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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.
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.
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.
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Desktop, iOS and Android.
Certificate of completion.
|Section 1: Introduction to the Course|
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|Section 2: Getting Started|
Introduction to Corel PainterPreview
Deconstructing Source ImageryPreview
Quick Start with Auto painting
Opening a Reference Image
|Section 3: Getting Familiar with Painter|
Corel’s User Interface
Using the Property Bar
Introduction to Colour and Mixing
Looking at Brushes in More Detail
Manipulating the Canvas
|Section 4: An introduction to Quick Keys|
Creating a new Document (quick keys)
Opening a document (quick keys)
Saving your work (quick keys)
|Section 5: Getting Better Results with a Tablet and Pen|
Using a Stylus and Tablet (Overview)
Simulating ‘real world’ gestures
|Section 6: Drawing|
Drawing to the canvas
|Section 7: Production Methodology|
Refining a Reference Image
Colour Composition (with auto painting)
Grids, Perspective and ‘Devine Principle’.
Building up Tone
Adding Texture with Mixed Media / Brushes
Advanced Textures with ‘Image Hose’
|Section 8: Finishing Touches and Post-Production Effects|
Changing tonal Value
Using ‘Palette Matching’
Adding surface texture
Working with Screen Blending
|Section 9: Course Wrap Up|
Recap and Farewell
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®.