Advanced Painter Techniques
By Don Seegmiller
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: September 2008
Pages: 352

Turn Your Virtual Canvas into a Digital Masterpiece

It's one thing to learn the basics of Painter's painting andillustration tools. But to move your skills to a higher level, youneed to understand how traditional artists think, too. RenownedPainter master Don Seegmiller reveals the professional secrets tocreating stunning digital artwork with a distinctively fine-artsflair in this hands-on, thought-provoking guide to Corel'sPainter.

You'll find inspiration from the author's brilliant and detailedpaintings, then walk through the creative process as hedeconstructs his finished examples so you not only learn to use thePainter techniques and tools he chooses, but you also gain a clearunderstanding of why he makes the artistic decisions he does. Thisbeautiful, full-color book is your stroke of creative genius and issure to guide you toward painting perfect portraits, dramaticlandscapes, and stunning still lifes in no time at all.

  • Create the 3D look of traditional oil painting with 2D softwaretools

  • Paint with Impasto brushes and add Oil Splatter for intriguingeffects

  • Create clouds, water, and cliffs, and combine them intolandscapes

  • Easily create small multiples such as pebbles or leaves with theImage Hose

  • Build your own array of custom nozzles from the art youpaint

  • Learn how to paint night scenes, including moonlight, candleglow, and dark backgrounds

  • Use the Liquid Metal plugin layer to create brilliant jewelryand other shiny objects

  • Progress from concepts to completed projects with step-by-stepinstructions

  • Download support files for the book's tutorials, sample brushesand textures, and more from the book's companion website atwww.sybex.com/go/painter

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