Kick off your landscape, still life or portrait masterpiece by narrowing down the ideal canvas texture and color palette. A beautiful selection of built-in textures will inspire you and the ability to mix up your color palette vision or to import the perfect color set will set you up for success.
No matter what your media preference, Painter has the realistic brushes you need. Sketch your scene with expressive Pencils and then experiment with luscious wet media like Acrylics, Oils, Watercolors, Gouache and Sumi-E.
If you prefer media that is delivers an expressive texture, we recommend trying out Chalk, Crayons, Pastels and Conte. When combined with a pressure sensitive drawing tablet, you’ll forget you’re creating on the computer.
FINE ART LAYOUT
Launch the Fine Art Palette Layout and unlock all of the tools that will streamline your fine art into digital art.
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GETTING STARTED VIDEO SERIES
Reference image & canvas
Choose an image & set up your canvas
Experimenting with brush & paper
Adjusting paper & brushes for responsiveness
Creating a value map
Establishing lightness & darkness
Executing the painting
Leading the eye to the focal point and adding color