Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Interactive Gradient tool, part of Painter 2017 Essential Training.
- [Instructor] Gradients are a great way to get…interesting effects by blending colors.…The new Interactive Gradient tool really gives you…control over gradients in Painter.…Interactive Gradients can even apply brushwork…to a gradient giving it a hand-applied appearance.…Let's blend in and take a look at Interactive Gradients.…I'm going to go ahead and I want to reduce this a little bit…'cause we're going to be looking at the Gradient panel…in a bit and I want to be able to see the image…side by side with my Gradient panel,…so we'll reduce the scale here a bit.…
To create an Interactive Gradient, we just go over…to the Tool palette and get the Interactive Gradient tool.…Once you click on that and come back in your image,…you'll see a crosshair and what this represents…is the tool that we are going to make our gradient with.…And to use it, you want to position it where you want…your gradient to start, and then click and drag.…So now I have this rubber band line which represents…the orientation of the gradient.…
- Working with a pen tablet
- Installing custom content
- Navigating the Painter interface
- Customizing your work environment
- Working with the temporal color palette
- Identifying safety nets
- Resetting brush properties
- Troubleshooting when a brush won't paint
- Drawing with Painter
- Working with bristle, special, and hard media
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 11/29/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover new features in Painter 2018.
1. Painting on a Computer
2. Navigating Painter’s Interface
3. Customizing Your Work Environment
5. Safety Nets and Troubleshooting
6. Drawing with Painter's Media
7. New Features in Painter 2018
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