The Painter 7 Wow! Book

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Peachpit Press, 2002 - Computers - 404 pages
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Get artistic inspiration and practical techniques in one full-color, example-packed volume: The Painter 7 Wow! Book. The definitive guide to this popular paint program is back--thoroughly revised to include a plethora of new tips, step-by-step techniques, and illustrations that make deciphering this new version a breeze. Author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis shows you how to get the most out of Painter 7's improved interface and tools, including its awesome natural-media brushes and effects. Plus, she's added new projects and galleries as well as special Primer sections to cover Painter 7's new Water Color and Liquid Ink media layers and brushes.

The Painter 7 Wow! Book strikes the perfect balance between hands-on, step-by-step instruction and visual inspiration. You'll find thorough coverage of the basics--Painter's tools, functions, and preferences--as well as plenty of real-world examples from print, multimedia, and the Web. Best of all, the book's galleries feature work from a top-notch cast of fine artists, designers, photographers, and illustrators who use Painter to illuminate books and magazines, CD-ROMs, gallery walls, and the Web. On the accompanying CD-ROM you'll discover loads of custom brushes, papers, patterns, and scripts created by the author; goodies shared by contributing artists; high-resolution stock photographs and video clips; and a demo of Painter 7. Novices and pros alike will be creating digital master works in no time with Painter 7 on their computers and this dazzling guide at their side.

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The Power of Color
Adding Color and Gradations

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Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, award-winning designer, fine artist, and educator, has influenced thousands of digital artists in her many years of teaching and writing about electronic design tools. Her digital paintings and photography have been exhibited worldwide, and her work is featured in numerous books and periodicals. Cher teaches the use of digital tools in various workshops around the United States and in Europe, and is often a featured speaker at graphics conferences.

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