What’s New in Painter

See what’s new in Painter 2022!

Create next-level results with trusted, professional digital art software that allows you to sketch, paint, illustrate and produce unparalleled photo-art using realistic brushes, exciting media, and an array of versatile tools. This series of tutorial will introduce you to new features and enhancements in Painter 2022, such as a refined brush library, new watercolor brushes and workflow, enhanced stamp-type technology, huge speed gains, and more. Artwork by Michelle Webb

How to Customize and Use Stamp-type Brushes

Learn how to create unique marks with Painter’s new Captured dab panel that allows for rapid changes to the appearance of your favorite Stamp-type brushes.

New Watercolor Brushes and Workflow

Learn how to filter Watercolor Compatible brushes from the Brush library and paint with dry media types on Watercolor layers to achieve new and exciting mixed-media looks.

Painter Brush Selector Options

Enjoy new and enhanced brushes in Painter's streamlined library. Easily find, filter and favorite beloved brushes from within the Brush Selector.

New Brush Size Library

Quickly choose most used brush sizes from Painter’s new library! Easily add, reorder, delete and change size preview to accommodate your workflow.

New Features and Enhancements in Painter 2022

Preview the new features and enhancements in Painter 2022, such as Spotlight layer, mask selection loading, color dodge and burn composite methods, and more.

Enhanced Performance

In this tutorial, we’ll review the many performance enhancements in Painter that are designed to give you the best possible painting experience.

Why Use a Drawing Tablet with Painter?

Learn how to take advantage of the power of pressure, tilt, bearing and rotation control of Painter’s brushes for the most impressive painting results.

How to Calibrate Painter Brushes

Learn how to use the Wacom desktop center and Painter’s brush tracking utility to optimize the pressure sensitivity of your stylus for your personal touch.

Reviewing the Color Selection Tools

See how easy it is to create the ideal color palette with Painter’s color selections tools: the Color Wheel, Mixer Palette and color sets and harmonies.

Sumi-e Watercolor Painting

This tutorial will teach you about the new Sumi-e Watercolor brushes introduced in Painter 2022 with a quick sumi-e painting demonstration.

Mixing Dry Media with Watercolor

Take advantage of the new ability to mix dry media with watercolor to create stunning paintings that are not possible in the traditional world or in previous versions of Painter.

Getting to Know Painter Brushes

Get a tour of Painter’s brush selector and learn about different media types, plus helpful features for find and saving brushes for various workflows.

An Overview of the Oil Brushes

This tutorial introduces you to Painter’s Oil brush categories and explores the various qualities, properties, and settings for many of the brushes.

Impressionist Painting with Oil Brushes

In part 2 of the Oils series Isis Sousa will show you how to create an Impressionist still life painting using Painter's Oil brushes.

Illustration Tips for Beginners

Award-winning artist Justin Buus shares his top tips and techniques for harnessing the illustrative power of Painter to create his whimsical artwork.

Introduction to Painter for Photo Artists

Get an introduction to Painter’s photo art tools such AI, Auto-painting, and cloning and see how they can be used to convert your photos into paintings.

Painter 2022 Tips and Tricks

In this recorded webinar, Painter Master Elite Aaron Rutten shares his favorite tips and tricks for how to use the new Painter 2022 features and beyond.

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