If Painter crashes due to application instability, a copy of the file that you were working on may be found in the My Documents folder (Windows). Simply relaunch the application and browse to the folder to open the file.
You can quickly set up an image for cloning by opening the image that you want to clone and then choosing File > Quick Clone. The Quick Clone feature automatically sets up everything you need to start cloning the […]
You can quickly toggle between the Eraser tool’s Soft and Hard modes by holding down Option (Mac OS) or Alt (Windows) as you drag in the image window.
To copy a layer from one document to another, you need to make sure that you’re in Windowed display mode. You can switch display modes by pressing Command + M (Mac) or CTRL +M (Windows). Next, open both documents […]
You can quickly undo a brushstroke by pressing Command + Z (Mac OS) or Ctrl + Z (Windows).
Currently, there is no method for creating brush libraries from scratch. To create a new brush library, open an existing brush library and hide any brush categories and variants that you don’t need. Then, add any new categories or […]
You can quickly switch from Windowed to Full-Screen viewing mode by pressing Command + M (Mac OS) or Ctrl + M (Windows).
The following keyboard shortcuts let you quickly choose the Brush tool:
1) To enable the Brush tool in Freehand Strokes mode, press B.
2) To enable the Brush tool in Straight Line mode, press V.
You can quickly reposition the canvas anywhere on the screen by holding down the Spacebar and dragging the canvas to a new location.
Need some inspiration for painting? Try Painter’s magical Clone function! Pick a reference image and turn it into different styles in just 10 minutes. You can clone your image by using Pencil Sketch, Watercolor, or Oil brushes. It’s a […]
If you are trying to mimic animal hair or create a fluffy effect, the Painter’s Smudge brush in Blenders is a great option. Set the pressure to be approximately 50% and adjust brush sizes frequently for a more natural […]
Don’t be afraid to try different colors! Use a variety of colors to capture light and shadows and make slight distinctions. The colors in a painting do not have to be realistic to look natural. Try the brightest colors […]
The Digital Watercolor brush in Painter will help you tint your sketch. Its transparent cell will not cover up your initial sketch. You can use it for composition and then adjust the tone and mood for your painting without […]
Start with a simple brush when you’re getting started! Flat Color in Pens is a good choice to begin with because it does not require special settings. It can also be the base of other painting skills; e.g. you […]
To familiarize yourself with using brushes in Painter, pick one and practice setting up its size, pressure, and resaturation. Once you get familiar with it, it will be much easier to learn others too!