ILLUSTRATION: CHARACTER DESIGN AND FANTASY ART

Painter 2017 is a flexible digital art software application for everything from publishing and product illustration,
to character design and fantasy art

ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ILLUSTRATION

Vision

VISION

Bring your ideas to life and immerse your audience in a compelling story. From setting up the perfect canvas to gathering Photoshop files to start, you can reference images and render 3D objects to paint, Painter supports the process every step of the way.

Sketching

SKETCHING

Transform your vision directly onto canvas with a wide selection of sketching tools including Pens, Pencils and even Particles.

Color tools

COLOR TOOLS

Add vibrant color to your illustrations using Digital Watercolor, Blenders, Image Hoses, Oils, Pattern Pens, and Texture Painting, turning them into a final production worthy masterpiece.

Illustration layout

ILLUSTRATION LAYOUT

Launch the Illustration Palette Layout and unlock all of the tools that will streamline your illustration and character design process.

ARE YOU NEW TO PAINTER?

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DISCOVERY CENTER

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TIPS

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TRAINING

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