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Looking to trade in your paintbrush for a mouse? Or a pressure-sensitive tablet and stylus? The Painter 8 Wow Book is the definitive guide for making the transition from traditional to digital art using Corel Painter 8. Author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, an expert and instructor in both Painter and Photoshop, translates traditional artistic techniques so you can apply them using Painter¿s natural-media brushes and effects. Beyond that, she demonstrates exciting new media mixes and special effects that would be nearly impossible to accomplish without the computer. Clear, step-by-step instructions, hundreds of full-color illustrations, and inspirational galleries of painterly works by top artists, designers, and, photographers make mastering Painter both fun and easy. The book is bound to boost your creativity with Painter 8¿s powerful tools, as you learn from the artist who created more than 400 new brushes included with Corel Painter 8. The Painter 8 Wow! Book includes expanded chapters focusing on:
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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.