Extraordinary Corel Painters

by Fred Showker

Secrets of Corel Painter Experts

Ibarionex Perello Step inside the studios of some of today's top artists, illustrators, designers, and photographers working with digital art tools. "Secrets of Corel Painter Experts: Tips,Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities" allows you one-on-one access to the creative and technical process of professional artists who use Painter in their work.

Corel Painters Montage

Organized into chapters according to the artist's area of expertise, each chapter details the professional background of an individual expert and includes techniques, insights, and resources followed by an image gallery highlighting some of their work, both personal and professional.

HALO by Mike Thompson, USA

Written as a conversation with the artist about an individual creative process, you'll find detailed, step-by-step techniques demonstrated that cover genres including illustration, fine art photography, concept art, comic book illustration,manga illustration, concept design, and fine art.

Wonderland by Jane Conner Sizer

resource provides inspiration and practical advice This incredible resource provides inspiration and practical advice for artists and aspiring artists alike.

  • The beautiful, 4-color interior features high-quality digital artwork created with Painter by professional artists.
  • Provides content that no other Painter book on the market offers.
  • The content is non-version specific, giving it a long shelf life.
  • A robust accompanying DVD will include artwork and content from the artists.

* BEACON by Andreas Rocha, Portugal * HALO by Mike Thompson, USA. * ORIENTAL by Waheed Nasir, Pakistan * STAR FISHER by Pete Revonkorpi, Finland. * NEC ROMANCERS CARD by Aileen Strauch, Germany. * THE SHINING by Benjamin, China * SONG YANG ART by Wonman Kim, South Korea. * WONDERLAND by Jane Conner-ziser, USA
.... and the list goes on and on, including * Richard Swiatlowski, USA. * Song Yang, China. * Brian Haberlin, USA. * Youchan, Japan. * Torsten Wolber, Germany. * Jean-Luc Touillon, France * Chet Phillips, USA * Dwayne Vance, USA * John Derry, USA ... and others!

Even if you don't use Corel Painter, this book is a wonderful visual treat of astounding work -- much of which cannot be done with Photoshop or any other digital media! I can recommend it to anyone and everyone!

cover Secrets of Corel Painter Experts:
Tips, Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities

By Daryl Wise; Linda Hellfritsch
304 pages # Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 1 edition
Also see: Designing Women: Jane Conner-ziser

Daryl Wise has worked for the past 15 years as the owner/operator of StreetWise PR, a small public relations and marketing firm near the Silicon Valley. Some clients include or have included Macworld Expos, the artist Peter Max, HP, Ambient Design, Adesso, Pixelmator, GLUON, and e frontier.
Authors Daryl Wise Linda HellfritschHe was director of the Santa Cruz Digital Arts Festival for three years and is a member of Cabrillo College's Digital Arts Advisory Committee. He is the author of "Secrets of Award-Winning Digital Artists," "Secrets of Poser Experts," and "Secrets of Painter Experts."

Linda Hellfritsch holds degrees in traditional art and graphic design. She is a fine artist, freelance commercial artist, Web designer and writer living in La Selva Beach, California. She has curated and hung both traditional and digital art exhibitions in San Jose, San Francisco, Monterey, San Clemente and Santa Cruz. Her areas of expertise include art, design, art history, and arts education. Linda works primarily with traditional mixed media although her work has required her to design and develop digital graphic arts products. This exposure to digitally produced art has awakened a curiosity and hunger to learn more about digital art tools. She has spent the past several years talking to digital artists, experiencing their work and learning their secrets. Linda's background in traditional fine art gives her a unique perspective as a traditional artist in a digital world. In her spare time, she works as a scenic painter and props builder at the new Crocker Theater in Aptos, California.

And... thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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