Actually an illustrator doesn’t use identical tools as a photo artist, and a novice user will find either one of these layouts intimidating. You can now choose a Simple interface with just a handful of large buttons or for the Illustrator or Photo Artist one, when you start up Painter. Rather than attempting to fix something that was not broken or add a groundbreaking new interface, Corel went with incremental improvements.
Next up in the improved features department, jitter smoothing. That said, this technical sounding name hides pretty easy reality. Or introducing was not new to Painter 2015, it had been improved, while jitter. Consequently, no two strokes are exactly really similar, when we draw by hand. Nevertheless, painter is like an unlimited artist’s toolbox at the heart of the app are its numerous and sophisticated brushes, that convincingly emulate natural media.
Previous versions saw the introduction of Real Watercolor and Real Oil brushes, that actually allow you to watch paint dry.
Corel says Painter 2015 is mostly about 40 percent faster than its predecessor, Painter XEven so, quite a few brushes are ‘processor hungry’ especially the aforementioned Real Watercolor.
Another area that’s been improved is speed. Painter 2015 to a crawl on a powerful computer by quickly drawing many strokes with a Real Watercolor brush. They limited preview to a small thumbnail in the effect dialog, while previous versions included image wide effects. So it’s where effects come in, and Painter 2015 makes those easier to use, look for to tweak the look of your entire image, while brushes are at the heart of Painter.
Corel Painter faces an interesting problem. How do you innovate, when you’re top-notch ‘naturalmedia’ painting program out there. You can use any tool your heart desires. While finding what you need can be confusing, with dozens of tool panes filled to the brim with sliders, and tabs. That can be both a blessing and a curse, I’d say if Painter is like an unlimited artist’s toolbox.