Enhance the Creative Process:
– Enhanced Artistic Media reproduce the texture of their real-life counterparts and intensify color with each stroke
– Pen and drawing tablet (recommended), combined with Painter’s RealBristle™ brushes, recreate the natural interaction between hand and canvas
– New Hard Media Controls let you create your own hard media variants, or choose from new hard media variants in the Brush Library
Go Beyond the Digital Darkroom:
– Improved color recognition for files imported from Adobe® Photoshop®, and individual color profiles per document, make your colors more precise
– Photo-painting tools with SmartStroke™ technology let you creatively transform reality
– Customizable surface texturing gives your art a level of fantasy and detail that other photo and painting software can’t deliver
Learn from Unlimited Experimentation:
– Digital art tools let you experiment with color theory, composition and brush strokes without the toxins, mess and expenses associated with traditional art
– New Hard Media controls give you the flexibility to play around to find the exact look you desire
– Smart composition tools, such as Divine Proportion and the Rule of Thirds and Fifths, help you visually arrange your canvas to create perfect compositions
Benefits of using digital art in education
From elementary schools to universities, Corel is creating new possibilities in the classroom. We are making it easy for students and schools to get ahead and learn valuable skills by delivering cutting-edge software at the lowest price possible. Thanks to its market leading natural media emulation, Painter-only media, and customization capabilities, Painter is currently used by prestigious art schools, providing an exceptional, low-cost digital art solution to match any art education need.
Save big and never run out of supplies
Students can freely experiment with any type of media imaginable on the forgivable digital art canvas, without running to the art store to purchase expensive project supplies, all while saving hundreds of dollars.
World’s best natural media emulation
Draw or paint using pressure sensitive tools that produce controlled thick to thin or shaded strokes, multi-color loaded bold, thick, brushstrokes and wet & runny results that blend on canvas. Painter’s award-winning Natural-Media® produces the most natural, professional results.
Painter signature brushes and tools
Turn on Divine Proportion, Perspective Guides and symmetry tools to craft the perfect composition. Artfully spray objects or produce exciting pattern filled strokes. Use Particle brushes that spring, flow, glow and gravitate onto the canvas or paint thick 2.5D texture onto rendered 3D output using one-of-a-kind tools.
Customization and built-in learning tools
So many options—from custom brushes and palettes, to importing content from others, creating your own, or selecting built-in artist layouts to suit your particular workflow. Regardless of skill level, Painter provides the tools you need to get started quickly with access to a range of free learning resources and video tutorials for all kinds of artistic disciplines.
Influence with art
Art can have tremendous visual impact. Whether setting the scene for movies and video game production, visually selling a final product, or turning a memory into a treasured masterpiece, Painter will help engage and inspire students, setting them up for an outstanding career in art.
Blank canvas creations
Painter includes all of the wet and dry media types you will ever need to easily transfer the vision in your head onto canvas no matter what type of art you create. Sketch with pencils, pens, pastels and markers. Paint with airbrushes, gouache, oils, sumi-e and watercolors that are so real you will forget you are painting on a computer.
Professional photo art
Industry leading cloning and photo-painting tools offer a significant productivity edge when you are looking to take a professional portrait and turn it into a sellable work of art. Any brush that can be used on a blank canvas can also be dipped into an image to transform a photo into a treasured work of art.
Corel Painter 2018 is the ultimate digital art and painting software trusted by professional artists. Expand your artistic capabilities using a phenomenal collection of the world’s most realistic digital Natural-Media. Accomplish natural, professional results. Corel Painter 2018 software is a combination of inventive drawing tools, Natural Media brushes, image cloning capabilities and virtually unlimited customization options, that give you total freedom for creative expression.
Internationally recognized for its RealBristle brushes, Corel Painter 2018 offers the most realistic form of digital painting available in the digital art realm.
Explore new creative possibilities with Natural-Media brushes, paper textures and media that look and feel just like traditional art materials. Find unreal inspiration with revolutionary new Particle Brushes and mobile enhancements.
Experience the speed and power of the ultimate paint program with native 64-bit Mac and PC support. In addition, work with Photoshop files for even more creative compatibility.
By adding Corel Painter 2018 to your workflow, you gain a full art studio that gives you the tools to create unprecedented artwork. Furthermore, the digital art tools let you experiment with color theory, composition and brush strokes, without the toxins, mess and expenses associated with traditional art.
Top Reasons To Try Corel Painter 2018:
A natural transition. Craft your art with painting software that comfortably blurs the lines between analog and digital.
Exclusive media. Create outstanding art with other-worldly media types that only digital art software can deliver.
Incomparable composition. Paint a masterpiece with perfect symmetry and perspective using built-in composition tools.
Flexible and productive. Custom brushes and palettes, and the ability to import content from others or create your own.
Supports popular hardware and software. Painter plays well with Photoshop and drawing tablets, and runs on Mac and Windows.
What’s new in Corel Painter 2018:
New Thick Paint.
New Cloning Capabilities.
New Texture Synthesis
New 2.5D Texture Brushes.
New Natural-Media brushes