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Painter IX Creativity: Digital Artists Handbookby Jeremy Sutton
Synopses & Reviews
Painter IX Creativity is a comprehensive creative guide to Corel's Painter IX Software. It explains the basics of setting up, understanding, customizing, and applying Painter to create original works, paintings, generating painterly animations, manipulating and transforming photographic images, and constructing evocative photo-collage. The projects include advanced techniques and creative strategies.
The book gives visual artists-digital designers, multimedia artists, photographers, illustrators, animators, and graphic artists-the explanations they need in order to maximize the sophisticated, creative Painter tool. The book teaches the artist how to transfer traditional art skills and techniques to the computer. It teaches the animator how to add painterly effects to their work, whether for video, TV, or the web. IT explains how photographers can transform and collage their images with natural-media tools. For Adobe Photoshop users, this book explains the expanded creative potential Painter lends to their work.
The author takes a knowledgeable and straightforward approach to this step-by-step project-based book, explaining how each tool is used, every effect achieved, and every topic thoroughly described. The book allows readers to build upon their knowledge so that beginners have the chance to become advanced users, and advanced users have an opportunity to hone their skills and adopt new techniques.
*Learn how to use the phenomenal image creation tool, Corel Painter IX, with clear, organized, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions from an internationally recognized computer artist and Painter master!
*CD-ROM includes unique custom brushes and art materials not supplied with Corel Painter IX, plus tutorial images for all projects
*A new Instructor Manual is available from the publisher
*The only Painter workbook that addresses both creativity and technical proficiency
*Teaches creative techniques that can be adapted by all visual artists as well as photographers, designers, and illustrators.
This comprehensive creative guide to Corel's Painter IX Software explains the basics of setting up, understanding, customizing, and applying Painter to create original paintings, generating painterly animations, manipulating photographic images, and constructing an evocative photo-collage. The CD-ROM includes unique custom brushes and art materials not supplied with Corel Painter IX, plus tutorial images for all projects.
About the Author
Jeremy Sutton is the author of Fractal Design Painter Creative Techniques and the Painter 4 Video Training Series. He is a former faculty member of the San Francisco Academy of Art College, and editor of EFX Art & Design Magazine, and host of the Painter World Wide User Group. He earned his Master's in physics from Oxford University and studied art at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, and at the Vrije Akademie (the Hague, the Netherlands). Jeremy has been a Painter beta tester since 1992. He is very close to the core group of creators, Mark Zimmer, Tom Hedges, and John Derry and regularly interacts with the entire team at Corel.
Jeremy Sutton is a Painter Master and educator. He teaches Painter worldwide. Based in San Francisco, CA.
Table of Contents
*Getting Started in Painter
*Efficiency&Empowerment: The Four Guiding Principles
*Photo Transformation I: Emulating Oils, Water Color, Pastel
*Photo Transformation II: From Mosaics to Pop Art
*Painting I: Foundations
*Painting II: Color
*Painting III: Improvisations
*Animation: Generating Artistic Transitions
*Collage: Evocative Storytelling
Appendix I: Color Management
Appendix II: Output
Appendix III: Troubleshooting
Appendix IV: Keyboard Shortcuts
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