The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book Creative Techniques in Digital Painting

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-11-16
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
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This lush, inspirational guide shows readers how to use Painter and Photoshop to create digital paintings and illustrations.

Author Biography

An award-winning artist, author and educator based in San Diego, California, Cher Threinen-Pendarvis has always worked with traditional art-making tools. Also a pioneer in digital art, Cher has created illustrations using the Macintosh computer since 1987. She has been widely recognized for her mastery of Painter, Photoshop and the Wacom pressure-sensitive tablet, using these electronic tools since they were first released. Exercising her passion for Painter's artist tools, Cher has worked as a consultant and demo-artist for the developers of Painter. Cher holds a BFA with Highest Honors and Distinction in Art specializing in painting and printmaking. Her artwork has been exhibited worldwide and her articles and art have been published in many books and periodicals. She has taught Painter workshops around the world, and is principal of the consulting firm Cher Threinen Design. Cher is author of all six editions of The Painter Wow! Book. Her most recent books are The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting, and The Corel Painter IX Wow! Book, the latest edition of this highly praised volume of techniques and inspiration. Cher's Web site can be found at www.pendarvis-studios.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
About the Author and Artist
The Digital Art Studio
Photoshop, Painter, and Tablet Basics for Artists
Assembling Brushes and Paint
Drawing and Tablet Exercises
The Illusion of Volume
Sensitive Tone and Modeling
A Sense of Atmosphere
Starting with a Scanned Drawing
Using a Photo Reference for Painting
Defining the Focal Point
Simulating Paper and Canvas
Mixing Media
Retouching, Tinting, and Painting
Composing from the Imagination Gallery
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