Getting Started with Corel Painter 8
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Getting Started with Corel Painter 8

with Tanya Staples and Lynda Weinman and Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

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- Hi, I'm Lynda Weinman. I'm the president of lynda.com. We're a training company based in Ojai, California. And I'm very honored today to be joined by two wonderful trainers. First, Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, who is a professional artist and expert in Corel Painter 8, and she is the author of The Painter Wow! series of books which are absolutely wonderful. And Tanya Staples who is the program manager for Corel Painter 8 has come all the way from Ottawa to join us. And it's just a great pleasure to be with both of these wonderful people.
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Getting Started with Corel Painter 8 is a tutorial developed by Lynda.com and Corel featuring Corel Painter 8 project manager Tanya Staples, renowned Painter artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis and our very own Lynda Weinman. This tutorial will get you up to speed with all of the new and exciting features of Corel Painter 8 such as interactive paint mixing, and brush creation in addition to showing you how compatible Corel Painter 8 now is with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator! For experienced and novice Painter users, this tutorial offers a very thorough explanation of what you can do with the new robust Corel Painter 8. With this training you will learn to work more effectively while continuing to cultivate your artistic skills.

Subject:
Design
Software:
Painter
Authors:
Tanya Staples Lynda Weinman Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

welcome

- Hi, I'm Lynda Weinman. I'm the president of lynda.com. We're a training company based in Ojai, California. And I'm very honored today to be joined by two wonderful trainers. First, Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, who is a professional artist and expert in Corel Painter 8, and she is the author of The Painter Wow! series of books which are absolutely wonderful. And Tanya Staples who is the program manager for Corel Painter 8 has come all the way from Ottawa to join us. And it's just a great pleasure to be with both of these wonderful people.

- Thank you. I'm very happy to be here with Tanya and Lynda at lynda.com to help to record this training CD, Getting Started with Corel Painter 8. I'm also very excited about the new features in Corel Painter 8. The streamline interface, which makes the product so much easier to use, and all of the really incredible natural media brushes and textures and other effects that are in the new program. And I'm also very excited about the increased portability between programs such as Corel Painter 8 and Adobe Photoshop because it makes our workflows as illustrators so much easier and more efficient.

So I hope you really enjoy the CD, and happy painting! - I'm also really excited to be here and to work with both Lynda and Cher for their expertise both in training and with Corel Painter 8. I'm very excited about the release of Corel Painter 8. We spent a lot of time researching, and doing customer research, to decide what the new features should be. And we focused on three main areas which are creativity, productivity, and compatibility. And we're going to be showing you all of those things in the training CD over the next hour or so.

So I hope you enjoy it, and have fun with Corel Painter 8! - Thanks for joining us! - Thanks for joining us!

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