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Painter 12 Essential Training
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Painter 12 Essential Training

with John Derry

Video: Goodbye

Well, here we are at the end of the title. I hope throughout this title I've been able to pepper you with some new ideas and new techniques, and you found out some things about Painter perhaps you didn't know. If you're new to Painter, I hope this is the beginning of a journey for you that will take you down a creative and fruitful path. I want to show you before I leave just some other resources that are available to you to get more Painter information. One is Corel's own web site, they do have a page for Painter, and if you go over, especially to this Resources tab, there's all kinds of information here available to you.
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  1. 1m 20s
    1. Introduction
      44s
    2. Using the exercise files
      36s
  2. 5m 4s
    1. Understanding what Painter 12 can do
      1m 45s
    2. Let's paint!
      3m 19s
  3. 11m 52s
    1. Starting Painter 12 for the first time
      4m 4s
    2. Creating, opening, and saving files
      4m 36s
    3. Working with templates
      3m 12s
  4. 30m 37s
    1. Painter's shiny new interface
      6m 43s
    2. Understanding the Tool palette and property bar
      4m 12s
    3. Using media selectors
      3m 43s
    4. Working with the Brush Selector
      7m 17s
    5. Configuring panels and palettes
      3m 41s
    6. Navigating Painter
      5m 1s
  5. 22m 41s
    1. Setting preferences
      6m 59s
    2. Arranging palettes
      1m 28s
    3. Creating custom palettes
      6m 30s
    4. Customizing keyboard shortcuts
      3m 52s
    5. Understanding workspaces
      3m 52s
  6. 28m 37s
    1. Controlling color with the Color palette
      7m 12s
    2. Working with the Temporal Color palette
      3m 0s
    3. Mixing color with the Mixer palette
      11m 3s
    4. Working with color sets
      7m 22s
  7. 56m 31s
    1. Introduction to brushes in Painter 12
      41s
    2. Understanding brush size adjustment
      2m 46s
    3. Exploring brush controls
      17m 44s
    4. Using the Computed Circular palette and stroke attribute brushes
      4m 13s
    5. Painting with Real Watercolor brushes
      7m 34s
    6. Painting with Real Wet Oil brushes
      3m 20s
    7. Working with Impasto
      8m 10s
    8. Working with texture-aware media
      12m 3s
  8. 13m 38s
    1. Understanding Quick Clone
      3m 58s
    2. Working with the Clone Source panel
      7m 22s
    3. Tracing a clone's source using Tracing Paper
      2m 18s
  9. 22m 56s
    1. Understanding the Underpainting palette
      9m 25s
    2. Exploring the Auto-Painting and Smart Stroke palettes
      7m 26s
    3. Working with the Restoration palette
      6m 5s
  10. 22m 15s
    1. Working with the Rectangular Selection tool
      3m 25s
    2. Using the Lasso tool
      3m 26s
    3. Selecting items with the Polygon tool
      2m 39s
    4. Understanding the Magic Wand tool
      7m 55s
    5. The Channels palette
      4m 50s
  11. 29m 1s
    1. Understanding the flexibility of layers
      7m 25s
    2. Preserving transparency in layers
      5m 37s
    3. Picking up underlying color in layers
      5m 13s
    4. Using the Free Transform tool
      2m 52s
    5. Working with layer masks
      7m 54s
  12. 24m 3s
    1. Painting with symmetry
      9m 6s
    2. Understanding Smart Blur
      4m 43s
    3. Working with seamless patterns
      10m 14s
  13. 25m 10s
    1. Introduction to the Image Hose
      2m 13s
    2. Understanding Image Hose controls
      9m 58s
    3. Working with nozzle files
      12m 59s
  14. 14m 32s
    1. Using each application for its strengths
      4m 59s
    2. The PSD format: what's compatible and what's not
      5m 3s
    3. Color management compatibility
      4m 30s
  15. 7m 0s
    1. Your best friend: Undo
      1m 50s
    2. Painting on layers
      1m 55s
    3. Save often, save early
      3m 15s
  16. 9m 48s
    1. The panic button
      2m 13s
    2. Using the Shift key restart
      2m 1s
    3. Re-importing a workspace
      4m 4s
    4. Troubleshooting: My brush won't paint
      1m 30s
  17. 3m 20s
    1. Goodbye
      3m 20s

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Painter 12 Essential Training
5h 28m Beginner Feb 15, 2012

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Join John Derry, one of the original Corel Painter authors, as he shares the creative techniques that will get beginners up and running, and shows old hands the new features that can get a creative vision out of your head and on to your canvas. The course demonstrates how to create projects, use Painter brushes and painting styles, build templates, and work with layers and channels. John also shares pointers on setting up a Wacom tablet to interface with Painter.

Topics include:
  • Exploring the changes in the Painter 12 interface
  • Customizing brushes and selecting painting styles
  • Laying out the optimal workspace
  • Controlling color with the color palettes
  • Adjusting brush size and stroke attributes
  • Working with texture-aware media
  • Quick cloning with the Clone Source panel
  • Auto-Painting with the Underpainting, Smart Stroke, and Restoration palettes
  • Preserving transparency in layers
  • Creating layer masks
  • Painting with symmetry
  • Working with the Image Hose
  • Integrating Painter projects with Photoshop
  • Troubleshooting brushes and other issues
Subjects:
Design Digital Painting
Software:
Painter
Author:
John Derry

Goodbye

Well, here we are at the end of the title. I hope throughout this title I've been able to pepper you with some new ideas and new techniques, and you found out some things about Painter perhaps you didn't know. If you're new to Painter, I hope this is the beginning of a journey for you that will take you down a creative and fruitful path. I want to show you before I leave just some other resources that are available to you to get more Painter information. One is Corel's own web site, they do have a page for Painter, and if you go over, especially to this Resources tab, there's all kinds of information here available to you.

If we scroll down, they have Tutorials available, Product, Help, Tips & Tricks; things you probably didn't know about Painter from various Painter masters. There is a newsletter that you can sign up for, they also have a regular schedule of webinars. Generally, they are free. So if you want to get more information that way, you're certainly able to do it. The Extras tab has some additional content that you can download and add to Painter to even make it more functional, and there's also Training available in various places around the country.

They certify trainers to be able to teach Painter at the highest level and so you might want to visit the Training page for some of that and see if there is anybody in your area that may be of interest to visit. And secondly, I want to go to the PainterFactory. Now, this is another web site sponsored by Corel. It is very good in terms of giving you a lot of information about Painter. The Talk section gives you all kinds of information from various people in the Painter world.

For example, I've got a paint blog on there and several of the other Painter masters do. The Painter Discussion is just basically just a forum where all kinds of Painter related information gets discussed and disseminated. Next up is Digital Art Academy. Now this is an independent web site, but I know the people there and they're very good and it's a very Painter-centric site. They offer courses at very attractive pricing, so you can get all levels of Painter training there.

If you're interested in watercolor, for example, they have excellent watercolor instructors. And they also have the Painter Talk forum which, in some cases, is actually a place where you can go ask a question and get an answer quicker than you'll even get over the PainterFactory. You go in, ask a question and before you know it, you'll be getting several answers and help on how to overcome an issue that you may be having. Finally, I'd be remiss in my duties if I didn't mention lynda.com. Lynda.com has several Painter titles on here that you are welcome to explore and check out.

Some of these are older titles, but even though they may not be talking about the latest, greatest version of Painter, there's still a lot of important information in there that hasn't changed. And if you're subscribing to lynda.com, you might as well take the time to at least go through those titles and you may find some nuggets of information from Painter 10 or Painter 11 that you didn't hear about in the Painter 12 title. I hope you had a great time, I know I did and I will see you next time around.

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Q: When I double-click the John's Smart Brushes.brushcategory file as shown in the Chapter 8 movie "Understanding the Underpainting palette," the brushes do not install. Instead I get the message "There is no application set to open this document."
A: This is because your operating system does not recognize the .brushcategory file type.  This can be circumvented by selecting the file, right-clicking, and choosing "Open With…".

If Painter 12 is not in the list, use "Other…" to locate and select Painter 12.

The file will be read by Painter and the brush category will be installed.
 
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