Painter 12 Workspaces

New to Painter 12, we've introduced some custom workspaces to help artists from all backgrounds quickly familiarize themselves with Painter. Establish the right set-up for you with a choice of the following workspaces:

What's New Workspace

This workspace highlights the new tools, brushes and features of Painter 12 for new users and people upgrading from Painter 11.

Photoshop User Workspace

Enjoy an easy transition from Photoshop to Painter. This workspace delivers a familiar layout and highlights tools to help Photoshop users quickly familiarize themselves with the Painter environment.

Creativity Workspace

by Painter Master Andrew 'Android' Jones
In this workspace specially developed for Photoshop users and students and teachers of art and design, Android shares many of his customized tools to simplify and speed up your creative process. Get a jump-start with distinctive paper textures, patterns and custom brushes.

Concept Sketching Workspace

by Painter Master Dwayne Vance
Get instant access to handy tools and controls for quickly capturing your ideas. This workspace focuses on the brainstorming and sketching stages of the creative process and is ideal for concept artists.

Illustration Workspace

by Painter Master Mike Thompson
Designers and illustrators will enjoy quick access to the most important panels in Painter 12. Many of the default panels have been hidden to simplify navigation and free up screen space.

Portrait & Collage Workspace

by Painter Master Jeremy Sutton
Jeremy shares his portrait-painting workspace. Designed to help photographers, this includes a custom palette with his favorite controls and tailored layouts for multiple screen resolutions. Layouts are provided for both right- and left-handed artists.

Watercolor Workspace

by Painter Master Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
Cher's simplified workspace and condensed brush set are designed to remove distractions and give you the essential tools for achieving beautiful watercolor results. You'll be all set to play with water!