What’s New in Painter

Creating color selections in Painter

Learn how to combine the power of the Magic Wand and the versatility of a Selection brush to select portions of your Painter image based on color.

Exploring the selections workflow in Painter

Learn about the improved selections workflow in Painter 2023, including the Select panel, color overlay, shortcut keys, precise cursors and more.

Working with Fluid Paint

This 3-part tutorial series will introduce you to Painter’s Fluid Paint brush controls and show you how to customize other brushes to use Fluid Paint.

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.

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.

Webinar: Painter Tips and Tricks

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

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.

How to calibrate 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Brush Library Experience

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

Watercolor Brushes and Workflow

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

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.