Painter Essentials Tutorials

Painter Essentials Tutorials

Corel Painter Essentials is a beginner-friendly digital art tool, and these tutorials will teach you how to get the most out of it! They cover basic topics like how to use layers, how to customize your workspace, and how to use different brushes. Let these Painter Essentials tutorials be your introduction into the digital art world.

Getting Started with Painter Essentials

Watch these tutorials to gain an understanding of the Painter Essentials User Interface, brushes and other productive tools that will have you painting impressive art in no time. Whether you are creating photo art or blank canvas creations, Essentials offers workflows for both. Take advantage of the Welcome Book to view new tutorials, an inspirational art gallery and the option to get more brushes specific to your workflow.

Photo Art with Painter Essentials

Get started with your photo art journey using industry leading tools that are custom built to simplify the process. Whether you prefer to auto-paint a photo with a click, or dip your brush into the image and freestyle paint away, Essentials has the solution to make the process fun and productive. Treasured memories are only a few strokes away.

Character Illustration with Painter Essentials

Create your most compelling characters ever using the breadth of media types, paper textures and custom creation tools that Essentials has to offer. Sketch concepts using pencils and pens and render your creations using watercolor, markers and oils. Plus cut your creation time in half using the amazing symmetry tools. One thing is certain you will have fun along the way.

Creating a Concept Landscape

Hosted by Painter Artist Davey Baker, this 5-part video tutorial series will show you how to use your Wacom Tablet and Painter Essentials 6 to create a stunning concept landscape. You’ll start by learning the ins and outs of the software and tablet and will then move on to detailed steps for making the best use of the various brushes and tools that will help you to create a digital masterpiece!

How to Use the Essentials Brush Packs

Expand your Painter Essentials toolset with add-on Essentials brush packs as expressive as your imagination. This series of tutorials by our Painter Masters will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to use each brush pack for a variety of artistic styles, from Bob Ross-inspired landscapes to fantasy illustrations.

Transitioning Up To Painter

If you are considering making the transition from Painter Essentials up to Painter, this series of tutorials will guide you through the transition and have you painting like a pro in no time! Painter Master Elite Cher Pendarvis will help you get familiar with the Painter interface and show you how to customize it to suit your own painting workflow. Cher will also introduce you to new tools like enhanced cloning options, dynamic speckles and texture brushes that allow you to progress your painting skills.

Intro to Painter Essentials 5

Intro to Painter Essentials 5

With Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 5 it’s easy to create amazing art, whether you are a beginner or seasoned pro. Easily sketch, draw or paint on a blank canvas or use the auto-painting tool to transform your photos into amazing art right before your eyes. A mobile interface and support for Intel’s 2-in-1 devices makes it easy for artists on the go – just paint and sketch in tablet mode with your finger and stylus, then flip to laptop mode to embellish your work. So get out there, get inspired and start painting!

Create a Painting with Aaron Blaise

Create a Painting with Aaron Blaise

In this five-part tutorial series, professional artist Aaron Blaise walks you through his process for creating a beautiful painting using Painter Essentials 5.



Intro to Corel Painter Lite

Intro to Corel Painter Lite

Corel Painter Lite is a beginner-friendly digital art tool, and these tutorials will teach you how to get the most out of it! They cover basic topics like how to use layers, how to customize your workspace, and how to use different brushes.
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