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The Painter X Wow! Book continues to delight Painter fans with its many exciting, inspiring examples and techniques for creating fine art, photography, graphic design, multimedia, and film. In this new edition, bestselling author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes her readers step-by-step through this revolutionary program, revealing the best practices of numerous digital artists. With her clear, instructive approach, Cher quickly gets beginners up to speed and provides more advanced users with additional insight on the latest creative and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter’s latest tools, including the new RealBristle Painting System, Universal Mixer palette, Match Palette effect, Workspace Manager, an enhanced Photo-Painting System, and new composition tools. This invaluable resource gives you:

• Numerous full-color images and illustrative techniques throughout, created by renowned Painter artists worldwide

• Insider knowledge of Painter’s tools, brushes, functions, and preferences from the creator of hundreds of default brushes in Corel Painter

• Step-by-step instructions for creating artwork in a wide range of industries including commercial illustration and design, photography, fine arts, multimedia, Web design, and entertainment

• Coverage of the new RealBristle Painting System, a revolutionary system for replicating the sensation of the interaction between the artist’s brush, the paint, and the canvas

• A CD-ROM containing a trial version of Corel Painter X, stock photos, video clips, a study guide for instructors, and over 100 unique custom brushes, plus new papers, patterns, and lighting effects built by Cher herself

Book News Annotation:

Fine artist and digital designer Threinen-Pendarvis leads readers through the components of the Corel Painter X digital art software. Attractively illustrated, the twelve chapters cover techniques for using color, layers, special effects, selections, shapes, and masks; painting with and building brushes; applying type; enhancing photos, montage, and collage; using Painter with Photoshop; animating and filmmaking; and printing options. The accompanying CD-ROM contains more ideas for artfully employing Painter X. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The Painter X Wow! Bo ok continues to delight Painter fans with its many exciting, inspiring examples and techniques for creating fine art, photography, graphic design, multimedia, and film. In this new edition, bestselling author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes her readers step-by-step through this revolutionary program, revealing the best practices of numerous digital artists. With her clear, instructive approach, Cher quickly gets beginners up to speed and provides more advanced users with additional insight on the latest creative and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter’s latest tools, including the new RealBristle Painting System, Universal Mixer palette, Match Palette effect, Workspace Manager, an enhanced Photo-Painting System, and new composition tools. This invaluable resource gives you:

• Numerous full-color images and illustrative techniques throughout, created by renowned Painter artists worldwide

• Insider knowledge of Painter’s tools, brushes, functions, and preferences from the creator of hundreds of default brushes in Corel Painter

• Step-by-step instructions for creating artwork in a wide range of industries including commercial illustration and design, photography, fine arts, multimedia, Web design, and entertainment

• Coverage of the new RealBristle Painting System, a revolutionary system for replicating the sensation of the interaction between the artist’s brush, the paint, and the canvas

• A CD-ROM containing a trial version of Corel Painter X, stock photos, video clips, a study guide for instructors, and over 100 unique custom brushes, plus new papers, patterns, and lighting effects built by Cher herself

Synopsis:

The Painter 11 Wow! Book continues to delight Painter fans with its many exciting inspirations and techniques for creating fine art, photography, graphic design, multimedia, and film. In this new edition of The Painter Wow! Book, bestselling author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes her readers, step-by-step, through this revolutionary program, guiding them across the bridge from traditional media to electronic art.

With her clear, instructive approach, Cher quickly gets beginners up to speed, providing more advanced users with additional insight on a variety of cool, creative, and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter's latest tools, including the new dry media (marker, pen, pencil, and chalk) found in the RealBristle Painting System, a hard-media palette for fine-tuned adjustments, a virtual palette for mixing colors, support for Photoshop layers and color profiles, and much more. A CD-ROM containing  numerous stock photos, video clips, a study guide for instructors, and over 100 unique custom brushes, plus new papers, patterns, and lighting effects built by Cher herself, makes this an invaluable resource for professionals and artists at all levels.

About the Author

Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, an award-winning fine artist, designer, and educator, has influenced thousands of digital artists in her many years of teaching and writing about electronic design tools. Her digital paintings and photography have been exhibited worldwide, and her work is featured in numerous books and periodicals. In addition to creating hundreds of brushes for Corel Painter, Cher teaches digital arts workshops around the world and is often a featured speaker at graphics conferences.

Table of Contents

Welcome

• Update to describe new features, and x-ref to techniques

1 Getting to Know Paint er 4

Painter’s Requirements for Mac and PC, File Size and Resolution, Opening Files, Saving Files, Painter Basics, Customizing Your Workspace, Setting Preferences, Libraries and Movers;

• Following interface explanation, a big new tip for beginners, how to begin a Painter image from scratch or using a photo, will have x-refs to techniques later in the book

• New material on new Workspace features, custom palettes, and the Composition features

• Add technique on building a custom workspace

Gallery

• new images in gallery where possible

2 The Power of C olor

Hue, Saturation and Value, Putting HSV to Work, Painting with Multiple Colors, Making Color Adjustments, More Color Tools

• New tip about the new Universal Mixer color palette

• New tip about the new Match Palette feature

• All techniques will be updated for new version

Adding Color and Gradations to Line Art

Coloring a Scanned Illustration

Coloring a Woodcut

Capturing a Color Set

Gallery

• new images in gallery where possible

3 Painting with Brushes

Painting Basics, Continuous-Stroke Brushes, Emulating Traditional Techniques, Painting with Special

Effects, Painting on Layers

• add info about new RealBristle brushes to intro

• add large tip about the Universal Mixer, show examples of various brushes picking up multicolored paint

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Sketching with Pencils

Drawing with Colored Pencils

Making Sketchbook Studies Using Pens

Blending and Feathering with Pastels

A Painter Watercolor Primer

Wet-into-Wet Watercolor

Coloring a Drawing Using Digital Water Color

• new art and technique

Painting with Acrylics

Painting with Gouache

Painting an Expressive Oil Study

Painting with Oils

Painting with the Artists Oils

Glazing with the Artists Oils

Sculpting a Portrait

New RealBristle Primer

• new art and Primer

Painting with RealBristle Brushes

• new art and technique

Cloning and Tracing

Coloring and Cloning

Spontaneous Mixed Media

Applying Scanned Paper Textures

Combining Oil Pastels, Texture and Blending

Applying Rich Textures with Custom Brushes

Brushing Washes Over “Live” Canvas

Working with Thick Paint

A Painter Liquid Ink Primer

Encaustic Painting with Liquid Ink

Gallery

• more image where possible

4 Building Brushes

Intro, dab types, strokes types, Brush Creator, tips for customizing brushes

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Painting with Pastel using Custom Brushes

Digital Watercolor Using Custom Brushes

Sculpting a Portrait

Pastel and Oils using Custom Brushes

Gallery

5 Selections, Shapes and Masks

What is a Selection? What is a Shape? What is a Mask? Creating Outlined-based Selections and Shapes, Moving Selections

and Shapes, Reshaping Selections, Reshaping Shapes, Selecting and Masking by Color, Other Pixel-based Selecting and Masking Options, Feathering, Converting Selections,

Shapes and Masks, Saving Selection

Outlines, Selections at Work, Editing Selections, Masks, Using

the Channels Palette, Calculating and Operating

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Working with Bézier Paths and Selections

Using Selections to Limit Paint

Selections and Airbrush

Working with Hand-drawn Selections

Auto-Masking with Color

Gallery

• new images where possible

6 Using Layers

Working with Image Layers, Working

with Floating Objects, Using Reference Layers, Working with Shapes, Using Dynamic

Layers, Using Text Layers, Working with Media Layers, Organizing with the Layers Palette, Layers and Their Masks, Composite Controls

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Working with Shapes and Layers

Painting on Layers

Collage With Cloning and Brushes

Mixing Media on Layers

Melting Text into Water

Gallery

• new images where possible

7 Enhancing Photos, Montage and Collage

Image-Processing Basics, Advanced Techniques

• all techniques will be updated for new version

•New tip on Cloning tool, Dodge and Burn tools in Toolbox for Retouching

• New tip on Retouching palette

•New info about enhanced photo-painting features

• New tip about the new Match Palette feature, showing matching color and intensity between two images

Selective Coloring

Creating a Sepia-Tone Photo

• new image and updated technique

Hand-Tinting a Photo

• new image and updated technique

Blending and Cloning a Photograph

• new technique, cloning and blending of a photograph

Retouching, Cloning and Painting

Auto-painting from a photo

• new technique

Creating a Woodcut from a Photo

Melting into Watercolor

• new image and technique

Gallery

• new images where possible

8 Exploring Special Effects

Adding Effects with Surface Texture, Adding Dimension with Lighting, Exploring Patterns, Creating Effects with Glass Distortion, Working with Mosaics, Special Effects

Using Dynamic

Layers

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Diving into Distortion

Creating an Impressionist Look

• new image and updated technique

Creating a Seamless Pattern

• new image and updated technique

Applying Patterns

• new image and updated technique

Making an Environment Map

Applying an Environment Map

Building a Terrain Map Building a Clone-Based Mosaic

Creating a Circular Panorama

Draping a Weave

• new image and updated technique

Creating Art for Glass Sculpture

Creating a Color Adjustable Leaf Brush

Gallery

• new images where possible

9 Working with Type in Painter

A Typography Primer, Designing with Painter’s Type Tools

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Setting Text on a Curve

A Spattery Graffiti Glow

Creating Brushed Metal Type

• new image and technique)

Painting with Ice

Gallery

• new images where possible

10 Using Painter with Photoshop

Painter to Photoshop, Photoshop to Painter

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Compositing, Painting and Effects

Illustrating with Soft Pastel

Gallery

• new images where possible

11 Animation and Film with Painter\Working with Scripts, Animating with Frame Stacks, Importing and Exporting

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Animating an Illustration

Making an Animated Comp

Animating a Logo

Automating Movie Effects

• new art and technique

Gallery

• new images where possible

12 Printing and Archival Concerns:

Expanded chapter

Color for Commercial Printing, Fine Art Printing at a Service Bureau, Photographic Imaging Options, Fine Art Printing in the Studio, Experimental Printmaking, Fine Art Editions from Digital Files

• all techniques will be updated for new version

Making an Color-Managed Art Print

• new art and technique

Gallery

• new images where possible

Appendixes

Image Collections, Hardware Information, Resources for Substrates and Inks, Software Information, Fine Art Print Studios and Service Bureaus, Contributing Artists, Reference Materials

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321503251
Author:
Threinen-pendarvis, Cher
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Author:
Threinen-Pendarvis, Cher
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Painter
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Digital art
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Digital art - Technique
Subject:
Computer graphics -- Design.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Wow!
Publication Date:
20070530
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.22x7.53x.92 in. 2.26 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Painter X Wow! Bo ok continues to delight Painter fans with its many exciting, inspiring examples and techniques for creating fine art, photography, graphic design, multimedia, and film. In this new edition, bestselling author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes her readers step-by-step through this revolutionary program, revealing the best practices of numerous digital artists. With her clear, instructive approach, Cher quickly gets beginners up to speed and provides more advanced users with additional insight on the latest creative and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter’s latest tools, including the new RealBristle Painting System, Universal Mixer palette, Match Palette effect, Workspace Manager, an enhanced Photo-Painting System, and new composition tools. This invaluable resource gives you:

• Numerous full-color images and illustrative techniques throughout, created by renowned Painter artists worldwide

• Insider knowledge of Painter’s tools, brushes, functions, and preferences from the creator of hundreds of default brushes in Corel Painter

• Step-by-step instructions for creating artwork in a wide range of industries including commercial illustration and design, photography, fine arts, multimedia, Web design, and entertainment

• Coverage of the new RealBristle Painting System, a revolutionary system for replicating the sensation of the interaction between the artist’s brush, the paint, and the canvas

• A CD-ROM containing a trial version of Corel Painter X, stock photos, video clips, a study guide for instructors, and over 100 unique custom brushes, plus new papers, patterns, and lighting effects built by Cher herself

"Synopsis" by , The Painter 11 Wow! Book continues to delight Painter fans with its many exciting inspirations and techniques for creating fine art, photography, graphic design, multimedia, and film. In this new edition of The Painter Wow! Book, bestselling author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes her readers, step-by-step, through this revolutionary program, guiding them across the bridge from traditional media to electronic art.

With her clear, instructive approach, Cher quickly gets beginners up to speed, providing more advanced users with additional insight on a variety of cool, creative, and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter's latest tools, including the new dry media (marker, pen, pencil, and chalk) found in the RealBristle Painting System, a hard-media palette for fine-tuned adjustments, a virtual palette for mixing colors, support for Photoshop layers and color profiles, and much more. A CD-ROM containing  numerous stock photos, video clips, a study guide for instructors, and over 100 unique custom brushes, plus new papers, patterns, and lighting effects built by Cher herself, makes this an invaluable resource for professionals and artists at all levels.

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