Painter 2020 Tutorials

Painting a Dreamy Seascape

Follow Cliff Cramp’s step-by-step tutorial and learn how to achieve professional fine art results when painting a digital seascape in Painter.

Preparing your paintings for professional printing

Learn the top tips for setting up your Painter canvas, working with texture and finishing paintings for the purpose of professional printing.

Painting with a Wacom Art Pen

The Wacom Art Pen allows for full barrel rotation on many Painter brushes, producing stunningly realistic brushstrokes with just a turn of the stylus.

How to use Painter color harmonies

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to streamline your color selection process in Painter using color harmony options that can also be saved as color sets.

Painting a Landscape with Watercolor Brushes

In this tutorial, Painter Master Elite Skip Allen demonstrates how to use Painter’s watercolor brushes to craft a beautiful landscape painting.

Enhanced Layer Workflow

Learn how to use the layer enhancements in Painter 2020 to access commands right from the panel and avoid accidentally painting on hidden layers.

Painting with Fast Brushes

Check out the Fast brush categories with 26 refined brushes that were built to push the boundaries of Painter’s performance optimizations.

Advanced Brush and Tool Controls

Grab your previous brush with just a click or a shortcut from a custom palette, and paint with the eraser, dodge, burn and clone tools without any lag time.

Color Selection Features

Painter 2020 makes color selection a breeze, with 6 new color harmonies and a new Temporal Color Wheel menu with left-handed mode and other options.

New Interface Advancements

Learn how to use Painter 2020’s revamped property bars, flyouts and palettes for brushes and tools to put the most important controls at your fingertips.

How to Use the Brush Accelerator

See how Painter’s new Brush Accelerator™ scores your system and applies the optimal Painter performance settings to ensure Painter is lightning fast.