Paint Your First Digital Landscape using Corel Painter

Make beautiful landscape art right from your computer
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  • Lectures 35
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Learn Digital Painting with Corel Painter. In this course, you'll learn how to create landscape portraits with tools in the Painter 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.

Projects

After we cover the gist of digital painting, 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 landscape portrait.

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for anyone who enjoys digital art, from illusttrators, 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?

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

What are the requirements?

  • No experience is required to take this course, but a basic knowledge of digital art software is recommended
  • A copy of Corel Painter (we use 2015, but older versions will work)
  • A copy of Photoshop or Illustrator to help with the prep work

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the difference between 'painting' and 'drawing' with Corel Painter
  • Understand how to edit out photo backgrounds
  • Altering tone and color to get the correct artistic feel
  • Use light to improve focus and dominance
  • Paint a complete digital landscape from start to finish

What is the target audience?

  • Digital artists
  • Illustrators
  • Graphic designers
  • Web designers
  • Animators
  • Anyone who loves digital art

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 to the Course
02:27

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Section 2: Getting Started
Section Introduction
Preview
00:31
Introduction to Corel Painter
Preview
04:11
Deconstructing Source Imagery
Preview
03:25
Quick Start with Auto painting
02:40
Opening a Reference Image
02:44
Section Conclusion
03:46
Section 3: Getting Familiar with Painter
Section Introduction
00:44
Corel’s User Interface
04:45
Using the Property Bar
03:19
Introduction to Colour and Mixing
04:37
Looking at Brushes in More Detail
08:33
Manipulating the Canvas
02:00
Section 4: An introduction to Quick Keys
Section Introduction
00:58
Creating a new Document (quick keys)
01:04
Opening a document (quick keys)
00:38
Saving your work (quick keys)
00:42
Section 5: Getting Better Results with a Tablet and Pen
Section Introduction
01:02
Using a Stylus and Tablet (Overview)
04:44
Simulating ‘real world’ gestures
05:03
Section 6: Drawing
Section Introduction
01:08
Drawing to the canvas
04:51
Section 7: Production Methodology
Section Introduction
01:15
Refining a Reference Image
02:22
Colour Composition (with auto painting)
03:52
Grids, Perspective and ‘Devine Principle’.
09:31
Building up Tone
01:45
Adding Texture with Mixed Media / Brushes
06:19
Advanced Textures with ‘Image Hose’
03:06
Section 8: Finishing Touches and Post-Production Effects
Section Introduction
00:55
Changing tonal Value
08:18
Using ‘Palette Matching’
01:48
Adding surface texture
04:20
Working with Screen Blending
10:15
Section 9: Course Wrap Up
Recap and Farewell
02:00

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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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