Illustrate Your Own Superhero using Corel Painter
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Illustrate Your Own Superhero using Corel Painter

We all love superheros. Learn to create one from scratch using just your computer.
3.0 (87 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.
724 students enrolled
Created by Corel Corporation
Last updated 2/2017
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Current price: $34.99 Original price: $49.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Skillfully use Corel's autopaint feature
  • Work with reference images
  • Leverage color mixing for a professional look
  • Use tablet and stylus techniques like a professional artist
  • Master tonal buildup and texturing
  • Create a professional superhero for your portfolio
Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of Painter is required for this course
  • Some experience with digital art creation is recommended
  • You'll need Corel Painter (we're using 2015, but older versions will work)
  • A Wacom tablet is recommended, but not required for this course
Description

Illustrate your own superhero with Corel Painter. In this Painter course, you'll learn how to create a professional-grade piece of digital art. The skills you will learn will help you to paint professionally or to build a portfolio of work to impress your potential future employer, or even as a nice hobby.

Projects

After we cover the cover the basic tools you'll need to create your superhero, we'll dive right into our superhero project. You'll start with a reference image and work through all the artistic steps necessary to deliver a professional looking final project.

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 vast 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 is the target audience?

Graphic and web designers, animators, illustrators, artists and anyone loving digital arts.

Who this course is for:
  • Illustrators
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Animators
  • Artists
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:50:31
+ Introduction
2 lectures 02:44

Collect project files for this course here.

Have Questions?

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Preview 00:47
+ Introduction to Corel Painter
5 lectures 23:09
A closer look at brushes
01:45
Paper Textures
00:41
Masking Techniques
05:36
Drawing with Shapes
07:09
+ Techniques in sketching and painting
6 lectures 17:54
Pencils and Chalk within Painter
05:42
What is Gouache?
01:33
Spray, Jitter and Airbrush
02:43
Differences; traditional & digital paint (introducing Impasto)
02:28
Experimenting with mixed mediums
03:07
Recap
02:21
+ Drawing inspiration
5 lectures 39:14
Sketching… It’s fun!
07:04
Quick perspective technique
07:58
Post-Production - (effects panel) `distress woodcut’
06:06
Mini-Project; ‘Making an Illustrative graphic, with collaging’
10:23
Mini-Project - continued
07:43
+ Typography
2 lectures 11:17
Corel’s Text Tool and limitations
04:02
Exporting to photoshop for more elaborate text
07:15
+ Drawing your own superhero
1 lecture 11:41
Illustrating Your Own Superhero
11:41
+ Bonus Material
1 lecture 00:13
Bonus Lecture: Course Discounts
00:13