The following is an archived newsletter. The Corel Store offers may no longer be valid.





August 2006


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

Corel Painter IX.5
With John Derry

A Taste of Color
Let's delve into color! Read John Derry's take on the nuances of color as he explores how we communicate as artists—and whether or not we can trust our memories of color. These are critical considerations for artists utilizing the more than 16 million colors Corel® Painter™ IX.5 offers. Read more >>



Working with the Mixer palette in Corel® Painter™ IX.5
By the Corel Documentation team

Can't find the color you need in the Corel® Painter™ IX.5 Color palette? Use the Mixer palette to mimic the traditional experience of mixing colors. Also, learn how to sample and use multiple colors in the same brushstroke!

Learn more >>


Using Tracing Paper in Corel® Painter™ IX.5
By Steve Szoczei and the Corel Documentation team

The improved Tracing Paper function in Corel® Painter™ IX.5 enables you to set the opacity of your tracing paper between 10 percent and 90 percent—instead of limiting you to 50 percent opacity. Use this enhanced capability to paint over cloned images.

Learn more >>


Corel Painter Wow! Tips with Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Sensitive brushwork with the Artists' Oils
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Learn how to use—and customize—the Artists' Oils brushes in Corel® Painter™ IX.5 to create sensitive, expressive paintings. The revolutionary Artists' Oils medium is so like traditional oils that the paint actually seems malleable and viscous.

Learn more >>




Setting up Your Wacom Tablet for Painter
By Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Without a high-quality tablet and stylus, Cher simply could not create the paintings she does. Together with Corel® Painter™ IX.5, the highly sensitive Wacom Intuos tablet and stylus provide her with the ideal artistic work environment. Find out how Cher sets up her tablet to create stunning pieces.

Learn more >>



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

Check out the Brush of the Month Archives >>



Here's a glance at what's hot and happening in the Corel community:

Scholarships: Massive Black/ConceptArt.Org
Interested in pursuing a career in games, film or entertainment?

Massive Black and ConceptArt.Org have announced scholarships for students interested in attending Concept Art Atelier, a new academy for the entertainment art industry. Learn more >>




Cris Palomino
New CGWorkshop: Brushwork with Painter
August 28 to October 22: Los Angeles, California. Cris Palomino, formerly of Walt Disney Studios, is accepting students of all levels for her eight-week "Brushwork with Corel Painter IX.5" workshop. Registration closes August 24 and space is limited, so act now! Only $399.00 USD. Read more.


Marilyn Sholin:
September 10 and 11: Littleton, Colorado. Two-day workshop for Corel® Painter™ IX.5 beginners and intermediates. Learn to paint like Marilyn! Learn more.

September 18 and 19: Salt Lake City, Utah. Two-day workshop for Corel® Painter™ IX.5 enthusiasts. Learn more.

October 22 to 26: Austin, Texas. Get in touch with your inner diva at the "Double Dose of Divas" workshop with Marilyn and Deanna Urs. Learn photography, marketing, sales and Corel® Painter™ IX.5 all in one workshop! Learn more.

October 27: Austin, Texas. One-day advanced course in Corel® Painter™ IX.5. Seating is limited, so sign up now! $119 USD includes lunch. Learn more.


Fay Sirkis:
September 6: Las Vegas, Nevada. Take your skills to a new level! Learn from Fay at the "Mastering Photo Painting" workshop. Space is limited, so register early! Email fay@faysartstudio.com.

September 18: Ronkonkonma, New York. Learn photo painting at "A Day with Fay Sirkis" workshop. Email mwbphoto@aol.com.

October 23 to 26: Las Vegas, Nevada. Come join Fay's "Paint Like a Master" workshop. Space is limited, so register early. Email fay@faysartstudio.com.


Jeremy Sutton:
August 21 to 24: Los Angeles, California, and October 16 to 19: San Francisco, California. Join Jeremy's "Painter Creativity" seminars. The seminars are designed for Corel® Painter™ IX.5 enthusiasts of all levels, including beginners. Study with this world-famous talent! Learn more.

October 27, 4 to 7 p.m.: San Francisco, California. Come see Jeremy's latest series of portraits—all created using Corel® Painter™ IX.5. The portraits are part of the Nordstrom Martini Splash San Francisco Bay Area Women of Style exhibit. Learn more.

December 4 to 8: San Francisco, California. Join Jeremy for his popular "Telling Evocative Stories that Transcend Time and Space" collage workshop. This course is designed for students familiar Corel® Painter™ IX.5. Learn more.


Maura Dutra and Bruce Hamilton Dorn:
September 23 to 27: Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Come join the "Shootin' and Paintin'" workshop, a Photo Impressionism® digital photography adventure led by two Corel® Painter™ masters. Presented by iDC 2006 Workshops. Learn more.


Helen Yancy:
November 2 to 5: Deep Creek, Maryland. New date!! This workshop is for all skill levels—from beginner to fine portraiture! Email helen@helenyancystudio.com.


Karen Sperling:
August 28 to 31: Tarzana, California. Time is money, which means doing portraits quickly is more profitable! That's the idea behind the "Artistry Corel® Painter™ IX.5" three-day retreat. Learn more.

October 17 to 19: Tarzana, California. Painting is not just for artists anymore! Learn not only the Corel® Painter™ IX.5 steps, but also the art concepts you need to turn photos into paintings. Learn more.




Now that you've had a chance to read through this issue of The Painter Canvas, we want to hear your thoughts.

Send us your comments and suggestions—and help us make this newsletter the resource you want it to be:

enewsfeedback@corel.com.






John Dismukes, Graphic Designer
In the mid-1980s, John Taylor Dismukes and Jo-Anne Redwood launched Capstone Studios Inc., a full-service design firm specializing in logo identities and entertainment design.

John's award-winning work—highly illustrious and detailed artistry—has distinguished Capstone from its competitors. Find out how John's done it!

Read the full story >>





FULL VERSION
Box: Download*:
$429 USD
$199 USD
$429 USD
$199 USD

$579 CAD
$239 CAD
$579 CAD
$239 CAD

MORE INFO:
Corel® Painter™ IX.5






EDUCATION EDITION
$99 USD $129 CAD

MORE INFO:
Corel® Painter™ IX.5 - Education Edition





FULL VERSION
Box: Download:
$99 USD
$79 USD
$99 USD
$79 USD*

$144 CAD
$124 CAD
$144 CAD
$124 CAD*

UPGRADE VERSION
Box: Download:
$59 USD
$55 USD*
$59 USD
$55 USD*

$70 CAD
$65 CAD*
$70 CAD
$65 CAD*

MORE INFO:
Corel® Paint Shop Pro® X





FULL VERSION
Box: Download:

$399 USD
$399 USD
$359 USD


$489 CAD
$489 CAD
$439 CAD

UPGRADE VERSION
Box: Download:

$179 USD*
$179 USD
$159 USD*


$229 CAD*
$229 CAD
$205 CAD*

MORE INFO:
CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite X3





Get the Graphire4 4x5 tablet with Painter IX.5 for only $328.95 USD—a savings of $200 USD. Check out our other available tablet offers.

FULL VERSION
$528.95 USD
$328.95 USD
$698.95 CAD
$403.95 CAD




Corel Store limited-time offers. Valid in North America only. While quantities last.

Corel 30-Day
Money-Back Guarantee


Find out more.


To purchase by phone call us toll FREE at 1-877-502-6735
and quote promotion code 2107. (Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST)


Missed a story? Want to revisit an old tip? No problem. Every issue of The Painter Canvas is posted to an online archive for easy reference. Check out some of our previous issues >>










Copyright © 2006 Corel Corporation, All Rights Reserved 

You are receiving this e-mail because you requested to receive The Painter Canvas Newsletter.
At Corel, we respect your privacy. For more information, please view our privacy policy.