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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.
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.
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.
Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.
Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.
Certificate of completion.
|Section 1: Introduction|
Collect project files for this course here.
As always, you can post your questions here, but you can also now Tweet your questions directly to the author, Charlie Everton!
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Introduction to Corel PainterPreview
|Section 2: Introduction to Corel Painter|
Quick orientation guidePreview
A closer look at brushes
Drawing with Shapes
|Section 3: Graphics tablet (a quick overview)|
Introduction to Pen and Tablet
|Section 4: Techniques in sketching and painting|
Pencils and Chalk within Painter
What is Gouache?
Spray, Jitter and Airbrush
Differences; traditional & digital paint (introducing Impasto)
Experimenting with mixed mediums
|Section 5: Drawing inspiration|
Sketching… It’s fun!
Quick perspective technique
Post-Production - (effects panel) `distress woodcut’
Mini-Project; ‘Making an Illustrative graphic, with collaging’
Mini-Project - continued
|Section 6: Typography|
Corel’s Text Tool and limitations
Exporting to photoshop for more elaborate text
|Section 7: Drawing your own superhero|
Illustrating Your Own Superhero
Corel has brought a spirit of innovation to the development of a range of award-winning products that includes graphics, painting, photo, video and office software. Over the past 30 years, we've earned a reputation for delivering high-quality products that are easy to learn and use, and help people achieve new levels of productivity. But more than that, we've built a relationship with a community of users—now 100 million strong—who have amazed and delighted us with everything they create using our software. Corel's product line includes CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, Painter®, Corel DESIGNER® Technical Suite, PaintShop® Pro, VideoStudio®, WinDVD®, WordPerfect® Office and WinZip®.