The Painter Canvas is an inspirational monthly electronic newsletter exclusively for our Painter community.
So Many Brushes, So Little Canvas
by John Derry
One of the first things a new user encounters upon launching Corel Painter is the wide variety of brushes available: acrylics, airbrushes, Art Pen brushes, the list goes on and on. How does one begin to utilize an art store's worth of brushes?
Weave another layer of beauty into your paintings
Read about how one artist enhanced his work by applying sheet music to a portrait of a dancing couple.
With Corel Painter, you can apply this technique to weave almost anything-music, handwriting, symbols, photos, drawings, scribbles-into the background of a painting.
Each month, Painter expert Karen Sperling answers a question from one of our Painter Canvas readers. Here's November's question.
Read what Computer Graphics World has to say about Corel Painter IX!
Introducing Wacom's wide-format pen tablet!
Discover optimum pen control with Wacom's new Intuos®3 6x11, the world's first wide-format pen tablet. It is specifically designed for photographers, designers and artists who use widescreen displays or multiple monitors.
New Painter Nozzles from DigArts!
Paint landscapes, trees and nature with unmatched ease and visual sophistication using DigArts' new Jungle DVD. It has over 800 new nozzles that can help you with game environments, film mattes and architectural visualizations.
Ballistic Publishing just announced the release of EXOTIQUE
The leading book title devoted to showcasing the most beautiful character creations from digital artists worldwide.
Here's a glance at what's hot and happening in the Corel community:
Ballistic Publishing is still accepting submissions of Corel Painter art for possible publication in their upcoming PAINTER book. The new deadline is: Monday November 21st 2005. Learn more >>
(If you've had trouble uploading artwork to the Ballistic Publishing entry system, send Ballistic Publishing an email)
Corel Painter IX was a hit at this year's Australian Cartoonists' Association's 21st Stanley Awards and Cartoon Conference, November 4, 5 and 6 in the idyllic NSW Blue Mountains.
View Jeremy Sutton's Summer Afternoon at the world-renowned di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA. The work combines the use of Painter's Artists Impressionist brush with acrylic paint on canvas,
Gregory Kelley's "Pikes Peak Reflections" won First Place in the Digital Arts Category and the coveted People's Choice Award at The Colorado State Fair.
Kaburaya has created a tutorial for converting Corel Paint Shop Pro Tubes to Corel Painter Nozzles.
See how Corel Painter was used to create much of the concept art for the latest Star Wars epic, STAR WARS Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
All of the concept art for the movie has been compiled into a beautiful coffee table book, which can be yours FREE with any purchase of a box version of Corel Painter IX.
Corel Store limited-time offers. Valid in North America only. While quantities last. "No tax" applies to US residents only.
13th -15th January 2006
Royal Court Hotel, Nr Coventry
11-14th January 2006
For more information, visit: www.corel.co.uk/events
January 22-24, 2006
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Visit the Digital Painting Forum to find new tutorials, brushes and answers to your Painter questions. The forum is FREE, but you must register. Learn more >>
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