Paint Your First Photo using Corel Painter
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Paint Your First Photo using Corel Painter

Learn to turn any photograph into a visually stunning digital painting
3.9 (73 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.
609 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
  • 3 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
  • Paint a complete family portrait from any photograph
  • Prepare for real world prep work and pre-visualization
  • Use background selections to alter the look of paintings and photographs
  • Alter clothing to create a more professional look
  • Master touchups on human skin for a polished end product
Requirements
  • A copy of Corel Painter (2015 is recommended, but older versions will work too)
  • There are no skill prerequisites for this course.
Description

Learn Photo Art with Corel Painter. In this Painter course, you'll learn how to create portraits with tools in the software. These 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, why not?

Projects

After we cover the gist of Photo Art, we will then move on and work on a final project at the end of this course to bring it all together using cool Painter brushes and have lots of fun as we explore and develop our own final family portrait.

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 am I going to get from this course?

• Prep work in photography

• Pre visualization

• Wrapping techniques

• Augmenting backgrounds and hidden elements

• Wardrobe details

• Pattern restoratons

• Dominating focus

• Lights to reduce conflict

+ 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
  • Photographers
  • Digital artists
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Animators
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 02:57:51
+ Introduction
1 lecture 13:41

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Preview 13:41
+ Prep Work in Photography
6 lectures 37:32
Considering scale from the outset
01:59
Augmenting backgrounds and hidden elements
06:14
Scaling and filling the canvas
05:09
Gallery wrapping techniques
10:03
Performing searches
06:16
Tonal variation and pre-viz
07:51
+ Careful Background Selections
6 lectures 18:15
Create interest in subject matter via background adjustments
03:36
Make your own backgrounds
07:29
Using the clone source panel
00:43
Painting with the cloning brushes
02:43
Using the auto painting panel to create your underpainting
02:17
Progression approach back to front
01:27
+ Wardrobe Details
4 lectures 11:13
Amount of detail on clothes: Include or discard?
01:59
Patterns: Holistic overview
05:30
Patterns: Detail restorations
02:27
Dominating focus
01:17
+ Human Skin
3 lectures 31:27
Photo re-touching
06:00
Enhancing in Painter using blenders
05:19
Painting hands
20:08
+ A Family Portrait (Project)
6 lectures 01:04:05
Painting not drawing
10:54
Selecting brushes
12:09
Defining base colors
13:21
Painting features
10:48
Blending mixed media and brush types
07:34
Light, texture and post production
09:19
+ Bonus Material
1 lecture 00:13
Bonus Lecture: Course Discounts
00:13