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October 2005

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

The Essential Application Between Your Digital Photo and Color Printer
by John Derry

As you know, digital camera sales have exploded recently-in fact, the devices now outsell traditional film cameras. Many consumers purchase inexpensive ink-jet photo printers alongside their digital cameras, which means they can shoot pics and then print conveniently from home.

The real excitement, however, is what happens between the shoot and the finished print. Corel has just released Corel® Painter™ Essentials 3, an application that borrows from the best of it's professional Natural-Media® sibling, Corel® Painter™ IX, and streamlines its workflow for folks just getting their bearings in the world of digitally-created art. Read on to find out full story >>

Corel unveils Corel® Painter™ Essentials 3
This new addition to Corel's digital imaging portfolio offers consumers a complete home art studio built on the award-winning power of Corel Painter IX.

Corel Painter Essentials 3 includes everything users need to create stunning paintings from their photos. The product is available from Corel now! Find out more >>

Turn your pics into unique art
With the amazing new Photo Painting Palettes in Corel Painter Essentials 3, it's easy to turn digital photos into stunning paintings.
This exciting software is a great way to get started with digital art, and is ideal for creating greeting cards, scrapbooks, mementos, and art prints you can frame.

Oils versus Artists' Oils—what's the best choice?
Deciding between Oils versus Artists' Oils in Corel Painter IX can have a dramatic impact on your finished product. Depending on the nature of your undertaking, you may find one of the brush categories more useful than the other. Find out how to make the best choice for your project. Find out how >>

Choosing between Watercolor and Digital Watercolor
Corel Painter IX includes two watercolor brush categories: Watercolor and Digital Watercolor. Watercolor brush variants require a watercolor layer, while Digital Watercolor strokes can be applied directly to any layer, including the canvas. Learn more >>

Have you developed a unique Painter brush? Would you like to share your brush with other Painter users? Email it to us:

PC Mag reviews Painter Essentials 3! Find out more >>
Photoshop User Magazine publishes "Transform a Photo into a Painting" by Painter Master, Fay Sirkis where she describes how she uses Painter to create her amazing masterpieces. Read the entire article >>

Here's a glance at what's hot and happening in the Corel community:
Drop by the Corel booth at Imaging USA on January 22 to 24, 2006 in Austin, Texas. Find out more >>
Learn more about how the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) can help you develop your skills and extend your network. Find out more >>

What's YOUR vision of the Future?
If there's one contest you take the time to enter, the Future of Digital Art contest at DAZ is the one you won’t want to miss. There is over $18,000 in prizes and, the best part is, there are two chances to win! Come discover who will be a part of the Future of Digital Art and unleash the artist within. For more information, please visit >>

Following is a list of events scheduled for October.
Don Seegmiller digital painting and photoshop integration workshops: Planet Digital Training Centre, October 20 to 22. Find out more >>
Cher Pendarvis and John Derry two-day Painter Wow! Workshop: October 28 and 29 in San Diego, CA. Find out more >>
Laurence Gartel exclusive one-day workshop: November 14, 2005 at Karen Sperling's Artistry Retreat. Workshop followed by Artistry Retreat November 15 to 17. Find out more >>
Jeremy Sutton classes in San Francisco, CA:
Panache Intro Class, November 7-11 - FULL;
Collage, November 6-10, 2006;
Painter Panache Master Series Classes;
February 27 - March 3, 2006;
"Going for it with Color!" March 6 - 10, 2006;
Exploring the Power of Series. Find out more >>
Helen Yancy teaches Corel Painter IX for Photographers: October 30 to November 2, Deep Creek, MD. Find out more >>
Dip a Paintbrush into Your Photographs workshop: January 31 to February 3, 2006. Learn how to control your brushes-and your style-and convert your photographs into unique masterpieces. Find out more >>
Learn Painter from Marilyn Sholin on October 24th and Jane Conner-ziser on November 14th at the Digital Technology Center in Sarasota Florida. Find out more >>
Massive Black and Workshop in Prague is coming up from October 21-24 >>

Karen Sperling's Artistry Tips and Tricks newsletter is a must read for Painter novices and experts alike! Learn more >>

Jeremy Sutton, Portrait artist, author and educator.
“When I paint, my goal is to create magnificent and powerful images that express my soul while embodying the essence of my subjects.”

Jeremy Sutton, a San Francisco-based artist, author and educator, is widely known for his lively teaching style and commitment to excellence. He has worked closely with the Painter development teams at Fractal Design, MetaCreations and Corel as a beta tester, evangelist and demonstrator.

Read the full story >>

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