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Corel Painter Essential Training: The Tracker

Managing when you are using what brushes By John Derry

"Expressive brushes." This is instructor John Derry's two-word answer as to why Painter is such an effective tool. When used with a Wacom tablet, Painter can elevate digital mark-making to a form of creative self-expression. Combining the aesthetics of traditional media with the freedom to experiment, Painter X Essential Training not only delves into each tool, palette, material, and brush, it also speaks to the artistic concepts of simplicity, stroke, proportion, and perspective.

In this clip, lynda.com host John Derry covers the tracker palette, which is a brush history list so you can keep track of the brushes in your custom palette. When you are working and want to remember what brush you were using, the Tracker enables you to go back in history to see what brushes you were using. He also discusses some of the limitations of the tracker.

 

The Tracker

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The Tracker

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John Derry is a pioneer in the field of digital painting and was one of the original authors of Corel® Painter?. Since 1985, he has leveraged his background in drawing and painting to advance the look and experience of traditional art-making tools on the computer.
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