updated 11:05 am EDT, Mon October 3, 2005
Painter Essentials 3 ships
Corel today unveiled , a complete home art studio application built using Corel Painter IX technology. The latest addition to Corel's digital imaging portfolio, Corel Painter Essentials 3 includes "everything new users need to get started with digital art and create stunning paintings from their photos.... Ideal for digital camera enthusiasts, art, decor and scrapbook enthusiasts, and art students and teachers, Corel Painter Essentials 3 enables users to create beautiful, handmade digital-art keepsakes that are perfect for framing, craft projects, and special gifts for friends and family." It features an easy-to-learn interface, dynamic painting palettes, improved digital art tools, new dra/paint tools (eraser, rubber stamp, etc.) and extensive training resources. The software is now available from Corel for $100 and will be available in North America later this month.