Excerpt: The Good Many tools that can be modified. Emulates many artistic surfaces, tools, and techniques. Works well with Wacom tablets. Additional brushes available on the Internet. Downloadable 30-day trial version.
Pros: Many tools that can be modified. Emulates many artistic surfaces, tools, and techniques. Works well with Wacom tablets. Additional brushes available on the Internet. Downloadable 30-day trial version.
Excerpt: (1 items) The best just keep getting better, and in the case of Painter 11, it even got a little faster, too. In this newest version of the gold standard software for a real-world painting experience, users will see a marked increase in speed along with 40 new Natural-Media brushes, more intuitive brush customization, resizable Colors and Mixer palettes, PNG support, and a ton of other time-saving features.
Pros: New Real brushes, E-mail within the program, Improved color management, PNG support, Resizable color palettes, Faster performance, Enhanced selections and transformations
If you're a Corel Painter user who's as likely to grab a virtual pencil or pen as a virtual paintbrush, you need this upgrade.
Good Gear Guide.au
25 October 2008
Summary: Corel Painter 11 is a worthwhile upgrade overall — and a must if you have a Wacom Intuous or Cintiq tablet and use its virtual pencils, chalk, pastels and other nonpaint tools to do sketching.
Pros: Super-realistic new hard media tools, better Photoshop support
Cons: Interface remains cluttered, priced for professionals (not amateurs)