Painter 2016

Painter 2016 Education Edition (Windows/Mac)

Paint Program

  • Diverse brushes, paper textures and media
  • Unparalleled realism with RealBristle® technology
  • Hints, Visual Tooltips and tutorials get you started
  • All-in-one art studio for the classroom
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Expressive paint program for students

Discover an affordable and professional art studio for students of all skill levels. With Painter® 2016, you'll experience the world's most expressive paint program that provides brushes, paper textures, smart photo cloning, Photoshop compatibility, physics-inspired particle brushes and killer composition tools. Stay on top of your game with in-app learning and blazing speed on any 64- bit Mac or PC platform. Be prepared to be impressed!


Explore the ideal paint program for the classroom

Express Yourself

Express Yourself

Revel in a symphony for the senses with Audio Expression brushes that react to sound. Experience luscious Natural-Media® brushstrokes, exhilarating splatters and paper rotation. Create even more brush variations by combining Particles with Real Watercolor, Liquid Ink and Impasto to achieve rapid end results that will impress any audience.

Discover What's New

Discover What's New

Launch Painter and the redesigned Welcome Book greets you with new tutorials. Create a new canvas and enable your perfect painting environment with a flexible UI color scheme, high DPI, presentation mode and workspace customization. Experiment with new Brush Hints and Visual Tooltips to fine-tune your brushes to match your style.

Expand Your Creativity

Expand Your Creativity

Import your Adobe Photoshop brushes into Painter and then use Painter's brush controls to make a new mega-brush. Share your favorite brushes and media with others using the new Custom Toolbox. Browse additional Brush Packs to discover imaginative custom brushes for your next painting project.