Painter 2017 Glazing Brushes

Painter 2017 Glazing Brushes

Corel Developers really listened to the suggestions from their user base and developed a set of brushes that is truly special! Glazing Brushes. They let you control the evolution of your painting using velvety, translucent paint transitions just like the Renaissance masters. Glazing Brushes deliver stroke-level opacity, so the paint of each brushstroke is applied independently. The paint that each dab deposits on the canvas builds up smoothly from a minimum to a maximum. This creates a smooth blend between colors, with no unwanted colors where dabs overlap. You’ll really see Glazing Brushes at their best when you fluctuate stylus Read more »

Dab Stencils

Dab Stencils

When it comes to Dab Stencils, I think the best way to understand how they render is to think of masking. If you choose a texture, and apply the stroke, the Dab Stencil masks brush strokes before you apply a brush stroke. The potential for creativity lies in what brushes you choose from blenders to watercolor to Impasto and more! The brush mark in essence knocks out areas of the brush dab by making them more transparent as if you were painting around a masked area or stamping with the brush variant. For areas that are elevated more paint is Read more »

Painter 2017 What it Means to the Digital Fine Artist

Painter 2017 What it Means to the Digital Fine Artist

Today Painter 2017 was released! This version of Painter promises to be one of the best yet in terms of addressing legacy bugs and adding new content that makes sense to the vast majority of Professional users as well as Painter enthusiast! On the surface it may seem that this version of purely for the Professional user, but not so…there are some wonderful new tools for the Digital Fine Artist as well. Let me introduce you to some of my favorite new features. You will want to get in on the special upgrade price of $99! In this video by Read more »