Corel Painter Essentials 4

Corel Painter Essentials 4
  • Platform: Windows Mac
  • Manufacturer: Corel
  • Type: Retail Boxed, Full Edition
  • Stock Code: 104316
  • More: Corel Painter
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Our Price: $478.20

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Product Description

Corel Painter Essentials 4 is the simple-to-use home art studio that makes it easy for you to draw, paint or turn your photos into paintings. Two new workspaces put the tools you need at your fingertips, whether you're turning a photo into a painting, or drawing and painting on a blank canvas. Plus, Corel Painter Essentials 4 includes an incredible selection of brushes, paints, pens and paper textures for adding unique touches to photos or creating cards, scrapbooks and other fun projects. Based on the world's most powerful painting and illustration software, Corel Painter, it's the ideal way to get started with digital art!

Turn Photos into Paintings
You can create a painting from a photo in just three steps:

  • Open the photo you want to paint in the Source Image palette. Your photo will be saved with the Painter Essentials file format, so it's easy to return to a project later
  • Choose one of the preset painting styles from the menus on the Auto-Painting Palette to get the look you want
  • Let new Smart Stroke technology create stunning paintings-with brush strokes that follow the form of your photo!

Discover an Expressive and Natural painting experience
The Drawing and Painting workspace is designed to put the tools you need at your finger tips.

  • Identify and choose brushes easily with the New Brush Drawer
  • Go back to recently used brushes quickly with Brush History
  • Organize your favorite brushes in one spot for easy access
  • Select paint colors with a single click on the New Colors palette
  • Create new colors easily with the convenient New Mixer palette

Explore Learning Materials
Free video tutorials by Painter master John Derry, combined with the tutorials printed in the user guide, make it easier than ever to get started-and get the results you want.


Corel Painter Essentials 4 offers a completely redesigned workspace that improves color selection and helps you discover different brushes, media and paper. With the new video tutorials and companion user guide, getting started has never been easier.

Photo Painting

  • NEW! Redesigned Photo Painting workspace: provides a tailored environment that includes all the tools you need to paint your photos
  • NEW! Smart Stroke Technology: preset styles paint with intelligent brushstrokes that follow the forms of the original photo when autopainting
  • NEW! Updated File format: Corel Painter Essentials 4 now saves the source image with your painting, making it easier to return to a project for further editing

Drawing and Painting

  • NEW! Brush Drawer: selecting a brush easier is than ever before with brush stroke examples for each brush
  • NEW! Mixer palette: helps you get the exact color you want
  • NEW! Colors palette: lets you pick a color with a single click
  • NEW! Tablet Support: the redesigned workspaces feature larger icons, buttons and sliders that are easier to navigate with a tablet
  • NEW! Magic Wand tool: makes it easier for you to select specific portions of a photo or painting
  • NEW! Paper Selector: gives you quick access to paper textures and displays the current color
  • NEW! 32 Undo Levels: go back to earlier versions of your work
  • NEW! Online Print Services: order prints of your artwork on canvas, watercolor paper and other fine art materials directly from the File Menu

More Natural Media

  • NEW RealBristle brushes: authentically reproduce the natural movement of the artist's brush right down to the individual bristle
  • NEW Pens: such as the Scratchboard Tool and Smooth Edge Calligraphy, are perfect for inking comic books or doing calligraphy
  • NEW Charcoal brushes: range from pencils to hard or soft charcoal sticks
  • NEW Sumi-e brushes: let you create flowing sumi-e-style brushstrokes
  • NEW Sargent brush: lets you paint in the style of master artist John Singer Sargent
  • Enhanced Brush Ghost: gives you better control through unprecedented visual feedback of brushstroke behavior
  • NEW Nozzles: for use with the Image Hose, and patterns for use with Pattern Pens have been added


  • NEW Universal binary support: the Mac OS version of Corel Painter Essentials 4 is optimized for use with either Intel or PowerPC processors
  • NEW Windows Vistasupport: Corel Painter Essentials 4 works with Windows Vista
  • Enhanced Support for Wacom products: use Corel Painter Essentials 4 with any product in the entire Wacom line
  • Enhanced file compatibility: Corel Painter Essentials 4 works with major photo-editing applications, such as Adobe Photoshop Elements, Adobe Photoshop, Corel Paint Shop Pro, and Ulead PhotoImpact

Corel Painter Essentials: Key Features

Corel Painter Essentials: System Requirements

Specifications / System Requirements

Distribution MediaCD/DVD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeComplete Package
License Quantity1 User
System Requirements:
Operating SystemWindows XP/Vista / Mac OS X (10.4 or 10.5 with latest updates)
Min CPUPentium III, 700 MHz or greater / Power Mac G4, 700 MHz or greater
Min RAM256 MB
Min Screen Requirements1024x768 24-bit color display
Peripheral DevicesCD- or DVD-ROM drive; mouse & keyboard

Extra Details

System Requirements:

Mac OS :

  • Mac OS X (10.4 or 10.5 with latest updates)
  • Power Mac G4, 700 MHz or greater
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • Mouse or tablet
  • 24-bit color display
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • CD drive
  • 1 GB of HD space for installation

Windows :

  • Windows Vista or Windows XP, with latest service packs
  • Pentium III, 700 MHz or greater
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • Mouse or tablet
  • 24-bit color display
  • 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • CD drive
  • 1 GB of HD space for installation

Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for components of Corel Painter Essentials 4

Safari web browser on the Macintosh and Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (or greater) on Windows are required for components of Corel Painter Essentials 4.

Corel Painter Essentials: System Requirements


Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.