows us how to use and combine new and existing tools like glazing and texture brushes, stencil dabs, and flow maps to quickly add detail to a painting.


Dab Stencils for Fine Artists

Painter Master Cher Pendarvis shows us how to use Dab Stencils to quickly and accurately add fine details, natural light effects, and texture effects to a work!


Interactive Gradients in Painter 2017

In this tutorial, Painter Master Aaron Rutten shows you how to use the new Interactive Gradient tool in Painter 2017 to create 3-dimensional shading on an image.


Character Concept Art Layout and Workflow

Let Painter Master Borislav Mitkov show you his workflow, moving from concept to sketch to full colour. Then, find out some ways to use the new tools found in Painter 2017 to experiment with your designs, quickly add light, shadows, details, textures and more to a work!


Photo Art Layout and Workflow

In this tutorial, Painter Marketing Manager Tanya Lux walks us through the new Photo Art workspace, and shows how you can use this workspace to quickly add natural and creative touches to your photo art projects!


Fine Art Layout and Workflow With Karen Bonaker

Let Painter Master Karen Bonaker teach you how to speed up your fine art workflow with the new Fine Art Palette Layout for Painter 2017!

Creating Custom Palette Drawers

In this tutorial, Painter Master Skip Allen gives us a quick run down of how to get the most out of your workspace, by customizing it with his favorite new feature, custom palette drawers.


Glazing for Fine Artists

Let Painter Master Cher Pendarvis show you how to use the Glazing brushes, from tweaking their settings to adding detail to all of your fine art projects. These versatile, fun brushes let you add a whole new range of effects and details to your work.


Texture Painting and Dab Stencils for Character Illustrations

Painter Master Don Seegmiller gives you some tips for using texture painting and dab stencils for creating character illustrations.


Entertainment Illustration Layout and Workflow

Let Painter Master Mike Thompson show you how to use the new interface features to make the most out of the Illustration Workspace, and then show off the improved workflow by using the new gradient node tool to quickly add interesting and creative effects to a work.


Enhanced Property Bar featuring Cher Pendarvis

In this tutorial, Painter Master Cher Pendarvis shows us the new, enhanced property bar in Painter 2017, and how it can speed up your creative process!


Basic Drawing Techniques

Painter Master David Harrington offers some insight into his drawing philosophies and shares his tips for techniques and brushes that he uses for his artwork.

See what's new in Painter 2018!

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