Painter 2020 allows digital artists to make their

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Painter 2020, the latest version of the industry’s most powerful and creative digital painting software, setting the standard for professional digital art on macOS and Windows. Enabling artists to realize their creative vision faster than ever, the new Painter® 2020 dramatically speeds up performance on virtually any system, while delivering a streamlined workflow, all-new brushes, improved color selection, and more. Moreover.

“Painter continues to redefine today’s professional digital art workflow,” said Chris Pierce, senior product manager for digital arts at Corel. “Whether you’re using the latest hardware or your proven machine, this new release is a complete game-changer. From experimenting with color to working with layers, the tools you rely on every day are now more accessible and intuitive. »

“By taking advantage of GPU technology, we are now able to deliver never-before-seen performance gains in Painter. Go ahead and set your GPU-based brushes to maximum size and you’ll still see blazingly fast real-time performance, even on a wall-sized canvas. With this new release, we deliver the power artists need to achieve painting perfection,” added Pierce.

Painter 2020 simplifies the creative workflow for today’s professional and aspiring digital artists in a variety of industries, including entertainment, illustration, photography, manga, and fine art.

  • NEW! Performance optimization
    The new Brush Accelerator is a multi-functional tool that automatically applies optimal performance settings, allowing Painter to leverage the latest GPU technology to dramatically improve brush speed and responsiveness. Benefit from bonus features that suggest strategic upgrades to further improve Painter’s performance.
  • NEW! Interface advancements
    Painter 2020 maximizes painting efficiency by putting the most important controls such as property bars, flyouts and revamped brush palettes at your fingertips. Consolidated library panels save valuable space and the interface is more intuitive for a seamless workflow, making it easy to improve your Painter proficiency.
  • REINFORCED! Brush selector
    Work more efficiently with improved key and stroke previews, and easily distinguish popular key types with improved visuals. Plus, enjoy a more compact brush selection panel to maximize workspace.
  • NEW! Convenient color selection
    Universal color selection is now easier than ever. Explore the new Temporal Color Wheel menu and work with six new color harmonies that can be saved as color sets. Plus, enjoy new color ramps in sliders and a handy slider-only option for the color panel.
  • NEW! Advanced brush and tool controls
    Quickly grab the previous brush by clicking a button or shortcut on a custom palette. Paint with dodge, burn, clone and eraser tools without any delay, and customize the eraser tool with extensive options.
  • NEW! Paint brushes
    Speed ​​up the painting process with two new Quick Brush categories featuring 26 refined brushes designed to push the boundaries of new Painter performance optimizations. Plus, paint in a range of styles with five new expressive brushes in the Watercolor and Digital Watercolor categories.
  • REINFORCED! Layer Workflow
    Create without interruption. With exciting advancements in layers, noticeable improvements to top-level and context menus save time. Workflow changes to reduce, lock, select, and paste improve layer quality and responsiveness.

Price and availability
Painter 2020 is available in English, French, German, Japanese and Traditional Chinese for $429 USD / €424.95 / £359.99. Registered owners of any previous version can purchase for the $229 USD / €218.95 / £179.99 upgrade price. Prices in GBP and Europe include VAT.

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About Corel Digital Arts Products
Corel is the proud maker of Painter, the industry’s most powerful and creative digital painting software. The Painter product family also includes Painter Essentials™, the full-featured entry-level digital art studio, and ParticleShop™, a Particle™ brush plug-in for Photoshop.

As one of the largest software companies in the world, Corel offers some of the industry’s most respected and recognized brands, including CorelDRAW®, Parallels®, MindManager®, ClearSlide®, Pinnacle™ and WinZip®. Across our portfolio, Corel products give today’s knowledge workers the tools they need to reach new levels of creativity, productivity and success.

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