Corel Painter Essentials 4.0.051 | Size 62.0 MB
The Easy-to-Use Home Art Studio. Corel Painter Essentials 4 is the simple-to-use home art studio that makes it easy for you to sketch, paint and turn your photos into paintings. Two new workspaces put the tools you need at your fingertips, whether you're turning a photo into a painting, or sketching and painting on a blank canvas. Based on the world's most powerful painting and illustration software, Corel® Painter™, it's the ideal way to get started with digital art!
Digital camera users or anyone who uses a camera to capture special moments and express their creativity can find new ways to add unique touches to their photos with Corel Painter Essentials 4. The completely redesigned user interface and the simplified Photo Painting System make it easy to add artistic flair to any project. With the new Smart Stroke™ technology, it's now even easier to turn a photo into a natural and expressive hand-painted work of art.
Working with photos, sketching and painting are some of the hands-on projects enjoyed by scrapbookers and arts & crafts enthusiasts. Corel Painter Essentials 4 makes it simple to transform a photo into a painting, sketch or paint an original image, or add creative elements to any project. It's easy to create stunning images that are perfect for hanging on the wall or for adding an extra personal touch to scrapbooks or other creative projects.
Corel Painter Essentials 4 gives students and teachers a way to explore the visual arts without the costs and mess associated with traditional art supplies. Whether they're working at home or at school, students and teachers can enjoy an ideal learning environment that combines the techniques of classical art training with the unique possibilities offered by digital media.
You can create a painting from a photo in just three steps:
Open the photo you want to paint in the Source Image palette. Your photo will be saved with the Painter Essentials file format, so it's easy to return to a project later
Choose one of the preset painting styles from the menus on the Auto-Painting Palette to get the look you want
Let new Smart Stroke™ technology create stunning paintings—with brush strokes that follow the form of your photo!
Discover an Expressive and Natural painting experience. The Drawing and Painting workspace is designed to put the tools you need at your finger tips.
Identify and choose brushes easily with the New Brush Drawer
Go back to recently used brushes quickly with Brush History
Organize your favorite brushes in one spot for easy access
Select paint colors with a single click on the New Colors palette
Create new colors easily with the convenient New Mixer palette
Explore Learning Materials
Free video tutorials by Painter master John Derry, combined with the tutorials printed in the user guide, make it easier than ever to get started—and get the results you want.
New! Redesigned Workspace
Work within a tailored environment that includes all the tools you need to paint your photos.
New! Smart Stroke Technology
Quickly achieve impressive paintings or sketches with intuitive tools. Built into the Auto-Painting palette, Smart Stroke technology paints with brush strokes that follow the shapes and contours in your original photo. It dynamically changes brush size, stroke length and pressure, based on the detail and focal areas of the original photo.
New! Updated File Format
Quickly return to a project for further editing. Corel Painter Essentials 4 now saves the source image with your painting so you can continue working at any time.
Drawing and Painting Tools
New! Brush Drawer
Easily select brushes by previewing brush stroke samples and quickly access your most recently used brushes. You can also easily add your favorite brushes to the Brush Drawer column.
New! Mixer Palette
Get the exact color you want every time. In addition to the traditional Color Wheel, the new Mixer palette simulates the traditional experience of mixing colors on an artist's paint palette, making it easier for you to blend colors and get precise results.
New! Colors Palette
Pick a color with a single click.
New! Tablet Support
Easily navigate with a tablet thanks to redesigned workspaces that feature larger icons, buttons and sliders.
New! Magic Wand Tool
Easily select specific portions of a photo or painting.
New! Paper Selector
Enjoy quick access to a greater selection of paper textures that accurately reproduce the feel of using traditional art materials. You can even control the texture of the canvas to achieve the results expected from using traditional media on a given surface, like pencil on watercolor paper, felt pens on cotton paper, or chalk on the sidewalk.
New! 32 Undo Levels
Go back to earlier versions of your work to view or undo portions of your painting.
New! Online Print Services
Order prints of your artwork on canvas, watercolor paper and other fine art materials directly from the File Menu.
More Natural-Media Tools
New! RealBristle Brushes
Authentically reproduce the natural movement of your brush, right down to the individual bristles.
Expand your artistic range with Scratchboard and Smooth Edge Calligraphy tools, which are perfect for inking comic books or doing calligraphy.
New! Charcoal Brushes
Apply realistic charcoal drawing effects to your artwork with new brushes that range from pencils to hard or soft charcoal sticks. As with other dry media brushes, the opacity is linked to pen pressure.
New! Sumi-e Brushes
Create flowing sumi-e-style brush strokes. Sumi-e is a style of painting that is characteristically Asian, and has been practiced for well over a thousand years. Literally ink painting, it is an art form that strives to distill the essence of an object or scene in the fewest possible strokes.
New! Sargent Brush
Paint in the style of Master Artist John Singer Sargent.
Enhanced! Brush Ghost
Receive unprecedented visual feedback of brush stroke behavior and enjoy better control as you apply brush strokes.
Apply special images to your canvas with handy Effects brushes, such as Nozzles. These are special image files that work with Image Hoses to "paint" images instead of colors. Each nozzle file contains multiple images.
New! Pattern Pens
Apply unique patterns to your images, and vary the size and transparency of the pattern.
Windows Vista or Windows XP (with latest Service Pack)
Pentium III, 700 MHz or greater
256 MB RAM
Mouse or tablet
24-bit color display
1024 x 768 screen resolution
1 GB of HD space for installation
Program is full version 100% working and tested.
Size 62.0 MB