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Corel Painter 12 Tutorial


Corel Painter 12 is a completely revolutionary update for the popular natural media emulator. Awesome new features, massive computing power improvements, and a completely redesigned user interface make this version a must have for anybody serious about producing artwork on a computer. Taught by longtime illustrator and fine artist Jason Maranto, this VTC course is designed to quickly familiarize you with the core features of this powerful application. Focusing on all the main tools and functions with an in-depth but easy-to-follow style, this course will help you to master Painter and create with confidence like never before. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Introduction

Introduction
Hardware Considerations
Wacom
Painter File System
Reset to Default and Welcome Screen
Adding Workspaces
User Interface
Understanding the Cursor

Painter Basics

Creating a New File
Brush Categories
Brush Variants
Impasto
Surface Lighting
My Custom Brushes

Papers

Paper
Capturing Paper
Make Paper
Make Fractal Pattern
Apply Surface Texture
Grain
Paper Libraries < br />

Working with Color

Color Panels
Color Sets
Importing a Color Set
Advanced Color Sets
Why Color Spaces
Color Management Settings
Color Proofing Mode
Mixer
Advanced Mixer
Color Set from Mixer

Navigating and Brush Properties

Navigator Panel
Grabber / Magnifier / Rotate Page
Constraining Brush Strokes
Size and Opacity
Onscreen Brush Attributes

Layers

New Layer
Layer Features
Composite Method and Depth
Digital Watercolor
Watercolor Layer
Real Watercolor
Liquid Ink Layer
Converting Layers
Group and Collapse
Layer Masks

Shapes

Introduction to Shapes
Primitive Shapes
Modifying Shapes
Converting Points
Adding Points
Cutting and Joining
Blends
Compound Shapes
Duplicate Transform
Preferences

Text

Creating Text
Shadow Attributes
Text on a Curve
Converting Text to Shapes

Selections and Channels

Selection Tools
Anti-Aliasing
Magic Wand
Aliasing Issues
Adjusting Selections
Save / Load Selections
Channel Attributes
Boolean Functions
Stroking Selections

Transformations

Reference Point
Move / Scale / Rotate
Checker Board Exercise
Distort / Perspective Distortion
Flip Horizontal / Vertical
Pixel-Based Selections

Canvas Menu

Rulers and Guides
Resize and Canvas Size
Layout Grid
Divine Proportion
Symmetry
Perspective Grid

Image Manipulation

Basic Tools
Rubber Stamp / Cloner
Clone Source Palette
Underpainting
Auto-Painting

Managing Files

Creating Templates
Saving Files
File Formats

Conclusion

Course Wrap Up

Credits

About the Author


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