Learn to Become a Digital Artist using Corel Painter

Do you have what it takes to become a digital artist? You will after taking this course.
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

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?

Projects

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.

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?

• Particles and jitter brushes

• Advanced brush parameters

• Reference images

• Color sets and the color mixer

• Wardrobe details

• Temporal palette

• Customizing workspaces

• Special effects

+ more...

What is the target audience?

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

What are the requirements?

  • A copy of Corel Painter (preferably 2015, but older versions are Ok)
  • There are no skill prerequisites for this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the depth of features Painter offers
  • Create and modify Corel Painter projects
  • Expertly create and modify objects on the canvas
  • Understand how color is used correctly in digital art
  • Create art using digital brush tools
  • Sketch and paint a storyboard theme

What is the target audience?

  • People new to Corel Painter
  • Digital artists
  • Art enthusiasts
  • Photographers
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Animators

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:19

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Section 2: User Interface
Opening Painter for the 1st time
Preview
02:14
Orientation with tool tips
Preview
00:39
Section 3: Canvas, brushes and editing parameters
Your first canvas (opening a new document)
Preview
01:45
Corel's feature-set (an overview)
Preview
01:11
Making our first mark on the canvas and editing parameters
Preview
02:11
Is a graphic tablet and pen for me?
Preview
01:26
Section 4: Layers, blending and the effects tab
Brush selection (1st look at media manager)
01:39
What is a layer?
02:48
Cheating with a nozzle brush (2nd look at media manager)
06:14
Affecting images (an introduction to blending)
04:33
Brightness and contrast (introducing the effects tab)
01:04
Section 5: Importing, selections, scaling and saving
Importing content
01:22
Using selection tools
01:32
Scaling and positioning
05:44
Saving your work
02:04
Section 6: Tools and details
Using the pen tool
03:33
Regional fill type (the paint bucket)
05:27
Adding a visual effect
05:24
Considering detail
01:56
Section 7: Workspaces, color sets and references
Customizing the workspace
06:16
Color sets and the color mixer
03:15
Introduction to the reference images
02:01
The temporal palette
05:35
Section 8: Brushes and special effects
Particle and jitter brushes
09:53
Advanced brush parameters
05:15
Stroke control
03:05
Special effects
05:53
Section 9: Hue, blends and post-production
Hue saturation
09:01
Screen blending
05:49
Enhancements
02:37
Post production lighting effects
05:47
Section 10: Mini-project
Pick a subject to paint
00:35
Section 11: Conclusion
What next?
01:36

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Instructor Biography

Corel Corporation, Changing the way people express and share their ideas

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®.

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