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March 2007



The Painter Canvas is an inspirational monthly electronic newsletter exclusively for our Painter community.



Corel Painter X: Delivering the Goods
Learn more about the new Corel Painter X as John Derry takes an in-depth look at some of the great new features in this release.




That was Now; This is Then—In Praise of Digital Cave Painting
By Ian M. Clarke

The Painter Canvas talks to Andrew Jones, co-founder of ConceptArt.org and Art Director of Massive Black, about art without limits.




Sensitive Painting with RealBristle™ Brushes
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

From a blank canvas to a finished painting, artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis shares the steps and techniques she uses to complete a still-life painting with Corel Painter.



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Cropping Photos Using the Divine Proportion tool
By Heather Button

Corel Painter X includes a Divine Proportion tool, which displays a set of guidelines that let you align the focal points in your painting in an aesthetically pleasing arrangement.




Using the new Divine Proportion tool
By Wes Pack

Find out how the new Divine Proportion tool can help you determine the layout of a painting.




Building a custom RealBristle™ Impasto brush
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Renowned Corel Painter expert and author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis shows you how to apply Impasto settings to a RealBristle brush!




Have you developed a unique Corel Painter brush? Do you have a custom workspace you would like to share with fellow Painter artists? Share your brush or workspace by emailing it to us.



PC Magazine gives Corel Painter X 4.5 out of 5 and the magazine's "Very Good" rating! Learn more

PC World gives Corel Painter X a "Very Good" rating! Learn more

Corel Painter X made its first public debut at the Lepp Institute with Fay Sirkis! Learn more





New—The Official Corel Painter Magazine
Imagine Publishing Ltd has launched an exciting magazine especially for Corel Painter users. The Official Corel Painter Magazine is a monthly title full of inspirational tutorials, features and interviews aimed at helping you become a better artist. For more information or to subscribe, head over to www.paintermagazine.co.uk.


Coming soon—The Painter X Wow!® Book.
The classic bestselling book by Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, creator of many of the Corel Painter Natural-Media brushes, continues to inspire and instruct readers in this new edition updated for Corel Painter X. Preorder your copy today.


Jeremy Sutton - Painter X Creativity
ISBN: 0240809297

Practical, hands-on tutorials, and project illustrations that show you every step in image development, including multimedia artist techniques. Includes a CD-ROM packed with unique custom brushes, tutorial images for all projects, and additional art materials not supplied with Corel Painter X.


Martin Addison - Painter X for Photographers
ISBN: 0240520335

Learn how to instantly transform your photographs into stunning works of art. Packed with beautiful color images and precise, step-by-step instructions to show you exactly how to recreate effects using brushes, papers and textures. (Includes a DVD)






Marilyn Sholin
Marilyn Sholin's workshops and convention programs bring the elements of Art and the Art of Selling Art and Marketing together in one event. Gain a greater understanding of how to use Corel Painter to create both portrait paintings and fine art from photo references. Learn more




Jane Conner-Ziser
Learn how to transform photographs into fine art from one of the world's most acclaimed digital artists. As a professional photographer, internationally known retouching artist and painter, Jane has a fine art background, and over 30 years in the portrait industry. Learn more




Karen Sperling
Artist, photographer, author and Painter Master Karen, who wrote the first several Painter manuals, offers three ways for you to learn to turn photos into paintings in Corel Painter. Learn more




Fay Sirkis
March 24 - 29: Las Vegas, Nevada. Meet Fay at the Corel Booth - WPPI Convention and Trade Show.
April 4 - 6: Boston, Massachusetts. Attend the Paint like a Master Seminar at Photoshop World.
April 16 - 20: Los Osos, California. Attend Fay's "Photo Painting Workshop" at the Lepp Institute of Digital Imaging.




Jeremy Sutton
May 7 - 11: San Francisco, California. Collage Workshops. Learn more
Jeremy Sutton's New Collage DVD Set Now Available!
• View the full 2007 class schedule.




Helen Yancy
March 26: Las Vegas, Nevada. WPPI. A platform lecture and demonstration, "Saleable Painter: The Photographer's Edge."
April 15: Atlanta, Georgia. A demonstration using Corel Painter for creating imagery to increase sales. Contact Buddy Stewart.
April 22 - 27: Texas Professional Photography School at Texas A&M University. A class on digital artistry from beginner to advanced. Learn more




Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)
Las Vegas, Nevada
March 24 29, 2007

Visit the Corel booth #739 at PMA to see the new Corel Painter X in action! With new enhancements to the Photo-Painting features, brushes and composition tools, it's never been easier to create beautiful painted portraits from your photographs! Learn more


Photoshop World (PSW)
Boston, Massachusetts
April 4 6, 2007

Visit the Corel booth to learn about the new features in Corel Painter X. Discover why this next-generation art studio is a natural complement to Adobe Photoshop and an essential program for your photography toolbox! Learn more



Philip Straub
Senior concept artist/ freelance illustrator
"Corel Painter has always been the obvious choice for producing digital art and illustration. It continues to be the only program that successfully reproduces natural media results."


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