How to Set Up your Painter Canvas

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How to Set Up your Painter Canvas

By Cher Pendarvis

In this tutorial, Painter Master Elite Cher Pendarvis shows you how to set up your canvas with an eye for where it will ultimately be placed in your home or office. You will learn about size and resolution recommendations for print and web output, how to choose a paper color for your canvas, and how to select a paper texture.

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Comments (6)

  • sherry bowers Reply

    I don’t know how to set up my first ever paint shop pro. I have the 2020 version. This is very frustrating. All I want to do is paint! I can’t figure out how to get a canvas or workspace setup or where to look for them. Do you have suggestions for videos for dummies to watch?

    October 23, 2020 at 7:48 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Sherry,

      PaintShop Pro is a photoediting program with more limited options for paint effects when compared to a full digital painting suite like Painter. Here is a tutorial on Getting Started with PaintShop Pro to help learn the basics! We also offer a series of PaintShop Pro tutorials for beginners to walk through each tool in detail.

      Hope this helps!
      Discovery Center Team

      October 25, 2020 at 1:53 pm
      • Sherry Reply

        Thanks! I hope these links help.

        October 26, 2020 at 5:14 am
  • Francine Andrews Reply

    Images are very blurry, can’t read what is in the box.

    April 16, 2019 at 12:16 pm
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Francine,

      Did you mean screens in the video? These videos are hosted on YouTube, meaning they sometimes default to a lower resolution in order to load faster. Once you hit play, you can force a higher resolution using the gear icon in the bottom right.

      Hope this helps,
      Discovery Center Team

      April 17, 2019 at 10:00 pm
  • Kanika Reply

    Thanks for Beautiful Tutorial

    October 16, 2018 at 1:44 pm

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