Painter IX Creativity: Digital Artists Handbook

Painter IX Creativity: Digital Artists Handbook

by Jeremy Sutton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240806697

ISBN-13: 9780240806693

Pub. Date: 03/18/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Painter IX Creativity is a comprehensive creative guide to Corel's Painter IX Software. It explains the basics of setting up, understanding, customizing, and applying Painter to create original works, paintings, generating painterly animations, manipulating and transforming photographic images, and constructing evocative photo-collage. The projects include advanced

Overview

Painter IX Creativity is a comprehensive creative guide to Corel's Painter IX Software. It explains the basics of setting up, understanding, customizing, and applying Painter to create original works, paintings, generating painterly animations, manipulating and transforming photographic images, and constructing evocative photo-collage. The projects include advanced techniques and creative strategies.

The book gives visual artists-digital designers, multimedia artists, photographers, illustrators, animators, and graphic artists-the explanations they need in order to maximize the sophisticated, creative Painter tool. The book teaches the artist how to transfer traditional art skills and techniques to the computer. It teaches the animator how to add painterly effects to their work, whether for video, TV, or the web. IT explains how photographers can transform and collage their images with natural-media tools. For Adobe Photoshop users, this book explains the expanded creative potential Painter lends to their work.

The author takes a knowledgeable and straightforward approach to this step-by-step project-based book, explaining how each tool is used, every effect achieved, and every topic thoroughly described. The book allows readers to build upon their knowledge so that beginners have the chance to become advanced users, and advanced users have an opportunity to hone their skills and adopt new techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240806693
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/18/2005
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

*Getting Started in Painter
*Efficiency&Empowerment: The Four Guiding Principles
*Photo Transformation I: Emulating Oils, Water Color, Pastel
*Photo Transformation II: From Mosaics to Pop Art
*Painting I: Foundations
*Painting II: Color
*Painting III: Improvisations
*Animation: Generating Artistic Transitions
*Collage: Evocative Storytelling
Appendix I: Color Management
Appendix II: Output
Appendix III: Troubleshooting
Appendix IV: Keyboard Shortcuts

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