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Learn Photo Art with Corel Painter. In this Painter course, you'll learn how to create portraits with tools in the 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, why not?
After we cover the gist of Photo Art, 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 family portrait.
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?
• Prep work in photography
• Pre visualization
• Wrapping techniques
• Augmenting backgrounds and hidden elements
• Wardrobe details
• Pattern restoratons
• Dominating focus
• Lights to reduce conflict
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!
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|Section 2: Prep Work in Photography|
Considering scale from the outset
Augmenting backgrounds and hidden elements
Scaling and filling the canvas
Gallery wrapping techniques
Tonal variation and pre-viz
|Section 3: Careful Background Selections|
Create interest in subject matter via background adjustments
Make your own backgrounds
Using the clone source panel
Painting with the cloning brushes
Using the auto painting panel to create your underpainting
Progression approach back to front
|Section 4: Wardrobe Details|
Amount of detail on clothes: Include or discard?
Patterns: Holistic overview
Patterns: Detail restorations
|Section 5: Human Skin|
Enhancing in Painter using blenders
|Section 6: A Family Portrait (Project)|
Painting not drawing
Defining base colors
Blending mixed media and brush types
Light, texture and post production
|Section 7: Conclusion|
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®.