Corel Painter IX is a very sophisticated painting / illustration application designed to emulate the complex characteristics of traditional art tools while taking advantage of the incredible power of to days computer systems and the creative nature of those use it as a tool to create digital media. This software application is a must for creative professionals, whether they're in commercial design, illustration, photography, film making, game creation, graphic arts or fine arts.
Corel Painter IX 9 Fast and Stable
The overall increase in speed,
performance and yes stability of Corel Painter
IX has been meet by the Corel Engineer Design
Team. These improvements where possible only with
the closely collaboration with Apple, Intel and
AMD. Corel Painter 9 has never been a more
efficient and powerful application. It is clear
that version 9 is the fastest performer yet
in it history. Some brushes perform up to 10
times faster than in previous versions, and all
brushes work, on average, at least twice as fast.
Additionally, you can now change the default
scratch disk location by adjusting the Preference
IX 9 Brush Control palettes
Corel Painter IX 9 Artists' Oils Painting System
The Artists' Oils Painting
System is a high point in the progression of
digital arts. The new innovative system allows
you to utilize paint blends created in the Mixer
palette directly onto image(s) in the document
window. Each brush dab loads the brush variant
with a fixed amount of oil and as the oil
diminishes, the brush stroke gets fainter.
The strokes interact with any paint already
applied to the canvas the same as with natural
media. These strokes act together with any wet
paint already on the canvas.
Snap-to-Path Painting is
a valued time-saver for creating a perfect curve
or shape. Snap-to-Path Painting allows one
to restrict a brush stroke along a path or a
shape by clicking a button - keyboard shortcut.
Now with a simple click of the mouse, you can now
create a defined brush stroke that reflects the
attributes naturally found in a Corel Painter
stroke; pressure, tilt and bearing being an
example of this.
Digital Watercolor is
notably superior in Corel Painter IX. The
Paint stays wet between sessions, allowing you to
start one session where the last one ended. The
wet fringe of digital watercolor brush strokes
can now be altered vigorously, enabling testing
after the brush stroke has been applied to the
"Quick Clone" is
perfect if you're a photographer - it allows you
to make over your photos into paintings. This new
feature speeds up the image-cloning workflow and
reduces five steps to one. Quick Clone settings
can be defined on the General page of the
Preferences dialog box.
Files saved to the Adobe Photoshop (PSD) file format open in Corel Painter 9, with layer masks, alpha channels and layer sets (layer groups) maintained allowing quick movement between Adobe Photoshop and Corel Painter 9.
Layer characteristics in
Corel Painter 9 as compared to
8 is now very similar to layer
characteristics in Adobe Photoshop. New
layers are added above the selected layer, layers
with different merge modes are now collapsible,
and it is now possible to hide or display
multiple layers by simply clicking and
Corel Painter 9 (IX) includes admission to a selection of training videos created by lynda.com - to steer you through the new Corel Painter its workspace, tools, features and techniques.
Corel Painter 9 is the definitely the tool of choice for digital artists visionary who want to digitally create natural-looking art. The professional will like the very efficient workflow, the great flexibility, power stability and vast capabilities that Corel Painter IX allows.
Corel Painter IX is a very sophisticated painting / illustration application designed to emulate the complex characteristics of traditional art tools while taking advantage of the incredible power of to days computer systems and the creative nature of those use it as a tool to create digital media.