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Corel® Painter™ 12 Demo Gallery

See Corel® Painter™ 12 in action

This demo gallery takes you into the heart of what makes Painter 12 the best version ever. See it to believe it—Painter is changing what's possible in art! Special thanks to Julie Dillon and Andrew Jones for artwork contributions.

New Interface

Quickly know Painter! Learn where to find your brushes and paper textures, how to change colors and customize your workspace, and handy keyboard shortcuts to do everything faster.

Mirror Painting

Save time with every stroke copied onto the other side of your canvas. Choose whether your art is mirrored vertically or horizontally. It’s double the fun in half the time!

Kaleidoscope Painting

Create electrifying kaleidoscope effects on canvas! This exciting new tool only exists in Painter 12. Using three to 12 mirrored planes that you can reset at any time, immerse yourself in an endless maze of creative expression!

New Real Watercolor and Real Wet Oil Brushes

Digital art just got more real! Mix your oils and waters to control paint texture and thickness. See how your paint diffuses into your canvas and blends with existing colors just like it would in real life!

Enhanced Adobe® Photoshop® support

Painter 12 handles multi-layered files better than ever, and the Photoshop Workspace includes more than 50 Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. Enjoy a familiar environment as you explore Painter’s distinct digital art tools.

RealBristle™ brushes and Real Dry Media

Pair RealBristle brushes and Real Dry Media with a Wacom® tablet for the most realistic digital painting experience! Control color intensity, deposits and shading by adjusting the pressure, speed and angle of your pen. It’s Real good!

Painter 12 is 5x faster!

Ready, set, go! Brush performance is 3 to 5 times faster, while a range of Painter tasks, such as opening files and flattening, flipping or blurring images is up to 3 times faster than Painter 11.