Painter X Creativity: Digital Artist's Handbook

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Taylor & Francis, 2007 - Computers - 298 pages
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Empower your artistry in the digital environment

This unique Painter book addresses both creative and technical proficiency, helping you step ahead in today's world of photography, art, multimedia, and design. This lavishly illustrated guide speaks directly to all visual artists and shows you how to combine traditional and stateof-the-art media to capture the essence of your vision.

Fully updated for Corel Painter X and the newest range of Wacom graphics tablets, progressive, well-structured tutorials from beginner to advanced level, case studies, and examples of art will inspire your imagination at every stage. Let world-renowned Painter master Jeremy Sutton guide you step-by-step in how to experiment with creative ideas and techniques that you can adapt to your own style.

New time-saving tips, workflow strategies, and keyboard short cuts allow you to quickly transform your work with Corel Painter X's outstanding natural-media tools. From expressive paintings to evocative collage portraits, oil impressionism, live portrait paintings, and painterly effects for video, television, and the Web, you get the best techniques through...

*Clear explanations with colorful screen grabs and inspiring artworks that lead you
through the sophisticated and creative Painter tools
*Practical, hands-on tutorials, and project illustrations that show you every step in
image development, including multimedia artist techniques
*A CD-ROM packed with unique custom brushes, tutorial images, and additional art
materials not supplied with Painter X

Included on the resource CD:
*48 extra brushes including many unique custom brushes not supplied with Painter
*38 custom color sets
*Jeremy's SupaDoopa custom palettes to help speed up your workflow
*Collection of Jeremy's favorite Image Hose nozzles, paper textures, and patterns to greatly enhance the variety and richness of art materials available at your fingertips
*Gain instant access to Jeremy's interface customization and optimize your creativity with unique custom workspaces, new to Painter X
*4 QuickTime movies including a studio tour, artwork commentary, and details on Wacom tablets
*Have fun practicing with 28 tutorial images!
 

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Contents

2 Exploring Brushes
55
3 Texture and Pattern
93
4 Design and Composition
125
5 Painting from a Photograph
151
6 Going for it with Color
201
7 Collage Portraiture
223
8 Replay
255
Appendices
277
Index
285
Author Biography
291
Contributors
293
Order Form
295
Copyright License Page
296
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About the author (2007)

Jeremy Sutton is the author of Fractal Design Painter Creative Techniques and the Painter 4 Video Training Series. He is a former faculty member of the San Francisco Academy of Art College, and editor of EFX Art & Design Magazine, and host of the Painter World Wide User Group. He earned his Master's in physics from Oxford University and studied art at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, and at the Vrije Akademie (the Hague, the Netherlands). Jeremy has been a Painter beta tester since 1992. He is very close to the core group of creators, Mark Zimmer, Tom Hedges, and John Derry and regularly interacts with the entire team at Corel.

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