Digital Art Fundamentals using Corel Painter
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Digital Art Fundamentals using Corel Painter

Learn what it takes to be a digital artist, and start on the road to being one yourself.
4.3 (59 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
502 students enrolled
Created by Corel Corporation
Last updated 2/2017
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the basic principles and elements of good design
  • Master the concepts of spacial design and negative space
  • Apply design principles to your art
  • Leverage professional lighting techniques to make your art pop
  • Apply the learned design principles in using Corel Painter to create digital art
  • Complete a piece of art from pre-visualization to finished concept
Requirements
  • There are no skill prerequisites for this course
  • A copy of Corel Painter (2015 is preferred but any version will work)
Description

Learn Digital Art Fundamentals with Corel Painter. This course is designed to help you observe your design surroundings and appreciate the aesthetics that make it. In other words the principles and elements of good design is what we shall explore in this course.

Projects

After we cover these principles and elements, we will then move on and work on a practical project at the end of this course. We will look at the design brief, research and reference, planning for production and pre-visualization to Finished Artwork.

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for anyone who enjoys digital art, from photographers, graphic and web designers, animators and more. Whether a beginner or even an intermediate user, you will gain a vast on skills taking this course.

Prerequisites

There are no skill prerequisites for this course. You are expected to have access to a copy of Corel Painter in any version, though we will be using Painter 2015 in this course, no prior Painter skills are required.

What am I going to get from this course?

• Quick orientation with Corel Painter

• Composing with paint and imported content

• Introduction to lighting tools in Corel Painter

• Proportion in Composition

• Mixing Fonts

• Properties of Line

• The Art of Simplification

• What is Light Logic and Radiosity

+ more...

What is the target audience?

Photographers, graphic and web designers, animators and anyone loving digital arts.

Who this course is for:
  • Digital art enthusiasts
  • Digital artists
  • Phototgraphers
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Animators
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 02:19:24
+ Introduction
3 lectures 03:25

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Preview 00:49
+ Space, line and lettering
4 lectures 17:41
Introduction to spacial design
03:53
How to use negative space
02:50
Properties of Line
05:05
Font Usage
05:53
+ Bite size design principles
5 lectures 15:23
Contrast and Focus
01:18
Mixing Fonts
02:34
Proportion in Form
01:43
Proportion in Composition
07:08
The Art of Simplification
02:40
+ Foundation of light in design
5 lectures 13:58
Introduction to light
01:56
Traditional Usage (Chiaroscuro principles)
01:28
What is Light Logic and Radiosity
03:11
Observing the effects of light
00:54
Introduction to lighting tools in Corel Painter
06:29
+ Artists tools
3 lectures 25:28
Quick orientation with Corel Painter
12:26
Composing with paint and imported content
06:01
Adding finishing touches in Photoshop
07:01
+ Bringing it all together
7 lectures 51:27
Taking your first design brief
04:22
Research and Reference
04:18
Planning for production
03:45
Pre-Visualization to Finished Artwork (part 1)
06:48
Pre-Visualization to Finished Artwork (part 2)
11:01
Pre-Visualization to Finished Artwork (part 3)
14:09
Pre-Visualization to Finished Artwork (part 4)
07:04
+ Bonus Material
1 lecture 00:13
Bonus Lecture: Course Discounts
00:13