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In search of personal style
by John Derry
I recently taught a Painter workshop for portrait photographers. While working with this group, I was struck by the fact that each of the photographers had a distinct style. One individual utilized a strong sense of color; another made great use of shadow and highlight. It got me wondering about what style is and how an artist develops it.
Capturing a moment in time with the Sargent Brush
By Jeremy Sutton
In this tutorial, I use one of my favorite default brushes in Painter IXthe Sargent Brushto create a rich, oily and expressionistic painterly rendition of a couple dancing the tango. The painting is called A Moment in Time and was inspired by a photo I took.
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Using the Brush Control palettes in
By Lori Kerfoot
The Brush Control palettes in Corel Painter IX offer a great way to fine-tune brushes without disrupting your workflow. This article provides some basic information about the Brush Control palettes and how to use them.
Applying a quick watercolor effect to photos
By Lori Kerfoot
Corel Painter IX enables you to transform your digital photos in many ways. Clone, trace and modify them with special-effect filtersor use Corel Painter brushes for endless artistic possibilities.
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Tim Warnock, freelance illustrator/designer
I've always liked to draw, but I wasn't sure how I could turn it into a career. I discovered my illustration talent during my second year at college. I credit two very talented instructors with putting the basic tools in my hands. When I saw what these guys could do, it was like a light went on!
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