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Learn how to become a digital artist in Corel Painter. In this Painter course, you'll learn what it means to be a digital artist. The skills you will learn here will help you to use Painter more confidently or to build a portfolio of work to impress your potential future employer, or even as a nice hobby, why not?
After we cover the gist of what it means being a digital artist 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 art piece.
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 am I going to get from this course?
• Particles and jitter brushes
• Advanced brush parameters
• Reference images
• Color sets and the color mixer
• Wardrobe details
• Temporal palette
• Customizing workspaces
• Special effects
What is the target audience?
Photographers, graphic and web designers, animators 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|
Download the 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!
Tweet your questions to @JustCorel and Charlie will get back to you on Twitter.
|Section 2: User Interface|
Opening Painter for the 1st timePreview
Orientation with tool tipsPreview
|Section 3: Canvas, brushes and editing parameters|
Your first canvas (opening a new document)Preview
Corel's feature-set (an overview)Preview
Making our first mark on the canvas and editing parametersPreview
Is a graphic tablet and pen for me?Preview
|Section 4: Layers, blending and the effects tab|
Brush selection (1st look at media manager)
What is a layer?
Cheating with a nozzle brush (2nd look at media manager)
Affecting images (an introduction to blending)
Brightness and contrast (introducing the effects tab)
|Section 5: Importing, selections, scaling and saving|
Using selection tools
Scaling and positioning
Saving your work
|Section 6: Tools and details|
Using the pen tool
Regional fill type (the paint bucket)
Adding a visual effect
|Section 7: Workspaces, color sets and references|
Customizing the workspace
Color sets and the color mixer
Introduction to the reference images
The temporal palette
|Section 8: Brushes and special effects|
Particle and jitter brushes
Advanced brush parameters
|Section 9: Hue, blends and post-production|
Post production lighting effects
|Section 10: Mini-project|
Pick a subject to paint
|Section 11: Conclusion|
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