Discover Painter Essentials 6: The Remarkably Realistic and Creative Digital Art Studio for Beginners & Enthusiasts
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Discover Painter Essentials 6: The Remarkably Realistic and Creative Digital Art Studio for Beginners & Enthusiasts

OTTAWA, Feb. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Introducing Painter® Essentials™ 6, the newest version of the complete, entry-level digital art studio from Corel. Designed for hobbyists, photo enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to start creating incredible artwork, Painter Essentials 6 is based on the industry’s most powerful Natural-Media® painting technology, Painter®.

Introducing new Painter Essentials 6
Say hello to Painter Essentials 6 — the most natural way to get started and grow as you explore painting, illustration, and photo art.

Quick and easy photo painting
With powerful and intelligent photo painting tools, Painter Essentials 6 will help you transform any photo into a masterpiece in no time!

Discover signature Painter media types
Create out-of-this-world artwork from scratch using unique and incredible brush technologies that give your work an extra special pop.

Valuable symmetry tools
The Mirror tool makes it easier to quickly sketch or paint complex characters and designs in perfect symmetry.

“All too often, new users face a tough choice when looking at art software – either it’s too simplistic and limited or ultra-powerful with a significant learning curve,” said Chris Pierce, Product Manager for Digital Arts at Corel. “With Painter Essentials 6, we’re changing all of that with an easy-to-use digital art studio built with the pedigree of the industry’s most realistic painting technology. You’ll be amazed with how quickly you will be able to create incredible works of art. And if you wish to graduate to something more advanced, the professional power of Painter is a natural transition as your skills and needs grow.”

With a new, easy upgrade path to the professional-grade Painter that’s ready when you are, Painter Essentials 6 is the natural choice to learn, experiment, and grow as a digital and photo artist. Offering a simplified work environment with an easy-to-navigate and out-of-the-way interface, Painter Essentials 6 delivers powerful painting and drawing tools that are perfect for anyone who wants to get started with digital art. Refine your skills and learn the fundamentals of different art styles thanks to a rich collection of in-app instructional tools designed to guide new artists throughout the creative process.

Highlights of Painter Essentials 6 include:

Pricing & Availability
Painter Essentials 6 is available on Mac and Windows in English, French, German, Japanese, and Traditional Chinese for $49.99 USD/ $49.99 CAD / €39.99 / £34.99. European and UK pricing include VAT. For more information or to download a free 30-day trial, please visit

Get Connected & Learn More
Join the Corel Painter community on social media by connecting with us on Facebook (, following @CorelPainter on Twitter, or sharing your artwork with us on Instagram @CorelPainter. For more inspiring Painter artwork and additional learning resources, visit the Corel Discovery Center at

About Painter
Corel is the proud creator of  Painter, the world's most realistic paint program. The Painter product family also includes Painter Essentials, the complete entry-level digital art studio, and  ParticleShop™, a Particle brush plugin for Photoshop.

Corel is one of the world’s top software companies. Our mission is simple: to help people achieve new levels of creativity, productivity, and success.

For more information about the Painter product portfolio, please visit

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