What happens when you combine the new Painter 12 with a Wacom tablet: real-life movement and pure creative freedom.
Corel Painter 12 is the world’s leading digital art software. Its combination of inventive drawing tools, Natural-Media® brushes, image cloning capabilities and virtually unlimited customization options give you total freedom for creative expression.
Internationally recognized for its RealBristle™ brushes, Painter offers the most realistic form of digital painting available, especially when paired with a Wacom tablet. By incorporating tilt and pressure sensitivity into chalk, marker, pen and pencil media, Painter responds to a Wacom pen as naturally as a real-life paint brush on canvas. Meanwhile, new features—some exclusive to Painter 12—make this latest version better than ever! Painter continues to change what’s possible in art.
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New in Painter 12
Welcome to comfort! An interface refresh streamlines brush selection, image navigation, libraries, color controls and image set-up to make the workspace more intuitive and quicker to navigate changes which will especially appeal if you're familiar with the Photoshop environment. For newcomers to Painter 12, this streamlined approach will significantly reduce your learning curve.
Exclusive to Painter 12! New Kaleidoscope painting
Create electrifying kaleidoscope effects on canvas with this exciting new tool that only exists in Painter 12! No other painting software in the world can produce such a 'wow' reaction!
Exclusive to Painter 12! New Real Watercolor
Achieve the most authentic results. This breakthrough tool blends and dries more realistically than any other watercolor brush. Control wind direction for drying, and watch colors interact with the paper grain and change pigmentation in the most lifelike way.
New Real Wet Oil
All of the fun, none of the mess or smell! With 12 new tools, the Real Wet Oil category offers the perfect solution for blending and painting flowing colors. Add solvents to the canvas for even more control. This new brush category gives artists that heightened sense of realism that only Painter 12 can deliver.
New Mirror painting
Save time as you paint with perfect precision. This new tool copies every stroke you make onto the opposite side of your canvas. You choose whether it's mirrored horizontally, vertically or both. It's double the fun in half the time!
Streamlined brush categories
Find the right brush quicker and easier than ever! The brush categories have been consolidated into families and sub-families, giving you a clear path to finding the perfect brush.
Enhanced brush control
Change settings, such as brush size, opacity, squeeze and angle, using interactive controls that let you make rapid adjustments from one centralized location. Use shortcuts to access brush settings even faster!
All this and much more! See Painter 12 in action.