Corel Painter 12 Training

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Corel Painter 12 is a completely revolutionary update for the popular natural media emulator. Awesome new features, massive computing power improvements, and a completely redesigned user interface make this version a must have for anybody serious about producing artwork on a computer. Taught by longtime illustrator and fine artist Jason Maranto, this VTC course 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 but easy-to-follow style, this course will help you to master Painter and create with confidence like never before. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

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  Introduction (04:47)
  Hardware Considerations (07:06)
  Wacom (05:40)
  Painter File System (05:08)
  Reset to Default and Welcome Screen (05:04)
  Adding Workspaces (04:08)
  User Interface (07:19)
  Understanding the Cursor (05:48)
Painter Basics
  Creating a New File (08:56)
  Brush Categories (04:05)
  Brush Variants (03:18)
  Impasto (07:46)
  Surface Lighting (04:59)
  My Custom Brushes (03:59)
  Paper (07:13)
  Capturing Paper (04:27)
  Make Paper (03:41)
  Make Fractal Pattern (06:16)
  Apply Surface Texture (04:07)
  Grain (04:25)
  Paper Libraries (06:52)
Working with Color
  Color Panels (08:21)
  Color Sets (08:33)
  Importing a Color Set (05:32)
  Advanced Color Sets (09:08)
  Why Color Spaces (04:00)
  Color Management Settings (07:01)
  Color Proofing Mode (06:16)
  Mixer (09:10)
  Advanced Mixer (07:30)
  Color Set from Mixer (05:12)
Navigating and Brush Properties
  Navigator Panel (07:56)
  Grabber / Magnifier / Rotate Page (05:31)
  Constraining Brush Strokes (04:34)
  Size and Opacity (04:34)
  Onscreen Brush Attributes (05:51)
  New Layer (05:23)
  Layer Features (06:17)
  Composite Method and Depth (07:24)
  Digital Watercolor (06:03)
  Watercolor Layer (08:57)
  Real Watercolor (09:04)
  Liquid Ink Layer (06:28)
  Converting Layers (06:09)
  Group and Collapse (05:11)
  Layer Masks (06:09)
  Introduction to Shapes (06:09)
  Primitive Shapes (05:16)
  Modifying Shapes (05:21)
  Converting Points (03:32)
  Adding Points (06:03)
  Cutting and Joining (07:19)
  Blends (07:11)
  Compound Shapes (04:18)
  Duplicate Transform (05:15)
  Preferences (05:13)
  Creating Text (05:44)
  Shadow Attributes (04:10)
  Text on a Curve (04:01)
  Converting Text to Shapes (03:53)
Selections and Channels
  Selection Tools (04:21)
  Anti-Aliasing (03:45)
  Magic Wand (06:18)
  Aliasing Issues (03:20)
  Adjusting Selections (09:05)
  Save / Load Selections (04:28)
  Channel Attributes (03:21)
  Boolean Functions (07:37)
  Stroking Selections (08:35)
  Reference Point (05:10)
  Move / Scale / Rotate (05:51)
  Checker Board Exercise (07:51)
  Distort / Perspective Distortion (04:29)
  Flip Horizontal / Vertical (03:05)
  Pixel-Based Selections (07:41)
Canvas Menu
  Rulers and Guides (03:10)
  Resize and Canvas Size (06:00)
  Layout Grid (04:39)
  Divine Proportion (05:55)
  Symmetry (05:21)
  Perspective Grid (03:38)
Image Manipulation
  Basic Tools (05:58)
  Rubber Stamp / Cloner (05:37)
  Clone Source Palette (06:22)
  Underpainting (04:03)
  Auto-Painting (05:49)
Managing Files
  Creating Templates (06:55)
  Saving Files (03:24)
  File Formats (03:58)
  Course Wrap Up (04:10)
  About the Author (03:26)

Title Information / Pricing

Title: Corel Painter 12
Author: Jason Maranto
SKU: 34253
ISBN: 978-1-61866-006-0
Release Date: 2011-08-18
Duration: 9 hrs / 91 lessons
Work Files: Yes
Captions: Available on CD and Online University
Compatibility: Vista/XP/2000, OS X, Linux
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