CONCEPT ART: GAMING AND FILM

Painter 2017 delivers a powerful and versatile feature set for every step of the creative process
from concept through design.

ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR CONCEPT ART

Composition

COMPOSITION

Craft a perfect composition for your environment by setting 1, 2 and 3-point Perspective Guides in advance and gather inspirational imagery to display in-app using the Reference Image Panel for when you’re ready to paint.

Brush Selector

SKETCHING

Volume sketch your concepts with speed and ease during brainstorming sessions or art direction reviews using a wide selection of realistic Pens and Pencils.

Dropper tool

BRUSHES

Fine-tune your approved concept in full color using Acrylics & Gouache, Airbrushes, Blenders, F-X Glow, Glazing, Watercolor and Texture Painting to finalize your detailed masterpiece for hand-off to production.

Artist layouts

CONCEPT ART LAYOUT

Launch the Concept Art Palette Layout and unlock all of the tools that will streamline your concept creation process.

ARE YOU NEW TO PAINTER?

Start here! We have an extensive library of learning resources, tutorials and support to get you up and running quickly.

DISCOVERY CENTER

Learn how professional artists in a variety of industries are using Painter as an essential part of their artwork production workflow.
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TIPS

Get useful tips and tricks from professional Painter artists working in a variety of creative fields.
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TRAINING

Join experts from around the world as they talk about how they use Painter and share their best tips and techniques for using this unique paint program.
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GETTING STARTED VIDEO SERIES

Get to know Painter before jumping in

Quick overview of the Painter interface

Blocking in Shapes

Blocking in shapes with Glazing and Digital Water brushes

Establishing Form

Finding edges and developing light source

Color

Setting the color mood

Detail Painting

Painting with texture to add detail