Painting with Grainy Thick Paint

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Painting with Grainy Thick Paint

By Skip Allen

Painter Master Elite Skip Allen provides an in-depth look at the 2 new Thick Paint brushes in Painter 2019: Grainy Thick and Wet, and Grainy Smooth Blender. These brushes are very sensitive to pressure and to paper texture, and you will see how you can use pressure to vary your brushstrokes from very light and streaky, to thick and heavy. You will also learn how to use the Mixer Pad to sample multiple colors to load onto your thick paint brush, and how to go over your brushstrokes with the blender to smooth them out and mix the different colors together. To see these brushes in action, Skip uses them to add more definition, color and texture to a landscape painting, offering many helpful tips along the way.

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Comments (4)

  • D Nodean Reply

    How do you use thick paint and make it have a dryer look? It seems like all the thick brushes are a very wet look.

    February 17, 2020 at 12:09 pm
  • pappinr Reply

    Great tutorial! I have one question. What is the colour set library you are using about 6 minutes in? Is it in there and I missed it?
    Thanks kindly.

    June 8, 2019 at 9:42 am
  • Kenneth Broström Reply

    I can´t find the brushes mentioned in this video, Grainy Thick and Wet is not there and the same in Karen Bonakers video
    Have the names been changed in the final version? and if so what are they called now?

    July 21, 2018 at 10:01 am
    • Adam Reply

      Hello Kenneth,

      Just to confirm, which brush library are you looking in? These brushes should be in the Thick and Wet brush category under the 2019 brush library.

      Discovery Center Team

      July 27, 2018 at 10:52 pm

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