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Digital Painting fundamentals with Corel® Painter™ 12 by Rhoda Grossman Draws

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Chapter 7. Getting Graphic

Getting Graphic

Graphic designers typically use a vector-based program like Illustrator or a page-layout program such as InDesign to create the text needed to accompany an illustration. (It’s good to own stock in Adobe Systems.) But if a special effect is desired for a few words or letters, it might be best to use a pixel-based program and create text as an image. Painter has a variety of terrific options for text effects.

Special effects aren’t just for type. By the time you finish this lesson, you’ll be able to paint with liquid metal, melted chocolate, flowers, and gravel. If that’s not exciting enough, you will also get a chance to ...

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