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  • NEW - Fully updated and revised—Covers new features of Painter 7 such as watercolor technology and liquid ink.
    • Provides students with the latest images, step-by-step techniques and tips from professional artists using the most current version of the software.

  • Step-by-Step Technique Instruction—Beginning with a basic section covering the fundamentals of Painter and moving on to cover more intermediate and advanced topics. Includes a “watercolor primer” and a “liquid ink primer” in the painting chapter.
    • Provides the students with the most sophisticated techniques and suggestions for working more quickly and effectively.

  • Dazzling, Inspiring Artwork—In addition to a technique-teaching tool this title is a showcase book featuring full-color layouts of real-world artwork created by design professionals for print, multimedia, and the Web.
    • Offers inspiration and creative ideas for student projects.

  • Companion CD—Includes custom brushes and papers, recorded scripts, high-resolution stock photographs and video clips, filters, and software demos.
    • Gives students “inside track” on tools professional artists are using to automate Painter, thus extending their creativity and productivity.

  • Industry-leading Author—Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, award-winning designer, fine artist, and educator, has influenced thousands of digital artists in her many years of teaching and writing about electronic design tools. Cher teaches the use of digital tools as part of various workshops in California and Illinois, and is often a featured speaker at national graphic conferences. She has written all previous editions of The Painter Wow! Book.
    • Provides students with expert, professional instruction and advice.


  • Copyright 2002
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-201-77362-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-201-77362-0

Get artistic inspiration and practical techniques in one full-color, example-packed volume: The Painter 7 Wow! Book. The definitive guide to this popular paint program is back--thoroughly revised to include a plethora of new tips, step-by-step techniques, and illustrations that make deciphering this new version a breeze. Author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis shows you how to get the most out of Painter 7's improved interface and tools, including its awesome natural-media brushes and effects. Plus, she's added new projects and galleries as well as special Primer sections to cover Painter 7's new Water Color and Liquid Ink media layers and brushes.

The Painter 7 Wow! Book strikes the perfect balance between hands-on, step-by-step instruction and visual inspiration. You'll find thorough coverage of the basics--Painter's tools, functions, and preferences--as well as plenty of real-world examples from print, multimedia, and the Web. Best of all, the book's galleries feature work from a top-notch cast of fine artists, designers, photographers, and illustrators who use Painter to illuminate books and magazines, CD-ROMs, gallery walls, and the Web. On the accompanying CD-ROM you'll discover loads of custom brushes, papers, patterns, and scripts created by the author; goodies shared by contributing artists; high-resolution stock photographs and video clips; and a demo of Painter 7. Novices and pros alike will be creating digital master works in no time with Painter 7 on their computers and this dazzling guide at their side.

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Table of Contents


 1. Getting to Know Painter.

 2. The Power of Color.

 3. Painting with Brushes.

 4. Selections, Shapes and Masks.

 5. Using Layers.

 6. Enhancing Photos, Montage and Collage.

 7. Exploring Special Effects.

 8. Working With Type in Painter.

 9. Using Painter with Photoshop.

10. Multimedia and Film with Painter.

11. Using Painter for Web Graphics.

12. Printing and Archival Concerns.




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