You can improve the performance of a selected brush by increasing brush spacing. To increase brush spacing, choose Window > Brush Control Panels > Spacing and adjust the Spacing slider. You can see the effect that spacing has on […]
If you feel overwhelmed by the vast number of available brush control options, let Corel Painter narrow down the controls to only those that you need. Choose a brush from the brush library and then click the Advanced Brush […]
If you are running multiple applications while working in Painter, you can improve overall performance by setting the Multicore Usage to half of the available cores. For example, if you have 8 available cores, set the Muticore Usage to […]
You can automatically generate a list of all Painter keyboard shortcuts in HTML for quick reference. To generate the list, choose Edit > Preference > Customize Key, click the Create HTML Summary button, and then save the HTML file.
You can alter the basic nature of a brush by choosing a different brush method, which can dramatically change the a brushstroke’s appearance. To change the brush method, choose Window > Brush Control Panels > General and choose an […]
You can restore the Corel Painter workspace to its default factory settings by holding down Shift and then starting the application. It’s important to note that the restoring process removes all modifications and customizations that you made to the application.
In Corel Painter X3, you can now use quotes to search for an exact word or phrase in the Help. For example, type “reference image” instead of reference image in the Help Search box to narrow down the search […]
You can quickly test drive the new brushes that were introduced in Corel Painter X3 by searching for “13” using the Brush Search toolbar. Choose a brush from the list that is generated to start painting with the brush.
You can quickly switch between the Main and Additional colors by pressing Shift + X (both PC and Mac).
You can quickly set brush opacity by using your keyboard. For example, to change the opacity to 20%, type 2 on the keyboard. It’s important to note that 1 represents 10% and 0 = 100%.