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Learning Corel Painter X3

Video Description

In this Corel Painter X3 training course, expert author and artist Rhoda Draws teaches you the fundamental tools and techniques that are available to you in this widely used pixel-based painting program. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no prior Corel Painter experience is required.
You will begin with the basics as Rhoda introduces you to the Painter desktop and the useful tools and commands in the program. You will learn the different brush controls, such as dab, stroke, and method, as well as advanced controls and custom variants. Rhoda will show you the different effects available in the effects menu, selection tools and commands, and how to work with text. Once you have learned the basics in this video tutorial, you will begin to create projects in a variety of styles. Follow along with Rhoda as she teaches you to create a watercolor still life, a pastel portrait, an abstract painting, humorous caricatures, and much more!
By the completion of this computer based training course, you will have a clear understanding of how to use the many tools and techniques available in Corel Painter X3 to create your own works of art. You will have learned about the advanced techniques and new features in this program and how to apply them to your creations. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Painter X3
    1. A Quick Tour Of Painter 00:06:32
    2. Brushes And Custom Palettes 00:10:22
  2. Layer Basics
    1. Managing Layers 00:07:12
    2. Project - Red Chairs 00:11:56
  3. The Painter Desktop
    1. The Toolbox - Part 1 00:06:26
    2. The Toolbox - Part 2 00:02:27
    3. Color Panels 00:07:14
    4. Paper And Media Libraries 00:09:42
    5. Menu Commands - Part 1 00:10:54
    6. Menu Commands - Part 2 00:12:46
  4. Clone Painting
    1. Cloner Brushes 00:08:04
    2. Project: Clone Painting A Pear 00:07:07
  5. Brush Controls
    1. Dab, Stroke And Method 00:06:09
    2. Advanced Controls 00:06:57
    3. Custom Variants 00:06:37
  6. Project - Abstract Painting
    1. Abstract Painting 00:08:51
  7. Effects Menu
    1. Tonal Controls 00:06:58
    2. Surface Controls 00:12:30
    3. Esoterica 00:08:52
    4. Esoterica - Mosaic 00:08:19
  8. Selection Techniques
    1. Selection Tools And Commands 00:08:11
  9. Working With Text
    1. Text Properties 00:07:25
    2. Text Effects 00:07:53
  10. Project - Postcard Art
    1. Postcard Graphic - Part 1 00:08:46
    2. Postcard Graphic - Part 2 00:09:42
  11. Layers
    1. Dynamic Layers 00:08:57
  12. Automatic And Semi-Automatic Techniques
    1. Auto-Painting 00:07:31
    2. Smart Stroke Cloning 00:07:03
    3. Mirror And Kaleidoscope 00:11:44
  13. Project - Mixed Media Portrait
    1. Introduction To Mixed Media 00:09:35
    2. Portrait Of Stephen 00:09:17
  14. Animation
    1. Cel Animation 00:10:47
    2. Rotoscope Techniques 00:09:57
  15. Project - Pastel Rendering
    1. Portrait Of Hines - Part 1 00:07:21
    2. Portrait Of Hines - Part 2 00:07:19
    3. Portrait Of Hines - Part 3 00:13:55
  16. Project - Still Life Watercolor
    1. Digital Watercolor 00:10:06
    2. Real Watercolor - Part 1 00:11:51
    3. Real Watercolor - Part 2 00:08:43
  17. Project - Caricature
    1. Caricature - Part 1 00:08:52
    2. Caricature - Part 2 00:06:10
  18. Conclusion
    1. About The Author 00:01:14
    2. Painter Resources And The Painter Community 00:06:25