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Help students unlock their digital artistic talent with Corel Painter 12, the industry standard for pixel-based drawing and painting. Digital Painting Fundamentals with Corel Painter 12 provides step-by-step instructions for using the basic features of Painter 12 along with a Wacom graphics tablet. Created for artists by artists, Painter 12 realistically emulates the look of traditional painting and drawing in any style you choose. Students will start with simple sketching exercises immediately, to acquire and sharpen essential skills such as eye-hand coordination and drawing what you see. As they develop familiarity with Painter's wide array of brushes and art materials, they'll be introduced to traditional art concepts such as composition, line quality, contrast, and focal points. Projects ranging from still life and landscape studies to portraits and abstract painting will help them practice and master each new skill, and the book is full of images that illustrate every technique as they progress through it. Whether you are teaching beginning art students or experienced artists who want to apply their skills to the digital medium, this book will help them get the hang of Painter 12's tools and features, as well as hone and perfect their painting and drawing fundamentals, skills that can be applied to any artistic medium.

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