RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Tools > Software
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Software Photoshop, Lightroom, Paintshop Pro, Painter, etc., and all their various plugins. Of course, you can also discuss all other programs, as well.

Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #11  
Old 03-02-2008, 09:55 AM
Steve Conway's Avatar
Steve Conway Steve Conway is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,272
Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Quote:
Originally Posted by mikajomc View Post
Steve-
I found some links on Auto Painting. They are for PE3 not 4. I uninstalled my version of PE so I can't try them out. And I can see that the settings are different for 3 vs 4.
However, I thought you might be interested in them.
Be warned, CreativeMac pages always take forever to load (at least for me).
AutoPaint Pt1
http://creativemac.digitalmedianet.c...e.jsp?id=35873
AutoPaint Pt2
http://creativemac.digitalmedianet.c...e.jsp?id=36136
Thanks Jordan.

I tried these a while back and had some degree of success but am still struggling, although I haven't tried anything in a while.

I appreciate your helping.

Steve C.
Reply With Quote top
  #12  
Old 03-16-2008, 04:15 PM
gholmes1936's Avatar
gholmes1936 gholmes1936 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Austin, Tx USA
Posts: 733
Blog Entries: 1
Newbie Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve Conway View Post
Thanks Jordan.

I tried these a while back and had some degree of success but am still struggling, although I haven't tried anything in a while.

I appreciate your helping.

Steve C.
One might try the tutorials linked at the bottom of this page. http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satelli.../1190317176801

It shows layering and other tools I didn't know were in Essentials.
Reply With Quote top
  #13  
Old 03-17-2008, 12:29 PM
Steve Conway's Avatar
Steve Conway Steve Conway is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,272
Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Quote:
Originally Posted by gholmes1936 View Post
One might try the tutorials linked at the bottom of this page. http://www.corel.com/servlet/Satelli.../1190317176801

It shows layering and other tools I didn't know were in Essentials.
Thanks gholmes. I knew about these and have tried them with only a slight degree of success.

I just don't seem to get the painted strokes and detail I am after. Most of my stuff looks like something from the "abstract" days...lots of paint splattered everywhere. You don't have the control, even with all the brushes and adjustments, to get good detail, at least that is what I find to be the case.

I find that the paint strokes don't seem to follow the lines etc of the original and for that reason you don't get the detail. There should be a way to adjust for more detail or less detail, but except for stopping the auto painting process before it finishes,(which seldom works), the program has no way to increase detail. At least I can't find it.

Thanks again for your interest.

Steve C.
Reply With Quote top
  #14  
Old 03-24-2008, 07:02 PM
gholmes1936's Avatar
gholmes1936 gholmes1936 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Austin, Tx USA
Posts: 733
Blog Entries: 1
Newbie Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Here is one of my cats and another one of him done completely in C. P. Essentials 4. Of course they wound up loaded backwards. the before is after the painted one....
Attached Images
File Type: jpg elijah-ptng.jpg (95.3 KB, 11 views)
File Type: jpg elijah-b4.jpg (99.3 KB, 10 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #15  
Old 03-24-2008, 11:44 PM
gholmes1936's Avatar
gholmes1936 gholmes1936 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Austin, Tx USA
Posts: 733
Blog Entries: 1
Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Here is one of the woman above. What do you think?
Attached Images
File Type: jpg aa-clsup-pic_ptng.jpg (96.6 KB, 12 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #16  
Old 03-25-2008, 02:17 PM
gholmes1936's Avatar
gholmes1936 gholmes1936 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Austin, Tx USA
Posts: 733
Blog Entries: 1
Newbie Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

This one is done completely with presets. Tell me about it!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg aa-wide-shot2_Painting.jpg (99.5 KB, 8 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #17  
Old 03-25-2008, 02:48 PM
Steve Conway's Avatar
Steve Conway Steve Conway is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,272
Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Quote:
Originally Posted by gholmes1936 View Post
This one is done completely with presets. Tell me about it!
First I can tell you it's much better than I have come up with. Has more of the detail that I am looking for. Guess that is what I am most anxious to achieve with this program is more detail while still using the presets in auto paint. I seem to get no decent detail or so much that it doesn't resemble art at all.

If you care to tell me what presets you used I'll try them and see if I can make my stuff better.

I really appreciate your interest.

Steve C.
Reply With Quote top
  #18  
Old 03-25-2008, 06:37 PM
gholmes1936's Avatar
gholmes1936 gholmes1936 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Austin, Tx USA
Posts: 733
Blog Entries: 1
Newbie Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

First, I selected the sky and added a touch of blue to it.

I didn't use any special settings, just those that the application set depending on which style of painting I selected in the right hand pull down (under "Auto-painting")

Then after that was finished I went to the "Apply Surface Texture" and selected
"Image Luminance" under the "USING" pulldown. The settings in that area were those that i found most pleasing.

I am enclosing two screen shots of the settings I used for this latest rendition.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Picture 1.jpg (38.2 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg Picture 2.jpg (49.0 KB, 7 views)
File Type: jpg aa-wide-shot2_Paint.jpg (97.5 KB, 9 views)
Reply With Quote top
  #19  
Old 03-26-2008, 10:22 AM
Steve Conway's Avatar
Steve Conway Steve Conway is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 2,272
Thumbs up Re: Painter Essentials 4 Challenge

Quote:
Originally Posted by gholmes1936 View Post
First, I selected the sky and added a touch of blue to it.

I didn't use any special settings, just those that the application set depending on which style of painting I selected in the right hand pull down (under "Auto-painting")

Then after that was finished I went to the "Apply Surface Texture" and selected
"Image Luminance" under the "USING" pulldown. The settings in that area were those that i found most pleasing.

I am enclosing two screen shots of the settings I used for this latest rendition.
Thanks for the help. I'll certainly try what you sent and have suggested. Maybe I will even come up with something useable....

Steve C.
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Tools > Software


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Painter Essentials question mikajomc Software 4 02-18-2008 03:12 PM
Painter with a Purpose Bumatay Salon 3 12-20-2007 01:12 AM
Corel Painter Essentials 4....question(s) Steve Conway Software 2 11-15-2007 07:56 AM
Painter Essentials 3 DannyRaphael Photo-Based Art 2 11-26-2005 05:15 PM
Software: Corel Painter 8.1 patch, Tutor Alley forum, Jinny Brown, Painter resources Jin Photo-Art Resources 6 02-12-2005 06:29 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved