The Painter Canvas is an inspirational new monthly electronic newsletter exclusively for our Painter community.
Happy accidents and safety nets
by John Derry
In this month's feature column, John shows us that accidents are not always bad and can, indeed, be serendipitous. After all, an unexpected turn of events can change an image in ways you had not originally conceived. If you're interested in finding out how Corel® Painter can make accidents your creative ally, read on >>
Painting a face with digital watercolor
By Don Seegmiller
One of the strengths of Corel® Painter has always been its ability to emulate traditional painting media in a digital environment. And one of the best examples of this ability is Painter's watercolor brushes.
The good news for those of you who love the look of traditional watercolor paintings is that the brushes are now better than ever in Painter IX,
Make Corel® Painter IX work for you
Using a Wacom® Pen Tablet with Corel® Painter
When you draw with traditional media, the amount of pressure you use determines how dense and how wide your strokes are. Using a pressure-sensitive stylus with Corel® Painter gives you the same kind of control. Read on >>
Yet more tips on how to customize Corel® Painter. This month we have a host of new tips to help you make the best use of Corel® Painter IX. Take a look and see how you can save time—and get great results. Read on >>
Have you developed a unique Painter brush? Would you like to share your brush with other Painter users? Email it to us: email@example.com.
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There's lots happening in the Corel community this month:
Greg Banning: Illustrator
He started with crayons bought by his parents; today Greg Banning is a professional illustrator who creates incredible images for world-famous clients and brands. When asked how he feels about Corel® Painter, Greg said lucky.
Find out what else Greg says about Painter and his work >>
Just in time for the holidays
Our special offers make great gifts for friends and family!
Download the FREE trial of Paint Shop Pro 9 and learn how you can get started right away with a tutorial on making your own holiday gift tags.
There's always something new to learn about Corel® Painter. This month we're pleased to offer six new training opportunities that will help you free your creativity and enhance your artistic techniques:
Jumpstart your creativity
Every month we're going to feature some innovative and inspirational Painter resources and links.
This month, read a great new Corel Painter newsletter from Karen Sperling.
Also, check out Wicked RGBwww.wickedrgb.coma group of industry-leading professional digital artists from around the world.
So what do you think?
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