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Corel Painter X3

Video Description

Painter X3 is Corel's latest update to their powerful and popular natural media emulator which is used by professional creative artists in a wide variety of genres and styles. This VTC course, taught by longtime illustrator and fine artist Jason Maranto, is designed to quickly familiarize you with the core features of this powerful application. Focusing on all the main tools and functions with an in-depth yet easy-to-follow style, this course is packed with professional workflow tips and tricks that it will help you to master Painter in no time. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Expectations 00:07:46
    2. Wacom 00:05:43
    3. Painter File System 00:03:59
    4. First Launch 00:04:17
    5. Welcome 00:03:57
    6. User Interface / Preferences 00:05:39
    7. Creating a New File 00:08:18
    8. Grabber / Magnifier / Rotate Page 00:06:25
    9. Navigator Panel 00:05:55
  2. Brush Basics
    1. Brush Selector 00:06:13
    2. Understanding the Cursor 00:03:30
    3. Constraining Brush Strokes 00:06:51
    4. Size and Opacity Shortcuts 00:05:14
    5. Onscreen Brush Attribute Controls 00:05:07
    6. Advanced Brush Controls 00:04:11
  3. Texture Controls
    1. Setup 00:03:38
    2. Papers 00:04:28
    3. Direction Toggle 00:07:41
    4. Make Paper 00:04:11
    5. Capture Paper 00:08:02
    6. Paper Libraries 00:07:28
    7. Impasto 00:06:44
    8. Surface Lighting 00:05:40
  4. Working with Color
    1. Color 00:06:42
    2. Color Sets 00:07:54
    3. Advanced Color Sets 00:05:36
    4. Primaries 00:07:26
    5. Color Spaces 00:07:12
    6. Color Proofing Mode 00:06:19
    7. Color Management Settings 00:05:33
    8. Mixer 00:07:56
    9. Advanced Mixer 00:06:41
    10. Color Set from Mixer 00:06:22
  5. Layers
    1. New Layer 00:05:46
    2. Layer Features 00:05:22
    3. Composite Method 00:07:32
    4. Composite Depth 00:08:43
    5. Layer Attributes 00:05:06
    6. Layer Masks 00:06:38
    7. Groups 00:06:22
    8. Layer Power Tips 00:06:11
    9. Image Portfolio 00:04:55
    10. Layer Effects 00:05:38
  6. Special Media Layers
    1. Dynamic Layers 00:04:16
    2. Bevel World 00:06:03
    3. Brightness and Contrast 00:04:45
    4. Digital Watercolor 00:07:16
    5. Watercolor Layer 00:06:46
    6. Real Watercolor 00:07:24
    7. Liquid Ink Layer 00:07:26
    8. Converting Layers 00:07:00
  7. Shapes
    1. Introduction to Shapes 00:07:18
    2. Bezier Curves 00:05:48
    3. Converting Points 00:04:42
    4. Creating a Heart Shape 00:04:15
    5. Primitive Shapes 00:05:14
    6. Adding and Removing Points 00:06:54
    7. Modifying Shapes 00:06:56
    8. Cutting and Joining 00:05:15
    9. Duplicate Transform 00:07:25
    10. Compound Shapes 00:06:03
  8. Text
    1. Creating Text 00:05:02
    2. Text Panel 00:04:19
    3. Shadow Attributes 00:03:53
    4. Text on a Curve 00:05:16
    5. Converting Text to Shapes 00:05:26
  9. Selections
    1. Path-Based Selections 00:06:34
    2. Selection Modifier Keys 00:05:47
    3. Adjusting Selections 00:04:17
    4. Modifying Selections 00:03:46
    5. Stroking Selections 00:06:01
    6. Anti-Aliasing 00:04:50
    7. Magic Wand 00:06:09
    8. Aliasing Issues 00:05:20
    9. Selection Portfolio 00:04:22
  10. Channels
    1. Save / Load Selections 00:04:49
    2. Alpha Channels 00:04:27
    3. Boolean Functions 00:05:42
    4. Channel Attributes 00:06:05
    5. New from Image Luminance 00:03:33
    6. New from Color Range 00:04:58
    7. Transforming Pixel-Based Selections 00:04:37
  11. Transform Tool
    1. Move and Scale 00:04:04
    2. Rotate and Skew 00:04:40
    3. Distort and Perspective Distortion 00:04:30
    4. Precision Transformations 00:06:31
  12. Canvas Menu
    1. Rulers and Guides 00:05:25
    2. Layout Grid 00:07:57
    3. Divine Proportion 00:07:49
    4. Symmetry 00:05:34
    5. Resize and Canvas Size 00:05:30
    6. Perspective Guides 00:03:47
    7. Perspective Controls 00:04:40
    8. Three-Point Perspective 00:06:58
    9. Perspective Presets 00:07:48
  13. Miscellaneous Tools
    1. Paint Bucket 00:03:41
    2. Eraser / Dropper 00:03:14
    3. Dodge / Burn 00:05:41
    4. Rubber Stamp / Cloner 00:07:03
  14. Managing Files
    1. Saving Files 00:05:29
    2. File Formats 00:04:31
    3. Saving for Website Design 00:04:21
    4. Reference Image 00:03:17
  15. Customization
    1. Custom Palettes 00:06:32
    2. Custom Icons 00:03:46
    3. Brush Search 00:05:20
  16. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:05:30
  17. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:04:19