Articles by Aaron Rutten

Learn to paint landscapes with Corel Painter X3

Corel Painter X3 ClassIn the past, I have shared links to my YouTube videos in an effort to help DT artists who want to learn to make Stock Art with Corel Painter. I am now teaching an online landscape painting class which anyone can participate in. The class starts February 1st, 2014. Register and learn more about the class here: http://www.aaronrutten.com/classes.html continue reading

Tutorial: How To Paint A Digital Portrait From A Photo

How To Paint A Digital Portrait From A Photo with Corel PainterLearn how to use any reference photo to paint amazing digital portraits using Corel Painter 12 by watching Aaron paint a self portrait. Impress your friends and family with the techniques you'll learn in this easy to follow guide. I'm painting with Corel Painter 12, but you could use version 11 or even Photoshop.link: WATCH How To Paint A Digital Portrait From A Photo on YouTubeAaron's Art Gallery & Website continue reading

How To Paint a Stormy Sky with Corel Painter 12

How To Paint a Stormy Sky with Corel Painter 12 softwareCheck out digital artist, Aaron Rutten's latest video tutorial on YouTube featuring his easy-to-followtechnique for painting a stormy sky, rain and clouds using Corel Painter 12 software.You can also apply this technique to version 11 of Painter or even Photoshop.link: WATCH How To Paint a Stormy Sky with Corel Painter 12 on YouTubeWebsite: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Gallery continue reading

How To Paint a Sunset Sky with Corel Painter 12

How To Paint a Sunset Sky with Corel Painter 12 softwareCheck out Aaron's latest video tutorial on YouTube featuring an easy-to-followtechnique for painting a warm sunset or sunrise sky and clouds with Corel Painter 12 software.You can also apply this technique to version 11 of Painter or even Photoshop.link: WATCH How To Paint a Sunset Sky with Corel Painter 12 on YouTubeWebsite: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Gallery continue reading

How To Create Digital Art That Sells Using The 7 Elements Of Art

Explore The 7 Elements Of Art for Digital Artists and learn how to create digital art that sells with a free video tutorial by artist, Aaron Rutten.Watch Exploring The Elements Of Art on YouTubeWebsite: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Video Tutorials continue reading

Artist Tutorial: How To Paint Trees & Grass with Painter 12

How To Paint Trees & Grass with Corel Painter 12Check out Aaron Rutten's free tutorial on YouTube featuring his easy-to-followtechnique for painting grass and trees with Corel Painter 12 software.link: WATCH Painting Trees & Grass with Corel Painter on YouTubeWebsite: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Gallery continue reading

How to paint an Ocean Seascape with Corel Painter 12

How To Paint an Ocean with Corel Painter 12 softwareI recently released a free tutorial on YouTube that features my easy-to-followtechnique for painting oceans and beaches with Corel Painter 12 software.You can also apply this technique to version 11 of Painter or even Photoshop.link: WATCH Painting An Ocean with Corel Painter on YouTubeWebsite: Aaron Rutten's Digital Art Gallery continue reading

Digital Art Tutorial: How to paint Mountains with Corel Painter

How to paint mountains with Corel Painter 12For all of you digital painters out there, I have just released a free tutorial on YouTube.In this video, I will teach you how to paint realistic and painterly looking mountains using my own easy-to-follow personal technique.I'm painting with Corel Painter 12, but you could use version 11 or even Photoshop.link: WATCH Painting Mountains with Corel Painter on YouTube continue reading

Corel Painter 12.2 update released with some helpful bug fixes.

Corel just released it's version 12.2 update to their Painter software. As a professional illustrator who uses Corel daily, these bug fixes are a long awaited addition to the software. First of all, I'm not going to go into detail about the update or any of the new features, you can find that on Corel's website. I'm only going to focus on a few bugs which I noticed have been resolved, butdon't seem to be advertised anywhere in the 12.2 update details.Bug #1 - Masking Crashes: Painter crashes... continue reading

How to customize your Facebook Timeline with a Feedback-loop effect

How to make a custom feedback-loop effect for your Facebook Timeline CoverTonight, as I was wasting precious time on Facebook, I had an idea to make a really neat feedback-loop effect for my timeline cover image. I thought it would be nice to post a quick article about how to make similar effects for your timeline. You will need Windows built in screen capture tool, or a similar screen capture program.1. I took a screen capture of my current Facebook timeline. I made sure to memorize the... continue reading

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