Digital Painting Fundamentals with Corel Painter X3, 1st Edition

  • Rhoda Grossman Draws
  • ISBN-10: 1285840690  |  ISBN-13: 9781285840697
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2010, 2008
  • © 2014 | Published
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Corel Painter has long been one of the most popular applications for creating digital art. Now in version X3, Corel Painter offers more artistic fun and capability than ever. DIGITAL PAINTING FUNDAMENTALS WITH COREL PAINTER X3 offers step-by-step, full-color instruction for getting started with the digital art software and hardware that are the industry standard: Corel Painter and a Wacom® graphics tablet. With these computer tools, you can experiment with things like color theory, composition and brush strokes—but without the toxins, mess, and expenses associated with traditional art. The powerful Corel Painter X3/Wacom® combination offers a level of texture and detail that no other digital painting tools can match. The book’s many exercises and projects will teach you to control Painter’s tools and techniques, and along the way you’ll learn traditional art concepts such as composition, line quality, contrast and focal point. Even if you’ve never painted before, you will be astounded by the creative freedom and expressive possibilities of Corel Painter X3. Pick up your copy of DIGITAL PAINTING FUNDAMENTALS WITH COREL PAINTER X3 and start creating today.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers digital art creation, from basic drawing to advanced techniques.
  • Covers pixel-based animation.
  • Includes access to online resources for digital painters.

Table of Contents

1. Welcome to Painter.
2. Basic Drawing.
3. Working in Layers.
4. The Great Outdoors.
5. Painting People.
6. Painter Advanced Controls.
7. Project.
8. Wild, Weird Stuff!
9. Pixel-based Animation.
10. Advanced Projects.
Appendix: Resources for Digital Painters.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Rhoda Grossman Draws

Rhoda Draws has been a traditional fine artist, caricaturist and cartoonist since 1970. She began working digitally in 1991 and has been a teacher of traditional drawing and digital painting since 1997. Rhoda is the author or co-author of several books on Painter and Photoshop. She is the author of three multimedia tutorial courses on Painter for Virtual Training Corporation (VTC) and is an award-winning pioneer in creating caricatures digitally at events, dba "Rhoda Draws A Crowd."