There is a lot of photo editing software for both PC and MAC. Corel Painter Essentials is one of the leading software for photo editing. Corel Painter Essentials is basically used for to turn photos into artistic masterpiece. It is also used as a blank canvas were digital artists can do their sketches and painting.
Corel Painter Essentials program can run on either Microsoft Windows or MAC OS X. There are two workspaces provided in this software where users can switch to and fro the workspaces. These two workspaces are drawing and painting workspace and photo painting workspace. Basically, drawing and painting workspace is used by artists for their sketches and doodles while photo painting workspace uses an existing digital photo as its canvas to be enhanced by artistic strokes.
Corel Painter Essentials provides a variety of tools that a user can used to create his masterpiece. The digital tools provided include various brushes, paints, pencils, pens, chalks, charcoals and the likes. The artist can also choose from a variety of textured canvasses to complement the artwork. The page can be rotated as per the painter’s convenience.
There are also help files and tutorial materials that can be found and viewed online. These will guide new users on how to maximize the use of the software. There are a lot of videos and write ups that can be found in the net. There are also sample files that a user can follow and other tips and tricks in making an artistic masterpiece.
Corel Painter Essentials is designed to be used by hobbyist and not by professional artists. There are not a lot of customized user interface in this software that professional designers can make use of. Before using Corel Painter Essentials, it is important for a user to know the features and limitations of the software so as not to have false expectation.
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