Lesson 5, "Painter's Brushes" looks at the different brushes that come with Corel Painter. Here you will see the brushes that Church uses most frequently and how to set up a custom palette for the brushes you will use most frequently. You will also see methods to modify your brushes to change the way that they perform and look. Lesson 6, "Using Layers" describes what a layer is, how to create them, and what makes layers so useful. It also shows you how work with selections, merge layers, and how to add a bunch of detail quickly and easily using layers.
Lesson 7, " Using Papers" describes how you can use the existing papers in Painter as well as how to create your own papers from images that can be used in your creations. Here you will see how papers work and how you can use them creatively in new projects.
Lesson 8, "Shapes" examines how to use shapes to create items within your painting. Here you will see how to use the pen tool as well how to use as the ellipse to easily create a structure around the image that was created in Lesson 7. Lesson 9, "Effects" finishes the preliminary look at Corel Painter by exploring how to use effects to add more depth to your artwork. Here you will create some mountains in the background, add atmospheric perspective, and change the focus of areas in your image.
Creating Conceptual Art Using Corel Painter
Lesson 10, "Starting a Painting" starts with a client saying we have this thing that is already designed and we need it put into an illustration, or that we have this scene in a script and we don't know what it looks like, or some combination of both. Here you will see how to set up your canvas and begin to lay everything out for a first read of the scene. Right now it is all about simplicity, flexibility and getting started quickly.