Painting Tips

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DIGITAL ART AND PAINTING TIPS

Cloning with Thick Paint brushes

Turn a Thick Paint brush into a cloner by clicking the Clone Color button  in the Color panel (Window > Color Panels > Color) and start painting. If you are not satisfied with the appearance of the...

Improving Thick Paint performance

Thick Paint brushes offer a natural-media experience with the look and feel of thick paint and traditional impasto. To improve the performance of Thick Paint brushes, try the following: 1. In the toolbox,...

Using Textures in Cloning

You can use a texture as a clone source. Explore the preset textures provided with Corel Painter, or create your own custom textures. If you have content assets that you want to reuse, add them to the Texture...

Ensuring image quality

Because Corel Painter images are bitmaps, you can’t increase their size or resolution without compromising their quality. Therefore, when setting the canvas size and resolution for new images, a good rule of...

Speeding up multi-layer transformations

You can speed up multi-layer transformations by choosing the Transform tool from the toolbox and clicking the Fast Preview Mode button on the toolbar. The Fast Preview Mode displays only a grayscale rendering...

Refining brush search results

You can refine your brush search results by using multiple keywords in your search. Try combining keywords that are based on a brush category and variant (e.g.pencil real). You can also try combining keywords...

Reducing watercolor drying time

Watercolor layers can flow for a long time, but you can speed up the drying time by choosing Layer > Dry Watercolor Layer. To quickly access this command, add it to a custom palette by choosing Window >...