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The Painter Wow! Book Tenth Edition

  • Includes information on Painter’s latest tools
  • Insider knowledge on brushes and functions
  • Step-by-step instructions for creating artwork in a wide range of industries
  • CD-ROM with study guide, custom brushes and more!

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As Painter reaches a milestone twentieth anniversary, The Painter Wow! Book, now in its tenth edition, continues to be an inspiration to Painter fans everywhere, novice and pros alike. Author and renowned artist Cher Threinen-Pendarvis uses her clear, instructive approach to get beginners up to speed and provides more advanced users with additional insight on a variety of cool, creative and productive techniques. New to this edition is coverage of Painter’s latest tools and the completely redesigned interface, including new media library management, the new Navigator panel and new Clone Source panel, enhanced workspace features, Real Watercolor and Real Wet Oil painting media, Symmetry features (the Kaleidoscope and Mirror Painting Modes), improved support for Photoshop users, and much more.

This invaluable resource for professionals and artists at all levels offers:

  • Numerous Full-Color Images and illustrative techniques throughout, created by renowned Painter artists worldwide
  • Insider Knowledge of Painter’s tools, brushes, functions, and preferences from the creator of hundreds of Corel’s brushes
  • Step-by-Step Instructions for creating artwork in a wide range of industries including commercial illustration and design, photography, fine arts, multimedia, and entertainment
  • A CD-ROM containing a study guide for instructors, unique custom brushes, and papers, patterns and other Wow! goodies built by Cher herself


Cher Threinen-Pendarvis
ISBN 10: 0-321-79264-5
407 pages, full color
MSRP: $59.99 USD/$62.99 CAD



Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Getting to Know Painter
  • Chapter 2: The Power of Color
  • Chapter 3: Painting with Brushes
  • Chapter 4: Building Brushes
  • Chapter 5: Selections, Shapes and Masks
  • Chapter 6: Using Layers
  • Chapter 7: Enhancing Photos, Montage and Collage
  • Chapter 8: Exploring Special Effects
  • Chapter 9: Using Painter with Photoshop
  • Chapter 10: Animation and Film with Painter
  • Chapter 11: Printing Options

Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, an award-winning fine artist, designer, and educator, has influenced thousands of digital artists in her many years of teaching and writing about electronic design tools. Her digital paintings and photography have been exhibited worldwide, and her work is featured in numerous books and periodicals. In addition to creating hundreds of brushes for Corel Painter, Cher teaches digital arts workshops around the world, and is often a featured speaker at graphics conferences. Cher has written a number of books on Painter and Photoshop, including all previous editions of The Painter Wow! Book, The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book, and Beyond Digital Photography (with Donal Jolley).