Getting Started with Painter

Setting up your Canvas

The first step in creating a new painting is setting up your canvas in Painter. Learn about the different settings available.

Choosing and Calibrating Brushes

Learn about different brush categories, options and settings, and to create custom palettes and calibrate your brushes.

Creating Lines with the Drawing Tools

There are several tools in Painter that will help you create simple line drawings before adding lighting and color.

Selecting Color

This tutorial will get you started with color selection and show you 3 different methods of color picking you can use.

Layers and Selections

This tutorial covers a couple of tools that will help to streamline your painting process – layers and selections.

Setting Preferences

Customizing your workspace is actually quite simple and will give you the optimal interface for your painting style.