Beginner User – Approx. 1 hr
Painting and narrating a “blender painting” process.
(Reference photo for this tutorial is included in Practice Portrait Photos download option located toward the bottom of store page.) This tutorial is designed to be easy to follow and easy to understand. The brushes used are included in any version of Corel Painter. Though, this is the simplest painting process, it is a process which can create a very beautifully painted portrait.
This tutorial uses and demonstrates simple techniques but it is comprehensive portrait painting tutorial. (Clip speed has been increased somewhat, in painting brushstrokes, to save you viewing hours of painting.)
Virtually all painting is done in this tutorial uses photographic content, hence the designation as “beginner level”. In addition to blending, paint is added only to create additional highlights to skin, hair or clothing. But this should be very easy to follow.
The demonstration will include :
- Painting on layers – painting on an empty layer using blending brushes.
- Skin is painted.
- Hair is painted.
- Facial features are painted.
- Clothing is painted.
- Adjustments are made to contrast and density.
- There is some discussion of relevant painter software features.