Painter 12 Essential Training

with John Derry
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Painter 12 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 5h 28m Beginner


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


- Hi, I'm John Derry and I'd like to welcome you to Painter 12 Essential Training. In this course, I'll help you get familiar with Painter so you can use this program to express the creative artist in you. I'll give you a tour of Painter 12's newly redesigned user interface. We'll get into creating and importing images, exploring Painter's wide range of expressive brushes, as well as layers, cloning, effects, and integrating your work with Photoshop. Whether you are new to Painter or an old hand, I'll introduce you to all of the basics and new features that will get your creative juice flowing.

Now let's get started with Painter 12 Essential Training.

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